Mid-summer sampler, Thus Owls tix

The temperature’s climbing into the triple digits and we’re fresh out of holidays until Labor Day. What’s an Austinite to do?Mid-summer Sampler

Listen this Friday for our Mid-summer Sampler—an independent Canadian playlist curated to cure those post-Fourth blues. Looking for Polaris Prize-nominated albums by The Darcys and Kalle Mattson? We’ve got ’em. Free tickets to see Polaris Prize nominees Thus Owls? Check. Brand new and unreleased music by Operators, Bahamas, and Rich Aucoin? Yup. That, too.

Tune in to This Great White North Friday at 4:30 PM on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin, TX or online at KOOP.org as we guide you through 90 minutes of this and that—from the classic rock sounds of Calgary’s Napalmpom to the sweet beats of SonReal and Shad, with liberal amounts of other genres baked right in. You’ll also hear artists like Brasstronaut, Jadea Kelly, Jeremy Fisher, Paper Lions, Rococode, The Ruffled Feathers, The Salteens, Sam Cash, Sam Roberts, Scary Bear Soundtrack, and The Tourist Company.

Join us every Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 PM for the best in independent Canadian music, broadcasting from sunny Austin, TX on KOOP 91.7 FM and available worldwide at KOOP.org.