KOOP News Archive

Tue 3/20/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Sean Mencher of local rockabilly Ameripolitan 2015 Keeper of the Key Awardees High Noon before their gig that night with band members Kevin Smith and Shaun Young at C-Boy's Heart & Soul.  Tuesday, 3-20, 9-11am.

Fri 3/16/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (The Mekons, The Three Johns, The Waco Bros. & The Four Lost Souls) is traveling down to Austin for SXSW and will be stopping in The Last Round Up.

Fri 3/16/2018 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Joyce Campbell, not just the host's mother, but also a producer of public television for half a century, concurrent with the second wave of the women's movement and other historical developments.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 3/13/2018 2:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Today, March 13 at 2:30pm CDT (1430 hrs). The March theme is Veterans Relatives: Stories From The Folks at Home and three terrific guests will join us to share theirs, plus what their organizations are doing for vets’ families.

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 for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-being. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide at ... Read more

Sat 3/10/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes That Carolina Sound, with David Ball, Warren Hood, and Marshall Hood! David Ball is, of course, a major musical act, and right now, he's revisiting the music of Uncle Walt's Band, the historic Texas/South Carolina trio of the seventies and eighties. Walter Hyatt and Champ Hood are gone now, but Champ's son and nephew (great Austin musicians in their own rights) help David to bring the original trio's music alive again. And they're sharing it live on KOOP. Join us for this very special live performance the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm,... Read more

Fri 3/9/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Virginia Grise performing, and also talking about, The Panza Monologues, the play she wrote with Irma Mayorga, based on Chicana women's stories about "that roll of belly we all try to hide!"

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 3/2/2018 1:00 pm

People United features historian Rachel Ida Buff on her book Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century, which focuses on the work of those associated with the American Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born (ACPFB), from its origins during the Great Depression through the Reagan Era.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 2/28/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes four Austin artists with international perspectives - Leti Garza, Shirley Johnson, Paula Maya, and Julie Slim - each of whom will be part of the "ATX Celebrates International Women's Day" event coming up on March 8 at the Spider House Ballroom. Wednesday at 12 noon.

Tue 2/27/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts Canadian singer songwriter guitarist Sue Foley in studio with her new album The Ice Queen before the cd releases at Antone's Nightclub & The Cactus Cafe all during KOOP's shortened 2018 Spring Membership Drive , so donate now supporting your favorite programs & community radio station! Tuesday, 2-27, 9am-11am. 

Fri 2/23/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of a Democratic candidates forum for Texas's 10th US congressional district, hosted by Wooten, Highland and Skyview Democrats.  Matt Harris, Tami Walker, Kevin Nelson, Madeline K. Eden, Tawana Walter-Cadien, and Mike Siegel are competing for their party's 2018 nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Michael McCaul in the fall.  (In 2018, early primary voting runs through Friday, March 2.  Primary electon day is Tuesday, March 6.)  This episode has the candidates... Read more