KOOP News Archive

Tue 5/12/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas remembers Johnny Gimble with guests Bill Hearne, Al Dressen who also talks up this weekends Annual Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Show & Dance in San Marcos, Kaz Kazanoff brings his new cd The Texas Horns Blues Gotta Holda Me plus radio debut songs from newly discovered Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys LP Let's Play, Boys! released by OKPOP. Tuesday, 5/12, 9-11a.m.

Tue 5/12/2015 8:00 am

A Blues Groove welcomes blues guitarist Jimmy D. Lane, son of blues guitar legend Jimmy Rogers, for a talk LIVE w/ his album It's Time backed by Double Trouble. Before his show at The Saxon Pub Saturday May 16th. Tuesday, 5/12, 8-9 a.m.Online at koop.org

Mon 5/11/2015 1:00 pm

Discover some of the unique and abundent talent in Austin with KOOP's Austin Artists show when they host Hidden Room Theatre and Metal Work Austin.  Hidden Room will discuss their award winning production of "de Bestrafte Brudermord" which is heading to London for a performance at the Wanamaker Theatre, a candlelit recreation of Shakespeare's indoor playing space.  In addition we will be highlighting the two weekend long fourth annual West Austin Studio Tour by having Metal Work Austin in our studios to discuss their contributions to the tour and their work in Austin.  Monday 11 May, 1:00... Read more

Fri 5/8/2015 1:00 pm

People United features geographer Lauren Martin on immigrant detention in Europe.

Wed 5/6/2015 6:00 pm

"Write Now" with Dean Lofton - a radio segment about writing prompts and writing tips - is debuting May 6, on Writing on the Air, which airs 6-7pm every Wednesday on 91.7 FM KOOP.

Wed 5/6/2015 11:00 am

Tune into Rancho Del Ray this Wednesday as Andrew Austin, co-host of the Graveside Service, fills in for regular host Ted Smouse, with a presentation of Hawaiian and Surf tunes in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.  Wednesday, May 6th , 11 am - 12 noon

Tue 5/5/2015 9:00 am

A Blues Groove welcomes award winning blues harpist Mark Hummel on Under the X in Texas 5-5-15 with his new cd The Hustle is Really On talking about the Golden State-Lone Star Revue before their show at The Roost. KOOP Radio 91.7 FM 9-11am Tuesday Online koop.org

Fri 5/1/2015 1:00 pm

People United talks with Cristina Parker of Grassroots Leadership about the struggle to end immigrant family detention, including this Saturday's protest in Dilley, Texas, where the Corrections Corporation of America runs a facility designed to hold 2,400 parents and children seeking asylum.

Thu 4/30/2015 9:00 am

Returning to the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree this Thursday, guest deejay Peter Oresic, the only Western swing deejay in Slovenia, 9-11 am Thursday.

Sun 4/26/2015 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Free Samples, DJ Lippy will present a treasure-trove of tracks that built "Shake Your Rump" by the Beastie Boys, released on the band's second album, "Paul's Boutique" which is built almost exclusively on samples. Come and enjoy Sunday at 3:30pm!