People United speaks in depth with Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio, which records and distributes voices of prisoners, including the commentaries of Mumia Abu-Jamal, for airplay on radio stations, and also for presentations in other contexts.
Dave Barber talks with writer, filmmaker, photographer and folklorist Alan Govenar about The Blues Come To Texas: Paul Oliver and Mack McCormick's Unfinished Book. The collaboration between the British-born Oliver and Houston-based McCormick began in 1959. Their eagerly awaited manuscript about Texas blues never made it into finished form during their lifetimes (...read more
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Now that membership drive is over, it's time to party! All members that chose to receive thank-you gifts with their donation are welcome to pick them up in person at our Member Pick-Up Party on Sunday, October 20th from 4-6 PM at BLK Vinyl (2505 E 6th St).
***LIVE*** remote of Love on the Dole with DJ Vallogallo!!
So come on out and hobnob with KOOP DJS and enjoy some refreshments from Real Ale Brewing & Rambler while showing off your snazzy new KOOP SWAG.
Thanks SO MUCH for your support, and we can't wait to see you!!
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KOOP Radio's monthly Barrel O' Fun concert series returns with a psychedelic double bill. The ethereal folk stylings of Dead Animal share the stage with the heavy dungeon rock of King Country.
FREE | 21+ after 8 PM | 1911 Aldrich St | Music kicks off at 7:30 PM
Dead Animal is a band formed in Austin, Texas, whose members include but are not limited to: Geena Spigarelli, Urban Eisley and Dan Patrevito. Dead Animal represents a part of everyone. Dead Animal sometimes would to like sound pleasant.
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People United focuses on the struggle for justice for Rodney Reed, currently scheduled for execution by the State of Texas on November 20, 2019, following a controversial murder conviction. Reed's supporters have been calling for a stay of execution and a new trial. This episode features an interview with Reed's brother, Rodrick (pictured), and also presents coverage of a rally held at the Texas Capitol. (Reed's family plans to return to the Capitol this Saturday, October 19, at 2 pm, for the 20th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty,... Read more
We have teamed up with Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery to bring you a super sessionable pale ale we have aptly named, 91.7. This beer is brewed to be bone dry, hop forward and consisting of only 91.7 calories (well, as close as we could get). Come by Black Star (7020 Easy Wind Dr Suite 100) on Thursday, October 17th to enjoy some crispy tunes and a crispy beer as Small Cool World live broadcasts.
Austin Artists features ART SPARK TEXAS & Exit 12 Dance theatre. We'll hear news, info, opportunities, events & info about Exit 12 Dance theatre's event "Stories of War." Monday, 10/14, 1 p.m.
The Singer and the Song welcomes Grant Peeples. Grant lives in Florida and is in Austin at the moment recording his next record, which will consist solely of covers written by some of his favorite female songwriting peers. His own stuff includes topical material at the Woody Guthrie/Phil Ochs level. He's a fascinating guy, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 12th.
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Larry Wilson Band and Amanda Pascali can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for... Read more
People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido about his documentary ZONED OUT: The Legacy of CodeNEXT, where she appears, as well as about the issues the online video covers, including city upzoning and the proposed 2019 revision to Austin's Land Development Code, on which the Austin City Council may vote by December.
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KOOP DJ Night returns this Thursday at The 13th Floor (1812 E 12th St) with Bryan Carroll & Grace Reyer of The Clear Spot, Corporate Gigs, and Acid Daddy
21+ | A portion of all bar sales benefits KOOP | FREE
The Singer and the Song welcomes Larry Wilson and his band. Larry is one of the best guitarists in Texas, and he spent many years and miles with Jimmy LaFave demonstrating that. But he also has his own music, a blistering electric rock with heart, as you will hear when he and his whole band join us and perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 5th
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Amanda Pascali and The Explosives can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at Radio Free America - Station Calendar... Read more