Live music coming up at the Radium


Jazz On Sundays

Jazz music at The Radium on the first Sunday of every month.The longest running jazz show in Johannesburg, for over twenty five years at The Radium. Enjoy superb jazz musicians, Sunday lunch time, once a month. Cover charge R80.00 Please note there are no Sunday jazz performances in January 2015.

The Radium Jazz band

The Radium Jazz band, who play every Friday night are a Jazz trio of piano,bass and drums, who play traditional jazz with a modern touch. Very popular vibey evening, not to be missed. No cover charge

Mel Botes

Mel Botes is synonymous with creative and innovative music in SA.This singer, songwriter, classically trained guitarist has a personal style of guitar playing supported by an interest in Jazz, blues and celtic sounds that appear prominently in his work. Mel Bote's opera "David's Confession" is a milestone in the history of music in this country. Mel's production, "Crazy Diamond - A Tribute To Pink Floyd" has been staged 160 times since it's debut in 2008! This hard working musician should not be missed at The Radium performing with other very talented acoustic guitarists on Saturday, 31st January. Book Today! (Cover Charge R100.00)


KGB are a band of very talented musicians featuring lead vocalist, Karin Jerg, Kai Horsthemke (Bass guitar, backing vocals), Tyler Meiring (Guitars, backing vocals) and Brian Boshoff (Drums). This will be KGB's first Radium show of 2015. They play both original songs and selected cover versions of well known songs. KGB always do well at The Radium. Please book your table early to avoid any last minute disappointments! (Cover Charge R90.00)

Kathy Raven

Kathy Raven sings her unique style of blues regularly at The Radium. Kathy, who released her latest album, "Rooibos Tea Blues", towards the end of 2014, will be singing songs from her new album that will be on sale at this show. She always has very accomplished musicians in her backing band and invariably invites other musicians to join her on stage at her Radium gigs. Book your Valentine's Day dinner date at The Radium on 14th February to see Kathy Raven in action live! (Cover Charge R80.00)

Brian Finch

Legendary South African singer, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist Brian Finch, returns to The Radium for the first time in 2015 to celebrate his 68th Birthday on 21st February. Brian Finch always sells out at this venue. Please book very early to see Brian perform with highly acclaimed guitarist, Wayne Coughlan, in celebrating Brian's Birthday.Brian will also be launching his brand new album/cd at The Radium tonight. He is a true South African music legend, Brian's cds and dvds will be on sale at this show. This will be a memorable Birthday show not to be missed! Book Today to avoid any last minute disappointments! (Cover Charge R100.00)

Bandolero and Coelacanth

Two bands live on one stage!Bandolero is the brain child of Black Cat Bones guitarist, Andre Kriel. Andre invites different musicians to join Bandolero every time they perform. No show is ever the same! This band supported The Hip Replacements at The Radium in 2014. Bandolero will feature Andre Kriel together with Greg Georgeadis, on guitars, and other musicians in the band. Coelacanth, featuring Gareth Wilson, ex-Southern Gypsy Queens and Andre Kriel, who will be playing in both bands, together with some other very talented musicians in their own right. Don't miss this show! Please book early. (Cover Charge R80.00).

The Black Cat Bones

The Black Cat Bones ended 2014 with a December Radium show that they said "was in the Top 3 live shows we did last year!" The Bones, who are one of the hardest working South African live bands around, always SELL OUT at The Radium well in advance of the dates they are scheduled to perform here. Please be sure to book very early this year for any Black Cat Bones shows at this venue. They are the Best Live Band in the country, who play original kick-ass rock and blues music. They have released three albums to date and call The Radium "Our Jo'burg Home". (Cover Charge R100.00)

Crystal Park

Benoni based band, Crystal Park, perform their unique style of very popular alternate country music. They have released two albums to date, "City of Lakes and "The Stables Fade" and enjoy very favourable airplay on most radio stations. This fun, enthusiastic, exciting outfit is not to be missed. Crystal Park always do well at The Radium. Please book early to enjoy this Top South African band live. (Cover Charge (R80.00).

Cindy Alter Band

Cindy Alter, ex-Clout and ex-The Alter Irving Band, will be performing at The Radium with her new band this evening. Cindy is extremely popular,a brilliant live performer, a true professional South African musician who's paid her dues in the music industry. Cindy possesses one of the finest female singing voices in the country! She is busy recording her new album and is also due to publish her biography in 2015. Don't miss this evening of top class entertainment by one of the more accomplished performers around. Book early! (Cover Charge R90.00)

Stewart Irving The Reckoning

Stewart Irving, ex-Ballyhoo and ex-The Alter Irving Band, has a new band called The Reckoning. After 8 years of performing as The Alter Irving Band, Stewart and Cindy Alter have decided to take a new direction with their music careers. The Reckoning feature some of the finest South African musicians in Stewart Irving (Vocals, guitars), Mike Pepper (Bass guitar, banjo, harmonica, guitars and vocals), Sez Adamson (Guitars, pedal steel, lap steel and vocals), Peps Goumatucci (Keyboards, guitars and vocals) and Graeme Swale (Drums). They play new Country Rock Music, their original songs and many cover versions in the Country Rock genre. Don't miss this HOT NEW BAND! Book today to avoid any disappointments! (Cover Charge R90.00)