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 - September 2022

Date    Performers Information

6th Andy Penkow Andy Penkow is an Australian country singer/songwriter with a unique sound, chocolate smooth but powerful voice, steeped in honesty. Winner of “Most Promising New Talent 2022” at the People’s Choice Awards. Winner of “Most Popular New Male Artist of 2021” by Independent Country Music Association..... Read more
  Jumping Fences Jumping Fences draw on their their unique fusion of Latin American and original songs to create a sensitive insight into the daily struggles of people. The song-writing partnership of Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse join forces with Ross Gwyther on tenor sax and clarinet, and James Harper on percussio..... Read more

13th Swampfish 'Kim Downs and Liz Hall-Downs have been performing together as both musicians and poets for over twenty years. Swampfish is their latest musical collaboration. Featuring guitar, banjo, autoharp, mountain dulcimer and tight vocal harmonies, Swampfish explores the alternative country terrain of th..... 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

20th La Vuelta Tango La Vuelta Tango are Brisbane’s most progressive tango group, focussing on original compositions and jazz-infused arrangements to create supple, impressionistic sonorities, while still remaining faithful to the tango’s role as a dance music...... Read more
  Mike Barber In his Thirty Two years as a professional musician, Michael has mastered a vast range of skills. Michael is a gifted songwriter, arranger, guitarist, vocalist, music teacher who has been involved in television, radio and recording studios as a session vocalist, jingle writer, recording artist an..... Read more

27th Gary Shepherd Gary Shepherd played regularly at the old Folk Centre in the 70's, and has been a support act for Normie Rowe, Daryl Braithwaite, Vonetta Field, and others. In 2006, he won the Tamworth Songwriter's Association (Qld) Instrumental of the year, for a tune called 'Thumbprint' which is a..... Read more
  Sue Wighton Sue Wighton is a well known Brisbane singer/songwriter. Tonight she launches a CD of mostly originals, Hearts and Rooms. Sue will be joined by Gary, Sam and Gemma Shepherd who produced, recorded and performed on the album. Gary and Sue’s friendship goes back to the seventies and Folk Centre days..... 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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