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Wed 5/15/2019 1:00 am

We are honored to receive the City of Austin 2019 Small Business Award for Excellence in Giving Voice to the Community!  Special thanks to the Austin Independent Business Alliance for nominating us.

Pictured left to right: County Commissioner Jeff Travillion, Mayor Steve Adler, KOOP General Manager Federico Pacheco, AIBA Executive Director Rebecca Melancon, & City Councilman Jimmy Flannigan

Tue 5/14/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes author, artist, 5th generation Texan Becky Crouch Patterson with her new book Luckenbach Texas: The Center of The Universe The Story,  in studio sharing recollections about her father Hondo Crouch who bought the town in 1970 giving rise to The Outlaw Movement with the help of Willie, Waylon , Jerry Jeff Walker & Gary P Nunn it's still a Shrine for Texas Music today.  Tuesday , 5/14,  9-11am.

Mon 5/13/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists welcomes military art therapist Peter Buotte, Monday, May 13th  at 1:00 PM. Buotte is a US military Veteran with 5 combat tours, 2 art exchanges in Paris Ecole de Beaux Arts, and currently the only art therapist at Ft Hood military base processing combat trauma with active duty service members.Peter shares some of his story, insights into the work he does, art therapy, current sculptural project with Veterans 'Spirit of Survival' + the upcoming Austin Veterans Art Fest. (AVAFest.org). Austin Artists will devote the 2nd Mondays of each month for Artist Veterans, hearing about... Read more

Sat 5/11/2019 7:00 pm

KOOP Radio & Self Sabotage Records, in partnership with Barrel O' Fun at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, present the troubadour Adam Ostrar and drummer extraordinaire Aaron Parks; each will play a solo set and then they will join together for an improvisational duo set. This FREE event happens Saturday, May 11 from 7 to 10 PM at the Barrel O' Fun (1911 Aldrich St., Suite 120 inside of Alamo Drafthouse Mueller)

Sat 5/11/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter Jan Seides. Jan's love of music inspired her to take her own music all over the stylistic map, as her material includes torch songs, Biblical stories, songs in Yiddish, and so much more. She will share her unique musical gifts with us live for the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 11th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Pat Byrne and Terry Klein can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.... Read more

Fri 5/10/2019 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Joyce Campbell, not just the host's mother, but also a producer of public television for half a century, concurrent with the second wave of the women's movement and other historical developments.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 5/7/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts Grammy Award winning singer songwriter multi instrumentalist Jason Roberts together with the singing barber, Mikey DeLeon (Little Mikey and The Soda Jerks) performing original tunes before their separate residency shows.  Tuesday, 5/7, 9-11a.m. 

Sat 5/4/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes, all the way from Ireland, musician Pat Byrne. Actually, to be honest, Austin has become quite the second home for this outstanding singer/songwriter, and he Peter Blackstock's Artist of the Month recently in the Austin American Statesman. Pat writes and sings like the best of Texas artists (but with a cool Irish accent), as you will hear when he performs his music live for us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 4th. (PS There might just be another great Austin artist joining us for a sweet duet, tune in to find out!)

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Fri 5/3/2019 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Stephanie Webb and Jamie DeAngelo about Decipher City, the online resource they created to focus on race, equity and land policy, both in Austin, Texas, and eventually beyond.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 4/27/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin musician Terry Klein. Terry describes himself as a recovering lawyer, having now found his true calling as a singer and songwriter. His newest album, Tex, gathers his latest collection of outstanding songs, as you will hear when he performs them live for us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 27th

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Kim Simpson and Bill Oliver can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.... Read more

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