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Bird's Basement Jazz Club

11 Singers Lane
Melbourne, Australia
ph. +61 1300 225 299
em. [email protected]



Bird's Basement Jazz Club

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.

Birdland New York is the original club of Charlie Parker. The club has been the home of the most famous musicians since 1949. As Allan Morrison, the long-time editor of Ebony once put it, “Birdland was both a cultural vantage point and a barometer of trends where all the big names in jazz performed.” The club closed down in 1965 and having reopened it’s doors in 1986 and it has since regained its place as the jazz corner of the world

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Year established: 1986

Hosts Jam Session: Yes

Seating capacity: 164

Alcohol served: Yes

Takes reservations: Yes

Wheelchair accessible: Yes

Accepts credit cards: Yes

Open hours: Mon: Closed Tue: Closed Wed: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Thu: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Fri: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Sat: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm Sun: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Directions: By Car: Multiple parking options are a short walk to our Singers Lane entrance, including: Metered street parking The Mint Car Park - enter via 383 La Trobe street Wilson 380 La Trobe St Parking - enter via 191 A'Beckett Street 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.


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