KOOP News Archive
The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary blues man, Omar Dykes! Omar and the Howlers has always been the most authentic of Texas blues bands, and now Omar himself will bring his growling vocals and bluesy guitar to our airwaves, performing the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 14th
DJ Castle says "Radio is fun and you don't have to be an adult to do it. By involving youth in radio we improve communication, make information more available and help keep radio in our future. K-O-O-P has designated World Radio Day one of its annual Celebration Events and we join stations celebrating around the world with special programming. Tune in all week and join Youth Spin on Friday 13, February to hear how young people are contributing through radio today."
Honky-tonk legend Dale Watson and rockabilly star Rosie Flores join Thorne and Tracey on Rag Radio today, 2-3 p.m. They will perform live on the show. Don't miss this one!
Pearl will having guests Teri Joyce, Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay in the store February 13th to talk about the upcoming Dead Sweethearts Ball. We will have a couple of “live” tunes and also be playing some of our favorite dead sweethearts songs. Lovin’, Killin’ and Consequences!
Thursday, February 12, 9-11 am, special valentine edition of Country, Swing and Rockabilly Jamboree with lots of positive lovesongs with host Rod Moag.
Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 11am-Noon Rancho Del Ray welcomes guest Rodney “Pie Man” Henry of Dangerously Delicious Pies who will talk about pies and the musical Sunday evenings he’s hosting at C-Boys Heart-n-Soul.
Tune in to Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, as it kicks off KOOP's Celebration Event for World Radio Day, with special programming to follow all week culminating with Youth Spin. Members of the Austin Amateur Radio Club will be joining ROCO for a discussion of radio's history, future and this years focus, youth in radio. Monday 9 February, 1:30 - 2:00 PM CST
1:00PM The Austin Artists show. Host 'Art Smith' will have a conversation with Joe Averagi (aka Average Joe) about his above-average talent and capacity for multiple Art forms and simultaneous projects like Sculpture, Painting, Design, Film, Performance Art and Music. We'll try to scratch the surface in this half hour.
Listen to the podcast of this show here!
Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio Friday, Feb. 6, 2-3 p.m., is author and activist Jonah Raskin. Raskin, a California-based media scholar, was Minister of Information for the Youth International Party (Yippies) and has written biographies of Allen Ginsberg, Abbie Hoffman, and Jack London. His latest book is A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of... Read more