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 - November 2011

Date Performers Information

1st 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
Helen Rowe and Chris Jack Over a number of years and series of desultory collaborations, Chris and Helen have covered a bit of musical territory - from a very small bush-dance Band to the Murphy's Pigs Celtic Mob . Their original plan - when first they jammed - was, I think, to play some lovely old folk songs and explo..... Read more

8th Chloe Hall and Silas Palmer Award-winning Melbourne singer-songwriter Chloe Hall has teamed up with Brisbane fiddle legend Silas Palmer (Women in Docs, Spot the Dog), bringing their blend of uplifting harmonies, great songs and exciting playing to the Bug… Chloe and Silas have toured independently in Australia, Canada, Europ..... Read more
Out of Abingdon OUT of ABINGDON combines Tina's ethereal vocals and grooving double bass with Warwick's mesmerizing, intricate guitar work and bluesy vocals creating soulful acoustic lounge music that has enchanted audiences worldwide...... Read more

15th Emma Nixon and Tony Vandermeer Emma Nixon's exquisite and inspiring fiddle playing brings together both the classical and traditional worlds, drawing on the strengths of both. Guitarist Tony Vandermeer is a powerfully beautiful player, and together this duo creates intricately enticing, intimate performances of traditional a..... Read more
The Caroline Hammond Band Caroline Hammond is an original singer/songwriter of insight, honesty and earthiness, influenced by a diverse range of musical styles from Blues, to Gospel, Reggae, African 'hi-life' and Coffeehouse folk. A longtime study of Afro-Cuban Percussion has made it’s mark on her unique acoustic gui..... Read more

22nd East West Hot Club East West Hotclub are a Brisbane based Jazz Manouche Trio, consisting of Henry "Wango-Django" Wang and Sean "Mr Q" Quinlan on Twin Solo/Rythm Guitars . They're underpinned on the Mighty Contrabass by the amazing Rob "Man of Steel" Reeves. E.W.H.C. Play a broad range of tunes from the pallette of..... Read more
Ewan MacKenzie and Swing Manouche Swing Manouche is Ewan’s latest venture into the world of Django Reinhardt and the music he pioneered known as Jazz Manouche or Gypsy Jazz, this time exploring the guitar and clarinet led explorations by Django during the war years in Paris. The lineup features Dan Cosgrove clarinet, tenor saxophone..... Read more

29th David Logan’s Band With Dave on guitar and vocals, Tommy Montgomery on bass, Sophie on drums, Frankie Lee on keys and Rachel as guest vocalist we can expect something special. The whisper is that there might be some early rock’n’roll on the cards, but whatever happens, it will be a great night. ..... Read more
Pandora Ann and Helen first worked together in the women’s band, Tangled Web. Since then, they’ve continued to develop their musical connection over countless Friday mornings and cups of tea. As a duo, Helen and Ann create an intimate performance with renditions of their own songs and tunes, and their fav..... 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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