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 2011

Date Performers Information

1st Stewie & the Onset One year and one week ago 'Stewie and The Onset' made their debut at the BUg. Since that time they have added a bass player and a lead guitarist to their eclectic group. Undefinable and unpredictable, Stewie and The Onset crash the stage again with an engaging mix of original songs and a cou..... Read more
The Jar Some of the wildest and most original music you will hear around sunny Brisbane. Drawing on traditional tunes and songs from all over, The JAR also incorporates originals, contemporary pop, rock and modern folk. Songs merge into tunes; Balkan dances lead into songs; lyrical airs take off into jigs..... Read more

8th 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
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

15th Chad Swaby CD Launch Hypnotic rhythms, poetic lyrics, love stories, questions, imaginings, observations, or just pure escapism, Chad provides you with a healthy dose of music. A pure believer in the live music experience, in the past Chads songs have only been heard, performed live and for a good reason Chad believes t..... 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

22nd John Fegan “After fifteen years with Rough Red and four European Tours I’m solo again, I love the freedom it affords me and I enjoy the rush and the fear of having nobody to hide behind. There’s something more intimate and personal about it. The songs I sing come from adventures on the road from Australia to I..... Read more
Steve Tyson & The Industrious Felons Best known as the guitarist/mandolin player from Rough Red, Steve has just completed his debut solo album. “Temple Dog” is an eclectic mix of story based contemporary folk songs and roots music, with nods to jazz, and features some of Queensland’s finest musicians. Steve will be launching the album ..... Read more

29th Pirate Brides Pirate Brides - walk all planks – from small intimate functions to a crowd of thousands. With a repertoire spanning acoustic originals, bluegrass, contemporary folk and old -time, these seasoned performers combine great four-part vocals with tasty guitar, accordion, mandolin, clawhammer banjo, autoh..... Read more
Stockade Band STOCKADE delights audiences around Queensland’s Great South East with the fabulous original songs of Chuck and Chrissy Euston…. A unique blend of blues and folk, celtic and gospel styles, with hints of bluegrass and country swing. Chuck is lead vocalist, playing acoustic & slide guitar, and man..... 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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