KOOP News Archive

Wed 9/25/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar features live music and conversation with Little Mazarn in advance of their KOOP-sponsored appearance on Saturday night at Stubbs Indoors. Wednesday, 9/25 at 12 pm.

Mon 9/23/2019 1:45 pm

Attention KOOP listeners! Did you know that KOOP is a true cooperative, run primarily by volunteers and supporters? Now is your chance to take a leadership role in the KOOP radio family. We’re calling for Nominations to KOOP’s Board of Directors and Community Council. If you would like to serve the KOOP community in either of these roles, the time to do so is now. Fill out our online nomination form today!

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Mon 9/23/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists focuses on Abstract Collaboration with guest artists Alicia Philley and Emily Hoyt-Weber, who will share some stories, insights and information on their Art, their upcoming collabative Art exhibit.and much more! Their websites: AliciaPhilley.com and EHoytWeber.com.Monday, 9/23, 1pm.

Sat 9/21/2019 7:00 pm

Michael C. Sharp as a self-titled solo musician is a classic mix of effects driven ambient tones, analog sequences, and layers of echo drenched guitar leads. Sharp's semi-free form style of song building allows each piece to have a structural anchor with plenty of room for his technical musicianship to shine. (Holodeck Records)

In this rare performance, Sharp will be providing two sets of new music, one of which encompasses one piece. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be a gripping occasion filled with deep sonic troughs.

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Sat 9/21/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes the legendary Explosives. This historic Austin trio made a mighty power pop mark on Texas music back in the Raul's days, and they also served as Roky Erickson's band in the early eighties and in the 2000s. Their songs are tight, rocking, and, well, EXPLOSIVE, as you will hear when they perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, September 21st.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with the Pauline Reese and the Coffee Sergeants can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks after they... Read more

Fri 9/20/2019 1:00 pm

People United features environmentalist Bill McKibben on the climate fight.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 9/17/2019 7:00 pm

KVRX & KOOP present Como Las Movies with The Naked Tungs, Mírame, Honey Tap. Tuesday, September 17th at Mohawk (912 Red River St). Doors at 7 PM. Como Las Movies -- https://www.comolasmovies.com; The Naked Tungs -- https://thenakedtungs.bandcamp.com; Mirame -- https://soundcloud.com/miramemusic; Honey Tap -- https://soundcloud.com/honeytap

Mon 9/16/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features conversation with La Peña & Artists Valerie Menard, Susanna Villaneuva, and Kelly Daniela. We'll hear about their Art, insights, projects, upcoming events & much much more! Monday, Sep 16, 1pm.

Sat 9/14/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Pauline Reese. Pauline is a fantastic singer/songwriter with a special brand of country music with a heart. She has a new duet coming out with Willie Nelson, and that endorsement says it all! She will perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, September 14th. AND HEY: It's KOOP's Membership Drive, and a GREAT way to support this great weekly live performance show is to call DURING it and make a contribution to this amazing community resource! 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with... Read more

Fri 9/13/2019 1:00 pm

People United features historian Shennette Garrett-Scott, talking about her book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance before the New Deal with Resistencia Bookstore caretaker Lilia Rosas, herself a historian.

Listen to an archive of this program here.