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 2022

Date    Performers Information

2nd Fozzie O'Donnell Fozzie’s music style varies from traditional Scottish and Irish songs & tunes to contemporary music and performed at Eden Music Festival, in Dumfries since 2013 as a mainline act at Rabbie’s Tavern. He played in a folk ceilidh band “Clachnacuddin” for many years and toured extensively in Europe/ UK..... Read more
  theBlueShamrocks theBlueShamrocks play vibrant country sounds that merge JIVE, WALTZ folk music. They have backgrounds in the Country Music, Rock, Orchestral and Jazz music scenes. From violins, keyboard, guitars, and drums, this eight-piece band will have your toes tapping. theBlueShamrocks have achieved over 1.5..... Read more

9th Antiri 'Seeing' and playing good tunes is the aim of the Antiri, taking it's name from Palantiri in the Tolkien's Elvish world. Samuel De Santi, who leads the project, has been seeking and playing tunes in the folk tradition since age 5. For over 20 years Sam has experienced a number of mus..... Read more
  Beier•Griffin•Pollak Trio The recently formed (Sept 2020) Beier • Griffin • Pollak Trio brings together three multi-talented musicians who have over many years played together in various combinations. Some of their previous groups are Ross Daly’s Australian Labyrinth, Dva, dididumdum, Makedonski Bop and the still active Bal..... Read more

16th Diez Cuerdas and Solange Lipcin Diez Cuerdas (Ten Strings) a brand new Brisbane based Tango Duo with Violinist Liz Young (Mendoza Tango Quartet) and Guitarist Rory Dollard (Cigany Weaver). The intricate interplay between the two combines to echo the lively, passionate sounds of the traditional Tango orchestra. They will be joined ..... Read more
  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

23rd Giovanni Porta Giovanni Porta, with an Italian background, grew up in Cairns and Townsville with a love for Paul Kelly and his songs. He has written a suite of his own songs about characters he has met and stories that he's experienced. He released an album in 2019, The Giovanni Theories, with some of these so..... 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

30th Ian Dearden For the past 40 years, Ian Dearden has been a passionate musical performer. From his high school rock band to university folk clubs, in solo, duo and band configurations, Ian has performed and busked at clubs, pubs & festivals throughout Australia, UK, Ireland, Europe and the USA. Ian’s skilled gui..... Read more
  Milena Luna Milena Luna is an award winning singer songwriter who has gained a solid reputation along the eastern seaboard . She has relocated to Brisbane after losing her home in the Mallacoota bushfires and is launching her new album 'This Is Now' a journey from bushfires to recovery and hope. She wi..... 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 8.00pm. 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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