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 - April 2010

Date Performers Information

1st Bad Reputation "A new band that is determined to work it's way up from the bottom and stay there if it possibly can. Bad Reputation play Loud Rock and Roll (be warned) and Unapologetically Fake Rhythm and Blues in the manner to which they have grown accustomed. Dave Logan and Tommy Montgomery both on electri..... Read more
Ellinor Khan Jelly is a 17-year-old singer songwriter from Brisbane. As a young child she was constantly surrounded by the unmistakeable sounds of the Beatles, James Taylor, Bob Marley, Lenny Cravits and Joni Mitchell. Described as Jose Gonzales and Regina Spektor's love child, Jelly writes about the experie..... Read more
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

8th Caroline Stalker and Allan Reilly Caro and Allan play a range of mostly original songs textured with strong guitar riffs, rich piano and jazz/pop vocals. Caro played in bands around Brisbane in the 1980s, including one with Allan (The Stinsons), heading overseas in the 90s pursuing an architectural career. Allan played with more hi..... 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
Merryn Smith After building up her courage with many rabble-rousing and roof-raising performances with her comrades in Hobart’s Grassroots Union Choir, Merryn Smith has polished up her swag of songs and gone solo. Her witty and wistful songs have captivated audiences in the deep South, at Hobart’s Single Malt Sp..... Read more

15th Amanda Gilmour

Witnessing Amanda Gilmour performing her original songs is one of life's real pleasures. Heartfelt lyrics and beautiful melodies delivered by one of the purest voices in the business. Amanda’s voice, lyrics and musical sensitivity will beckon your heart and take you on a mantra-like journe..... Read more

Jaxonville Rachael and Rebecca (twin sisters) from Brisbane have spent their young lives pursuing their musical dreams, doing the hard yards of the well-worn country music and contemporary talent quests which run from Newcastle to far north Queensland. The duet are versatile in the music they sing and play. Ja..... Read more
Rhys Owen Rhys started playing music in the sixties - mainly folk and bluegrass playing in all of the venues around at the time as a guitar player. He played most of his music with singer songwriters as back-up player, a time he enjoyed the most. He spent some thirty years playing in country rock bands (mostl..... Read more

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Mark Cryle and the Redeemers Recently described by Rhythms Magazine as “one of Australia’s finest singer songwriters” whose “pithy and catchy songs resonate deeply and manage to reflect the Australian psyche”, Mark Cryle cut his teeth with the band Spot the Dog but has since emerged as a force to be reckoned with as singer song..... Read more
Rose Wintergreen-Arthur “A simultaneously quirky and serious singer/song-writer, Rose cultivates her own exotic garden of original songs. Her music is an aromatic fusion of acoustic folk/pop, nourished with diverse influences – including Ani DiFranco, Suzanne Vega, PJ Harvey and The Eurythmics. A sprinkling of fresh topsoi..... Read more

29th Jook Joint Boys Based in Brisbane, this acoustic duo comprising Lil’ Son Gregory on guitar and vocals, and Tony (Ol' Deliverance) Von Wieldt on mandolin, lap steel and guitar, specialize in vintage Country Blues and Old Time mountain music, with a dash of Ragtime and Cajun thrown in for good measure. Performed ..... Read more
Little Secrets Little Secrets are a Brisbane group playing mainly original material. The group features guitarist Rob Stewart, bass player, acoustic guitarist and singer Michael Tully, singer and acoustic guitarist, Tony Mockeridge and Keith Megson on the drums, when his duties as one of Brisbane's most sough..... 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 8.00pm. 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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