KOOP News Archive

Tue 7/28/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes  music historian, author, DJ, film maker Joe Nick Patoski for an in studio talk with songs before Wednesday's A Groovers Gathering at The Broken Spoke Saloon fundraiser for his film Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove and petition to induct Doug Sahm in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Tuesday, 7/28, 9-11a.m.

Mon 7/27/2015 1:30 pm

UT Professor Emeritus and host of KOOP's popular "Country, Swing & Rockabilly Jamboree", Rod Moag moderates a panel discussion for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act.  Joining Rod to discuss live before and since the ADA protected the rights of the diabled are Emily Newman, Kristen Gooch and Toby Al-Trabusi.  All share personal reflections on thier circumstances, experiences and what they feel still needs to be done to achieve equality.  Monday 27 July from 1:30 to 2:00 PM CST

Mon 7/27/2015 1:00 pm

On Monday's Austin Artists Show, Bill Bushy, Artists Liaison and Vice President of the Austin Blues Society, will talk about their history, Mission,and upcoming event Heart of Texas Blues Challenge and the International Blues challenge.

We'll also be talking with Julie SmithLeadership... Read more

Sun 7/26/2015 10:00 am

Strictly Bluegrass host Ted Branson welcomes from Asheville North Carolina, hard drivin' string band Town Mountain to the mic as lead vocalist Robert Greer talks about their new album and this summer tour with a show at Austin's Saxon Pub.  Sunday, 7/26, 10 a.m. - Noon.

Fri 7/24/2015 1:00 pm

People United features Clifton Ross on the book he co-edited with Marcy Rein, Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements, a collection that examines the diversity of views among activists there and provides some criticism of center-left governments in the region from an anti-imperialist perspective.

Thu 7/23/2015 12:00 pm

Around the Town Sounds features live strummin', wailin', bangin', and steelin' by Bonneville County Pine Box, who will be releasing their new CD "Always Gone" at the Whip In on Friday. Thursday, July 23 at 12 pm.

Thu 7/23/2015 9:00 am

SPECIAL GUEST Myrtie Payne, daughter of blind country legend Leon Payne will be in studio, on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree this Thursday, 9-11 am. As part of KOOP's observance of the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act Myrtie will tell stories from her dad's life and career.

Mon 7/20/2015 1:30 pm

Continuing its month long recognition of the silver jubilee anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, signed into law in 1990 this month, Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, will feature an interview with Jake Billingsley.  Join Host, Anyah Dishon, as Jake tells us of his own experiences, relates some of the current problems and suggests how to improve the circumstances for those with disabilities.  Monday 20 July, 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM CST

Mon 7/20/2015 1:00 pm

Monday's Austin Artists Show features a conversation with singer, songwriter, musician, Grace Pettis about her Music, inspiration and upcoming events. Grace Pettis, from Lookout Mountain, Alabama, has songwriting in her blood.  The daughter of a poetry scholar and a troubadour, Grace comes by her love of words honestly.  Her father, Pierce Pettis, is a critically acclaimed songwriter and performer who penned the Garth Brooks hit "You Move Me." Both of Grace's brothers are songwriters and musicians.  In her short career, Grace has already lived up to her... Read more

Sun 7/19/2015 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Free Samples we'll be partying down with the booming samples of DJ Kool's "Let Me Clear My Throat".  Expect to also hear from Kool & the Gang, Nas & Damien Marley, George Benson (!), Chuck Brown and more.

Join the party Sunday at 3:30pm!