• Program HighlightsSep 10, 2020

    Boots on the Air – Monday, September 14

    KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, September 14 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.

  • Program HighlightsSep 04, 2020

    Stronger Than Dirt @ 8pm, Sat. Sep 5

    Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include Red Crayola (Houston), Soft Machine, Giorgio, The Quick, Replacements, Edith Nylon, A-Frames, Limiñanas, and new music by the Melenas (Spain), Germ House (Rhode Island), and Kay Odyssey (Austin), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger Than Dirt be your Saturday night quarantine party soundtrack!

  • Program HighlightsAug 31, 2020

    Civil Rights and Wrongs – Tuesday, September 1

    This week on Civil Rights and Wrongs we consider the possible formation of a second school district for Austin. Roxanne Evans, who chronicled the de-segregation, then the de facto re-segregation of AISD in the 1980s for the Austin American-Statesman, discusses a plan to move schools in East Austin into a separate district. Roxanne heads the […]

  • Program HighlightsAug 27, 2020

    Stronger Than Dirt – Saturday, August 29 @ 10 PM

    Featured artists on this Saturday’s Stronger Than Dirt include the Heartbreakers and Waldos (RIP Walter Lure), Faine Jade, Suzi Quatro, Ultravox!, 20/20, Only Ones, Powersnatch (Austin), Deadites (Austin), Fresh & Onlys, and new music by the Melenas (Spain), Chats (Australia), and Public Practice (NYC), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger Than Dirt […]

  • Program HighlightsAug 26, 2020

    Duet singing extravaganza! – Sun, 8/30 @ 10 PM

    Strictly Bluegrass on Sunday morning, August 30, will feature two hours of great duet singing, mostly in the bluegrass style, but some old time and early country recordings, as well. Join host Gary Mortensen as he plays recordings by the Stanley Brothers, Hazel and Alice, the Delmore Brothers, Dale Ann Bradley and Tina Adair, and […]

  • Program HighlightsAug 22, 2020

    Brandon flies the last Community Pilot Show – Tue, 8/25 @ 2 PM

    The Rush Guy’s constant companion on Off The Beatles Path, Brandon Rummel, takes the controls for the last Community Pilot Show. He has dug deep into the sounds of the British invasion from the early sixties to get us singing and dancing in our quarantine.

  • Program HighlightsAug 22, 2020

    Gus Bova on the border wall, Greg Casar on the city budget – Tues, 8/25 @6 PM

    This week on Civil Rights and Wrongs we’ll be discussing the border wall with Gus Bova, staff writer for the Texas Observer. Earlier this year Gus traveled to Laredo to investigate recent developments, as he recounts in his report “Back to the Wall”. Laredo is unique in its significance for Texas, and novel in its […]

  • Program HighlightsAug 20, 2020

    Stronger Than Dirt – Saturday, August 22 @ 8 PM

    Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include the Byrds, the Mekons, Suburban Lawns, Thomas Dolby, Chris & Cosey, Gaunt, Causey Way, new music by the Melenas (Spain), Optik Sink (Memphis), and Public Practice (NYC), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Hope you can tune in!

  • Program HighlightsAug 18, 2020

    Debut of Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Friday, August 21 @ 6 pm

    Join Lights Camera Austin host Robert Sims for the debut of Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, a limited monthly show devoted to songs and music from films. Today’s debut will celebrate the career of director Joel Schumacher (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “The Lost Boys,” “Batman Forever,” “Batman & Robin,” “Phantom of the Opera”).

  • Program HighlightsAug 16, 2020

    Chicken Chat on the Pilot Show – Tuesday, August 18 @ 2 PM

    KOOP Programmer TJ Masters of Small Cool World, who recently dove all in to the raising of chickens talks chicks with Carmen, the Urban Chicken Rancher, about how to raise them, how much it costs, what you have to do and how you will name and love your chickens. The Community Pilot Show airs every […]