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.

Past Performances - October 2011

Date Performers Information

4th 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
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

11th Julie Witney Julie is a guitarist /vocalist who has performed solo or as a part of various bands over quite a few years. She is comfortable doing jazz standards or popular music as well as playing acoustic blues, or playing in a folk/country line-up.

Her most recent collaboration has been with Peter Dobe ..... Read more

Steve Tyson What do a Japanese man fanning his penis in a train, a petrified Russian tour guide, a drunken Irish wife-basher, and an Australian trying to avoid the aftermath of 9-11 all have in common...? They are the inspiration for some of the extraordinary songs by Steve Tyson, from his recently released sol..... Read more

18th Absolutely Scandalous Does watching the world make you feel like a vegan reading abattoir catalogues? Ab Scan can fix it for you. Featuring Frankie Sinatra on guitar, with The Vegie Girl and The Butcher on vocals, they’ll make you laugh till you stop. (Warning: Subject to line-up changes.) Ab Scan’s concerts comment, mo..... Read more
Sue Wighton

Sue Wighton is a Brisbane-based singer/songwriter. She recently launched a book of her essays titled ‘Accidental Writer’.

Sue has been entertaining Brisbane audiences for many years –accompanying herself on guitar to deliver her rich repertoire of traditional and self-penned acoustic tunes. S..... Read more

25th Ceol Rua CEOL RUA is Irish for ‘red-headed music’. We play high-level Celtic instrumental music ( mainly Irish but also Scottish, French and Spanish), and sing Irish, Aussie and American trad songs. We are: Davydd: fiddle, guitar, songs; Simon: wooden flute, Concertina, guitar, songs; Chris: Irish and..... Read more
Noel Gardner and Alex Bridge Noel Gardner and Alex Bridge are a captivating folk duo 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’s beautifully ha..... 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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