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BakGat Radio is a place where all genres of South African music come together. It is a platform that celebrates home grown talent and it celebrates the diverse nature of our wonderful country. We like to reflect this diversity in the time slots where we play our SA Rotation. We recognise that not everyone has an eclectic taste in music, and therefore the schedule contains both genre specific shows and time slots. We also splay our "BakGat Playlist" - a selection of new and classic tracks handpicked for your pleasure - on a regular basis throughout each day.
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LINKS & ADVERTISING

LINKS

If you are a South African band or Musician, for no cost whatsoever, we’ll be happy to add a link to your website on this page… if you add a link to ours.

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Once you’ve loaded our link onto your website, (or if you have any questions) please send an e-mail to richard@plumproductions.co.za with details about where we can find our link on your website, and your own graphic & hyperlink, and we’ll add it to this links page.

 

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ADVERTISING

 

Advertising does not have to cost a fortune to be effective and give you amazing returns. By advertising on BakGat Radio you know that you will reach your desired audience – lovers of South African music. Our systems allow you to set & control your budget. With a minimum deposit of only R150.00, you can start your online advertising within 48 hours!

The online platform is the fastest and most effective marketing medium to reach a wide group of potential customers. An eye-catching banner is worth a thousand words, especially when the user can click on the banner and land on your website. Think of our banner ads as billboard advertisements, except that instead of being shown on the side of the road or on a moving bus, it is shown on the BakGat Radio player, both on the website and on the mobile Apps. The end result is exposing your product in a cost effective way to a targeted demographic.

At BakGat Radio we provide you with a variety of different cost metrics to choose from, making the payment structure flexible because we know that each advertiser has unique goals and different budgets. We charge per 1,000 Impressions (CPM) for our banner ads and there is no additional cost for any clicks – we wish you as many clicks as possible at no charge.

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Performance reports from our streaming service are available for advertisers.

 

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TIME BASED CAMPAIGNS

Specify the time bands (no more than two,) during which you want to run the campaign every day for an extra R200.00

 

ARTWORK

Let us design and do your artwork for you from only R200.00 per banner.

 

 

Please contact Richard at richard@plumproductions.co.za to book your banner ads.

 

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GIG GUIDE

GIGS BY DATE
BakGat Radio does everything it can to keep this Gig Guide up-to-date and correct, however we take no responsibility for any errors.


FRIDAY 11TH JULY 
Beeskraal AT Die Blou Hond IN Pretoria
Andries Botha AT Die Blou Hond IN Pretoria
Koos Kombuis AT THE Centurion Theatre IN Centurion
Radio Kalahari Orkes AT THE Barn IN Plettenberg Bay
After Robot AT Schivas Rock IN Pretoria
Riddlebreak AT THE Acoustic Café IN Johannesburg
Blame the Architects AT THE Acoustic Café IN Johannesburg
Boulevard Blues Band AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
CrashCarBurn AT Sundowners IN Alberton
Van Coke Kartel AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
Shaun Jacobs AT Firkin IN Centurion 
Albert Frost & Dan Patlansky AT THE Guy Butler Theatre IN Grahamstown
Josie Field AT St Aidan’s IN Grahamstown
Jonathan Peyper AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria
DJ Ossewa AT Rafters Pub & Grill IN Pretoria
Ray Dylan AT News Café Moreleta Park IN Pretoria
Mr. Cat & the Jackal AT THE Ou Meulteater IN Paarl
David van Vuuren AT Rumours lounge IN Johannesburg
Natasha Meister AT Potter’s Place IN Jeffreys Bay
Josh Roxton AT Potter’s Place IN Jeffreys Bay
The Rivertones AT Pakalolo IN Hout Bay
Gareth Wilson AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
SA/DC AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
Janie Bay AT Kenny Gee’s IN Johannesburg
Shadowclub AT THE Mexican IN Jeffreys Bay
aKING AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
Newtown Knife Gang AT Sundowners IN Alberton
City of Heroes AT Amsterdam IN Durban
The Ballistics AT THE Mexican IN Jeffreys Bay
Holly and the Woods AT THE Red Door IN Pietermaritzburg
4am AT Sundowners IN Alberton
Coelacanth AT Railways Café IN Pretoria
Wildernessking AT THE Manila Bar IN Cape Town
Veranda Panda AT Origin IN Durban


