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Mon 2/11/2019 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, February 11 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then, to celebrate World Radio Day, you’ll hear a truckload … a boatload … a planeload (depending on your branch of service) of recordings from Armed Forces Radio worldwide over many years. Some very cool stuff, including a surprise about “good morning, Vietnam!”

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veteran Michael A. Brown and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and... Read more

Sun 2/10/2019 9:00 am

Red River Stomp features Don Leady Co-founder of the LeRoi Brothers, founder of the Tail Gators, guitarist extraordinaire. Sunday February 10th 9:00 AM CST.

Don Leady's eclectic tastes range through rock and roll, blues, cajun, conjunto, surf, swing, country and beyond.  

Join us this week for music and conversation with one of Austin's most versatile and valuable musicians.  

Red River Stomp

Sunday (2/10) at 9 am  

Sat 2/9/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Honeybeard. Honeybeard is a musical project of a couple of cool Austin talents, John Barnes and Bo Davis, whose music will be performed live the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 9th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Rebecca Loebe and  Laura Lee can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop 
 

Sat 2/9/2019 8:30 am

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb 9th at 9 PM, as KOOP teams up with 91.7 sibs KVRX for a night of musical revelry at Beerland. Local bands Borzoi, Gospel Truth, Hi Gene, and Prom Threat will provide the live entertainment, with doors opening at 9pm. Beerland is located at 711 1/2 Red River St. It's one frequency, two stations, and four great bands.
 

Fri 2/8/2019 1:00 pm

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of the panel "Too Black to Be Queer, Too Queer to Be Black," convened during Austin Black Pride's third annual festival, and featuring Jeremy Teal, Fum Fum Ko, Constance Upshaw, Fatima Mann, and Sam Davis.  Upshaw, Austin Black Pride's outreach director, moderated the panel.  In this episode, the panelists take questions exclusively from the moderator.  (Next week's episode has them also taking questions from the audience.)

Listen to an archive of this program... Read more

Wed 2/6/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Mira Dickey and Ian Files, two local fiddlers who special in Scandinavian styles. Mira and Ian will be featured performers at the Austin Friends of Traditional Music's Midwinter Festival on (Saturday, 2/9). Wednesday, 12 pm.

Sat 2/2/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Rebecca Loebe. Rebecca is a great singer/songwriter from right here in Austin, Texas, as a member of the trio Nobody's Girl and as an excellent solo artist. Her new record comes out next week, and she's gonna share songs from it live the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 2nd.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Laura Lee, Gigi Love (previous Saturday, 2pm), and Roger Len Smith can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 2/1/2019 1:00 pm

People United features legal scholar Tanya Katerí Hernández and historian Minkah Makalani on her book Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination, which argues that multiracial people suffer the same kinds of discrimination as other people of color in the United States and benefit from the same civil-rights protections.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 1/29/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes honky tonk real country music singer songwriter native Texan Weldon Henson to the mic with a new cd, Texas Made Honky Tonk,  before his longtime residency every Tuesday night in the Broken Spoke Saloon Dancehall.  Tuesday, 1/29, 9-11am.

Sat 1/26/2019 1:45 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Laura Lee. Laura Lee is another great singer/songwriter from right here in Austin, Texas with wonderful songs and a singing style that is uniquely her own, as you will hear when she performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 26th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Gigi Love (last Saturday, 2pm), Roger Len Smith, and Monte Warden can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica... Read more

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