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 2021

Date Performers Information

1st Alan Kelly and Steve Cook Kelly and Cook have been performing with the Barleyshakes for many years. As a duo they go to an evocative landscape filled with Celtic joy and misery. Born in Dublin, Alan Kelly is the driving force behind Celtic folk rock quintet the Barleyshakes. Alan’s songwriting and singing have won him se..... Read more

Join Zumpa as they celebrate a belated Festa Della Republica (2 June). They will re-launch their first ever album - Sette Belli. It is a collection of seven beautiful classic and original tracks to evoke that Italian Mediterrenean feeling.

Zumpa will transport you to forgotten Italian fishing..... Read more

8th Linsey Pollak Linsey makes music by live-looping self invented instruments such as a paper clarinet, a drinking straw oboe, a Cylisax, a rubber glove bagpipe and “Mr Curly” (a contra-bass clarinet made from hose sounding like a 70’s synth). Using these instruments he creates layers of music which will have audie..... Read more
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

15th The Dustbin Hoffmans

The Dustbin Hoffmans (Nigel Kimber & Ross McLennan) are both funnily serious & seriously funny. Nigel & Ross sing of life, love and Brisbane as they perform highlights from their show Brisbanality from the 2021 Queensland Cabaret Festival.

"The Dustbin Hoffmans are in a category all of the..... Read more

The Tulca Trio Drawing on the rich repertoires found in the piping and fiddling traditions of Ireland, The Tulca Trio perform high quality acoustic instrumental music featuring the master musicianship of Fred Graham on fiddle, Kevin Higgins on Uilleann pipes, whistle and flute and Andrew Heath on guitar. They have..... Read more

22nd Snez Multi-award winning artist and fresh new talent in the independent music scene, SNEZ has never been afraid to put her heart on her sleeve. Celebrating 8 months of success off the back of her critically acclaimed debut album ‘Gypsy Soul’; Snez has spent most of 2010 touring Australia, venturing into ..... Read more
The Rurals

With many years submerged in the bluegrass scene, The Rural’s bring you their upbeat versions of classic Bluegrass Mountain Music.

Former members of Pine Mountain Cartel, Al, Pete and Dennis have joined forces for the evening, with Salvador Maluenda and Dan Kerin, together these hillbill..... Read more

29th Emily Maguire British singer-songwriter Emily Maguire has released six albums and toured Europe with Don McLean, Dr Hook and Eric Bibb, entrancing audiences with her highly emotive, startlingly beautiful songs. Described as 'music for the soul' (Maverick Magazine), Emily's live show is an intensely m..... Read more
The Daisy Chain Trio The Daisy Chain Trio is the sweetest acapella group you’ll see around Brisbane. Rachel, Megan and Steph love to sing together. The Daisy Chain Trio perform a broad range of repertoire from traditional folk songs, jazz standards, pop tunes and original songs with a beguiling charm and flair...... 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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