Sydney’s Iconic Venue The Basement Is For Sale - Noise11.com
Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Renee Geyer (photo by Ros O'Gorman)

Sydney’s Iconic Venue The Basement Is For Sale

by Paul Cashmere on June 12, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

One of Sydney’s most loved music venues The Basement is for sale.

Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman

Renee Geyer (photo by Ros O'Gorman)

Tim Read and Jane Burridge have placed the iconic venue on the market giving someone the chance to take over The Basement for the first time in 13 years.

When Burridge and Read bought into The Basement in 1999 they became the first new owners of the venue in 3 decades.

Next year, in 2013, The Basement will turn 40.

The Basement stage was played host to greats like Dudley Moore, Dizzy Gillespe and Taj Mahal. Renee Geyer and James Morrison are still regulars. Prince, Neil Diamond, kd lang and Ryan Adams have performed at the venue and back in 2002 former US President Bill Clinton got up on stage with the Maynard Ferguson Band.

In a statement, Tim Read and Jane Burridge said, “with almost 40 years as one of the most recognized names in the country for live music come March 2013, and with a desire for change in our personal priorities, it’s time to hand the baton on to the next generation to take care of the legacy and be part of the future history of this wonderful club”.

All sales enquiries for the club are via Adam Spencer-Carr, Spencer-Carr Property email adam@scproperty.com.au

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Pure Gold Live Sydney 2016
Pure Gold Live Is A Christmas Gift For Sydney

Pure Gold Live is lined up to give Sydney a Rockin’ Christmas 2016.

August 12, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Adds Another 100,000 Tickets For Sydney and Melbourne

Coldplay will put almost 100,000 more tickets on sale in Sydney and Melbourne with second stadium shows added to both cities.

May 31, 2016
Twilight At Taronga, music news, noise11.com
Twilight At Taronga Sells Out Four More Shows

The Twilight At Taronga shows at Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo are turning in one of summer's hottest tickets.

November 6, 2015
Twilight At Taronga, music news, noise11.com
Twilight At Taronga 2016 Summer Concert Series Line-Up Revealed

The Twilight At Taronga 2016 Summer Concert Series has surpassed expectations with a blend of the best Australian music and the occasional international act.

October 22, 2015
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
Justin Bieber Performs In Sydney Harbour (With Photo Gallery)

Justin Bieber, the world’s most famous popstar, performed for fans on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour this morning, with thanks to iHeartRadio.

September 30, 2015
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Continues To Dominate Prized 25-39 Demographic In Australia

Radio rating around Australia were released today with the Triple J network continuing to dominate the prized 25-39 year old demographic in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

September 29, 2015
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Australian Prismatic Show Gets DVD Release

Katy Perry’s ‘Prismatic World Tour’ Sydney show will be released as a live DVD.

September 1, 2015