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KOOP News Archive

Wed 5/2/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar's annual children's music special happens this Wednesday, May 2 at noon - tune in for some multilingual good cheer!

Tue 5/1/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriters Silas Lowe , his cd Wandering Father Forgotten Son with Beth Chrisman of The Frauleins before their Thursday show at the Cactus Cafe plus Cosmic Cowboy Bob Livingston his new cd Up The Flatland Stairs before the release party Cinco de Mayo at The Saxon Pub all performing live in studio Tuesday, 5/1, 9-11am.

Sat 4/28/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes The Peter More Band. I recently saw this Austin-based band open for Steely Dan's Donald Fagen, who also happened to produce their latest record. And THAT'S what you call a ringing endorsement. Hear Peter and his fine group perform their music live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 28th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Freddie Steady's Wild Country and Claudine Meinhardt can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 4/27/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (of The Mekons / The Three Johns / The Waco Brothers / Four Lost Souls) calls in to "The Last Round Up" with his Track Of The Month, Friday at 3:30PM CST.

Sat 4/21/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Freddie Steady's Wild Country. Freddie Steady Krc has carved out a fascinating career fronting rock bands with many stylistic flavors. They all come together in Freddie Steady's Wild Country, a rocking country review or country rocking review, however you wanna put it! The full band will play live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 21st.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Claudine Meinhardt and Terry Klein can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 4/20/2018 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.

Tue 4/17/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes executive director from Texas Folklife Charlie Lockwood and Big Squeeze polka accordion finalist 16 year old  Isaak Wolfshol  performing live in studio before Saturday's BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT at Bullock Texas State History Museum.  Tuesday, 4/17, 9-11am.

Sat 4/14/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes San Antonio singer/songwriter Claudine Meinhardt. Claudine has spent a lifetime taking in all the music of her fellow Texans, and the wide range of influences comes together for her in a sound that's all her own. She will perform for us live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, April 7th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Terry Klein and Roger Wallace can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule... Read more

Fri 4/13/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks with geographer Eliot Tretter about his research on Austin, his intellectual trajectory, and his activism.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 4/11/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Austin's own Leti Garza, who will be dropping by for some live music and conversation, featuring songs from her new album El Unico Para Mi.

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