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

7.15 pm - 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.
Click on the email address to contact the performer, click on their URL to go to their website.
Name: TGK
Brief Blurb:

Ian “Ziggy” Tredinnick

From a very early age Bluegrass has been Ziggy’s music of choice, he was involved in the early Sydney bluegrass scene in the 70s and 80s and in recent years partnered with John Holmberg in the Elderly Brothers. He is known for his high tenor singing and fine guitar playing. He has joined with Fred Graham and Benja King, two gifted musicians in their world of Celtic and Jazz music. The trio has always been keen to jam and share music genres at festivals, workshops and gigs, and have put together a rich evocative repertoire of songs and tunes reflecting these origins.

Fred Graham

Fred Graham is well-seasoned fiddle player known for his Irish fiddling with Sasta and jazz manouche playing with the late Ewan Mackenzie in Mystery Pacific. However, since his teenage years, Fred has held a fascination with the great bluegrass fiddler's like Vassar Clements, Kenny Baker, Byron Berline, Mark O' Connor and Stuart Duncan. Fred reunites with Ziggy after they performed in several bluegrass ensembles together in they late 90's"

Benja King

While Benja lives and plays in Brisbane, he has performed at Woodford Folk Festival (2017, 2018), The Planting (2016, 2018), Jungle Love Festival (2016, 2018), Tablelands Folk Festival (2018), and more. While freelance work is a significant aspect to Benja’s musical activity, he is currently a member of Amy Jane and her Vipers (Gypsy Jazz), Zumpa (Italian Folk) and Crooked Beak (Ambient/Jazz) and is working to complete a bachelor of music majoring in jazz bass at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

Email: tredinnick2@bigpond.com

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 8.30pm. Click HERE to see what's coming up in the next few weeks.
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