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 - April 2019

Date    Performers Information

2nd The Ocelots Having just come off a European tour supporting Jack Johnson, Wexford twins Brandon and Ashley Watson combine to create ‘The Ocelots’, a folk/blues duo who are embarking on their first Australian tour. They have crafted their songwriting and musical experience together to produce a forceful bl..... Read more
  The Pockets. This delightful foursome will send you swooning. Marked by close harmonies and featuring concert, tenor, baritone and bass ukulele along with melodica and kazoo, the pockets bring you original and cover tunes brimming with frivolity, nostalgia and romance. Setting vocal interludes reminiscent of a ..... Read more

9th Penny Davies and Roger Ilott PENNY DAVIES & ROGER ILOTT have been performing folk songs from around the world for over 40 years and have released 20 albums of high quality folk music during that time. Warm harmonies, chiming acoustic guitars, and a passion for telling stories through song, characterise their intimate concert pe..... Read more
  Fly Little Sparrow Lisa Lazuli (Yamba) and Lizzie Flynn (Brisbane) come together as Fly Little Sparrow to sing harmonies that emulate riding on the wings of a strong-willed bird. Heading on a flight path of beautiful harmonic arrangements, their eclectic repertoire and commentary will take you on a journey from fra..... Read more

16th John Hogan and Matt James. Matt James and John Hogan have been performing together for the best part of 20 years in a variety of lineups. They originally met when John was asked to join the Matt James Band when the band had a residency in what used to be called Dooley’s Hotel and as they say, the rest is history. The duo will..... Read more
  Pandoras Karavan Pandora’s Karavan presents music with depth & presence, keeping it real with a repertoire of beautiful songs on meaningful themes – songs from various genres – from jazz standards to popular music, country, cabaret and the songs of the great songwriters such as Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits. Pandor..... Read more

23rd Caroline Hammond Caroline Hammond - is an Original Singer/Songwriter of insight, honesty & earthiness, influenced by a diverse range of musical styles from Blues, to Gospel, Reggae, African 'hi-life' & Coffeehouse folk. Caroline has been rattling around the Brisbane folk scene for some time now, contributing..... Read more
  The Dennis Sisters Hailing from the Sunshine Coast, The Dennis Sisters, have been honing their song-writing craft and refining their engaging harmonies to create their own genre-crossing original music, for the past three years. With Tiana (18) on guitar and Briannah (19) on bass, the girls began writing in t..... Read more

30th Sue Wighton and Mary Brettell Sue Wighton and Mary Brettell– singing up a storm (not a weather event). DISCLAIMER: If you’re easily offended by political incorrectness, perhaps stay home and re-arrange your sock drawer. Sue Wighton and Mary Brettell have been around the Brisbane folk scene for longer than eit..... Read more
  Haystack Mountain Hermits Multi-award-winning family band Haystack Mountain Hermits began busking around campfires and in iconic markets around Australia on their Big Lap in 2011. They’re all related (and have the embarrassing photos to prove it) all multi-instrumentalists and all go. Between them they play resonator guit..... 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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