April is International Guitar Month and to celebrate Guitar Picks will be featuring guitarists and instruments from around the world. You'll hear Tinariwen, Ali Farke Toure, Sol Hoopi, Bert Jansch, Muzsikas and many others. Join us on Guitar Picks only on KOOP.org
For the World – Earth Day is April 22- At KOOP radio every day is Earth Day. We are going solar! In order to reduce our carbon footprint we are installing solar panels on our roof to run our broadcast studio with clean, solar electric power. K-O-O-P has designated Earth Day as one of its annual Celebration Events. This year, to celebrate Earth Day, KOOP will feature special...read more
KOOP News Archive
The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own singer/songwriter, Mandy Mercier, performing live the whole hour. Mandy's story is as interesting and beautiful as her music, and we'll hear much of both on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 18th
Joe Angio, Director of the music documentary "Revenge Of The Mekons" will be calling in to The Last Round Up on Friday to talk about his film and the band that has been around for 37 years. Starting off in the 70's English Punk scene, then incorporating, folk, country, cow-punk and alt-country but forever keeping their Punk-ethos.
People United speaks with environmentalists Susana Almanza, Jere Locke and Kaiba White about their opposition to a proposed gas plant in East Austin.
Don't miss Austin Monitor News on Wednesday at 2PM as they interview Mayor Steve Adler on his first 100 days in office!
Tune in this week for "OutCast" 6:00pm on Tuesday for our interview with former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank about his new book "Frank - A life in politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage"
Find out what Barney has to say about:
- Closeted Anti-Gay Republicans.
- Newt Gingrich.
- Tom Delay.
- Mark Foley.
- Larry Craig.
- Why RFRA's are failing and why the LGBT community is winning.
- Why Gay Rights Marches in Washington are fun but useless.