KOOP News Archive

Fri 4/26/2019 1:00 pm

People United features journalist and author Ali Abunimah, a co-founder and the executive director of the online publication The Electronic Intifada, on Israeli apartheid, Palestinian solidarity, and the changing political landscape.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Videos documenting Israel's human-rights abuses in the Palestinian territories can be found on B'Tselem's... Read more

Sat 4/20/2019 7:00 pm

In partnership with Barrel O' Fun at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, KOOP Radio is proud to present Austin Psych quartet The Harms with live art visuals by Grace Reyer. Free entry. April 20th - two sets 7-9pm. / 21+ / Alamo menu available About The Harms... This rock quartet from Austin, TX is all-female, and that’s no accident. But don’t get it twisted...that’s not their focus. They want you to forget about that. Their hybrid sound is fueled by classic Psych, Surf, and ‘60s/’70s R&B. Their other influences include Jazz, Punk, and Afrobeat, which definitely creep into the arrangements. Their... Read more

Fri 4/19/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Alan Graham of Mobile Loaves and Fishes, speaking about Community First! Village, a development founded and run by his organization that provides affordable permanent housing and a supportive community for people previously experiencing chronic homelessness in Austin.

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Tue 4/16/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes two thirds of The Texas Horns in studio Kaz Kazanoff, John Mills with their new album Get Here Quick before Wednesday's celebration at Antone's Nightclub 6:30pm an all-star band includes vocalist Guy Forsyth.  Tuesday, 4/16, 9-11am. 

Sat 4/13/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes longtime Austin singer/songwriter and environmental troubadour, Bill Oliver. Bill's uniquely topical body of work has always had an emphasis on preserving and caring for the world in which we inhabit. Bill also has a new album, and he will share new songs from it when he performs live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 13th

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

Fri 4/12/2019 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel on homelessness, featuring mostly voices of those that have experienced it.  Heidi Sloan of the Austin Democratic Socialists of America moderated the panel, which also included David Wittie, Walter Moreau, Sharae Walker, James Mosley, and Seneca Savoie.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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