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 - September 2010

Date Performers Information

2nd Blackboard Night Blackboard Night ..... Read more

9th ..... Read more
David and John Logan John and Dave Logan were brothers at the time they started playing guitar, and it has somehow remained true to this day. They have a begrudgingly shared background in the more feral aspect of the Brisbane Folk Music boom of June 1997, when their mother told them they would always be destined for la..... Read more
Johnnie Logan Introduced to singing outside neighbour’s houses during Halloween in his native Scotland, Johnnie eventually found himself drawn in to the local folk clubs. After emigrating to Brisbane with his wife and young sprogs in the seventies, he eventually linked up with the Brisbane folk scene. Johnnie i..... Read more

16th 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
Liam Campbell Liam Campbell 2007 – 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 – Moved to Brisbane..... Read more
The Stetson Family Melbourne knockabouts The Stetson Family dig deep into the bluegrass roots of folk and country music to create a distinctive style that’s a little bit mountain, a little bit high-lonesome country, and a whole lotta rhythm. With tales of murder, mayhem and the human heart, their debut EP, “Hey Sist..... Read more

23rd Mark Shortis We have had Marko performing or organising performers at the Bug several times in our short six months. Marko came from a musical family and was tutored in classical piano and violin … then he discovered the guitar. His journey has led him through rock, punk and classics, but he has found a freedo..... Read more
Out of Abingdon OUT of ABINGDON combines Tina's ethereal vocals and grooving double bass with Warwick's mesmerizing, intricate guitar work and bluesy vocals creating soulful acoustic lounge music that has enchanted audiences worldwide...... 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

30th Groundspeed Groundspeed are a Brisbane based Bluegrass band that brings together five diverse musicians, playing and singing their way out of a blend of old-time bluegrass classics, mingled with some ‘white-knuckled’ instrumentals. Jacko Jackson—Fiddle Karen Jackson—lead vocals, Fiddle and Guitar Matt Hern..... Read more
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
Toni Pollard & The Rhythm Method TONI & THE RHYTHM METHOD are a jazz outfit guaranteed to get your toes tapping with their unique take on some Upbeat Swing. Toni with her 4pce Band delivers an earthy, rootsy take in a mainly Jazz Based Repotoire, including influences from the Dixie/Ragtime/Swing Era, also playing styles of Blues,..... 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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