Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs


Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs!

Door charge $10/$7 Concession.
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.

Past Performances - October 2010

Date Performers Information

7th Fallen Angels ..... Read more
The Bairn. The Bairn are Michael O’Halloran (guitar, ukelele, vocals), Ross Roache (guitar, banjo, vocals) and Terry Jacob (accordion, fiddle, mandolin). Ross and Mick performed as The Slimy Brothers for 20 years around Brisbane and Northern New South Wales. Terry joined the  line-up in January this year, and ..... Read more
The Westerlies From the downs beyond Mount Tyson, down through the fields of the Tent Hill Valley, come The Westerlies. Playing their own brand of Roots Country and Western Gothic, Nick Weinert and Shane Murray bring you songs of working and driving, loving and dying...... Read more

14th Gillian Smith Better known for her fiddle playing in groups like Quartermoon and Magill, Gillian is also well respected for backing and supporting many other artists around the folk scene, including session work on other artist's CD's. Gillian will delight her audience playing Mandolin while singing a com..... Read more
Mama Juju Mama Juju follow in the footsteps of the great blues and jazz singers and guitar pickers. Juju ( vocals, ukulele and blues harp) and Sugar Cane Slim (finger-style guitar) travel the crossroads through blues, jazz, folk and country from the 1920s till now. Inspired by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, B..... Read more
Sunas Regarded as Queensland's premier Celtic group, Súnas has been delighting audiences around Australia and overseas with their fresh and exciting take on traditional Celtic music. Known for their engaging and intense stage presence, they are a group not to be missed. Súnas is a fiery four-piece ban..... Read more

21st Brenna Logan With a musical journey that is ever-growing, and mixture of Australian and Irish roots, Brenna's fusion of folk and traditional music plays a story you won't have heard before.

Dating back to when she was six years old, standing on a table, with a fire twirling stick as her microphone..... Read more

Ciderhouse Cider House is a collaboration between fiddle player / vocalist Rachel Witney-Lacey and guitarist / bassist / mandolinist / vocalist Steve Dorahy. Rachel is a native Queenslander and grew up in the infinitely musical Witney family in the hills just outside of Gympie. Steve is a Sydneysider who mov..... Read more
Dave Martyn In the late 90's, Dave Martyn found himself some beautiful old guitars and has spent the last 10 or so years figuring out to how play them in the style they were intended. If you like old blues, fingerpicked, slide, and some hollerin', then you might find this to your liking. If old blues i..... Read more

28th Noel Gardner Trio Noel Gardner, Alex Bridge and Wendy Hodgins are a captivating folk trio from Maleny on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Noel’s heart-felt original songs tell stories about our land, our environment, our politics, our lives and our hearts; the finely crafted lyrics come to life when sung by his and Alex’..... Read more
Robert Carl Blank Robert Carl Blank does what he loves most – playing music! For more than 10 years he has been travelling now with his guitar throughout the world, writing his own songs and playing concert after concert. Between beautiful rock, pop and folk melodies, catchy choruses and then driving rhythms, Robert ..... Read more
Silken Thomas Brian Brett, Ian Evans, Rose Broe and Robin Etter-Cleave play as Silken Thomas and perform toe-tapping folk music and ballads. Robin has a couple of magic flutes and some wicked whistles, Brian and Ian have guitars that gently weep, and Rose has her own trained accordion and the audacity to play it ..... 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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