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The Martini Lounge “Love Edition”

Audiences will be transported to a bustling 1950s jazz bar for one night at The Basement. The Martini Lounge will host an impressive array of acts, paying homage to the bygone eras in a fusion of blues, jazz and burlesque. Independent artist and producer Sheena Miss Demeanor said, “Burlesque performers will dazzle you with their […]

Tami Neilson

The music industry can be an incredibly tough nut to crack which many artists would be happy to do just once but songstress Tami Neilson has been fortunate and talented enough to do it twice. Starting out her career as a child in Canada in her families band, The Neilson Family, Tami would be fortunate enough to […]

Hat Fitz & Cara

Renowned blues duo Hat Fitz and Cara have built their reputation over the years on the base of their dynamic, stomping live shows. These shows have always been complimented by their records, however recently they began to feel themselves drifting away from these foundations so decided to refresh everything. “We began to realise that the […]

Review: No Regrets – The Edith Piaf Story

Sydney's cabaret lovers, jazz aficionados and 'little sparrow' fanatics were offered a rare treat when Nikki Nouveau brought her Edith Piaf tribute to The Basement. Nouveau has been winning over Melbourne audiences throughout the year with No Regrets – The Edith Piaf Story. From early on in the performance, it is obvious that this is […]

No Regrets – The Edith Piaf Story

Edith Piaf is widely recognised as one of France's greatest international stars and her music is still celebrated globally, decades after her untimely death in the early 1960's. You don't need to be a diehard fan to recognise her iconic voice in hits such as 'Non, je ne regrette rien' or 'La Vie en rose' within the […]

Mayhem At The Basement – an extraordinary book launch with Jeff Duff

Jeff Duff is arguably one of the greatest performers Australia has produced. His musical prowess and flamboyant, androgynous performances have been making waves since performing with his band Kush in the early 1970’s, and nowadays he says he is busier than he’s ever been – whether releasing his 30th album, touring sell-out David Bowie tribute shows, […]

The Cooch Tent

There is a new burlesque in town. It’s called The Cooch Tent, and it’s here to dazzle your senses. Promising a seductive evening of dance, tease and the bizarre, the show will see some of Australia's top burlesque performers—including Zelia Rose, Miss Burlesque Australia 2014— enthral audiences at The Basement. “(The Cooch Tent is) burlesque meets […]

Marlon Williams

Following a move to Melbourne in 2013, Kiwi crooner Marlon Williams has taken significant steps in building a formidable solo career. The latest of these milestone moments for the 24-year-old being the release of his debut self-titled solo album, which he is currently touring all over Australia and New Zealand. The journey to this moment […]

Naked City: Duffo’s riotous behaviour!

  Singer Jeff Duff has long been one of this country’s most enduring and dynamic performers with a career that spans a broad church of musical genres – from glamour punk, through swinging jazz, to contemporary soulful rock. He is also one of the most liked and respected with a warmth and good humour on […]

Amber Lawrence

Award-winning singer, songwriter and local Maroubra girl, Amber Lawrence, will launch her upcoming album Superheroes with a live performance at The Basement. As a city and beach girl country music didn’t stand out as the most likely career path, but one way or another Lawrence eventually fell into it after being told by her singing […]