Tonic: The Funky Groove Show

Series produced by KGOU

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A KGOU original production hosted by Michael Bendure, Tonic: The Funky Groove Show features a mix of instrumental funk and groove music spanning the past six decades. The program offers family-friendly, feel-good music from the 1960s, '70s and '80s all the way into the 21st Century, encompassing funk, groove, soul, disco, jazz, hip hop and more. A weekly dose of universal harmony, love and acceptance.

Host Michael B approaches this weekly mix of mostly instrumental music with as much positive energy and enthusiasm as the music demands. His vast catalogue and well-researched banter leave the audience informed, entertained and energized. Hear it live Friday evenings on KGOU from 9pm-11pm CT. Michael B is also host of the podcast 40MINUTESOFFUNK.com where he and his guests muse on the topic of funk and groove.

For Stations:

• Available FREE for weekly airing as a one or two-hour program offering
• Two 58-minute segments (no breaks)
• Program-specific :30 broadcast promos available for each (two-hour) episode
• Specials (holiday and ‘themed’ programs) offered throughout the year
• Stream-able & SoundExchange compliant
• Program-specific promotional images (selected album art of artists/songs featured and/or logos and other artwork) included in individual episode download pages

For More Information Contact:

Jim Johnson
programming@kgou.org
(405) 325-3110

Additional/Related Resources Of Interest:

http://www.kgou.org/show/tonic-the-funky-groove-show

@funkygrooveshow on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

http://www.40minutesoffunk.com is Michael B’s accompanying podcast for those interested in hearing conversations on the topic of funk and groove.
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Host Michael B approaches this weekly mix of mostly instrumental music with as much positive energy and enthusiasm as the music demands. His vast catalogue and well-researched banter leave the audience informed, entertained and energized. Hear it live Friday evenings on KGOU from 9pm-11pm CT. Michael B is also host of the podcast 40MINUTESOFFUNK.com where he and his guests muse on the topic of funk and groove. For Stations: • Available FREE for weekly airing as a one or two-hour program offering• Two 58-minute segments (no breaks)• Program-specific :30 broadcast promos available for each (two-hour) episode• Specials (holiday and ‘themed’ programs) offered throughout the year• Stream-able & SoundExchange compliant• Program-specific promotional images (selected album art of... Show full description


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This week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show features some deep dives into original vinyl, rare record b-sides, and some unexpected tunes, l...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you’re like me and need a pick-me-up from the latest news, have I got something for you! Tune in to Tonic: The Funky Groove Show for hand-select...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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Attention, all you vinyl record lovers! On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’re going crate digging and pulling out some favo...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you’re in need of a little distraction from the noise, a break from the negativity, or just a spring in your step, then tune in to Tonic: The Fu...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’re continuing our exploration of new recordings from 2021, with the second and final sho...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you thought 2021 was rough, try being a professional musician! On this week’s special edition of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’ll hear two ho...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you like holiday music, but you need a little Funk, don’t miss a special episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show! This week, we’ll hear funky, i...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you need a seasonal change of pace and love a good holiday tune, or you want a fun and festive alternative to traditional music, then tune in to...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you need a weekly dose of pick-me-up music, then look no further! This week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show has just what the doctor o...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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This week, on Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, join me for an episode designed to make you feel good, with solid tracks like a 2020 J&B Kings tune, “L...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, I’ve dug up some truly rare tracks from obscure bands and artists spanning the 1960s throug...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’re digging deep, I mean, WAY deep, into 1970s vinyl, including many tracks by otherwise ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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We’re puttin’ a little extra weird in our funk on this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show. Tune in for fun and funky tunes from the 196...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’re pulling out all the stops with instrumental funk, groove, and soul tunes guaranteed t...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Halloween, that is! Join me, Michael B, for a special, spooky edition of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show for...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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This week on Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, it’s another epic journey through six decades of instrumental feel-good tunes, including a soulful Billy...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, we’re celebrating the Great State of Oklahoma, with bands and musicians from the Sooner Sta...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On an all-new episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, I’ll share the finest cuts of instrumental funk, groove, and soul, plus some surprises, like...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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Want a little funky boost for your week? Join me, Michael B, for an episode of upbeat, instrumental tunes on Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, like a r...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you need a little funky soul music, then tune in to Tonic: The Funky Groove Show, with me, Michael B, and hear stellar feel-good grooves, like a...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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