SATURDAY 12TH JULY
The Fake Leather Blues Band AT Aandklas IN Hatfield Pretoria
Coelacanth AT Aandklas IN Hatfield Pretoria
Nataniël AT D’Aria IN Durbanville
Koos Kombuis AT Ruby’s Restaurant IN Parys
André Swiegers AT Potter’s Place IN Jeffreys Bay
Gert Vlok Nel AT THE Alma Café IN Cape Town
Wysdiman AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Watershed AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
Thundermerwe AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Shadowclub AT Pool City IN Walmer
City of Heroes AT Live-The Venue IN Durban
P.H.Fat AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
The Ballistics AT Pool City IN Walmer
Bought By Blood AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
The Inside Job AT Obviouzly Armchair IN Cape Town
Holly and the Woods AT Live-The Venue IN Durban
Black Math AT Live-The Venue IN Durban
Juggernaught AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
The Poverty of Ideals AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Made for Broadway AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Riddlebreak AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Josie Field AT St Aidan’s IN Grahamstown
Verazz and Bloue Klip AT Firkin IN Centurion


SUNDAY 13TH JULY
Dozi AT Dozi’s Back to the Roots IN Hartebeespoort
Watershed AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
Jesse Jordan Band AT Bertie’s Moorings IN Cape Town
The Plastics AT De Brasserij IN Stellenbosch
Die See AT Tings an’ Times IN Pretoria
TheGeorge AT THE Asbos Theatre IN Pretoria


MONDAY 14TH JULY
Matthew Mole AT Studio 7 IN Cape Town
Paige Mac AT Studio 7 IN Cape Town


TUESDAY 15TH JULY
Glen Hartmann AT THE Factory Café IN Durban
The Anti Retro Vinyls AT Aandklas IN Stellenbosch
Zebra and Giraffe AT Café Roux IN Cape Town
Set for the Sky AT Aandklas IN Stellenbosch
Shotgun Tori AT Cool Runnings IN Benoni


WEDNESDAY 16TH JULY
Gareth Wilson AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
André Swiegers AT Barkly Street Theatre IN Uitenhage
Bouwer Bosch AT THE Pierneef Theatre IN Pretoria
Kaleidoskoop AT THE Pierneef Theatre IN Pretoria
Gareth James AT THE Alba Lounge IN Cape Town
Naming James AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
The Parlotones AT THE Jolly dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay


THURSDAY 17TH JULY
The Plastics AT THE Tokyo Star IN Johannesburg
Azurdee & the Blue River Band AT Rumours IN Johannesburg
Karlien van Jaarsveld AT Die Blou Hond IN Pretoria
Watershed AT Café Roux IN Cape Town
Dan Patlansky AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
Bittereinder AT Die Mystic Boer IN Bloemfontein
Bacchus Nel AT Firkin IN Centurion
The Roland Albertson Band AT Wolves Café IN Johannesburg
Justin Serrao AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Glen Hartmann AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria


FRIDAY 18TH JULY
CH2 AT Aasvoëlklub IN Bloemfontein
Kinky Robot AT Schivas Rock IN Pretoria
Radio Kalahari Orkes AT Aasvoëlklub IN Bloemfontein
Watershed AT Café Roux IN Cape Town
Marcato AT Die Blou Hond IN Pretoria
Prime Circle AT THE Teatro Montecasino IN Johannesburg
The Parlotones AT THE Barnyard Theatre Gateway IN Durban
Justin Serrao AT THE Barnyard Theatre Gateway IN Durban
Naming James AT Kenny Gee’s IN Johannesburg
Shaun Jacobs AT Tanz Live IN Johannesburg
Francois van Coke AT Die Bordienghuis IN Wellington
Natalie Chapman AT THE Sinkshack IN Pretoria
Guy Buttery AT THE Alma Café IN Cape Town
Silver Creek Mountain Band AT Potter’s Place IN Jeffreys Bay
Gian Groen AT THE Ou Meulteater IN Paarl
Raoul and Black Friday AT THE Sinkshack IN Pretoria
Apart from your Cliché AT THE Acoustic Café IN Randburg
Beeskraal AT News Café Moreleta Park IN Pretoria
Inceria AT THE Acoustic Café IN Randburg
Proposing to Medusa AT THE Acoustic Café IN Randburg
Dan Patlansky AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
Jeremy Loops AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
The Graeme Watkins Project AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Zebra and Giraffe AT THE POPArt Centre IN Johannesburg
The Plastics AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
P.H.Fat AT Origin IN Durban
Feed the Wolf AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
Wrestlerish AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
Veranda Panda AT Origin IN Durban
Wonderboom AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
Red Tape Riot AT Mercury Live IN Cape Town
BenSon AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
Cherry Vynil AT Ellington’s Pool Saloon IN Cape Town
SuiderbeeS AT THE Assembly IN Cape Town
Bleeding Spawn AT THE Assembly IN Cape Town


