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 - August 2021

Date    Performers Information

3rd Brisbane Youth Folk Showcase with Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra Brisbane Youth Folk Showcase This will be a showcase featuring the newly created Queensland Youth Folk Orchestra (QYFO) which is a gathering of young folk musicians and singers (13-30yrs) from across Queensland meeting to learn, teach each other and perform traditional and contemporary folk songs a..... Read more
  Asleep At The Reel Asleep at the Reel evoke the sound of the lively Irish pub, of flying fiddles and rich voices in harmony around an open fire. Their songs are stories – some of them hundreds of years old – wrapped up in music. Their rollicking jigs and reels will keep your feet tapping. The Irish call it the craic...... Read more

10th The Salty Sirens Ahoy mateys! Behold the Salty Sirens, lovers of swell sea shanties and rollicking raucous singalongs. They've stepped ashore to share with you their love of songs of the sea. All voices welcome and previous watercraft experience not required...... 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

17th C02 CO2 is a 2 piece reimagining of The Company Bluegrass Band. Jamie Clark guitar and Markus Karlsen double bass come together to create innovative soundscapes incorporating aspects of folk, jazz and bluegrass melodies, rejigged classic Company tunes and modern cross rhythms, which twist and turn into..... Read more
  The Poachers The Poachers are highly regarded for their sensitive, emotive and polished performances. Featuring Penny Boy (vocals), Cathy Bell (vocals, fiddle and accordion) and Andrew Heath (Guitar), the group was a regular fixture locally and at festivals around the country including Port Fairy, the National F..... Read more

24th Those Folk Charismatic, authentic and thoroughly entertaining, Lawrence Menard (USA) and Clare Quinn (AUS) are the transpacific-troubadours known as ‘Those Folk’. With Lawrence’s Cajun beginnings and Californian upbringing melding with Clare’s grounding in Australian folk music, their sound is diverse and insp..... Read more
  The Munsterbucks As the name suggests, MunsterBucks it's a band of lads from Munster, a province in the South of Ireland. Led by Jack O Leary from Cork (Vocals, Guitar and Bodhran) the band keeps true to their traditional roots while bringing in their own sense of style. They work to create a traditional groove ..... Read more

31st Sleepy Brunettes From deep searching tones to high frequency harmonies, Sleepy Brunettes blend Planet Clare and Serena Stanger, two singer/songwriters, with influences from Tom Waits to Casey Chambers; their eclectic folk/ blues sound can be described as 'beat country' witness witty banter and effortless cov..... Read more
  Gardner Bridge & Dunlop Noel & Alex create 'powerful messages in a velvet glove of music’ with award winning songs that express heartfelt issues in an insightful way. With Jem Dunlop’s accomplished instrumentation adding to the rich emotive vocals and harmonies, they have the ability to touch your social conscience an..... 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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