• News and EventsOct 19, 2020

    Emily No Good :: Single Release & IG Takeover – Mon, 10/19

    Join us on Monday as Emily No Good takes over our Instagram account (@koopradio / instragram.com/koopradio) to celebrate the release of her new single, “Faster”. “Faster” is the latest single from the budding solo project of Nevil’s frontwoman, Emily No Good. In this third song, she leans towards a more experimental sound accompanied by drony […]

  • News and EventsOct 19, 2020

    Austin Artists – Mon, 10/19: people the We & Black Mountain Project

    Do you know any POC led arts collectives in Austin? Meet Black Mountain Project. Kanya Lyons talks with the three artists behind this collective – Adrian Aguilera, Betelhem Makonnen, and Tammie Rubin – who are making space for other POC artists. We talk about their art collective, their exhibitions, and the upcoming show – people […]

  • News and EventsOct 15, 2020

    Stronger Than Dirt – Saturday, 10/17 @ 8 PM

    Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include the Creation, Honey Bane, Girls At Our Best, Pink Lincolns, Dead Moon, Sugarfreaks, and Final Solutions, new music by UK Gold (Olympia WA), Sweeping Promises (Boston), Eerie Family (Taylor TX), and Naked Roommate (Berkley), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger Than Dirt be your Saturday […]

  • News and EventsOct 15, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    New COVID–19 Hotline: Austin Public Health (APH) set up a hotline to provide resources and information for high-risk workers during the pandemic. Operated by Austin Voices for Education and Youth, the hotline provides information and referral services for front line staff who need assistance due to COVID–19. Hotline staff can be reached at 512-493-4288 from 8am–8pm Monday through […]

  • News and EventsOct 12, 2020

    Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    Indigenous Peoples‘ Day was begun in 1989 in South Dakota to celebrate Native American day on the second Monday of October, marking the beginning of the year of reconciliation.  Also called First People‘s Day, National Indigenous Peoples Day, Indian Day (Brazil), or Native American Day.  It was a grass roots movement that has blossomed into a day to honor Native Indigenous Americans […]

  • News and EventsOct 11, 2020

    Civil Rights and Wrongs – Tuesday, 10/13 @ 6 PM

    This Tuesday we have two guests: Gus Bova, staff writer for the Texas Observer, will talk about his recent article on homelessness, “No Place To Be.” Austin Sanders, staff writer for the Austin Chronicle, complements the discussion with observations from his coverage of City Hall. Michelle Manning-Scott will provide another update on drive-up submission of […]

  • News and EventsOct 10, 2020

    KOOP Variety Time Presents: The Mystery Box – Thurs, 10/15 @ 4:30 PM

    If you like Latin and world music, you’re in for a treat! We’ll hear music from Havana, Barcelona, Kinshasa, Monterrey, Bogotá, Bahia, Dakar, and from right here in Austin! Prepare yourself for an auditory journey with DJ Kanya Lyons this Thursday at 4:30 PM.

  • News and EventsOct 09, 2020

    Free PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Distribution

    The Austin Public Health Department will be distributing free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like facemasks, hand sanitizer, and educational materials to city residents from 9-11 AM on: Tuesday, October 6 at Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Metro Park, 400 Grove Blvd. Austin Wednesday, October 7 at Turner Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Drive, Austin […]

  • News and EventsOct 08, 2020

    Boots on the Air – Mon, 10/12 @ 1:30 PM

    KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 12 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 EventsOct 08, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    10/8: 2021 Health Insurance Q&A: The Open Enrollment period for public Marketplace health insurance is coming up Nov. 1–Dec. 15. If you have questions about eligibility or coverage options, join Foundation Communities’ Health Coverage program experts on Oct. 8 at 1:30pm for a live Community Health Coverage Forum via phone, Zoom, or Facebook Live. For […]