George Harrison would have turned 72 this week, so Off the Beatle Path will remember his music with our special guest, Ky Hote, who will be hosting a Harrison Tribute concert this week in Elgin. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, February 23rd
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Join us MONDAY, Feb. 23 at 9am on KOOP 91.7FM or online at koop.org!
We'll have a super-special edition of Rancho Alegre, paying tribute to El Mero Mero Si Señor Ruben Naranjo.
We'll have the voices of 25 different Tejano and Conjunto artists remembering the Alice, TX native in honor of what would have been his 70th birthday.
This is a first for Tejano radio, and you'll hear artists like Mingo Saldivar, Little Joe, David Lee Garza, Roberto Pulido, Ramon Ayala, Fito Olivares, and more pay tribute to the man known as "El Clark Gable Mexicano... Read more
The Singer and the Song welcomes one of Austin's finest singer/songwriters, Steve Carter! Aside from being a fine solo artist, Steve also has a number of other musical incarnations, including western swing, country, and reggae. We'll hear them all, and he'll perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 21st
… Well, not literally.
This week on This Great White North, a listener request leads us to unintentionally assemble a playlist of mostly-morbid tracks.
We've got brand new and yet-to-be-released tracks by CTZNSHP, Del Bel, Gay Nineties, Shred Kelly, and Thomas D’Arcy. Friday’s playlist will also feature music by The Acorn, All of Your Friends, Balacade, Carbon Dating Service, Constantines, Del Barber, The Details, Express and Company, Hey Rosetta, Hot Panda, King Cobb Steelie, Stars, The Wooden Sky, and The Zolas.
We’ll cover the latest Canadian announcements about... Read more
Noted media critic and author Robert McChesney is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio, Friday, Feb. 20, 2-3 p.m. Bob, who founded the important media reform group, Free Press, will discuss his new book, Blowing the Roof off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy. Bob was also our guest on Rag Radio in February 2011. Listen to the podcast of that show here.
Dark End of the Street - Mardi Gras Special on Mardi Gras Day. Tom Ashburn welcomes Tom Mahnke for one hour crammed with Crescent City classics.
The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary blues man, Omar Dykes! Omar and the Howlers has always been the most authentic of Texas blues bands, and now Omar himself will bring his growling vocals and bluesy guitar to our airwaves, performing the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 14th
DJ Castle says "Radio is fun and you don't have to be an adult to do it. By involving youth in radio we improve communication, make information more available and help keep radio in our future. K-O-O-P has designated World Radio Day one of its annual Celebration Events and we join stations celebrating around the world with special programming. Tune in all week and join Youth Spin on Friday 13, February to hear how young people are contributing through radio today."
Honky-tonk legend Dale Watson and rockabilly star Rosie Flores join Thorne and Tracey on Rag Radio today, 2-3 p.m. They will perform live on the show. Don't miss this one!