KOOP News Archive

Tue 7/7/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas  welcomes Academy Of Western Artists , Ameripolitan Music Award nominees Tara  & Tom Dunphy of The Rizdales from Canada in studio with their Blue Ain't the Word Tribute to the Music of Ray Price cd before tonight's  show at  Little Longhorn Saloon!  Tuesday, 7/7, 9-11 a.m.   

Mon 7/6/2015 1:30 pm

A few weeks ago, I signed on with Austin's Meals on Wheels and More as a substitute driver. It's a volunteer gig and as it turns out, Meals on Wheels need LOTS more volunteer substitute drivers. That's why we invited Meals on Wheels CEO and Vice President of Communications to share the Meals on Wheels story. I'm Michael A. Brown with KOOP's Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, inviting YOU to join us, too! Monday 6 July 1:40 to 2:00 PM CST

Wed 7/1/2015 2:30 pm

This week on Another Bottle Down, Wednesday 2:30-3pm, Mark Rashap will be interviewing Vilma Mazaite, wine director at LaV in Austin.  Vilma is an accomplished sommelier, having achieved the Advanced Sommelier title with the Court of Master Sommeliers, and has worked beside some of the most recognized Somms in the US.  Join us to talk about her philosophy in crafting one of Austin's best wine lists as well as all of the cool events she organizes at LaV. 

Tue 6/30/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Academy of Western Artists 2014 Pure Country Group of the Year Michael Dart & The Skyline Wranglers performing live in studio songs from their nominated cd Slippin' Around.  Tuesday, 6/30, 9-11am.

Mon 6/29/2015 10:00 pm

Remember Stonewall and celebrate Supreme Court's landmark Marriage Equality ruling with Wildeyes on Schizo Expop. Get ready to dance Monday June 29th, 10pm, koop.org.

Mon 6/29/2015 7:00 pm

Join us Monday for a birthday salute to the Father of Chicago Blues, songsmith Willie Dixon. We'll feature tunes from his Chess Records entourage and some rowdy interpretations from admiring rock stars. Tune in Monday at 7:00 PM for an all-blues extravaganza on Guitar Picks only on KOOP.org

Mon 6/29/2015 1:30 pm

Reflections Of Community Outreach, ROCO, recognizes the Stonewall Celebration Event with a discussion of Pansexuality.  Jacki OH, Co-Host of KOOP’s award winning LGBT radio show, The Outcasts, will lead a conversation with Megan E. Church, Owner of a Sex Education group called The Downstairs and Casey Camp, MSW with an emphasis in gender and sexuality.  Monday 29 June 1:30 to 2:00 PM CST


Mon 6/29/2015 1:00 pm

On The Austin Artists Show, we will have a conversation with Nicole Chism Griffin of the Contemporary Austin and Hannah Zurko Associate Educator for Teen Programs, as well as two teen artist/mentor groups. We will also hear about their exciting family Art events calendar at Laguna Gloria.

Suzanne Monroe will be in the studio to talk about her Music, Inspiration, play a song or two, and talk about her upcoming CD release and Live Performance .


Mon 6/29/2015 9:00 am

On Monday, June 29 at 9AM, tune in to Rancho Alegre on KOOP for a special recorded interview with legendary singer Beatriz Llamas. 

Known as La Paloma Del Norte, Beatriz was the first female recording artist on storied Tejano record label Bego Records. Her strong, passionate voice, ever-present cat eye makeup, and engaging stage presence made an indelible impression on Tejano and Conjunto fans all over Texas and beyond beginning in the early 1960s. ... Read more

Sun 6/28/2015 3:30 pm

On this Sunday's Free Samples, DJ Lippy will spin a big ol' batch o' samples used to create De la Soul's seminal track "Buddy".  We'll explore both the original, and, the beloved Native Tongues Decision extended mix featuring Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest & MC Lyte.

Come be our Buddy on Sunday at 3:30pmCST!