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
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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
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 .
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
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!
The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin rocker, Eric Hisaw! Eric is a fine singer/songwriter with a rock and roll heart, and he will perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 27th
People United features J. Rogue, co-editor (with C. B. Daring, Deric Shannon and Abbey Volcano) of Queering Anarchism: Addressing and Undressing Power and Desire.
Thursday, June 25 on the Country, Swing and Rockabilly Jamboree...around ten am, phone interview with Nashville-based David Ball, former Austinite and member of Uncle Walt's Band in the 1970s-80s. Host Rod Moag teases out David's Austin roots.
Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife's Charlie Lockwood and Dialtone Records owner, today's guest DJ Eddie Stout in studio featuring artists performing during Blues from Deep in the Heart : A Kick-off Party for Stories Summer Institute at C-Boy's Heart & Soul Saturday. Tuesday, 6/23, 9-11am.
Join us Monday on Guitar Picks and we'll welcome the Summer of 2015 with the sounds of the Fender Four, the Rotations, Joe Pass, Los Straitjackets, Joan Jett, Sandy Nelson, Frank Zappa, Rodney and the Blazers, Santo and Johnny, and more classic tracks on Guitar Picks - Monday at 7:00 PM only on KOOP.org