KOOP News Archive

Sun 12/1/2019 11:00 am

Our bring-your-own-vinyl monthly at HOPE Farmers Market returns Sunday, December 1st from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your records, and our own DJ Phildoesit will spin 'em! 

HOPE Farmers Market is located at Plaza Saltillo (5th & Comal).  

Fri 11/29/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido about his documentary ZONED OUT: The Legacy of CodeNEXT, where she appears, as well as about the issues the online video covers, including city upzoning and the proposed 2019 revision to Austin's Land Development Code, on which the Austin City Council may vote as soon as Monday, December 9.

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Mon 11/25/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features guests from the Dougherty Arts Center and live music from Mary, Rose and Devin. Monday, 11/25, 1 pm.

Fri 11/22/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with Leona Calvo and Laura Hoyos of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the organization that is sponsoring the 2019 Women and Fair Trade Festival the weekend of November 23-24 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, as well as with documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis, who is screening excerpts from her video podcast "Asylum, Terror, and the Future" at the festival on the Saturday of that weekend at 4:00 pm.

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Wed 11/20/2019 7:00 pm

Do you feel like a Dead Animal? Spending too much time inside the technological crunch, locked in the constant comment wave of likeable, updated, and retweeted snap chattery? Are you left thirsting for sound baths of electric vibration and tonal seduction? Do you feel the urgency in supporting your local community? Do you LOVE? Do you DANCE? Do you LOVE to DANCE?

COME OUT and GET DOWN with KOOP 91.7 FM for a night of live music featuring Long River, Lord Buffalo, The Rotten Mangos and Dead Animal. Our very own Host of commercial suicide, DJ Malligator kicks off the first monthly... Read more

Sat 11/16/2019 7:30 pm


Breakthrough’s 2019 Beat the Odds Benefit Concert will raise funds and awareness to support Breakthrough’s mission of creating first-generation college graduates. The event will include a performance by roots-rock band Dawes guest and will be preceded by a fun and inspiring VIP Party and Program. Sponsors and their guests will enjoy tickets to the show with access to a private viewing deck, valet parking, dedicated open bar, signature barbeque favorites, and VIP concert... Read more

Sat 11/16/2019 3:30 pm

The SIMS Foundation provides mental health and drug addiction recovery services to many Austinites working in and around the music industry. As a fisherman I have always recognized the meditative and mental relaxation found in fishing. I am proud to bring these two loves of mine (music and fishing) together for this inaguaral angling tournament. - Bo Rodman

SIMS Gala & Concert

November 16th : 3:30 PM to 10:00 PM : Ski Shores Marina (2905 Pearce Road)

John Baumann :  The Rockabilly Deluxe Show : Willy McGee : Dorio

Food and drink will be ... Read more

Fri 11/15/2019 1:00 pm

People United features journalist John Gibler on his book I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us: An Oral History of the Attacks against the Students of Ayotzinapa, an account of the 2014 police attacks on five busloads of students and soccer players in Iguala, Mexico, where six people died and 43 students were abducted and never seen again.

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Mon 11/11/2019 1:30 pm

Veterans! … this is our day! Tune in to Boots on the Air on Monday, Nov. 11 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs) to hear interviews with veterans of many eras and conflicts. Also hear Pres. John F. Kennedy honoring vets on Nov. 11, 1963. And a special treat … The Letters From Home Singers perform music from some of the great USO shows of years past! All this plus continuing coverage of Congressional efforts to safeguard VA whistleblowers. If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and KOOP’s Bob Dailey for veterans’ news and good... Read more

Sat 11/9/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Barbara Nesbitt. Barbara is one of Austin's finest singer/songwriters. She used to be one of the Whiskey Sisters and has shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Bob Weir, and so many others. She's the real deal, and she's also what I call a hoot (and as you can see from the photo below, she's the Queen of Hearts)! She performs her original material beautifully, as you will hear when she does just that live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, November 9th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Shandon... Read more