SATURDAY 19TH JULY 
CH2 AT Aasvoëlklub IN Bloemfontein
Dan Patlansky AT Café Roux IN Cape Town
Robin Auld AT THE Saronsberg Theatre IN Tulbagh
Prime Circle AT THE Teatro Montecasino IN Johannesburg
Radio Kalahari Orkes Aasvoëlklub IN Bloemfontein
Francois van Coke AT Die Boer IN Durbanville
Bittereinder AT Die Mystic Boer IN Bloemfontein
Taxi Violence AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
Zebra and Giraffe AT THE POPArt Centre IN Johannesburg
The Plastics AT Rumours Lounge IN Johannesburg
7th Son AT THE Jolly Dolphin IN Jeffreys Bay
Beloved AT Sundowners IN Alberton
Bile of Man AT THE Doors Nightclub IN Johannesburg 
Jammer en die Oepsies AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria
MonArk AT Acoustic Café IN Randburg
Moses Metro Man AT Acoustic Café IN Randburg
Beeskraal AT Aandklas IN Hatfield
Jack Stone AT Die Boer IN Durbanville


SUNDAY 20TH JULY
Glen Hartmann AT Ollie’s Pub & Grill IN Amanzimtoti
Dozi AT Dozi’s Back to the Roots IN Hartebeespoort
Natalie Chapman AT Tings an’ Times IN Pretoria
Raoul and Black Friday AT Tings an’ Times IN Pretoria
Dan Patlansky AT THE Ou Meulteater IN Paarl
Boulevard Blues Band AT Bertie’s Moorings IN Cape Town
Jesse Jordan Band AT De Brasserij IN Stellenbosch
Arno Carstens AT THE Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge IN Durbanville
Guy Buttery AT THE Alma Café IN Cape Town
Thys die Bosveldklong AT Potter’s Place IN Jeffreys Bay


MONDAY 21ST JULY
Nataniël AT THE Atterbury Theatre IN Pretoria
Headroom AT THE Side Show IN Cape Town
Hyphen AT THE Side Show IN Cape Town


TUESDAY 22ND JULY
The Blues Broers AT THE Atterbury Theatre IN Pretoria
The Anti Retro Vinyls AT &Union IN Cape Town
Akkedis AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria
Guy Buttery AT THE Waiting Room IN Cape Town


WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY
Van Coke Kartel AT Aandklas IN Stellenbosch
Jack Stone AT Aandklas IN Stellenbosch
Stanley June AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
De Wallen AT aandklas In Stellenbosch
Digby and the Lullaby AT Slow Life IN Cape Town
Guy Buttery AT Café Roux IN Cape Town
Gareth Wilson AT Arcade Empire IN Pretoria
Gareth James AT THE Alba Lounge IN Cape Town
Radio Kalahari Orkes AT THE Atterbury Theatre IN Pretoria
Matthew Mole AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria


THURSDAY 24TH JULY
Karen Zoid AT THE Atterbury Theatre IN Pretoria
Shaun Phillips AT Café Barcelona IN Pretoria


THURSDAY 31ST JULY
Steve Hofmeyr AT Rafters Pub & Grill IN Pretoria

DJ's & SHOWS

DJ’s & SHOWS

BEATS BY DUB DEMAND

Gavan Eckhard guides you through the South African Reggae scene... bringing you the standard favourites but also guiding you through the underground scene, playing unreleased bands and interviewing up-and-coming artists.


 

DIRTY ROCK TUESDAYS

From the only mildly tainted to the fetid and so filthy it should be burned in an open field – Dirty Rock Tuesdays features all the very best of SA rock music from way back in time to right now. Gig guides, band updates and some wack-job news stories from around the world, along with a whole heap of Dirty Laundry thrown in just for fun.

Catch Darren the Dictator and Mary-Anne the Subjugated Wench, (who loyally sits at his side and soaks up the abuse because she’s such a nice person,) as they present their highly entertaining, fresh and sparkly, South African Rock/Chat show.

ADULT CONTENT


 

TAKE NOTE 

Richard & Felix play diverse genres of music from the last five decades, including golden favourites and brand new unreleased tracks. They interview artists, and chat about everything from corruption to butterflies, and share their combined wisdom... if they can remember it!

ADULT CONTENT


JAZZ - E

Etienne Shardlows’ passion for African music started when he was rocked to sleep to the sounds of Letta Mbulu as a baby. Almost 36 years later he started hosting his first weekly radio show. Radio allows him to share his passion for music, especially jazz.

Etienne is also a stand-up comedian, regularly working the Johannesburg comedy circuit. He has a day job in IT to keep him unbalanced.


JUST MICHAEL

One of South Africa’s foremost sports broadcasters, Michael was initially employed as a radio cricket commentator. His reputation and commitment to excellence grew rapidly and he soon became involved in covering all major sporting events in just about every sporting code.

He is also an accomplished mentalist, and incorporates his amazing mental skills in this show.


OFF DA CUFF

Blaque & Dineo are fun and play all genres of music in-between “real” commentary on living in South African today. Listen in for a different take on what's happening behind the latest news.


