August News & Updates

Fall Membership Drive Announced!

Friday, October 6th through Friday, October 13th is the 2017 Fall Membership Drive for KRTU 91.7 FM!

KRTU's twice-a-year on-air "membership drives" are a phone-a-thon style fundraiser to raise money necessary for the station to operate. The on-air membership drives are the most efficient and effective way to reach listeners.

Read more about "Why a Membership Drive?"...

Beloved Concert Series Return in September

Join KRTU for the fall series of Sunday Jazz at the Witte and Jazz in the Garden!

On Sunday, September 10th, enjoy exploring the new Witte Museum campus and relaxing under the pecan trees of the Will Smith Amphitheater to the tunes of Henry Brun and the Latin Playerz.

Jazz in the Garden returns on Friday, September 22nd under the pavilion at the Japanese Tea Garden in Brackenridge Park, by the Jingu House Cafe. Presented in partnership with the San Antonio Parks Foundation and Fresh Horizons Creative Catering, this free event is open to the public.


Jazz Breaks at Noon

Join KRTU Music Director Kory Cook every weekday at 12 p.m. as he delves into the work, influence and inspiration of a major figure, group or movement in the world of jazz. Read more...

August 7- 11
New to You: Archival & Previously Unreleased Material from Resonance & Groovin High

August 14 - 18
The School of George Garzone

August 21 - 25
Collaborations & Works from Brad Mehldau

August 28 - 31
New Releases from Women in Jazz
(Katie Thiroux pictured above.)

(Click here for a sneak preview of new "thank you gifts" available this year for KRTU Member donations! Items should be available by the end of August - thank you for your patience!)


KRTU Members & a guest receive free admission to all Member Events, which are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Art Party:
Ruben V

Friday, August 11
6 - 8:30 p.m.
San Antonio Museum of Art

Listening Session:
Sonny Rollins

Thursday, August 17
6 - 7:30 p.m.
* $240+ members only

Rooftop Jazz:
Ephraim Owens Experience
Friday, August 18
9 - 11 p.m.
* members only

Summer Jazz & Lunch:
Jim Cullum Jazz Band

Sunday, August 20
12:30 - 3 p.m.
The McNay Art Museum

Station Foundation
Member Appreciation

Saturday, August 26
3 - 5 p.m.
* $500+ members only

Skyline Swing:
Jim Cullum Jazz Band

Saturday, September 2
7- 11 p.m.
Skyline Room,
Trinity University


KARA: "Passion"
Album Release

Thursday, August 10
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
Trinity University

Robert Johnson Celebration
Wednesday, August 16
6 - 9 p.m.
Bar 414, Sheraton Gunter Hotel

Blues in the Garden
Thursday, August 17
7 - 10 p.m.
Japanese Tea Garden
Brackenridge Park

Whisky Business
Friday, August 25
7 - 11 p.m.
The Witte Museum

1964 - The Tribute
Saturday, August 26
8 - 11 p.m.
Majestic Theatre

Lalah Hathaway
Sunday, August 27
7 - 10 p.m.
Aztec Theatre

Eddie Gomez Trio Live!
Thursday, September 14
7 - 9 p.m.
Instituto Cultural de Mexico

September 15 & 16
Travis Park


KRTU is a non-commercial, educational radio station broadcasting from Trinity University since 1976.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, KRTU’s success as a cultural institution is made possible through listener support and underwriting.

KRTU 91.7 FM  |  One Trinity Place #69  |  San Antonio, TX  78212

Trinity University
One Trinity Place  #49
San Antonio, TX 78212
If you wish to be removed from this group's mailing list, click here