About

The Radon Lounge is a little hole in the ground under Springfield, Illinois. We host unique live music, feed and house touring bands, and encourage a creative local music scene. We like a wide variety of genres, but would probably be best described as indie, inspired by the aesthetic of Daytrotter and NPR’s All Songs Considered.

We typically host one show a month, usually in a hole under Springfield, but sometimes other spots as well. We support other live local DIY music in Springfield such as what happens at the Black Sheep Cafe and record store Dumb Records, and a new huge central Illinois music fest AudioFeed. We also host our own summer music fest called the Horse Show.

The Radon Lounge is owned and operated by Jeff and Cat with lots of help from an awesome community of volunteers. We are happy to say we are an all ages venue, and enjoy the fact our audiences are thoroughly diverse from toddlers to teens to teen-havers. We always attempt to put on a show that pretty much anyone can enjoy.

Check out all of our past shows!

For booking inquiries, contact us at radonlounge@gmail.com or message us at facebook.com/radonlounge We always have a PA and sound tech on hand and are typically on top of the hospitality game.

Please leave your drugs and alcohol at home so we can be friends.

Ask someone who’s been, or message us for the address.

Plenty of street parking available.

Unfortunately there are some stairs involved with our typical venue, which doesn’t make us very handicap accessible.

16 Responses to “About”

  1. Bill Bretz November 3, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

    Where is the radon lounge for the Dylan shindig?
    Thanks

    • radonlounge November 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

      Send us an email at radonlounge@gmail.com or message us on facebook @ facebook.com/radonlounge and we’ll be happy to give you the address.

  2. Steve S. November 12, 2013 at 3:52 pm #

    Uh oh. Basement? What’s the wheelchair accessibility like?

    • radonlounge November 12, 2013 at 4:35 pm #

      Unfortunately not good, there are about 5-6 steps going down to the basement with a smaller than standard doorway, and then you have to go up a staircase to go to the bathroom. Maybe someday we’ll have a real venue with wheelchair accessibility, we’ll keep dreaming for now.

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  5. Nichole Taylor October 8, 2014 at 11:28 am #

    what is the location of the radon lounge?

  6. Laura Casper October 24, 2014 at 6:54 pm #

    My 14 year old son is a diehard Johnny Cash fan. Would this be something he and I could go to? I am in my 40s.

    • radonlounge October 24, 2014 at 8:34 pm #

      Sure thing! we have both ages at our shows, in equal parts!

  7. JR January 29, 2015 at 11:22 am #

    How about an address and hours on your website, on your Facebook page, on your promotional fliers? Maybe a listing in the Illinois Times Pub Crawl?

  8. JR April 9, 2015 at 9:30 pm #

    But where? No address her nor Facebook page.

  9. Yiyi November 14, 2015 at 10:30 am #

    Hi, my friend and I would like to come to open mic and watch. Could I have the address?

    • radonlounge November 14, 2015 at 10:45 am #

      Yes, send us an email and we’ll tell you

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