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KOOP News Archive

Fri 5/11/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Rebecca Vilkomerson, the executive director of Jewish Voice for Peace, on the 2018 Gaza border protests, a six-week campaign for the Palestinian right of return, as well as on the international movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against the state of Israel.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 5/5/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Jeff Plankenhorn. Plank is one of Austin's best players, known for his amazing guitar work with Joe Ely, The Resentments, Bob Schneider, and countless others. But he is also a fantastic singer and songwriter in his own right, and he has a cool new record. Jeff will perform for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 5th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Peter More and Freddie Steady's Wild Country can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at... Read more

Fri 5/4/2018 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Anne Lewis about her film A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas), an experimental documentary on history, memory, and the struggle for racial and economic justice.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 2 pm, the documentary screens, with the filmmaker in attendance, at AFS Cinema, as part of the festival... Read more

Thu 5/3/2018 12:00 pm

Join Rockin' Rob Carter for an hour of Austin music on Around the Town Sounds this Thursday at noon! Listen at 91.7 FM and koop.org.

Wed 5/2/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar's annual children's music special happens this Wednesday, May 2 at noon - tune in for some multilingual good cheer!

Tue 5/1/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriters Silas Lowe , his cd Wandering Father Forgotten Son with Beth Chrisman of The Frauleins before their Thursday show at the Cactus Cafe plus Cosmic Cowboy Bob Livingston his new cd Up The Flatland Stairs before the release party Cinco de Mayo at The Saxon Pub all performing live in studio Tuesday, 5/1, 9-11am.

Sat 4/28/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes The Peter More Band. I recently saw this Austin-based band open for Steely Dan's Donald Fagen, who also happened to produce their latest record. And THAT'S what you call a ringing endorsement. Hear Peter and his fine group perform their music live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 28th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Freddie Steady's Wild Country and Claudine Meinhardt can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 4/27/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (of The Mekons / The Three Johns / The Waco Brothers / Four Lost Souls) calls in to "The Last Round Up" with his Track Of The Month, Friday at 3:30PM CST.

Sat 4/21/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Freddie Steady's Wild Country. Freddie Steady Krc has carved out a fascinating career fronting rock bands with many stylistic flavors. They all come together in Freddie Steady's Wild Country, a rocking country review or country rocking review, however you wanna put it! The full band will play live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 21st.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Claudine Meinhardt and Terry Klein can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 4/20/2018 1:00 pm

People United features María Milner on diversity, outreach, and internal work, particularly as they pertain to relations between Unitarian Universalist congregations and people of color.  María Milner is a Latinx cultural consultant, a co-founder of the social action group Voces Tejas, and a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.

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