• News and EventsAug 12, 2020

    Midnight Strangers on Facebook Live – Thursday, August 13th @ 7 PM

    KOOP Presents: Midnight Strangers Live on Facebook Thursday, August 13 @ 7 PM Tip the band on PayPal: paypal.me/midnightstrangers Follow along as the band takes over our the KOOP Instagram day of show (@koopradio / instagram.com/koopradio) Artwork by Grace Reyer The Midnight Strangers are an indie rock band formed in Austin, Texas, in 2016 by […]

  • News and EventsAug 11, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    Austin Public Health (APH) has rolled out a free walk-up testing site at Del Valle Middle School through Aug. 16 from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. every day. The Del Valle testing site will test people on a first come, first served basis. Residents in the community do not need an appointment, doctor’s referral, or insurance. 5500 […]

  • News and EventsAug 06, 2020

    In-Touch Interview: Chef Lynzy Moran of Baton Creole

    Chef Lynzy Moran from Baton Creole in East Austin talks about their pay-it-forward plate program, which helps provide free lunch or dinner for out-of-work service industry employees in the Austin area. Meet one of Austin’s most outgoing and original chefs, and bask in the warmth of her accent and her giant heart.  Listen below:

  • News and EventsAug 03, 2020

    Vinyl Night with Tom Ashburn of The Dark End of the Street

    Our socially distanced version of Vinyl Night at The Carpenter continues with a playlist curated by Tom Ashburn of The Dark End of the Street. Here’s what Tom has to say about the mix: “Texas Soul artists of the 60s and early 70s are largely unknown these days, overshadowed by the abundance of Blues, Rock, […]

  • News and EventsAug 03, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    Austin Public Health is conducting home COVID-19 testing for those who are unable to leave their home to visit a testing site. To schedule a home test, call 512-972-5560. The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) will reopen Bull Creek Greenbelt and Barton Creek Greenbelt beginning August 8, 2020 by reservation only. Reservations are free and […]

  • News and EventsAug 02, 2020

    Boots on the Air – Monday, August 10 at 1:30 pm

    KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, August 10 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, plus KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and good conversation about the news. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide at www.KOOP.org.

  • News and EventsJul 30, 2020

    Nevil Instagram Livestream – Thursday, July 30

    KOOP presents local trio Nevil live from our Instagram (instagram.com/koopradio) on Thursday, July 30th at 7 PM. “Nevil subsist on deadpan vocal delivery, sarcastic choruses, shout-along group cheer, and stripped-down garage rock…The group revels in Ng’s vocal affect on conversational punk lyrics, akin to Modern Lovers frontman Jonathan Richman.” – Rachel Rascoe, Austin Chronicle Support […]

  • News and EventsJul 27, 2020

    Civil Rights and Wrongs – Tuesday, July 28

    Our guest this week on Civil Rights and Wrongs is Bill Spelman.  Bill holds a Ph.D. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and is currently an urban policy specialist at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT.  He has served twice on the Austin City Council, as recently as 2015.  At […]

  • News and EventsJul 20, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    By order of the Mayor, landlords may not issue Notices to Vacate to tenants through July 25, 2020. If your landlord or the landlord of someone you know has issued you or someone else a notice to vacate your rented property due to rent nonpayment or otherwise, report your landlord to 3-1-1, who will help […]

  • News and EventsJul 15, 2020

    The Lounge Show – Saturday, July 18 – Ennio Morricone Tribute

    The Lounge Show this Saturday will highlight the music of legendary Italian composer, conductor, and trumpet player Ennio Morricone who sadly passed away on July 6th leaving behind a legacy of over 400 film and television scores as well as over 100 classical works. ALSO there will be a ticket giveaway during the program to […]