Bird's Basement in a Riff

Bird's Basement is one of the world greatest venues for Jazz and we are proud that it is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

Bird's has a developed a COVID safe plan. We will only be accepting at this time 150 patrons at a time. Our air conditioners extract all air of the venue and replace it with fresh air continuousely however when the VIC GOV orders masks, we will need to enforce the policy. We recomend arriving early with your tickets QR code ready to be scanned on entry. Management and staff are there to ensure that you get a smooth and seamless service. As always we are at the service of the music.

 

 

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 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!

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

Multiple parking options are a short walk to our Singers Lane entrance, including: 


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.