“Titan of the Telecaster” Bill Kirchen will be a guest on Rancho Del Ray this Wednesday, October 26. Bill has a new CD "Transatlanticana" out with long time friend and collaborator Austin de Lone, and a CD Release show this Friday, Oct. 28th at "The Backstage" at El Mercado in Austin. BillKirchen.com Wednesday, 10/26 11am - 12pm
Hear authors Carol Dawson and Roger Allen Polson on their new book, MILES and MILES OF TEXAS: 100 YEARS of the TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPT. (Texas A&M Press, 2016) - Wednesday 10/26, 6-7 p.m.
Direct from LA, Deke Dickerson will be stopping by The General Store. Deke has been blending rock and roll, rockabilly, western swing, rhythm and blues, surf music, garage, and punk for almost 35 years. The Store's door is open for the musician/singer/entertainer and he's sure to deliver one hellavu show.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KOOP Executive Director Taking New Post
August 31, 2016
Culminating a week long exhibition, art sale and poster give-away Peter Max greeted visitors at the Russell Gallery on West Sixth Street this weekend. KOOP and the Austin Artists Show participated in a signed poster give away during the week and congratulates all of those who called in. We hope to have a few to add to our Fall Membership Drive thank you gifts. He is seen here holding the...read more
The KOOP Community Council has announced the 2016 historically significant cultural and ethnic celebration events that will each get special emphasis throughout the KOOP day.
1. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18
2. Lunar New Year (aka Asian Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year) (first day of the first lunar month of Lunar Calendar), February 8
3. World Radio Day, February...
KOOP Radio switched over to solar power on March 10, 2016 at high noon in Austin, Texas. After many volunteer hours and generous equipment contributions, the KOOP broadcasting studio received its first solar electrons! Several local and international companies collaborated to donate all the solar equipment and the labor required for the solar power system. We send out a big thanks to: ...read more