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Thu 4/11/2019 12:00 pm

Austin's own Jackie Venson plays live on Around the Town Sounds in anticipation of her 4/12 album release show at the Paramount Theatre! Thursday, 4/11 at 12:00 pm.

Tue 4/9/2019 9:00 pm

On Tuesday, April 9th, KOOP presents a night of cosmic americana and rock'n'roll at Beerland (711 1/2 Red River St) featuring Rattlesnake Milk, Will Courtney, Altamesa, and Julian Neel.  Doors at 9 PM, Music at 10 PM.  $5 cover.  

Tue 4/9/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts from Italy Ameripolitan Rockabilly Nominees The Don Diego Trio live before Thursday's performance after the screening of their film with director Vittorio Bongiorno Greetings From Austin at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller 7pm.  Tuesday, 4/9, 9-11am. 

Mon 4/8/2019 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, April 8 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report and discuss the latest veterans’ news. Then, in an April special feature, you’ll hear interviews with four exceptional female veterans celebrated recently by the Texas Veterans Commission in their “I Am Not Invisible” photo exhibit at the Texas State Capitol.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, plus KOOP’s Greg Ciotti and Bob Dailey for veterans’ news and good conversations with people and... Read more

Sat 4/6/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Anna Larson. Anna is an Austin artist with diverse musical roots that come together in piano-driven originality. She's been on the show before as a member of the fabulous Wheelwrights, and it's an honor to have her now in support of her first solo album. Join us as she performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 6th

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Ordinary Elephant and Ulrich & Sabine Ellison can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 4/5/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Maura Powers of AFSCME Texas Retirees Chapter 12 on living standards and saving enough for retirement.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 4/3/2019 10:30 am

Join us for an ‘Earth Day’ KOOP Consciousness Raising Event on Sunday, April 14th,, 4-11pm: 'Where musical soul and funk meets dialogue and reflection'

Building Relationships through Community Radio:  A KOOP Community Council Outreach initiative…. Come celebrate as non-profits partner with KOOP Radio to promote earth health at an ‘Earth Day’ KOOP consciousness raising event & benefit. Join us at the Sahara Lounge 1413 Webberville Rd (https://saharalounge.com/location/ ) as musical soul and funk (by KOOP’s DJ... Read more

Sat 3/30/2019 9:15 pm

In partnership with our frequency siblings KVRX, we're excited to present 91.7 FM DJ Nite at Rio Rita (1203 Chicon St.) on Saturday, March 30th from 9 PM to 2 AM.  KOOP DJs Daine Vineyard (DPX Hi-Test / Under The Eternal Night) and Malligator (Commercial Suicide) will be spinning tunes alongside KVRX DJs Swampling & philonada.  Artwork by Malligator

Fri 3/29/2019 1:00 pm

People United hears about television and the journalistic landscape from former KEYE and KVUE news anchor Judy Maggio, now the editorial director of news and public affairs at public-television station KLRU, where she hosts and produces the monthly multi-platform news magazine Decibel.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 3/23/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Ulrich and Sabine Ellison. These Austinites are originally from Austria, and their music in Ulrich Ellison and Tribe is a vibrant mix funk, soul, blues played with passion. Ulrich and Sabine will perform live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 23rd.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Bobby Bridger and Grace Pettis can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop ... Read more

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