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Sat 7/7/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes The Belle Sounds. This folk/pop band from right here in Austin is fronted by Noelle Hampton and Andre Moran who create lush and thoughtful recordings, as you will hear when they perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 7.
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Him and Her and The John Inmon Band can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check 'em out!
 

Fri 7/6/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks with David Campbell, not just the host's father, but also an environmental economist, a naturalized US citizen of Canadian origin, and a historical witness to major social and political changes from the 1960s onward.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 7/5/2018 12:00 pm

All Austin acts. No genre restrictions. Some would say no discernable aesthetic whatsoever. But Rockin' Rob knows different. Tune in this Thursday from noon until 1pm at 91.7FM. If you miss the live FM broadcast, which is also live-streamed at koop.org, you can still catch the show for TWO WEEKS at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop.

Wed 7/4/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes the German Austin-based accordionist Jan Flemming, who will be introducing his new band Doppel. Wednesday, July 4, noon.

Sat 6/30/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a lovely musical duo, Him and Her. Brenda and Michael have a unique and special sound, thanks to Brenda's lovely voice and Michael's fine harmonica playing. Their new album is a celebration of songs written by women in Texas. It's a special collection, as you will hear when they performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 30th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with the John Inmon Band and The Footnotes can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 6/29/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of the teach-in "Policing in America," moderated by UT-Austin Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty member Karma Chávez, and featuring performer and secondary school teacher Jesús I. Valles, Chávez's faculty colleague C. J. Alvarez, Lewis Conway Jr. and Sofia Casini of Grassroots Leadership, and Palestinian-rights activists Eman Nabulsi and Hana Masri.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 6/26/2018 2:30 pm

Greg Ciotti speaks with artists Gary Floyd (formerly of legendary punk band The Dicks) and Carlos Lowry. Host Ciotti says of Gary Floyd: "Only after reading Gary's book, Please Bee Nice, My Life Up Till Now that I better understood this unique individual described as 'mentor...maverick...(and) punk Buddah.' "

Please bee nice by listening to The Community Pilot Show airing live at 2:30 PM CST Tuesday 26 June.  

Sun 6/24/2018 10:00 am

Strictly Bluegrass host Ted Branson speaks live with musician/producer/ex Seldom Scene road manager Akira Otsuka from Kobe Japan's Bluegrass 45 now in Virginia and just released on Smithsonian Folkways Epilogue A Tribute to John Duffy various artists album.  Sunday, 6/24, 10 a.m.-Noon.

Sat 6/23/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary Texas artist, John Inmon. John is one of Texas' most soulful guitarists, whose work has added great depth to the recordings of Jimmy LaFave, Jerry Jeff Walker, and the historic Lost Gonzo Band. But beyond all that, John is a fine songwriter and artist in his own right, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 23rd.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with The Footnotes and Emily Grace Clark can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 6/22/2018 3:30 pm

Author Joe Gross will be stopping by to talk about Fugazi's "In On The Kill Taker" and you'll be hearing nothing but songs off the album.

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