BRIAN RALSTON'S SELF TORT: "STRIPPED BARE" CD w/ Special Guest SHARLENE RAINFORD + ROSS WARD
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Brian Ralston's Self Tort were declared the Sydney Winners of the ABC's "Exhumed" competition at the Basement in August, 2013. The band returns to the scene of its triumph to release it new CD "Stripped Bare".
After stints with "Sirrah" and "Mid Life Crisis", in 2000, Brian Ralston decided to go solo, picking up a monthly residency at the Mortdale Hotel which last for 14 years. Some of the patrons were aware that, by day, Brian practised as a lawyer and christened him "Self Tort" - the name stuck.
In 2006, Brian, under the name "Self Tort", released his first album "N.I.C", following this up in 2010 with "Tortology".
In 2013 Brian put together a "Self Tort" band and entered the ABC's "Exhumed" competition, winning the Sydney final at the Basement in August, 2013.
Brian Ralston's Self Tort released an EP "Oldest Roadies On The Earth" in May, 2015 and, on 30 November, 2015 will release their newest CD "Stripped Bare" with a line-up of Rob Smith (guitar), Heather Roche (fiddle), Chris Stafford (bass), Donovan Gall (drums) and Brian Ralston (guitar and vocals). Special guest artists at the launch will be Sharlene Rainford and Ross Ward.
General Admission ticket buyers have an added option of purchasing The Basement's Plate & Glass deal on the following booking page.
The Plate & Glass meal includes one meal option with one glass of selected wine which will be made available at the Green Room Bar from the time doors open through to 10:30pm.
Plate and Glass meal and wine options are listed on the following booking page.
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and 2 course meal.
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
Some Dinner & Show Bookings may be on a shared table. Please let us know at the time of the booking as a special request should you prefer not to share, and subject to availability we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Note it is not possible to join ticket holders together across ticket groups (meaning A Reserve ticket holders cannot sit with B Reserve etc).
Standard and Premium Beverage Packages are available by exclusive table service to Dinner & Show Ticket Holders for 3 hours from Doors. Beverage packages are available for purchase on the following booking page. *RSA and conditions apply
DOORS OPEN AT 6.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 8.00PM
SET TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM SHOW TO SHOW
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
When General Admission Ticket sales have closed on the day of the show they may still be available at the door on the night.
All patrons must be over the age of 18
Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
(applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).
Dress is Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion. No thongs.
The Basement has very limited accessibility for patrons with disabilities, however please contact the venue to ensure there is adequate availability for you to enjoy the show comfortably and they can advise on the recommended seating options.
RESTAURANT (GREEN ROOM BAR)
RESTAURANT HOURS ARE DEPENDENT ON SHOW
Please call The Basement to confirm opening times - (02) 9251 2797
SEATING MAP FOR DINNER & SHOW BOOKINGS
Please Note: tables cannot be joined together. Please ensure everyone you intend to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. Unfortunately, Dinner & Show bookings are for a minimum of 2 people.
Specific table reservation is not available for this performance. It is the venue's decision as to which table you will be allocated. Whilst the venue would love to give everyone their preferred seats, it is not always possible. We ask that you respect this decision and enjoy the performance.