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Bird’s Basement aiming to join the ‘cultural calendar of Melbourne’

Denis Walter
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The owner of Melbourne’s newest jazz club wants to bring back dinner-and-a-show.

Albert Dadon, founder of Bird’s Basement, was the artistic director of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival from 2006-2008.

‘During that time, I couldn’t find venues that had dinner-shows,’ he told Darren James.

So he took matters into his own hands, opening Birds Basement.

And it’s no flash in the pan.

‘It’s for the long, long-term. This is something that is going to be part of the cultural calendar of Melbourne,’ Mr Dadon said.

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Denis Walter
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