KOOP News Archive
Off the Beatle Path remembers Beatles friend and contemporary, Cilla Black, who passed away Sunday at age 72. The Beatles gave her several songs in the early sixties, and her connections to her friends continued the rest of her musical life. Fine out how as we hear her beautiful voice on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, August 3rd
The Singer and the Song welcomes the Hot Texas Swing Band! The band's name tells it all, as this fine Austin musical outfit keeps western swing alive. They'll perform live the whole hour at KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, August 1st
On Friday, The Last Round Up will be airing a recent interview from Chicago with Pegboy's Larry Damore. Friday 7/31, at 3:30 p.m.
People United talks with human-rights advocate Rania Masri, who is later speaking on Gaza at 6:30 pm Friday, July 31, 2015, at the Asian American Resource Center in East Austin as part of a fundraiser for KinderUSA's humanitarian relief for children and their families in the Palestinian territory.
Join Rancho Alegre hosts Piper LeMoine and Baldomero Frank Cuellar for a special Tejano edition of Around the Town Sounds. They will spotlight Austin's Tejano and Conjunto musicians as they fill in for the regular hosts. Thursday, 7/30, Noon.
For more Tejano and Conjunto from all over Texas and beyond, tune in to Rancho Alegre on KOOP every Monday morning from 9-10 a.m.
Thursday, July 30, 9-11 am, back stage interview with Ray Charles featured on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree. Ray talks about his love for country music, and demonstrates the right way to yodel.
Check out June Rodil, Master Sommelier on Austin's Wine Radio Show, Another Bottle Down, this Wednesday at 2:30 pm. We'll be talking about the upcoming wine conference TexSom, June's work with the restaurant group McGuire Moorman Hospitality (Jeffrey’s, Josephine House, Clark’s Oyster Bar, Elizabeth Street Cafe, Perla’s and Lamberts Downtown Barbecue), and some of her favorite wines and regions.
Tune in to Rancho Del Ray this Wednesday as The Swinger, long-time KOOP programmer, fills in for regular host Ted Smouse, with a presentation from his vast music collection and knowledge. Wednesday, July 29th , 11 am - 12 noon