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 - May 2011

Date Performers Information

3rd Mandy Connell Back form the UK for 2011, Mandy and bassist Richard Grace sold out of CD's at Cygnet FF, Mandy Joining Stephen Taberner and Jenny M Thomas for the second last act of the festival- The Cabaret. In Melbourne Mandy played to full houses at the Drunken Poet and the Clifton Hill Hotel; and at Newste..... 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

10th Liam Campbell Liam Campbell 2007 Ė Was contracted to the Penrith Panthers in the NRL when he was invited onto the footy show to perform in a competition. Three Performances later and over 3 million sms votes he won the $50 000 with his rendition of Imagine in front of over 5000 people. 2008 Ė Moved to Brisbane..... 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

17th Bohemica Bohemica is a Brisbane based group of five musicians with roots from Czech Republic & Slovakia. The band has a diverse repertoire of folk music. From classic Czech folk songs, country music, camp fire songs, through to self arranged folksongs from various countries. Sound is based on acoustic string..... 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

24th The BUG, Bob Dylan 70th birthday show The BUG celebrates Bob Dylanís 70th birthday with a showcase event featuring members of the extended BUG community. Come along to celebrate and enjoy the music of Dylan performed by solo, duo and band ensembles including Shez Wright, Mark Dalton, Chad Swaby, Mark Cryle, Rachel Witney & Steve Dorahy,..... Read more

31st Fiddlesticks Fiddlesticks play fiddle, sometimes together, sometimes separate, mostly acoustic, sometimes electric, mostly with voice, sometimes with feet but always with energy, emotion and fire. Fiddlesticks have been on a musical journey for 20 years, touring extensively throughout Australia and New Zea..... Read more
Yellow Bird Yellow Bird: What bird is that? It has BLUES. Itís got some SWING in its tail. Itís a little bit COUNTRY. And thereís the sounds of slap, cackle and POP. Itís Yellow Bird! The combined fun of Francesca Lejeune, Pete Lehmann, Tony (swivel-hips) Moore and Geoff Smith: playing their own brand of locall..... 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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