KOOP News Archive

Fri 11/7/2014 4:30 pm

Tune in to This Great White North this week for your chance to win one of four passes to see Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, Cold Specks, and The Flatliners!

We’ll also be spinning a great set of both brand new and slightly older Canadian music. Our new releases will include tunes by Jaime Payne, Bass Lions, July Talk, Megan Lane, Meligrove Band, Port Juvee, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, and Cold Specks, and our slightly more vintage tracks will include Caracol, Rah Rah, All of Your Friends, Lady Hayes, Mode Moderne, and The Mountains & The Trees. Plus, we’ll have a special... Read more

Fri 11/7/2014 1:00 pm

People United (Fridays at 1 pm on KOOP) has post-election analysis on November 7th, with the scheduled return of Austin Bulldog editor Ken Martin, freelance journalist Abby Rapoport, and Texas Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder.

Thu 11/6/2014 9:00 am

The Skyline Wranglers play live on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree Thursday November 6 9-11 am, celebrating the release  of their new CD, Slippin' Around.

Sat 11/1/2014 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes, all the way from England, legendary singer/songwriter Wes McGhee! This is a rare Texas visit for Wes, who has many musical ties to Austin. Hear him performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday,11/1.

Fri 10/31/2014 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the Travis County Democratic Party’s public forum at the Mexican American Cultural Center about the controversial participation of the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program, this time with the general public directing questions and comments at the party’s political director, Kristian Callabero, and her six panelists, Sheriff Greg Hamilton and Major Darren Long from... Read more

Tue 10/28/2014 8:00 am

A Blues Groove, at koop.org 8-9 a.m. Clifford Antone birthday special then Under the X in Texas interviews singer songwriter blues harmonica master Rip Lee Pryor, son of harpist Snooky Pryor, with songs off his new cd Nobody But Me.  Tuesday, 10/28, 9 -11 a.m.

Mon 10/27/2014 10:00 pm

As we approach All Hallows Eve, demons, killers and bloodletters invade your mind. Join Wild Eyes for a creepy and disturbing Halloween transmission of Schizo Expop.

Sat 10/25/2014 7:00 pm

This Saturday Clear Spot will be hosting Kansas City's Folkcide live in the studio from 7-8pm.

Sat 10/25/2014 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes rocking Austin singer/songwriter, Danny Fast Fingers, who will perform his fine original songs the entire hour. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 25th

Fri 10/24/2014 4:30 pm

The first round of artists playing SXSW 2015 has been announced and, of course, a good number of Canadians are already among those set to descend upon Austin in March.

This Great White North brings you music from these artists—like Jenn Grant, pictured—as well as a mix of tracks by artists you love, and a few we’ve never played before. Join us this week and hear some of the best music south of the border. Friday, Oct. 24, 4:30–6:00 PM