KOOP News Archive

Sat 6/1/2019 1:00 pm

Join us at Big Henry's Vinyl & Gifts (305 E 5th St) on Saturday, June 1st for a special pre-show, in-store performance and the release of Shy Beast’s new album. 1-5 pm with cold drinks and additional DJ sets by our own Dot Matrix (The Girlie Show), Bryan Carroll (The Clear Spot), and DJ Lippy (Free Samples). Stay tuned for details on a giveaway! 

Fri 5/31/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Jim Cullen, editor of The Progressive Populist, on populism in the age of Trump.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 5/30/2019 4:45 pm

Tune in to the Austin Artists "CAD on KOOP" special: Marjorie from Art in Public Places discusses open calls for public art; Simone from the Music and Entertainment Division discusses the Arts Commission and Music Commission joint meeting about the creative space bond; TJ from the African American Cultural Heritage Facility shares some History, news, resources, opportunities, events; and Para from the George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center shares news, programs, events, opportunities & resources for the community and much more!


Thu 5/30/2019 4:30 pm

Small Cool World celebrates its birthday with a live remote broadcast from BLK Vinyl (2505 E 6th St) on Thursday, May 30th from 4:30 to 6 PM.

Mon 5/27/2019 1:00 pm

‘Austin Artists' and 'Reflections of CommUnity Outreach' join up for a special collaborative one hour bilingual Broadcast hosted by Gilka Cespedes, featuring Andean Music Instrumentalist Eduardo Cassapía. We'll hear stories, discuss upcoming events and hear live, in~studio performances.
All this & muchamore! Monday, 5/27, 1 pm

Sat 5/25/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Roger Wallace. By City Proclamation, yesterday was Roger Wallace Day in Austin, so we will continue the celebration with this fine artist! Roger is a fine singer/songwriter with a new live record from his country honky tonk styled band, and he is also in a rock band called The Ruins. Join us as Roger talks, plays, and shares recordings the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 25th. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Bonnie Whitmore and Jan Seides can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can... Read more

Fri 5/24/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Dianne Odegard of Austin Bat Refuge on the often-misunderstood mammals, including their interactions with humans in urban environments.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 5/21/2019 4:30 pm

Title: Stepping Up & Stepping Out 
Artist: Clarence Fountain & Sam Butler
Genre: Gospel Blues

Clarence Fountain is a founding member of the Blind Boys of Alabama, Sam Butler has played with Keith Richards, Donald Fagen, & Joe Cocker. This CD is not really soul music, but rather music for the soul. Without being preachy, the songs tell us we’re alive, that we depend on each other, & we should give thanks. The CD starts with a syncopated folk blues “Down to The River”, then hits a Dixie Hummingbirds groove in “I Know Where We’re Going”.  “It’s a Different... Read more

Mon 5/20/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features a conversation with local improvisational dance studio Body Shift, discussing the the work they do, workshops, opportunities, and the upcoming event at the Contemporary Austin plus much more! Monday, 5/20, 1:00 pm.

Sun 5/19/2019 7:00 pm

KOOP Radio presents a special benefit screening of the documentary END OF THE CENTURY: THE STORY OF THE RAMONES in honor of Joey Ramone’s birthday. The show will take place at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar at 7pm on Sunday, May 19th.

Before the film, KOOP will also present live DJ sets, a silent auction benefiting KOOP radio and other activities at The Highball (adjacent to Alamo South Lamar) from 5-6:30pm.

More information available here

Proceeds from this benefit will go to... Read more