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 - March 2010

Date Performers Information

4th 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
Steve Case Having made a life for himself in the far reaches of the Kimberley the past ten years, singer songwriter Steve Case offers a show filled with songs that range from heart wrenching to life affirming and laugh out loud funny...... Read more
Steve Cook Multi-instrumentalist Steve Cook will drag a few instruments and few old chestnuts out of the cupboard. Fiddle, bouzouki, tenor banjo, maybe some mandolin and a high-mileage voice with not much tread on it. Usually known as somebody's accompanist, this will be a welcome return to the BUg for thi..... Read more

11th John Hockings and Ewan MacKenzie John may be a much-lauded architect who loves fishing, but he has the heart and soul of a cowboy singer. His repertoire runs the gamut of the genre - Guy Clark, Woody Guthrie are just two of his faves. He was most recently in Quartermoon. Ewan is a guitarist who has veered erratically across the ..... Read more
Spot the Dog YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD DOG DOWN….. Who let the dogs out? When front-line Australian group Spot the Dog turned off the mic for the last time in late 2004 music lovers were disappointed but conceded that the band had done its bit. But they're back!! The old dog has some new tricks and the..... Read more
The New Johnson Stompers ..... Read more

18th Alex Robinson Alex is a relative newcomer to the folk scene who brings lots of enthusiasm and passion to his performances. He has a deep, resonant voice that is sure to impress. His influences are – Celtic music; Gospel; Old Timey; British Folk; Country and Early music. He will be ably assisted by some of his tal..... Read more
Donna Shepherd Donna Shepherd is a writer of songs with heart, humour and sass who has spent much time as a minstrel, wandering the world. She has more years of experience than she cares to mention performing an eclectic mix of other people’s songs, her own songs, and the occasional circus or theatre score. You..... Read more
Rob Curtis Rob has spent many years singing in pubs, restaurants and at other musical events. He sings covers, mostly middle of the road and loves country, rock, ballads and harmony singing...... Read more

25th 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
Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels features the exquisite voice of Amanda Gilmour, the tasteful accordion and harmonies of Rose Broe and the ever so melodic precision of Andrew Heath on acoustic guitar and fretless bass. For those who know Fallen Angels, the echoed tones of banjo and mandolin may surely float in the ..... Read more

Wheatley & The Undergarments The members of Wheatley and the Undergarments all have associations with Kedron high school. It formed around well-known polymath and science teacher Jim Wheatley and got its name in a whimsical moment when a student developed a Myspace page for his favourite physics teacher. The band plays a wide ..... 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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