People United features María Milner on diversity, outreach, and internal work, particularly as they pertain to relations between Unitarian Universalist congregations and people of color. María Milner is a Latinx cultural consultant, a co-founder of the social action group Voces Tejas, and a member of the First Unitarian...read more
KOOP News Archive
KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 14 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then we will explore how best to respect and honor veterans without excessive adulation and without glorifying militarism and war. Our guest is author and University of Texas History Professor Bill Brands. We’ll also have a feature about George Washington’s troops at Valley Forge.
If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veterans Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, along with KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg... Read more
The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Monte Warden. Monte fronts two great bands, The Wagoneers and Monte Warden and the Dangerous Few, and BOTH of those bands are playing KOOP's Birthday Party this Saturday night at Spider House Ballroom, with the great Peterson Brothers also on the bill! Monte will share songs from both his bands as he gets ready for a big Saturday night and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 12th.
Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with John Beland, Walt & Tina Wilkins (2pm... Read more
Vote for KOOP (up for Best Radio Station) and Jamaican Gold (up for Best Radio Music Program) in the 2019 Austin Chronicle Music Awards Ballot!
The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary guitarist and all-around musician John Beland. John spent years in the Flying Burrito Brothers and has played guitar with everyone: Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Rick Nelson, and a list you won't believe. He's also the author of a new book on his amazing life and is a great songwriter and artist in his own right. Join us as he tells stories and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 5th.
Oh, and by the way, the past FOUR outstanding shows with Walt & Tina Wilkins (... Read more
In partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, KOOP Radio is proud present a night of free live music 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. Sat, February 16, 7-10 PM
The Singer and the Song has another cool doubleheader this week, with great Texas singer/songwriters. First up at 2pm, it's Walt and Tina Wilkins, who make beautiful music both together and apart, as they have for years. And it's Walt's birthday! Then at our usual time, 3-4pm, it's the great Eliza Gilkyson, whose latest album, Secularia, is among her very best. All three of these Texas music legends will play live for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, December 29th.
Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Rosie Flores (2:... Read more
People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," this time with questions being taken from the audience. The panelists included Nestor Rodriguez, a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin; Sarah Lopez, an assistant professor of architecture at UT-Austin; Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research; Ana Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Latin American studies and social... Read more
The Singer and the Song has another cool doubleheader this week, with a bonus Christmas half-hour episode with rockabilly great Rosie Flores from 2:30-3pm! Rosie is an Austin treasure, and she will be sharing Christmas joy before Robert Harrison's amazing Cotton Mather comes in at our usual time, 3-4pm, to share their Beatlesque rock and roll, also with some Christmas cheer! Both acts will be performing live the ho ho whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2:30-4pm, Saturday, December 22nd.
Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with The Derailers,... Read more