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Wed 2/27/2019 1:00 pm

Thank you gift alert! On Wednesday, February 27, between 12 and 1pm, the first few callers (512-472-5667) to make a pledge of at least $60 will receive a pair of tickets to see Anoushka Shankar, daughter of the legendary Ravi Shankar, at her March 9 show at the Riverbend Center for the Arts!

Sat 2/23/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes George Ensle. George is what you call the real deal among great Texas singer/songwriters. He's been making music in Texas for decades, and it's all heartfelt and great, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 23rd. And yes, that's me singing onstage with George in that photo! Maybe we'll tell that story on air. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Little Dan and Honeybeard & Bo Davis can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two... Read more

Fri 2/22/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Tommy Wyatt, publisher and editor in chief of The Austin Villager, a community newpaper with an emphasis on African Americans that is distributed across the Texas capital and its suburbs.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 2/19/2019 10:00 am

Thanks to everyone for jam-packing the Austin Central Library rooftop and making the Eggmen Beatles tribute concert such an unforgettable smash!

Watch the performance in full here or listen to a stream of the recording at Radio Free America 

Read about it and view pics at

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Sat 2/16/2019 4:30 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Little Dan. Dan is an up-and-coming jangly power pop artist from right here in Central Texas; his career being supported by the great like-minded artist Ben Kweller. Remember the name, Little Dan, and check him out as he performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 16th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Honeybeard & Bo Davis and Rebecca Loebe can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.... Read more

Sat 2/16/2019 1:30 pm

In partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, KOOP Radio is proud present a night of free live music on Saturday, Feb 16 from 7-10 at Barrel O' Fun featuring a solo set from Trey Privott of local soulful rockers Los Coast and Full Power Non Veg who meld Southern rock, sludgy Houston hip-hop, and Indian classical rhythms to create a desert-rock sound. 

Mon 2/11/2019 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, February 11 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then, to celebrate World Radio Day, you’ll hear a truckload … a boatload … a planeload (depending on your branch of service) of recordings from Armed Forces Radio worldwide over many years. Some very cool stuff, including a surprise about “good morning, Vietnam!”

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veteran Michael A. Brown and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and... Read more

Sun 2/10/2019 9:00 am

Red River Stomp features Don Leady Co-founder of the LeRoi Brothers, founder of the Tail Gators, guitarist extraordinaire. Sunday February 10th 9:00 AM CST.

Don Leady's eclectic tastes range through rock and roll, blues, cajun, conjunto, surf, swing, country and beyond.  

Join us this week for music and conversation with one of Austin's most versatile and valuable musicians.  

Red River Stomp

Sunday (2/10) at 9 am  

Sat 2/9/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Honeybeard. Honeybeard is a musical project of a couple of cool Austin talents, John Barnes and Bo Davis, whose music will be performed live the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 9th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Rebecca Loebe and  Laura Lee can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop 
 

Sat 2/9/2019 8:30 am

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb 9th at 9 PM, as KOOP teams up with 91.7 sibs KVRX for a night of musical revelry at Beerland. Local bands Borzoi, Gospel Truth, Hi Gene, and Prom Threat will provide the live entertainment, with doors opening at 9pm. Beerland is located at 711 1/2 Red River St. It's one frequency, two stations, and four great bands.
 

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