KOOP News Archive

Mon 6/15/2015 12:00 pm

Off the Beatle Path celebrates the music of the late, great Harry Nilsson, whose ties to the Beatles are personal, musical, and legendary. Monday would have been Harry's 74th birthday. Tune in to hear the ways in which these acts intersect, KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, June 15th

Sat 6/13/2015 6:00 pm

This week, Darkest Before Dawn welcomes Jason and Frank from Austin-based Ctrl to the show. The guys have a new album coming out later this year and we’ll be talking with them about it and will have a sneak preview of some of the tracks. Join us this Saturday, 6/13, 6-7pm.

Sat 6/13/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes two fine Austin artists working together as The Good Earth. Dave Desmond is a longtime Austin singer/songwriter, as is Ernie Gammage, known by many for his work with Ernie Sky and the K-Tels. Dave and Ernie will be making fine music together as they perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 13th

Fri 6/12/2015 1:00 pm

People United has Carl Hart, author of High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society.

Thu 6/11/2015 9:00 am

Two Austin institutions on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree this Thursday, June 11, 9-11 am. Dale Watson in the 9 o'clock hour with his new album, Call Me Insane. Alvin Crow in the ten o'clockhour with his recent album, Now And Then.

Mon 6/8/2015 7:00 pm

Tune in to Guitar Picks as we honor guitarist and inventor Les Paul for his 100 birthday anniversary. We'll hear tracks from his 70 year guitar playing career including Les with his Trio, Bing Crosby, Mary Ford, Al DiMeola, Chet Atkins, and many more. Join us for Guitar Picks, Monday June 08, streaming only on KOOP.org

Mon 6/8/2015 1:00 pm

A special one hour show, combining Austin Artists and Reflections Of Community Outreach, ROCO, will feature the Art of the Pan with a live performance by students of the Austin Community Steelband, ACS.  We will aslo hear a solo performance by Steelband Director, Cecil Francis, a Captain of the legendary Desperados.  With a mission of public service to the Austin community ACS passes on the history and tradition of this unique twentieth century instrumnet, born out of oppression, by sharing the joys of steelpan... Read more

Mon 6/8/2015 9:00 am

Join Rancho Alegre Monday June 8th at 9:00 AM for a LIVE exclusive interview with the one and only Marcelo Gauna. 

We'll get to know the man himself, talk about his decades-long career as one of the most versatile accordionists around, and of course, play some of his music.

Marcelo Gauna Monday June 8th

Sun 6/7/2015 3:30 pm

It's been one whole year since Free Samples took over the 3:30 Sunday slot, so let's have an anniversary party! We'll spin songs and samples all about the number "one", including tracks by The Meters, Amerie, Barry White and "One Mic" by Nas! Join the party this Sunday at 3:30pm.


Fri 6/5/2015 1:00 pm

People United features investigative journalist Eric Schlosser on his book Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety.