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.


MICK THOMAS – Friday 5th May @ 12.45pm

MICK THOMAS – Friday 5th May @ 12.45pm Raconteur, troubadour, balladeer and poet, Mick Thomas is best known as the Blundstone-wearing song master of pub-rock icons Weddings Parties Anything. His band The Roving Commission features Squeezebox Wally on Piano Accordion and a rotating schedule of talented performers to keep the party alive with Micks unique mix of folk, roots and country. Mick’s ever-... »

ANDY WHITE – Friday April 28 @ 12.45pm

ANDY WHITE – Friday 28th April @ 12.45pm Andy White is a poet and a singer-songwriter from Ireland, living in Melbourne ever since Tim Finn invited him over to record as a member of super-trio ALT along with Liam O’Maonlai from Hothouse Flowers. Andy has written and recorded with Tim (and Neil), Peter Gabriel, SInead O’Connor and others, while releasing a string of solo albums st... »



  .It’s the 10th INDIE RECORD STORE DAY on Sat April 22nd….so it’s all go down here in The Basement!  We tried to put together a line-up that is eclectic & truly reflects the vast range of genres that we champion day in day out…..and to hopefully expose as many of you to a really good taste of how much talent we have here in this wonderful city.  We think it’... »