KOOP News Archive

Sat 9/29/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a wonderful singer/songwriter named Ronny Cox. Ronny has been making great music for years, it's his great passion, just as is his other job from which you already know him well, as he has starred in many beloved films and television shows, from Deliverance and Beverly Hills Cop to Star Trek: Next Generation. Join us as Ronny performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, September 29th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Emily Shirley/Jana Pochop/Mark Addison and FlecHaus can still be accessed... Read more

Fri 9/28/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Austin Police Monitor Farah Muscadin on police oversight and accountability, shortly before her office, in consultation with other stakeholders, submits a final proposal for improving the effectiveness, transparency and efficiency of the city's current police oversight system to the City Manager and the Austin City Council.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 9/27/2018 2:45 pm

Erin Cornett: Volunteer Profile by Martha Louise Hunter

Q&A with Erin Cornett
Head Engineer - Writing on the Air
Rotating Engineer - Bringing Light into Darkness
Occasional Engineer - Strictly Bluegrass
KOOP Member since 2011

Former Community Council member                 

How did you become involved with KOOP? I came to a new volunteer information session at the Moose Lodge, completely new to radio. I was a book editor at the time, and someone suggested it would be a good fit.

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Tue 9/25/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts Georgia Parker Trio live with Al Dressen before The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Lockhart Western Swing Music, Dance & BBQ Festival Fri-Sun in Lockhart, Texas.  Tuesday,  9/25, 9-11am.

Sat 9/22/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song has a double-header this weekend, with a bonus episode! First up at 2pm is Austin singer/songwriter Emily Shirley, an Austin singer/songwriter with an indie pop sensibility, and then at our usual 3pm time, it's Jana Pochop and Mark Addison, two longtime talents with a great new project together. It's gonna be a great time as we seamlessly hear great music from one act right into the other. They will all perform live with us for two hours on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, September 22nd. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with... Read more

Fri 9/21/2018 1:00 pm

People United features poet Amanda Johnston talking about, and performing from, her first full-length collection, Another Way to Say Enter.  A co-founder of Black Poets Speak Out, she is also the author of the chapbooks GUAP and Lock & Key.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 9/17/2018 1:30 pm

Join KOOP Radio on Thursday, October 4th at Rio Rita for a psychedelic party and liquid light show. From 7pm to midnight, KOOP DJs Max Yancy (Channel Surfing), Vallogallo (Love on the Dole), Del Sur (Molten Universe), and special guest DJs Grace Reyer from Big Henry's Vinyl and Gifts and Chase Frank from the Harms will be spinning lysergically infused tunes with your mind in mind. There's no cover, just lots of far-out fun and great music. Rio Rita is located at 1203 Chicon Street. That's KOOP DJ Night, Thursday, October 4... Read more

Sat 9/15/2018 7:30 pm

KOOP Radio, in partnership with the Alamo Drafthouse, proudly presents a free concert with the Dave Biller Trio on Saturday, September 22nd at 7:30pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at Mueller, 1911 Aldrich Street. Dave Biller's guitar style draws from the Giants Of Jazz, the Kings of the Blues and the Red Hot Pickers of Country, and he'll bring it to Alamo Drafthouse’ new specialty bar, Barrel O' Fun, which offers live music, craft beers, spirits, DJ sets and more. Information about the concert and KOOP’s monthly music events at Alamo Mueller can be found at koop dot org.

Fri 9/14/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks with Jim Hightower of Our Revolution and Martha Kuhl, Judy Lerma and Paula Littles of National Nurses United, all advocates of single-payer health care, about their support of the Healthy Texas Act of 2019 in the 86th Texas State Legislature.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 9/12/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar struts its stuff on Wednesday with all chicken-themed songs. The first caller to make a KOOP donation for $60 or more between 12 and 1pm on Wednesday gets a 2-for-1: a KOOP chicken T-shirt AND a handsome Flyrite T-shirt courtesy of Austin's own Flyrite Chicken. Wednesday, September 12, 12pm - 1pm.