KOOP News

ICES panel, People United 10/24/14
Friday 10/24, 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of last Wednesday’s public forum at the Mexican American Cultural Center about the controversial participation of the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program.

The event was moderated by Kristian Callabero... read more

The Crusades of Cesar Chavez by Miriam Pawel
Friday 10/24, 2:00pm

Our guests are Cesar Chavez biographer Miriam Pawel and poet/critic Gregg Barrios. Pawel will be featured at the 2014 Texas Book Festival in Austin, where she will appear in conversation moderated by Barrios.* On Rag Radio, we will discuss Pawel's latest book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez, the first biography of the founder of... read more

Copy Cat
Friday 10/24, 3:30pm

David Yow lead vocalist of the Jesus Lizard & Scratch Acid will be calling into The Last Round Up to talk about his new coffee table book "Copycat: And a Litter of Other Cats" featuring cat portraits with each one based on a pun. Friday 10/24 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Jenn Grant
Friday 10/24, 4:30pm

The first round of artists playing SXSW 2015 has been announced and, of course, a good number of Canadians are already among those set to descend upon Austin in March.

This Great White North brings you music from these artists—like Jenn Grant, pictured—as well as a mix of tracks by artists you love, and a few we’ve never played before. Join... read more

Danny fast fingers
Saturday 10/25, 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes rocking Austin singer/songwriter, Danny Fast Fingers, who will perform his fine original songs the entire hour. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 25th

Saturday 10/25, 7:00pm

This Saturday Clear Spot will be hosting Kansas City's Folkcide live in the studio from 7-8pm.

Monday 10/27, 10:00pm

As we approach All Hallows Eve, demons, killers and bloodletters invade your mind. Join Wild Eyes for a creepy and disturbing Halloween transmission of Schizo Expop.

Rip Lee Pryor
Tuesday 10/28, 8:00am

A Blues Groove, at koop.org 8-9 a.m. Clifford Antone birthday special then Under the X in Texas interviews singer songwriter blues harmonica master Rip Lee Pryor, son of harpist Snooky Pryor, with songs off his new cd Nobody But Me.  Tuesday, 10/28, 9 -11 a.m.

ICES Secure Communities Program forum
Friday 10/31, 1:00pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the Travis County Democratic Party’s public forum at the Mexican American Cultural Center about the controversial participation of the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program, this time with the general public directing questions and comments at the party’s political... read more

Saturday 11/1, 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes, all the way from England, legendary singer/songwriter Wes McGhee! This is a rare Texas visit for Wes, who has many musical ties to Austin. Hear him performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday,11/1.