Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs


Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs!

Door charge $10
Every Tuesday at New Farm Bowls Club 969 Brunswick St opposite New Farm Park

7.30pm - Blackboard (3x10minute spots)
8.15 - 9.00 pm - First Act
9.15 - 10.00 pm - Second Act
So bring your instruments and your voices! The blackboard segment will be first in first served. There is a full bar and food is available at reasonable prices.

Upcoming Performances - October 2019

Date    Performers Information

1st John Hogan and Maureen de Waal. John Hogan, a regular at The Bug will be playing alongside international vocalist Maureen de Waal who spent many years performing throughout France and Holland. The duo will perform a diverse range of material including Sting, Tuck and Patti, The Police, Rickie Lee Jones, Diana Krall and many oth..... Read more
  Slimy Brothers The Slimy Brothers are Michael O’Halloran and Ross Roache. They started playing and singing together at Larnook (near Lismore) in Northern New South Wales 20 years ago. They sang and harmonised folk, rock and pop songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and beyond at acoustic music venues around the district, includ..... Read more

8th Christine Venner-Westaway Known for her pure voice, harmonies and emotive interpretation of songs Christine will present a bracket of some of her favourite songs from the vast Folk repertoire. When not singing solo she is involved in musical productions most notably Dames and Daredevils for Democracy, singing at various ..... Read more
  Scott Cook A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Canada's Scott Cook has distilled the stories collected over a twelve years touring full-time across Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. Scott has already completed seven tours of..... Read more

15th Old Wave Remember the good old days of the late 70's early 80's when punk had a baby called New Wave? OLD WAVE vaguely remember and are doing their best to jog your memories. Mark Shortis(guitar) Janelle Skinner(keyboard) Dennis Peel(bass ukelele) will try their best to present some lesser-k..... Read more
  Dennis Duigan Dennis Duigan picks and hollers heartfelt songs of broken love, hardship and sorrow. His characteristic sound is born from a vocal falling somewhere between high lonesome and soulful blues, cast over a foundation of fingerstyle guitar, flatpicking and clawhammer banjo. He draws from the vast cano..... Read more

22nd Mary Brettell Join Mary on her nostalgic musical journey from the beginnings of her performing in the 1970s at the Brisbane Folk Centre. In this appearance at The BUg she will be going back to her ‘folkie’ roots, singing ‘traditional’ folk songs learned from the recordings of Jacqui McShee (Pentangle), M..... Read more
  The Folk Choir The Folk Choir had it’s seventh birthday in September, and they are celebrating by sharing their harmonies and joy of singing at The Bug. Their repertoire stretches from the ancient ballads to contemporary songwriters, and this non-audition choir directed by Nicole Murray has become a close-knit ..... Read more

29th The Gallilee Three The Galilee Three comprises the unholy trinity of Andrew Palmer (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Tony Moore (vocals, double bass) and Gerry Ansell (vocals, guitar, harmonica). They deliver a unique blend of bluegrass, alt country, hillbilly and unmitigated rubbish. Still awaiting their induction..... Read more
  Maude Linn and the TearJerkers. Maude Linn and the TearJerkers want to remind you not to leave your longings behind as the band continue their pursuit of covering BOTH styles of music - Sad AND Miserable. So trawling through their collective musical influences of folk and soul, it was surprising that NO ONE was shocked to disc..... Read more


Bug Info

For those of you who don't know it the New Farm Bowls Club is on Brunswick St opposite New Farm Park. It has a great atmosphere, food, good parking, public transport, and a bar and a kitchen, open till 8.30pm. Click HERE to see what's coming up in the next few weeks.
Email the BUg team for more information or to find out about playing at the BUg.
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