Adrian Belew at Bird's Basement

Adrian Belew is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and guitar guru. Belew has released 20 critically acclaimed solo records and was the frontman, singer, co-writer and guitarist for progressive rock powerhouse King Crimson for 30 years.

Belew has also played alongside musicians such as David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Paul Simon, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Tom Club and Talking Heads. Academy Award winner Adrian wrote and produced the soundtrack for Pixar's "Piper", which won the Oscar for best short animated film.

Belew's residency at Melbourne's prestigious jazz club, Bird's Basement has him performing nine performance from the 13th to the 18th of June. He will performing a selection of his critically acclaimed solo material, King Crimson songs and more with his power trio comprising of Julie Slick on bass guitar and Tobias Ralph on drums.

Photography by Carbie Warbie.