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 - July 2019

Date    Performers Information

2nd Jaff and Jackie Jefferies Jaff (aka Adrian Jefferies) has been involved in traditional music since his teenage years spent in the Glens of Antrim in north eastern Ireland. Playing whistle, mandolin, Irish bouzouki and uilleann pipes. Jaff has played in and recorded with several bands in Ireland and Australia, including C..... Read more
  Archer Archer is a holey man.​ Known variously as "australias woody guthrie" "magic man" "unknown national treasure""a walkin talkin singin leakin slowboat to china"......... Read more
  Amanda Gilmour Witnessing Amanda Gilmour performing her original songs is one of life's real pleasures. Heartfelt lyrics and beautiful melodies delivered by one of the purest voices in the business. Amanda’s voice, lyrics and musical sensitivity will beckon your heart and take you on a mantra-like journe..... Read more

9th Anna Smyrk Sun-drenched vocal harmonies and stories from faraway places infuse Anna Smyrk’s music with intimacy and warmth. Anna plays original folk songs inspired by years spent living in Cambodia, the Solomon Islands and lots of places in between. She’ll also share traditional folk tunes from the diverse ..... Read more
  Avalon Swing The Avalon swing performers live amongst the gyspy tribes of South East Qld. A rough and tumble world not far from here. Take heed as Avalon Swing pass themselves off as Gentry and have been known to say "We are an art deco inspired celebration of acoustic swing music. We bring a bit of Gatsb..... Read more

16th Great Aunt Set somewhere between a gospel church in Louisiana and a dimly-lit speakeasy in Melbourne, sits the music of Melbourne-based Americana/folk duo, Great Aunt. Their songs are at once raw, simple and bold; full of stomping feet and clapping hands, chants and harmonies, whispered words, and soulful lame..... Read more
  Melody Graves and the Hokum Redemption Digging deep into the delta of old ragtime, swing and country blues Melody Graves and the Hokum Redemption rise with a musical salvation of trusty resonator, washboard, mandolin, trombone and once heck of a sound to get you stompin' and swingin' and feeling those sweet lowdown blues. ..... Read more

23rd The Inadequates The Inadequates are an acoustic folk-rock trio with a bad taste in fashion. Listen to their tight harmonies and marvel as they commandeer the stage in their three-piece, machine-washable, polyester suits. Playing unique covers and originals, they’ll take you on a tour through various genres, stop..... Read more
  Murphy's Pigs A big band, a big sound and almost 50m of suit fabric; this is the 10-piece, award winning Celtic band that the World Health Organisation is warning everyone about. Throw caution to the wind and set forth on a musical journey through the lands of the Celts as Murphy's pigs drag you head first in..... Read more

30th Dave Burton and friends. Some of the usual suspects: Tim James (guitar), Paul Maslem (bass), Suzanne Hibbs (percussion), and Dave Burton (guitar and vocals). This performance will be as much a history lesson focusing on some of Australia's lesser known bushrangers. We are also playing a couple of covers for the Neil You..... Read more
  Mama Juju and the Jam Tarts Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts embrace their inner girl power with quirky songs, big personalities and sweet harmonies. They easily slide across musical genres from folk to country, jazz, rock and blues. Their sassy and sometimes funny original songs have been well received at Festival performances and ..... 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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