KGOU

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KGOU Radio is a full service public radio station, licensed to the University of Oklahoma, serving the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area, towns in Pontotoc, Seminole and Grady counties, and northwestern Oklahoma. Its format is primarily news/talk on weekdays, with jazz, blues, and world music programs on weekends, broadcasting programs from NPR, PRI and other public radio networks. Its broadcast schedule includes programming for a Native American audience.

KGOU is also a broadcast and online news organization (www.kgou.org) providing news coverage of local, state, regional, national and global issues, along with our partner organizations, NPR, and other networks and content providers. KGOU streams broadcast audio over the internet, and provides online audio of programs and news reports.

The staff of KGOU includes 10 full-time and five part-time employees. The station also houses two reporters employed for StateImpact Oklahoma, a collaborative effort of public broadcasters in the state and NPR.

KGOU originates from studios located on the campus of the University of Oklahoma and is delivered by four transmitters and three translators to more than one million residents of central, southeastern and northwestern Oklahoma.

Licensee: The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma

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66 Pieces

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.

  • From: KGOU
  • Updated: Oct 22, 2021

Latest Pieces

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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show: fantastic funky goodness by funk, soul, and groove outfits from the 1960s to today, like a ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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If you’re looking for music that makes ya feel good, then I’d like to invite you to check out Tonic: The Funky Groove Show. This week, I'm offering...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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This week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show is packed full of fun and funky tunes hand-selected to give you all the good vibes, like a groo...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show: the funkiest of instrumental tracks I could dig up, like a keyboard monster by Eddie Russ. ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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This week on Tonic: The Funky Groove Show: instrumental funk, groove, soul, and lots much more, including an organ crusher by Clarence Wheeler and ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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On this week’s episode of Tonic: The Funky Groove Show: instrumental funk, groove, soul, and so much more, including a funk monster by bass master ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:30
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Caption: The survivor tree at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.
Twenty years ago April 19, a bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and changing the co...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Kristy Yager, Erin Engelke and Cynthia Reid discuss lessons they learned from the May tornadoes at a panel discussion held by the Oklahoma City chapter of the Association of Women in Communication., Credit: Kate Carlton
Since tornadoes struck Central Oklahoma in May, Oklahoma City's communication leaders have evaluated their disaster response plans. Many have found...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:16