KOOP News

Friday 1/25, 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of the Austin Women's Rally, an intersectional feminist gathering held at the Texas Capitol on January 19, 2019.

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Sat 1/19/2019 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes two great out-of-state artists for a doubleheader: In from Utah is the sweet and lovely Gigi Love, whose songs celebrate life and the natural beauty around us, as you will hear in the bonus episode at 2pm. Then at 3pm, in from Colorado, it's fantastic and rocking singer/songwriter Roger Len Smith. It's a rare treat to have them both in Austin, as you will hear when they play live on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, January 19th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Monte Warden and John Beland can still be... Read more

Fri 1/18/2019 1:00 pm

People United features María Milner on diversity, outreach, and internal work, particularly as they pertain to relations between Unitarian Universalist congregations and people of color.  María Milner is a Latinx cultural consultant, a co-founder of the social action group Voces Tejas, and a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 1/16/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar morphs into the International Classical Bazaar, featuring accomplished self-taught composer Nathan Felix, whose "Keep Composers Weird" program brings in emerging composers from all over the world. The show will feature conversation and music from Felix along with Mark FT Gurrola (West Texas), Daniel Fawcett (Chile) and Pamela Martinez aka Teletextiles (Brooklyn, NY). Wednesday, 1/16, 1 pm.

Mon 1/14/2019 8:45 am

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 14 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then we will explore how best to respect and honor veterans without excessive adulation and without glorifying militarism and war. Our guest is author and University of Texas History Professor Bill Brands. We’ll also have a feature about George Washington’s troops at Valley Forge.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veterans Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, along with KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg... Read more

Sat 1/12/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Monte Warden. Monte fronts two great bands, The Wagoneers and Monte Warden and the Dangerous Few, and BOTH of those bands are playing KOOP's Birthday Party this Saturday night at Spider House Ballroom, with the great Peterson Brothers also on the bill! Monte will share songs from both his bands as he gets ready for a big Saturday night and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 12th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with John Beland, Walt & Tina Wilkins (2pm... Read more

Fri 1/11/2019 1:00 pm

People United features State Rep. Gina Hinojosa (D-District 49) on the 86th Texas Legislature, which convenes for regular session from January 8 through May 27, 2019.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 1/9/2019 10:45 pm

Vote for KOOP (up for Best Radio Station) and Jamaican Gold (up for Best Radio Music Program) in the 2019 Austin Chronicle Music Awards Ballot

Sat 1/5/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary guitarist and all-around musician John Beland. John spent years in the Flying Burrito Brothers and has played guitar with everyone: Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Rick Nelson, and a list you won't believe. He's also the author of a new book on his amazing life and is a great songwriter and artist in his own right. Join us as he tells stories and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 5th.

Oh, and by the way, the past FOUR outstanding shows with Walt & Tina Wilkins (... Read more

Fri 1/4/2019 1:00 pm

People United features writer and organizer Bill Fletcher, Jr., on the prospect of unity among the left in the United States.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 1/2/2019 1:30 pm

In partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, KOOP Radio is proud present a night of free live music at Barrel O' Fun featuring a solo set from Trey Privott of local soulful rockers Los Coast and Full Power Non Veg who meld Southern rock, sludgy Houston hip-hop, and Indian classical rhythms to create a desert-rock sound. Sat, February 16, 7-10 PM

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