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 - July 2010

Date Performers Information

1st 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
Redland Bluegrass Boys show The Redland Bluegrass Boys.............. A group of enthusiastic acoustic musicians who specialise in great vocal harmonies and play a wide range of bluegrass influenced music. The band is Allen McMonagle (vocals, guitar, fiddle), Neil Wills (mandolin, guitar and vocals), Fred Hudson (banjo and v..... Read more
Twisted Oak Twisted Oak is a Hot new Bluegrass band to hit the New Zealand and Australian scene. Consisting Fiddle, Banjo, and Guitar the trio mix things up to create complex arrangements of the old standards and a delicious load of original tunes. George Jackson - Fiddle Daniel Watkins - Guitar, Vocal B..... Read more

8th Indigie Femme Indigie Femme are one of the most ‘dynamic female indigenous duos’ to hit the music scene. The weavings of Navajo/Dine, Maori, and Samoan Cultures resonates with the powerful voices, and combines the thought-provoking lyrics, and interweaves with drums and percussion's.

Tempo Magazine: “I..... Read more

Julie Witney Julie is a guitarist /vocalist who has performed solo or as a part of various bands over quite a few years. She is comfortable doing jazz standards or popular music as well as playing acoustic blues, or playing in a folk/country line-up.

Her most recent collaboration has been with Peter Dobe ..... Read more

The Rosannas with Joe Cryle The Rosannas are an acoustic group based in Melbourne, Australia. Highlighted by soulful tunes, poignant lyrics, and rich three-part harmonies, they combine elements of country, folk and roots-based music with a pop sensibility to create a style all their own. Formed in early 2009, the band’s core..... Read more

15th John Groome and Dreams of Flying John Groome sings a little bit of Irish and a little bit of Traditional, some contemporary folk and even a little bit of country. He is supported by, Steve Lang (violin & harmonies), Gillian Smith (violin) and Meece Murphy (Vocal harmonies)...... Read more
The Goodwills Now based in Warwick The Goodwills (Bob & Laurel Wilson) have been singing together for 30 years and are known for their close harmony singing, witty songs and easy on-stage banter. Bob’s original songs, including Big Country Town, Underneath the Story Bridge and Courting the Net, have been played m..... Read more

22nd Adam Ryan. "solo acoustic originals with a social consience and a healthy dose of frivolity!". ..... Read more
Katrina Lewry and Nick Weinert Katrina Lewry and Nick Weinert have performed together infrequently since their time in quasi-legendary work band The DPIdols, born in a Nambour tractor shed and reputedly slumbering in a shallow but, mysteriously, well-tended grave somewhere north of Gympie. While coming from different musical bac..... Read more
Rough Red One of the country’s most traveled bands, Rough Red has taken its original brand of folk/roots music to Europe seven times, performing at some of the world’s great music festivals, including the Montreux Jazz Festival, Bardentreffen in Nuremberg, the Vikedal Roots Music Festival in Norway, and pione..... Read more

29th Green Gin Baby A four-piece, Green Gin Baby formed as a folk/rock band early in 2010. With Larissa Cross as song-writer, guitarist and lead vocalist, the band pumps out strong melodies with a hint of country and alternate pop. As semi-finalists in the LOUD 2010 Band comp, Green Gin Baby has been gigging regularly..... Read more
The BUg Cabinet Band The B.U.g Cabinet Band (The BCB) is made up exclusively of the people who present the B.U.g at the Muddy Farmer every Thursday night. Tonight it is their turn to entertain you at Brisbane’s premier acoustic music venue with a unique mixture of music hand picked for your delight. Tonight will be the ..... 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


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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