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 - May 2017

Date Performers Information

2nd Hailey Calvert It’s stopped people in their tracks in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall, had her sing backing vocals for Michael Bublé , taken her overseas and all over Australia and been shared in wonder by the U.K’s Passenger on Facebook. Hailey Calvert’s voice is undeniably incredible. Its that warm and breathtaking..... Read more
Silken Thomas Brian Brett, Ian Evans, Rose Broe and Robin Etter-Cleave play as Silken Thomas and perform toe-tapping folk music and ballads. Robin has a couple of magic flutes and some wicked whistles, Brian and Ian have guitars that gently weep, and Rose has her own trained accordion and the audacity to play it ..... Read more

9th Jan Davis It is 18 months since Jan’s last visit to Australia and at least 3 years since she stood on the stage at The BUg! During her time overseas, Jan has been doing gigs as a soloist and in combos. Every now and then there is also a gig with U.K. based Australian Bush Band ‘Buckley’s Chance’. Jan p..... Read more
Unsung Heroes Warning: out of date photo! The Unsung Heroes ensemble was born out of Sue Wighton’s successful Schonell Theatre concert (fill in a number) years ago. Some things change and some things stay the same. Sue’s still leading the song writing and vocals and Ian Dodd is still superbly joining in on man..... Read more

16th Angela Toohey Trio Nationally renowned in Australia for her 20-year career in theatre and musical theatre, award-winning singer, songwriter and actor Angela Toohey is doing what she loves best, performing her own music, live. Angela’s music has been described by music critics as contemporary folk, acoustic guitar-driv..... Read more
Cloudstreet cloudstreet “…belong in that special pantheon of exceptional Australian musicians and songwriters, and yet they go beyond Oz to be world class” (Sing Out)

Bringing fresh life to the best of the tradition, Nicole Murray, John Thompson and Emma Nixon have carved themselves a niche internation..... Read more

23rd Angharad Drake.

23 year old Brisbane­based Angharad Drake grew up on Australia’s famed Sunshine Coast, where she began writing music during her early years of high school, and scoring gigs at small local venues. She later went on to study a Music degree at Brisbane's QUT.

Influenced by the stylings o..... Read more

Out of Abingdon and the Steve Section OUT of ABINGDON have built a unique sound filtered from influences including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Burrell, Bjork and Nina Simone, their understated elegance draws the listener in ….

Tina’s ethereal vocals and grooving double bass accompanied by Warwick’s fearless expressive guitar sounds ..... Read more

30th Darkest Blue Almost Black DARKEST BLUE, ALMOST BLACK takes Blues from the 1950s through to today and reinterprets them with additional modern flavours. Retro done Electro!

Live guitars, keyboards and vocals are supplemented by beautiful and occasionally big & beaty contemporary sounds.

Everything from Ambient..... Read more

Karen Anderson and Friends

Karen Anderson is a respected jazz/blues/soul singer who is able to move easily from incredibly powerful blues deliveries to silky smooth crooning that can bring a shiver. Karen is a respected jazz/blues/soul singer. She has performed at many festivals including Woodford Folk, Noosa Jazz and Ba..... 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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