KOOP News

DJ Z Trip
Sunday 8/28, 3:30pm

Pretty, pretty, pretty pumped to welcome international phenom, DJ and producer Z-Trip live in-studio on this Sunday's show! We'll be playing songs and samples (natch) and speaking with the man himself.

It'll also be membership drive, so consider becoming a member of KOOP, the best community radio station around!

Baldo and Flaco
Monday 8/29, 9:00am

Join Rancho Alegre Monday August 29th at 9 a.m. on KOOP 91.7FM in Austin or online at koop.org as we broadcast part 1 of our interview with the one and only Flaco Jimenez!

Flaco's been everywhere, played alongside nearly everyone and is a multi Grammy Award-winning international superstar, former Texas State Musician and NEA Fellow. 

Get to know Flaco as you may have never heard...

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Photo of ROCO guests from World Radio Day at KOOP 2014
Saturday 12/31, 8:00am

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...

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Saturday 12/31, 12:00pm

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: ...

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