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: Choro Brisbane
Brief Blurb: Ricardo Bona, amazing solo accordionist and with Brisbane band Mzaza, leads a group of 5 playing Brazil's traditional music 'Choro'. Choro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʃoɾu], "cry" or "lament"), also popularly called chorinho ("little cry" or "little lament"), is an instrumental Brazilian popular music genre which originated in 19th century Rio de Janeiro. Despite its name, the music often has a fast and happy rhythm.The group's instrumentation includes guitar, cavaco (a small chordophone with four strings), pandeiro (hand frame drum), flaute (flute) and accordion.

(p>Ricardo Bona is an accordionist, music teacher, composer, and a graduate of the University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil. Ricardo's musical initiation was through a type of Brazilian country music (known as musica caipira) and the viola was his first instrument. Some friends decided to start a forro band, yet no one could play the accordion. It was here that Ricardo met his ultimate challenge! Using an accordion he borrowed from a nun, Ricardo began his journey on what would become the passion of his life.
Website: ricardobona.com
Email: Please contact Choro Brisbane through the website.
  Choro Brisbane

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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