In the Groove

Event Hours(1)

  • Tuesday

    10:00 pm - 12:00 am

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In The Groove features the best of what’s happening in the live music scene right now.  The music we play is centered around artists that make their living playing live, sometimes hundreds of days a year, and is characterized by quality musicianship and fascinating improvisation.   Sometimes labIn The Groove Oval Logoeled jamband music, it spans all genres including rock, blues, funk, bluegrass, world beat and jazz.

Thor’s best of 2017 list is right here if you want to check it out!

This show first aired on WMNF in 2007.  At that time, Jake Clemens & Thor shared the programming. After about a year, Jake moved to Ohio where he still spins.  Soon after Eric Hestbeck and Wayne Tagle got involved, volunteering to help answer phones and share their experiences.  Wayne and Thor have been sharing programming responsibilities for the past few years, and have definitely gotten into a groove.

We continue to air the best of the local, regional and national live music scene, and love to feature artists playing in the WMNF Live Music Studio.  Artists that we have had in the studio or talked to on the phone over the years include String Cheese Incident, Railroad Earth, Tea Leaf Green, Perpetual Groove, The Heavy Pets, Cope, Toubab Krewe, Bogus Pomp, Uncle John’s Band, Bela Fleck, and many more.
Please tune in on Tuesday nights and get turned on to something new to get you In The Groove…

 

Thank You Gifts available from In the Groove
Mushroom Brotherhood Poster (signed by Jamoie)
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Clearwater Jazz Holiday Thursday
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A pair of General Admission tickets to the Thursday, October 17 Clearwater Jazz Holiday with The Soul Rebels and Boys II Men headlining.

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Todd Snider
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Centro Asturiano 1-24-2020 8PM

 

 

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Donna the Buffalo New Year’s Tribal Celebration
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The Cuban Club New Year’s Eve 8PM

WMNF is celebrating our 40 Year Anniversary with special events that reflect our history. As part of this celebration, the WMNF  tribe is bringing in the New Year with Donna the Buffalo – the band that has played ten New Year’s Eve events with us. To make it even more historic, our New Year’s party will return to the first venue that Donna the Buffalo ever played in Florida,  the Cuban Club Courtyard (they played the 1994 Tropical Heatwave).

Longtime WMNF favorites Have Gun, Will Travel and new favorites Someday Honey will open!

 

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40 Years RadioActive Men’s T-Shirt – Fall Drive
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Celebrating 40 years of local, independent radio.  Celebrate this anniversary by supporting 88.5 and getting a “40 Years RadioActive” T-shirt.

This great shirt has a fun design on a sand colored shirt.

This is for a donation of $88.50, or even better, join our Circle of Friends and donate $7.37 a month.

 

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WMNF Swag Bag Package
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This package includes 2 WMNF -shirts, 1 peace magnet, 1 ball cap, 1 grocery bag, 1 re-usable straw and 1 pair of WMNF socks.  Please indicate size of T-shirt and style (Men’s or Women’s)

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Gary Clark Jr This Land CD
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This CD offers a rich window into the musical soul of Gary Clark Jr on his most ambitious work to date

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WMNF “Last Local Radio” Socks
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Yes, we finally decided that we will wear socks.  But not just any socks but “Last Local Radio” socks.  Get a pair or two today.  Appropriate with any attire or occasion.   Rock your socks!!!

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Marcus King Family Jam 2018 Poster for In the Groove
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This great poster needs to go in your music room or man cave or she shelter or office.
Thanks for supporting In the Groove!

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WMNF Last Local Radio T-Shirt
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On September 14th, WMNF will be celebrating 40 years of local, independent radio.  Celebrate this anniversary by supporting 88.5 and getting “The Last Local Radio Station” T-shirt.  Both in men’s and women’s style.  The women’s shirt is a V neck.

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In the Groove Live Performance Download – all the Groovefests
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Download the compressed zip file containing mp3 audio, extract and upload to any of your devices! Phones, tablets, laptops, works on everything. Need your email please!

A compilation of all of the live performances from 5 Groovefests.

Including Earth Bombs Mars, Cope, Future Vintage, Serotonic, Shak Nasti, Burnin Smyrnans, The Funky Seeds, The Groves, Glory Road, Skull & Bones Band, Between Bluffs, Shane Meade, The Heavy Pets and Bobby Lee Rodgers

We send you a link to the download. You can share it to 2 other devices (3 total times).

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WMNF Ball Cap
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You want to represent and look FINE? Ball cap!

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WMNF Guest Host – In the Groove $200
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Join Thor and Wayne in the studio!

Guest hosts choose the music and the dj will run the board. Music must be within the genre of the show. The Guest Host can bring in their own music, and/or use the fantastic WMNF music library.

Great unique gift for someone or your own sweet self.

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WMNF Guest Host – $150 One Hour of In the Groove
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Guest hosts choose the music and the dj will run the board. Music must be within the genre of the show. The Guest Host can bring in their own music, and/or use the fantastic WMNF music library.

Great unique gift for someone or your own sweet self.

This is for part of the show–not an entire program. Join Thor and Wayne in the studio!

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WMNF Event Pass For One
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A pass for one person to every WMNF event for 13 months. Can’t afford a one time $500 contribution, divide it up into 12 installments of $41.66 a month or join the Circle Of Friends and get a pass for life for the same monthly contribution.

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WMNF Event Pass for Two
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Annual Event Pass for Two – Good for 13 months to all WMNF events. Some restrictions apply.

$1,000.00Add to bag

These are exclusive gifts of In the Groove, more Thank You gifts available

Hosted By...

Thor Bendickson  [email protected]

I got turned on to this scene in the early 90's as I was exploring all different kinds of music, mostly inspired by what I heard on to by WMNF. I have been an avid listener supporter of the station for over 25 years, and got my start by guest hosting on The Freak Show and The Sixties Show.

Wayne Tagle  [email protected]

Wayne, Kyle Hollingsworth & Thor