KOOP News Archive

Sat 1/6/2018 11:15 am

The results are in for KOOP's Silver Mic Awards! This is an annual honor bestowed upon KOOP programmers by their peers, making it extra special.  

Best News & Public Affairs Program:  Mark Rashap, "Another Bottle Down"

Best Music Program: Leah Manners, "Hip Hop Hooray; Jay Robillard, "The Lounge Show"

Keeping Austin Angry:  Chris Zozaski, "The Last Roundup"         

Best Fake News:  Felix Roberts (aka T.J. Masters), "TRUTH Radio Hour" (on the Community Pilot Show)

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Sat 1/6/2018 1:00 am

KOOP's new season begins on June 1, so be sure to check the schedule for any timeslot switches and some exciting new additions to the weekly lineup:

Red River Stomp: A borderless, blues-based romp across the byways of American music.  w/ Dave Barber (Sundays, 9am to 10am)

Instrumentality: History of musical instruments and key musical contributions of their respective artists.  w/ Eric Hungate (Monday, 7pm to 8pm; Internet only)

Civil Rights and Wrongs: The state of your civil liberties in the Lone Star State.  w/ Bob... Read more

Fri 1/5/2018 1:00 pm

People United features the first in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 1/5/2018 12:15 am

See all eleven promo videos for the Spring Membership Drive right here!


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Thu 1/4/2018 3:15 pm

Join KOOP Radio at Rio Rita for the first ever KOOP DJ Night

DJs will be spinning live sets, including: 
-Jay Robillard of The Lounge Show
-Dennis Campa of Adventures in Sound
-Amy Frishkey of Fresh From the Underground
-Scott Gardner of Stronger Than Dirt

No Cover

Lots of fun and great music! 

Thu 1/4/2018 11:00 am

We've been nominated for an Armadillo Award but we need your vote to win! We've been nominated for Community Champion and Soul of Austin. Vote for us here. This is such an honor to be nominated but when we win (with your votes of course) we'll be immortalized as an Armadillo Award Recipient. The Armadillo Awards celebrate the unique culture of local business in Austin. We invite you to... Read more

Wed 1/3/2018 3:00 pm

KOOP Radio and Barrel O' Fun at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller are proud to present Pretties For You, an unforgettable all-female tribute to Alice Cooper, on Saturday July 28th at 7:30PM. Come out for an evening of outstanding music from this powerhouse rock band and meet some of your favorite KOOP Deejays!

Wed 1/3/2018 2:30 pm

On Friday May 11 from 2:30 - 5:00PM the We Are Blood Bloodmobile will be in the KOOP parking lot.  We're looking for a few brave listeners to become heroes by donating blood.  For more information email: [email protected]

Wed 1/3/2018 12:00 pm

A Spring Open House for KOOP Members is happening on Saturday April 7 from Noon to 4 PM at the KOOP studio (3825 Airport Blvd)! Come and pick up your t-shirt, enjoy some snacks, and meet fellow KOOPers and DJs!

Tue 1/2/2018 2:45 pm

Don't miss your chance to buy this limited edition KOOP T-shirt courtesy of Fine Southern Gentlemen! Show your support for Austin's favorite community station by ordering shirts for you and your friends today!