In-Store Performances


We present regular free live In-store Performances at lunchtimes featuring local & international artists. Some of the artists who have performed on our stage include Richard Thompson, Jimmy Webb, Ron Sexsmith, John Scofield, Michelle Shocked, John Hammond, Tim Rogers, Dave Alvin, Chris Smither, Stephen Cummings, Mick Thomas, Andy White…to name just a few!

These lunchtime concerts are truly very special, intimate & enjoyable…and we hope you’ll come along and join us when you can.


BROOKE RUSSELL & THE MEAN REDS Friday 17th November @12.45

  Written between Nashville and Melbourne, the second full length album from BROOKE RUSSELL AND THE MEAN REDS, ‘The Way You Leave’ is due for release on October 18. Sweet, sultry and soaring, this new collection of songs document love, loss, friendship and regret and feature co-writes with Andrew Combs, Clare Reynolds and Tobias Hengeveld as well as covers of JD Souther and Tom Wa... »

LYN BOWTELL Friday 10th November @12.45

  Lyn Bowtell first came to prominence as songwriter and singer for multi-award winning country pop trio BELLA, since then she has released two critically acclaimed albums. ‘Secret Songs’ in 2012 and ‘Heart of Sorrow’ in 2014. Lyn’s new release ‘Calling You’ marks a distinct departure in musical style from her roots in alternative / pop country, brimm... »

TOBIAS Friday 3rd November @12.45

  Described as Australian singer/songwriter, with a ‘Folktronic’ edge. The brilliant TOBIAS is celebrating the release of his new album ‘Alive’ here at The Basement Discs. Earlier this year he released a single titled ‘Live Your Life’ and has been busy since touring the East Coast of Australia promoting his new album and single since, ending the tour with 4... »

ALANNA & ALICIA Friday 27th October @12.45

  Alanna & Alicia are twin sisters who blend folk, jazz and roots in their original, acoustic songs. Known for their sweet harmonies and fine song-writing, the sisters have charmed audiences from the National Folk Festival, Canberra to Fairbridge, Western Australia with their onstage warmth, wit and sense of fun. Their lyrics, equal parts heart and humour, sparkle with an original, intima... »