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KOOP News Archive

Tue 6/26/2018 2:30 pm

Greg Ciotti speaks with artists Gary Floyd (formerly of legendary punk band The Dicks) and Carlos Lowry. Host Ciotti says of Gary Floyd: "Only after reading Gary's book, Please Bee Nice, My Life Up Till Now that I better understood this unique individual described as 'mentor...maverick...(and) punk Buddah.' "

Please bee nice by listening to The Community Pilot Show airing live at 2:30 PM CST Tuesday 26 June.  

Sun 6/24/2018 10:00 am

Strictly Bluegrass host Ted Branson speaks live with musician/producer/ex Seldom Scene road manager Akira Otsuka from Kobe Japan's Bluegrass 45 now in Virginia and just released on Smithsonian Folkways Epilogue A Tribute to John Duffy various artists album.  Sunday, 6/24, 10 a.m.-Noon.

Sat 6/23/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary Texas artist, John Inmon. John is one of Texas' most soulful guitarists, whose work has added great depth to the recordings of Jimmy LaFave, Jerry Jeff Walker, and the historic Lost Gonzo Band. But beyond all that, John is a fine songwriter and artist in his own right, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 23rd.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with The Footnotes and Emily Grace Clark can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 6/22/2018 3:30 pm

Author Joe Gross will be stopping by to talk about Fugazi's "In On The Kill Taker" and you'll be hearing nothing but songs off the album.

Fri 6/22/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Elvia Arriola of Women on the Border, Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty Karma Chávez and C. J. Alvarez of the University of Texas at Austin, and lesbian Guatemalan refugee Sulma Franco (with interpreter Elaine Cohen) on borders, sanctuary and immigration politics.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 6/20/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar observes World Refugee Day with a playlist of relevant topical songs. Wednesday, June 20, at 12 pm.

Tue 6/19/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas talks by phone with musician and guit-steel inventor Junior Brown at 9:30 am about his new CD Deep in the Heart of Me. Then at 10 am singer songwriter Carolyn Martin will give a live interview and we'll hear cuts from her new album Wild West Texas Wind.  Both guests are Ameripolitan Music Awardees.  Tuesday, 6/19, 9-11 a.m.

Sat 6/16/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes The Footnotes. The mighty Footnotes are a straight-forward, tight rock and roll unit with a lot of heart, as you will hear when she performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 16th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Emily Grace Clark and Colin Gilmore can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check 'em out!

OH: And the Footnotes also play Alamo Draft House... Read more

Fri 6/15/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford of The Mekons will be calling in to The Last Round Up with his "Track Of The Month".

Fri 6/15/2018 1:00 pm

People United features environmental historian and educator Katie Pace on the historical role of floodplains in racial division and displacement in Austin, particularly Waller Creek's underacknowledged yet foundational status as a racial boundary.  (This episode, originally broadcast in truncated form last September, now has been expanded to address current events.)

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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