The Basement Café happens three times per year and is a coffeehouse-style concert sponsored by the Minto Arts Council. Every year, the Café grows into a much talked about event and anticipated local event.This concert series provides a platform for a diverse selection of musical genres such as Blues, Jazz, Folk. Country, and Rock. Recent performers include Sarah Jane Suaten, The Bombadils, and Kyle Boyne. Held in an intimate setting, these concerts offer and opportunity for the audience to experience an "up close and personal" performance from top-notch Canadian musicians, and likewise, gives performers a venue to really communicate with an enthusiastic and attentive crowd. It is a real treat for everyone involved.