• The KOOP Roundup, Week of 11/28

    11/30: KOOP and Thundercloud Subs presents: Lonesome Nights – 7 pm, Sahara Lounge, No Cover. Country KOOP’s monthly country night is back once again! Come experience the cowboy blues as you enjoy live tunes and great records spun by the Lonesome Strangers DJs and friends. 12/1: Zapata – 10 pm, C-Boy’s, $8 Blues Rock Master […]

  • Lonesome Nights – Wed, 11/30 @ Sahara Lounge

    KOOP Radio, Thundercloud Subs & The Lonesome Stranger present Lonesome Nights, a monthly country night at Sahara Lounge. Join us every last Wednesday for live tunes & records spun by The Lonesome Stranger DJs & friends. This November we’re joined by Sarah Barlow and the Heat, Larry Decaf’s Slow Pony and Clayton England. $5 :: […]

  • The KOOP Roundup, Week of 11/21

    Monday Night Jazz | 6pm & 9pm, Monday, 11/21 | Elephant Room | No Cover | Jazz The sounds of local jazz are alive and well in the basement that makes up this great club. This Austinite jazz revue, with an early and late show of your choosing, makes for a great way to unwind […]

  • The KOOP Roundup, Week of 11/14

    Hard Proof | 10pm, Monday, 11/14 | C-Boy’s | $10 | Jazz/Funk Afrobeat afficionatos through and through, Hard Proof brings a long-honed sound and style to C-Boy’s Monday night. Rightfully earning its place next to the other premier horn sections found around town, they’re twice as good live as they are on record. A tight, […]

  • KOOP Brunch at Try Hard Coffee!

    Get your brunch on every first Saturday of the month with KOOP DJs spinning your soundtrack at Try Hard Coffee Roasters! This month features Dot Matrix of The Girlie Show and DJ Lippy of Free Samples, a duo you do not want to miss. The fun starts at 8:30 and runs through 12:30. See you […]

  • Register to Vote With KOOP and Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches!

    Tuesday, October 11th is the last day to register to vote in November’s elections, and we’re setting up all day with Ground Game Texas at Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches to get folks registered! VDRs will be there from 8 AM, and starting at 5 PM KOOP DJs Scott Gardner (Stronger Than Dirt), ValloGallo (Love […]

  • The SIMS Foundation Celebrates World Mental Health Day October 10

    The Austin Artists Show recently featured Patsy Dolan, Executive Director of the SIMS Foundation, which is based here in Austin. The following is an excerpt of their interview. Q: Musicians in Austin are certainly familiar with the SIMS Foundation, but for those who are not: can you tell us a little bit about its history? […]

  • Lonesome Nights – Wed, 7/27 – Sahara Lounge

    KOOP Radio, Thundercloud Subs & The Lonesome Stranger present Lonesome Nights, a monthly country night at Sahara Lounge. Join us every last Wednesday for live tunes & records spun by The Lonesome Stranger DJs & friends. Our 5th edition features live music from Guma, Dan & Christy Foster, and Sarah Barlow plus DJ Jammertime Jeremiah. […]

  • Local Music Spotlight: The Lonesome Heroes

    The Band: The Lonesome Heroes is a cosmic Americana foursome fronted by lead singer and songwriter Rich Russell. Other members of the band include bassist Brandon Gonzalez, drummer Ben Galloway, and lead guitarist Gary Newcomb (also of seminal Austin band Li’l Cap’n Travis. Other friends and occasional band members come and go, depending on the […]

  • Carrie Clark’s B-Day Party

    Come celebrate the birthday of Austin musician and friend of KOOP, Carrie Clark, this Saturday, May 14 from 7-10pm at Bobo’s Snack Bar. DJ Scott Gardner from KOOP’s Stronger Than Dirt will be providing the party tunes. Bobo’s is located at 3850 Airport Blvd (across the street from the KOOP studios).