Bird's Basement in a Riff

Bird’s Basement presents shows 5 nights weekly. The program includes artists across a range of jazz styles, as well as soul, funk, R&B, rock, blues, latin and beyond.

In this purpose-built music venue, there are no bad seats. Patrons can choose their desired seating category (dining or non-dining). Doors open at 6pm, with performers commencing at 7.45pm. Where the demand for tickets is overwhelming, a second show may be scheduled on some nights (doors at 10.00pm, music from 10.30).

Artists

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 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!

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.

By Car

Best to park at "The Mint Car Park" on La Trobe street which is a short walk to the venue front door.

By Taxi

Request the Taxi drop you at the corner of Latrobe and Singers Lane. You will see the glow of our entrance from the road.

By Tram

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.

By Train

Catch the train to Flagstaff station. When you get to street level, we are diagonally across the road on Singers Lane.

By Bus

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.