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.

Past Performances - November 2021

Date Performers Information

2nd Cigany Weaver Fusing the passion of gypsy music, the precision of classical, and the spontaneity of jazz, 'Cigány Weaver' create a rich and vibrant atmosphere for both the heart and mind. Front woman, Jo Davie's soaring vocals and enchanting gentle demeanour combine with the fiery violin, dynamic guit..... Read more
Karen Law Trio Karen Law is a respected songwriter performing here with two of her children sharing uplifting songs, close harmonies and a healthy dose of family banter. She was awarded the Alistair Hulett Songwriting Trophy in 2020 for her song about environmental activist Kathleen McArthur and is about to releas..... Read more

9th Alexander Mills Born and raised in Barbados and now living in Australia, Alexander Mills has been entertaining international audiences with his unique blend of acoustic folk and pop infused with a little bit of rock. During his career, Alex has opened for Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds at the Barbados Jazz Festival, h..... Read more
Paul Fogarty Quintessential Singer-Songwriter Paul Fogarty returns to the BUG after 13 years working the music biz trenches across Europe. After 40 high profile song placements and 800 solo concerts in the northern hemisphere Fogarty has been turning heads everywhere. His songs and live shows are sought after in..... Read more

16th Bohemian Rogue Bohemian Rogue have been gigging their good time, coastal groove entertainment since 2015. Clive and Gary's engaging original songs feature guitar, mandolin, banjo, beats and an enthusiastic foot stomping audience clapping along. You can expect to go a bit rogue yourself - with catchy so..... Read more
Rebecca Wright and Donald McKay. Rebecca and Donald’s music has been likened to that of a good Scotch whisky: delightfully smooth, full of character and highly addictive. With voices that can instantly transport you to another place and time, Donald’s traditional songs from his native Scotland are beautifully complemented by Rebecc..... Read more

23rd Bard for Life The family band, Bard for Life sings about Irish rebels, English outcasts, the despair of Australia’s working class, the shearers’ strikes of the 19thC and the great depression. With a repertoire as varied as the Australian experience, they embody the traditional Australian narrative, with a pinch..... Read more
Sue Wighton Sue Wighton is a respected singer/ songwriter and has performed everything from jazz to classical to folk. Sue’s approach to songs is honest, unpredictable, sometimes irreverent but always engaging. She has been entertaining Brisbane audiences for many years – whether it’s delivering a soulful torc..... Read more

30th Craig Claxton and the Barbarians

Guitarist /Singer/Songwriter Craig Claxton has been a regular performer at The BUg over many years. His new band The Barbarians are a modern electric blues band with a jazz twist. They play Craig's original compositions along with some hip arrangements of some blues classics.

If you lik..... Read more

Day of Embers Born of love, myth and traditional folklore, Day of Embers is a duo of Celtic and gypsy rhythms underpinning tales of loss and justice. Featuring multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters, Welshman Daryl James, and Dawn, a bewitching vocalist of Irish/Canadian descent, DoE weaves spectacular harmonie..... 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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