KOOP News Archive
Off the Beatle Path honors the memory of Cynthia Lennon, who passed away this week. Cynthia was a lovely person, extremely important to the Beatles' story. Her musically gifted son Julian also has a birthday this week, so we'll hear some recordings of Cynthia herself along with music from her beloved Julian. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, April 6th
For this week on What's New, we'll have a great interview with the one & only Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ fame. We'll catch up with him about his new cookbook coming out this week... Also, there's this little thing called the James Beard National Culinary Awards that he's up for... Oh and #SmokerGate, talking about potential smoke ordinances that rattled the entire BBQ community last week. Hear all of that & more at 10am Monday.
Rancho Alegre's back in the studio with the new one from "El Boss" Edgar Vasquez, the debut single from Austin's own Ms. Nikki Lopez, more new stuff from Noel Hernandez, plus we'll introduce our listeners to Los Perdidos! And of course I'll dig deep into the catalog for more #Tejano and #Conjunto you won't hear anywhere else!
Gotta love Monday mornings on Austin FM! Tune in at 9am to 91.7 KOOP Radio and online at koop.org.
Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree, will feature two live performances - Open Range from Montana and local songwriter Lauren Beller who first sang on KOOP at age 7. Also songs honoring April Fools Day and Easter. Thursday April 2, 9-11 am.
Under the X in Texas welcomes award winning steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar saying farewell to her Austin fans with songs from her Slide Show cd & various local band recordings. Tuesday , 3-31, 9-11 a.m.
The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary roots rocker, the one and only Webb Wilder on a rare Austin visit! There's nobody like Webb, and this one's gonna be an absolute blast, as he will perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 28th
On Non-Breaking Space, Mia Vanetek, daughter of Shorty Rogers, and Julie Candoli, cousin of Conte and Pete Candoli, pick their favorite jazz trumpet cuts.
People United looks back at ten years on KOOP Radio.