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Sat 3/24/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin singer/songwriter Vanessa Lively. Vanessa's sound is a sweet blend of traditional folk and world music. She has also become a mom since her appearance on the show several years back, which has certainly informed her musical sound! Join us as Vanessa performs live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 24th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Harold Eggers on Townes Van Zandt/Blaze Foley and That Carolina Sound (Uncle Walt's Band revisited with David Ball and the families of Walter Hyatt and... Read more

Fri 3/23/2018 1:00 pm

People United features historian Jacqueline Jones on her book Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical, which examines the writer, orator and agitator in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Tue 3/20/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Sean Mencher of local rockabilly Ameripolitan 2015 Keeper of the Key Awardees High Noon before their gig that night with band members Kevin Smith and Shaun Young at C-Boy's Heart & Soul.  Tuesday, 3-20, 9-11am.

Fri 3/16/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (The Mekons, The Three Johns, The Waco Bros. & The Four Lost Souls) is traveling down to Austin for SXSW and will be stopping in The Last Round Up.

Fri 3/16/2018 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Joyce Campbell, not just the host's mother, but also a producer of public television for half a century, concurrent with the second wave of the women's movement and other historical developments.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 3/13/2018 2:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Today, March 13 at 2:30pm CDT (1430 hrs). The March theme is Veterans Relatives: Stories From The Folks at Home and three terrific guests will join us to share theirs, plus what their organizations are doing for vets’ families.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Bob Dailey for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-being. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide at ... Read more

Sat 3/10/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes That Carolina Sound, with David Ball, Warren Hood, and Marshall Hood! David Ball is, of course, a major musical act, and right now, he's revisiting the music of Uncle Walt's Band, the historic Texas/South Carolina trio of the seventies and eighties. Walter Hyatt and Champ Hood are gone now, but Champ's son and nephew (great Austin musicians in their own rights) help David to bring the original trio's music alive again. And they're sharing it live on KOOP. Join us for this very special live performance the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm,... Read more

Fri 3/9/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Virginia Grise performing, and also talking about, The Panza Monologues, the play she wrote with Irma Mayorga, based on Chicana women's stories about "that roll of belly we all try to hide!"

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 3/2/2018 1:00 pm

People United features historian Rachel Ida Buff on her book Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century, which focuses on the work of those associated with the American Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born (ACPFB), from its origins during the Great Depression through the Reagan Era.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 2/28/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes four Austin artists with international perspectives - Leti Garza, Shirley Johnson, Paula Maya, and Julie Slim - each of whom will be part of the "ATX Celebrates International Women's Day" event coming up on March 8 at the Spider House Ballroom. Wednesday at 12 noon.

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