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KOOP News Archive

Tue 4/17/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes executive director from Texas Folklife Charlie Lockwood and Big Squeeze polka accordion finalist 16 year old  Isaak Wolfshol  performing live in studio before Saturday's BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT at Bullock Texas State History Museum.  Tuesday, 4/17, 9-11am.

Sat 4/14/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes San Antonio singer/songwriter Claudine Meinhardt. Claudine has spent a lifetime taking in all the music of her fellow Texans, and the wide range of influences comes together for her in a sound that's all her own. She will perform for us live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 7th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Terry Klein and Roger Wallace can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule... Read more

Fri 4/13/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks with geographer Eliot Tretter about his research on Austin, his intellectual trajectory, and his activism.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 4/11/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Austin's own Leti Garza, who will be dropping by for some live music and conversation, featuring songs from her new album El Unico Para Mi.

Mon 4/9/2018 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, April 9 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The April theme is Whether and How the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Can Recover and Advance. Our guest is Jeremy Schwartz with the Austin American-Statesman newspaper, where he focuses on military, veteran, and border security issues.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations... Read more

Sat 4/7/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter Terry Klein. Terry says he's a "recovering lawyer" who didn't write his first song until he was forty, and the career change was a wise one, as you will hear when he performs his great songs live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 7th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Roger Wallace and Vanessa Lively can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check... Read more

Fri 4/6/2018 3:30 pm

the Jesus Lizard's David Yow phones in with his "Track Of The Month".  Tune in late and you'll miss it.

Fri 4/6/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of both a press conference by the Decarcerate ATX coalition, which wants a repeal of city ordinances that put unreasonable burdens on Austin's homeless residents, and the 17 annual Cesar E. Chavez "¡Sí, Se Puede!" March, which focused on issues affecting low-income Latino residents in the Austin area.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 4/3/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts from non profit Austin Songwriter's Group executive director Lee Duffy and president Rick Busby performing live before their 13th Annual Merle Haggard Birthday Party Organ Donor Awareness Event Sunday at Threadgill's World Headquarters , also singer songwriter Bonnie Montgomery with her new cd Forever joining our surprise in studio band.  Tuesday, 4/3, 9-11am.
 

Sat 3/31/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter Roger Wallace. Roger is the real deal when it comes to American roots music. That's why he plays hardcore country every week at the White Horse. But on Saturday, he's gonna do it at KOOP, as he performs live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 31st.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Vanessa Lively and Harold Eggers on Townes Van Zandt/Blaze Foley can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

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