Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs
Welcome to Brisbane Unplugged Gigs!
Door charge $10
7.15pm - Blackboard (3x10minute spots)
Every Tuesday at New Farm Bowls Club 969 Brunswick St opposite New Farm Park
8.00 - 8.45 pm - First Act
9.00 - 9.45 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
| Click on the email address to contact the
performer, click on their URL to go to their website.
||Sam Brookes has become part of the burgeoning acoustic music scene, gigging around the UK on his own and with his contempories to an ever-increasing audience of enthusiasts. His songs are, fundamentally, beautifully crafted stories about familiar subject matters that captivate the listener.
Musically, his immaculate phrasing and beautifully modulated delivery reach easily beneath the skin of his audience; the magical space he creates, with the elasticity of his writing, has the echoes and jazz arches of giants like John Martyn and Tim Buckley.His self-titled debut brought him recognition in the form of high profile support slots with Joan Armatrading, Ray Davies and Newton Faulkner; this combined with an entrepreneurial spirit and a close kinship with other musicians such as Lucy Rose, Pete Roe and Emily & The Woods has allowed his live and recorded sound to evolve in to a more powerful and provocative body of work. Thoughtful lyrics add poetry to his tracks, something that sets his work apart in an increasingly saturated area of music.
“Musically, he excels at propulsive, narratively rich folk, delivered in a soaring, clear-as-a-bell singing voice that makes every word of his evocative, detailed lyrics count.” Sunday Times
Please contact Sam Brookes through the website.
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.