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

7.15pm - Blackboard (3x10minute spots)
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 prices.

Upcoming Performances - October 2023

Date    Performers Information

3rd The Larks A relatively new group who have sung at blackboard concerts that has led to booked sets at The Red Hill Folk Club and The Indooroopilly Hub Folk Club. The members are Sam Chittenden, Nonie Malone, Janet O'Brien and John Stafford. They have been involved separately in sea shanties, The Folk Choir..... Read more
  Asleep At The Reel Asleep at the Reel: Celtic Soul/ Country Roots/Australian Heart Asleep at the Reel are a genre hopping Brisbane-based ensemble equally comfortable with an Irish jig or singalong as they are with a dance hall country shuffle. Yes it’s folk/rock music – but not as we know it Jim! ..... Read more

10th Jodi Murtha Jodi Murtha has a colourful repertoire that plays like an easy listening soundtrack to a long road trip. With a voice that has been described as “rich, pure and strong”, Jodi creates a fusion of alluring vocals and rhythmic acoustic guitar with flavours of folk, country, jazz and retro pop. With ..... 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

17th Maureen de Waal and John Hogan Maureen de Waal and John Hogan have been playing together for a number of years in and around Brisbane including shows at The Bug and at the Brisbane Jazz Club. They play a mix of jazz and contemporary music. Standards, Police, George Benson, Sting etc...... Read more
  3 Miles From Texas "What's on the telly?....nothing as usual...soooo....turn it off and come on out to a night of live music with 3 Miles From Texas. Formed out of the desire to write, record and play original music, the eight piece 3 Miles From Texas play mainly in and around Brisbane performing songs from their..... Read more

24th 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
  Bearded Coucals The Bearded Coucal is a mythical Aussie bird. Mick, Mark and Simon - have sung together as choristers and a cappellists for over 30 years [Amazwi, Unions Choir, Canto Coro, Qwired, Bloke-apella]. They know how to sing together. They mainly sing a cappella, but there’s some light guitar on some songs..... Read more

31st Irish Joe Lynch and Nicole Murray Nicole Murray is a very well known singer, musician and personality who has performed all over the world. Joe Lynch is a poet and storyteller all the way from the Cork and Kerry mountains. Their individual talents blend beautifully to take you on a journey of romance humour and intrigue...... Read more
  Avalon Swing Avalon Swing is a band with a wealth of experience in performing. They have entertained audiences at various locations, ranging from international festivals to cruise ships, restaurants, coffee shops, and major recital halls. While their performances may elevate your spirit, be aware that they have ..... 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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