Rob Seligmann

Shows - Funky Boombox | Friday 10pm

Rob Seligmann first started playing classic soul and funk on the radio as the host of an oldies program in Peoria, Illinois in the late 1990s. Taking a cue from 60s AM Radio, his show played soul artists side by side with early rock and roll.

In May 2010, Rob attended a concert by Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings and was inspired to search for more artists with that classic 60s soul sound. He discovered a plethora of funk-revival and retro soul artists. Started in the summer of 2017, the “Funky Boombox” combines these best of these two eras of music, vintage and modern soul and funk. Find it on Friday nights from 10 to Midnight.

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Recent Posts

Funky Boombox—50th Anniversary of "What's Going On"

On Friday, May 21, 10 pm, The Funky Boombox celebrates the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s quintessential soul album, What’s Going On, with music from the album and all-star tribute…

Women Got More Soul

The Funky Boombox celebrates the start of Women’s History month with two hours of music from powerful female vocalists. Women Got More Soul will feature classic songs from Tina Turner,…

Funky Boombox—The Rolling Stones Got More Soul

The British Invasion of The 1960s was fueled by American R&B of the 1950s. Like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones borrowed heavily from American Soul artists for many of their…

The Funky Boombox Top 20 of 2020 & 1970s Soul & Funk Encore

The Suffers song, Take Me To The Good Times, was prophetic in capturing the desires of the quarantined world of 2020. “I just gotta get out most days you see.…

Funky Boombox—A Very Funky Christmas

"Twas the week before Christmas When all through the station Not a turntable was turning, Like the songs took vacation When what to my wondering eyes should appear But a…

The Funky Boombox 3rd Anniversary Special

This week on Friday, July 24, at 10 pm, celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the Funky Boombox with all the best songs released over the last three years. The show…

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