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KOOP News Archive

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

Fri 3/30/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune on the news media, politics, and the public interest.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 3/24/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter Vanessa Lively. Vanessa's sound is a sweet blend of traditional folk and world music. She has also become a mom since her appearance on the show several years back, which has certainly informed her musical sound! Join us as Vanessa performs live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 24th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Harold Eggers on Townes Van Zandt/Blaze Foley and That Carolina Sound (Uncle Walt's Band revisited with David Ball and the families of Walter Hyatt and... Read more

Fri 3/23/2018 1:00 pm

People United features historian Jacqueline Jones on her book Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical, which examines the writer, orator and agitator in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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