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 - July 2017

Date Performers Information

4th Sarah Collyer.

Join Sarah Collyer, in solo mode, performing songs from her album Yesterday's Blues, plus a swag of new originals and the odd reworking of classic rock tunes!

“Collyer is both emotive and pitch-perfect, her seductive vocals effortlessly handling everything from swing to bossa nova........ Read more

The Bert Duo "The Bert Duo, longtime friends Michael Burke and Rob Austin, will poke you, stroke you, and then smoke you like Cubans through more musical genres than they have any right to. From heart-rending torch songs and field hollers to gravel-fed gospel appeals -good luck leaving unscathed." Piet Verlinden..... Read more

11th Slim Dime Slim Dime are an acoustic folk duo. Their music is contemporary and urban, but woven through with the simplicity and space of old time mountain music. Listen close: you can hear fog soaked valleys, mountain ash forests and the grit of gravel road.

Using minimal arrangements – acoustic guitar, te..... Read more

The Long Johns The Longjohns are the twang of the banjo, the rumble of the sousaphone and the ring of the spittoon. The creak of the door, the crow of the rooster, the stomping of floorboards and the hammering of the chain gang.

A four piece possé, The Longjohns come together to play spooky country with that..... Read more

18th Dave Burton and friends. Some of the usual suspects: Tim James (guitar), Paul Maslem (bass), Suzanne Hibbs (percussion), and Dave Burton (guitar and vocals). This performance will be as much a history lesson focusing on some of Australia's lesser known bushrangers. We are also playing a couple of covers for the Neil You..... Read more
Karen Law and Family Karen Law and Family are the epitome of honest, home-grown contemporary folk music. Award-winning songs, breath-taking harmonies and an obvious joy in singing and playing together make this family an absolute pleasure to watch. Expect a healthy dose of family banter too and the chance to join in on ..... Read more

25th The Bessies

The Bessies - named after Dave's dog - are a ridiculously appealing and high energy band whose aim is to play as many instruments as possible (especially ones they've never played before) while keeping it simple. Their songs are a mix of originals and obscure covers, and their harmonies a..... Read more

The O'Brien Trio The O’Brien Trio performances are like a Soundtrack to the films “Chocolat" and "Midnight in Paris”. A performance filled with Vibrant vocals and swinging rhythm, with a dash of instrumental gypsy tunes. We play with Gyspy in our heart and “Hot Club“ in our heads. Together with Mia O’Brie..... 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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