KOOP News Archive
The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin musician Natalie Price. Natalie's unique brand of indie pop is compelling and beautiful, thanks to her great songwriting and singing. Join us as she performs live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 27th
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey and Robert LaRoche can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) Radio Free America - Station Calendar
Album: Vincebus Eruptum | Artist: Blue Cheer | Genre: Rock | Label: Mercury
Springing from the fertile musical ground of late '60s San Francisco, the power trio Blue Cheer (possibly named after a type of LSD making the rounds at the time) delivered raw, amped-up psychedelic rock that punches harder and louder than most of the bands from that era and region. They're like a bluesy MC5. Clocking in at just over 30 minutes and with only six tracks, this 1968 album makes its case quickly with screaming vocals/guitars and driving rhythm. They had a hit with a raucous version of Eddie... Read more
Austin Artists welcomes SAGE studio and artist Sam Eiler, accomplished in drawing, ceramics, and puppet making. Monday, 2/22, 1:30 pm.
KOOP Radio and Barrel O' Fun at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller are proud to present Alice Cooper tribute Pretties For You on Saturday, July 20th at 7:30PM. Come out for a free evening of outstanding music from this powerhouse rock band and meet some of your favorite KOOP Deejays. Barrel O' Fun is located inside of Alamo Drafthouse Mueller at 1911 Aldrich St.
Artwork by Grace Reyer
Mobile Loaves & Fishes and KOOP Radio invite you to a free movie night at Community First! Village.
Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy this special screening in partnership with KOOP!
Come explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks from the Community Grille. Burgers, french fries, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase (cards only, cash no longer accepted).
We encourage you to support the Community Grille rather than bringing outside food and drinks.
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People United airs the second in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, moderated by Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party, and featuring Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta Davis of both the City of Austin Human Rights Commission and Black Austin Democrats.
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Album: Ancient Cat Society | Artist: Ancient Cat Society | Genre: Americana | Label: Splice
Houston trio mixes folk and Americana with occasional minor flourishes of electronica or indie rock effects. Lead (usually Haley Barnes) and harmony vocals are outstanding. Strong writing and playing. Standout tracks include "The Loneliest Pursuit" (Tr. 2); "Do You Feel" (Tr. 4); and the popish outlier "Why Are You Getting Married" (Tr. 7). - Rob Carter (Around The Town Sounds)
People United features the first in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, which opened with a poem by Amanda Johnston of Black Poets Speak Out before going to moderator Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party and panelists Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta Davis of the City of Austin Human Rights Commission.
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