KOOP News Archive

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.

Listen to an archive of this progam here.

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

Fri 11/8/2019 1:00 pm

People United features feminist philosopher Silvia Federici, whose books include Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation and Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women, on capitalist accumulation and violence against women.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 11/7/2019 9:00 pm

Your favorite 91.7 FM frequency siblings KOOP & KVRX are joining forces for a night of record spinning at The 13th Floor (1812 E 12th St)!  KOOP will be represented by Arlini Martini & Space Cadet (Ear Candy 2.0), KVRX DJs TBD

21+ | FREE | Benefiting KOOP & KVRX | Artwork by Andy Haughey

Wed 11/6/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Longriver, aka David Longoria, who will be playing live in-studio and talking about his new album Of Seasons.

Sun 11/3/2019 7:00 pm

KOOP Presents the Austin Animal Center's “Howl-O-Ween” Adoption Special event waiving adoption fees for all of their available animals from now through November 3. The shelter is currently over capacity and in desperate need for adopters in order to make room for more animals in need. They currently have hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens looking for forever homes, plus some rabbits, Guinea pigs and even a few chickens. Austin Animal Center is located at 7201 Levander Loop and is open 7 days a week from 11 am to 7 pm. Please stop by the shelter to meet your new best friend.... Read more

Sat 11/2/2019 5:15 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Shandon Sahm. Shandon was a longtime member of two historic Texas rock bands, The Meat Puppets and Pariah, and he's also the son of the legendary Doug Sahm, who he is celebrating right now with his new release, Sahm Covers Sahm. Shandon lives in the Netherlands now, so we're especially thrilled to have him in Texas celebrating his musical roots. Join us as he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, November 2nd

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Sarah Lee Guthrie and Jenifer Jackson can... Read more