ON THE ROAD AGAIN

The legendary Billy Forrest has been a fixture in South African country music since 1960. He has had a successful award winning solo career, and recorded hits with the groups; The Giants, The Dream Merchants and the Over the Hillbillies.

South Africa's “King Of Country”, Bobby Angel started his career as a jazz and swing singer, recording his first record in 1960. In 1974, a country song entitled, You Ask Me To was the turning point in his career and established him as a household name in South Africa. It spent two weeks at #1 and was the first of many, many chart hits. Bobby pioneered Country music on television, hosting a show called Gentle On My Mind for SABC.

They both continue to perform Country Music at venues throughout South Africa


SONDER SOKKIES

Whether you’re in Brisbane, Benoni, Bel Air or Bellville, everyone knows that nothing beats kicking off your shoes to some tunes (or “choons”, as we like to tune it) that make you think of home. Join Christine on Mondays from 6-7pm Bakgat time for “Sonder Sokkies”. If you’re not a Saffer – it literally means “no socks”, but here at Bakgat, Sonder Sokkies is a mindset. No age limits, no genre limits, no era limits, just an hour of kicking back to the best Afrikaans music, as we bring you everything from the Briels to Bles to all the Bothas to Bittereinder - wherever you are in the world.


 

SUBMIT MUSIC

SUBMIT MUSIC

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ONLY PLAY SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC

From Rock 2 Maskande 2 Metal 2 Kwaito 2 Jazz 2 R&B 2 Afrikaans Pop 2 Hip Hop 2 Gospel 2 Blues 2 Classical… and a little SPORT

If you are not South African please do not submit music to us - we will NOT play it!

If the music is South African please ensure that you adhere the following before sending it to us;

We acceptMP3 files that are correctly tagged with all their meta data

To check that the Meta DataTags are correct on each file, click on the file - select properties - select details - fill in all the fields correctly.

Submit the files to bakgatradio@gmail.com . Please type NEW MUSIC SUBMISSION in the subject line.

 

 

 

BakGat Radio SCHEDULE GMT+2

This schedule is based on GMT +2 (South Africa)

MONDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 08h30 BakGat Playlist

08h30 - 13h00 SA Rotations

13h00 - 16h00 Rock & Blues

16h00 - 18h00 BakGat Playlist

18h00 - 19h00 SONDER SOKKIES with Christine

19h00 - 21h00 ON THE ROAD AGAIN

21h00- 22h00 Artist Special

22h00- 24h00 Acoustic & Folk


TUESDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 08h30 BakGat Playlist

08h30 - 13h00 SA Rotation

13h00 - 16h00 Acoustic & Country

16h00 - 20h00 BakGat Playlist

20h00 - 22h00 DIRTY ROCK

22h00—24h00 Artist Special


WEDNESDAY

00h00 - 01h00 BakGat Playlist

01h00 - 02h00 SONDER SOKKIES with Christine (Repeat)

02h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 10h00 BakGat Playlist

10h00 - 13h00 SA Rotation

13h00 - 16h00 Retro Favourites

16h00 - 18h00 BakGat Playlist

18h00 - 19h00 MICHAEL ABRAHAMSON

19h00 - 21h00 TAKE NOTE (with Richard & Felix)

21h00 - 24h00 BakGat Playlist


THURSDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 10h00 BakGat Playlist

10h00 - 13h00 SA Rotation

13h00 - 15h00 Reggae

15h00 - 17h00 BakGat Playlist

17h00 - 19h00 ON THE STREET CORNER with Thabo, Eleanor & Lazarus

19h00 - 20h00 Artist Special

21h00 - 22h00 BakGat Playlist

22h00 - 24h00 Blues & Rock


FRIDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 08h30 BakGat Playlist

08h30 - 13h00 SA Rotation

13h00 - 16h00 Rock & Blues

16h00 - 19h00 BakGat Playlist

19h00 - 20h00 Artist Special

20h00 - 22h00 BEATS BY DUB DEMAND

22h00 - 24h00 Retro Favourites


SATURDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 09h00 BakGat Playlist

09h00 - 11h00 OFF DA CUFF

11h00 - 15h00 BakGat Playlist

15h00 - 18h00 DOUBLE DOSE

18h00 - 19h00 Artist Special

19h00 - 22h00 JAZZ - E

22h00 - 24h00 African Groove


SUNDAY

00h00 - 06h00 SA Rotation

06h00 - 09h00 Gospel

09h00 - 12h00 CLASSIC NOTES

12h00 - 15h00 Afrikaans Pop

15h00 - 17h00 Reggae

17h00 - 18h00 BakGat Playlist

18h00 - 21h00 UP 2 SQRATCH

21h00 - 24h00 Artist Special

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