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 - June 2017

Date Performers Information

6th Penny Davies and Roger Ilott PENNY DAVIES & ROGER ILOTT have been performing folk songs from around the world for over 40 years and have released 20 albums of high quality folk music during that time. Warm harmonies, chiming acoustic guitars, and a passion for telling stories through song, characterise their intimate concert pe..... Read more
The Jar Some of the wildest and most original music you will hear around sunny Brisbane. Drawing on traditional tunes and songs from all over, The JAR also incorporates originals, contemporary pop, rock and modern folk. Songs merge into tunes; Balkan dances lead into songs; lyrical airs take off into jigs..... Read more

13th Kristy Apps and the Shotgun Shirleys In the clutter and noise of the Australian singer-songwriter set, it can be hard to find a voice that really grabs you. But when you listen to Kristy Apps, you know you’re hearing something really special – it’s worth noting, “this is not music as wallpaper”.

Kristy Apps delivers her songs, as..... Read more

The Pockets. This delightful foursome will send you swooning. Marked by close harmonies and featuring concert, tenor, baritone and bass ukulele along with melodica and kazoo, the pockets bring you original and cover tunes brimming with frivolity, nostalgia and romance. Setting vocal interludes reminiscent of a ..... Read more
Victoriana Gaye Victoriana Gaye don’t particularly sound like anybody else! Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, trumpet and shared lead- harmony singing is the backbone of the Victoriana Gaye sound, but the songs themselves are drawn from a diverse and broad musical knowledge, which includes jazz, classic movie sound..... Read more

20th 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

STOMPEROO “Thinking Man’s Blues” (Independent 2017) (10 track album)

Well this thinking man was impressed with this album.

Roo Friend (‘baritone hybrid’ guitar & voice, producer and songwriter) has come up with a collection of clever songs with standard Blues/R&B/Jazz Instrumentatio..... Read more

27th Ryk Rostron Ryk has been playing around with music for long enough to know better but sometimes likes a good excuse to perform in the big smoke. When playing with the infamous Pirate Brides he was sometimes invited to share his music with more intimate offerings as a solo performer playing original and selected..... Read more
Tin Star

Well 2020 started with a bang for Tin Star, performing at Woodford Folk Festival, playing with Mick Thomas (Weddings Parties Anything) at Lefty's Music Hall and then ... nothing. With no shows in the foreseeable future, we slacked off a little, drank lots of cups of tea, watched lots of movie..... 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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