KOOP News Archive

Tue 11/11/2014 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Augie Meyers with his new cd Santa Fe and Joe King Carrasco joins in sharing their Doug Sahm memories part 2 of 3 shows honoring Sir Doug's birth and passing.  Tuesday, 11/11, 9-11 a.m.

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Mon 11/10/2014 7:00 pm

This week on What's Your Status, Ebony Steward, organizer of They Speak Austin, joins Makalah on the A-Game to talk about the initiatives of They Speak Austin and their collaborated event with 18Below; "They Speak Below". Tune in Monday at 7:00 p.m. on koop.org!

Mon 11/10/2014 1:00 pm

On Austin Artists, join us for a conversation with local theatre enthusiast Lisa Scheps. We will hear about her experience in theatre and she will tell us all about the Ground Floor Theatre that will be opening soon in Austin. We will also hear Live Cello and Violin performances by Miguel and Hector of 'Soloist in America.'

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Sat 11/8/2014 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter and all around rocker Johnny Goudie! Johnny's a blast, as a solo artist, a member of Skyrocket!, and host of a cool podcast. Hear him performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, November 8th

Fri 11/7/2014 4:30 pm

Tune in to This Great White North this week for your chance to win one of four passes to see Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, Cold Specks, and The Flatliners!

We’ll also be spinning a great set of both brand new and slightly older Canadian music. Our new releases will include tunes by Jaime Payne, Bass Lions, July Talk, Megan Lane, Meligrove Band, Port Juvee, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, and Cold Specks, and our slightly more vintage tracks will include Caracol, Rah Rah, All of Your Friends, Lady Hayes, Mode Moderne, and The Mountains & The Trees. Plus, we’ll have a special... Read more

Fri 11/7/2014 1:00 pm

People United (Fridays at 1 pm on KOOP) has post-election analysis on November 7th, with the scheduled return of Austin Bulldog editor Ken Martin, freelance journalist Abby Rapoport, and Texas Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder.

Thu 11/6/2014 9:00 am

The Skyline Wranglers play live on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree Thursday November 6 9-11 am, celebrating the release  of their new CD, Slippin' Around.

Sat 11/1/2014 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes, all the way from England, legendary singer/songwriter Wes McGhee! This is a rare Texas visit for Wes, who has many musical ties to Austin. Hear him performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday,11/1.

Fri 10/31/2014 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the Travis County Democratic Party’s public forum at the Mexican American Cultural Center about the controversial participation of the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program, this time with the general public directing questions and comments at the party’s political director, Kristian Callabero, and her six panelists, Sheriff Greg Hamilton and Major Darren Long from... Read more

Tue 10/28/2014 8:00 am

A Blues Groove, at koop.org 8-9 a.m. Clifford Antone birthday special then Under the X in Texas interviews singer songwriter blues harmonica master Rip Lee Pryor, son of harpist Snooky Pryor, with songs off his new cd Nobody But Me.  Tuesday, 10/28, 9 -11 a.m.