Bird's Basement in a Riff
Melbourne is home to this purpose-built live music venue, where patrons can choose their desired seating category (dining or optional-dining). Doors (and our kitchen) open at 6pm, with performances commencing at 7.45pm. Where the demand for tickets is overwhelming, we may schedule a second show on some nights (doors at 10.00pm, music from 10.30).
We have answered common questions on our FAQ page.
Bird's Basement is proud to present the very best musicians from Australia and around the world on all genres... Artists like Ravi Coltrane, Kurt Elling, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Jon Cleary, Freddy Cole, Cindy Blackman Santana, Anthony David, David Ryan Harris, James Morrison, Virgil Donati, Joe Camilleri, Renee Geyer, Deborah Conway to name a few.
The website is constantly updated to show new shows that have gone on-sale.
The Best Acoustics
Musicians love performing at Bird's Basement (especially international guests, who get to stay upstairs at The Jazz Corner Hotel). As a purpose built jazz music venue, Bird's Basement has great acoustics, and state-of-the-art equipment to ensure a superb sound is heard onstage, as well as out front. Music so good deserves to be heard clearly!
EVERY SEAT IS MAGICAL AT BIRD'S BASEMENT...
But of course there's always the best seats in the house. Make sure you book tickets in the section you love.
GETTING TO BIRD'S BASEMENT IS EASY
Whether taking the tram, train, bus or car, we have details below to get you here on time.
Request the Taxi drop you at the corner of Latrobe and Singers Lane. You will see the glow of our entrance from the road.
Locate a tram that runs the length of La Trobe or Williams Street and hop off on the corner. Our entrance is tucked around the back of the building.
Catch the train to Flagstaff station. When you get to street level, we are diagonally across the road on Singers Lane.
Locate a bus that runs the length of La Trobe or Williams Street and hop off on the corner. Our entrance is tucked around the back of the building.