KOOP 91.7 FM

Austin, TX

KOOP—community radio for Austin, Texas—is radio for people, not for profit. Visit us at KOOP.org.

Today’s Schedule

  • Graveside Service The Graveside Service is the show about dead celebrities! Each Saturday afternoon from 2-3:00 PM, your host Mr. Harris marks the death anniversaries of musicians, actors, authors, politicians and celebrities of every sort and ilk with music, information and good ol' fashioned fun. You may email the Graveside Service at gravesideservice@koop.org.
    LIVE @ 9:00 AM
  • The Lounge Show The Lounge Show airs on KOOP, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas, on Saturday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to noon, and is hosted by your morning man, Jay Robillard. The Lounge Show is premium Hi-Fi kitschy fun, featuring Mambos, cha cha's, exotica, easy listening, catchy instrumentals, jet set, movie and TV soundtracks, male and female crooners, big band, swing, nifty jazz, pop orchestras, moog ditties, bossa nova, vintage commercials, and comedy bits. It has received several "Best of Austin" Chronicle awards, as well as receiving attention in the Austin American-Statesman, Billboard Magazine, and the New York Times. Jay Robillard has worked on the airwaves as a disc jockey since 1975, first working at his dad's radio station in Haynesville, LA (KLVU), then moving on to several college stations (WUTS in Sewanee, TN; KLSU in Baton Rouge, LA; and KTSB and KUT in Austin, TX). He's been a D.J. at KOOP since it went on the air. The first Lounge Show aired December 31, 1994, and it's been a favorite on KOOP ever since.
    LIVE @ 10:00 AM
  • The Jazz Show Email joeyv@koop.org A comprehensive celebration of America's Musical Heritage from its roots until the present day
    LIVE @ 12:00 PM
  • Adventures In Sound Adventures in Sound is a free-form show that explores music spanning more than 120 years of recorded sound. Every Saturday for more than ten years, Dennis Campa has highlighted a variety of music from his collection of 15,000 plus records and cd's. Among the sounds you may hear: century old recordings by noted vaudevillians; musical oddities only found in thrift stores; vintage blues & jazz sides; and records made by movie and television stars. Over the last several years, many local bands have appeared live on this show. Among the noted musicians who've played live on Adventures in Sound are: Wino Vino, Aunt Ruby's Sweet Jazz Babies, Urban Achievers Brass Band, Bruce Salmon, The Cats and the Canary, Yes Ma'am Brass Band and many more! Email requests or comments to: adventuresinsound@koop.org. More play lists from the last several years can be found here: http://koop.radioactivity.fm/show.html?showoid=4380
    LIVE @ 1:00 PM
  • Darkside Daddy Darkside Daddy is part late ‘50s early ‘60s style Rock N Roll radio and part Creature Feature. The music runs the gamut of Rock-a-Billy, Doo-Wop, Garage, Pop, and Punk with clips of movie trailers and old radio shows in between.
    LIVE @ 2:00 PM
  • The Singer and the Song The Singer and the Song features great music from singer/songwriters, performing live at KOOP! It's thoughtful and intimate music shared by musical craftsmen and women, from Austin and beyond straight to your living room. Think of it as a weekly house concert. Past performers include Bobby Whitlock, Dale Watson, Joe King Carrasco, Sara Hickman, and dozens of other gifted artists. Please email your host Rush Evans for inquiries and feedback.
    LIVE @ 3:00 PM
  • The Girlie Show All woman vocals, all the time. Stylistically broad with an emphasis on (x)wave, (x)pop, and a dash of disco hedonism. Every Saturday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Central time. Contact: girlie at koop dot org
    LIVE @ 4:00 PM
  • Fresh from the Underground Host Emeritus: Giless the Avante Gardner Fresh from the Underground explores local and international underground music in any size, shape or form.
    LIVE @ 5:00 PM
  • Darkest Before Dawn Don your black jacket, light up a clove cigarette and grab a cup of coffee. Darkest Before Dawn is the show that brings you Goth, Industrial, and Other Related Genres from the past and the present day.
    LIVE @ 6:00 PM
  • The Clear Spot Freeform music for voracious consumers of sound. No rules, no agenda, just quality music for open-minded listeners. Everything from obscure underground oldies to brand new releases: experimental rock, classic soul, crime jazz, latin boogaloo, country murder ballads, local demos and more share the airwaves for an hour of aural exploration.
    LIVE @ 7:00 PM
  • Stronger Than Dirt High energy showcase for underground rock and roll from the mid 60's to present day. Stronger than Dirt includes garage, psyche, glam, punk, new wave, power pop, and other fun sounds. A great jumpstart for Saturday night.
    LIVE @ 8:00 PM


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