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: John Malcolm
Brief Blurb: John was inspired at age 11 to learn guitar so he could join in campfire sessions at Torquay Beach Victoria, and was soon strumming along to the likes of "Down By the Riverside"

At 14 he sang the anti-war song "Strangest Dream" on TV.

When in the same year he submitted an original essay on Folk Music, his teacher said he must have copied it from a book. He was a regular attendee and occasional performer at Melbourne Folk Clubs in the 60's, pulling influences from live performances of Irish music and traditional Australian songs, and later from Flamenco and the various music of Africa.

Now after over half a century of guitar playing, including some 35 years as a full-time musician, John's spot at The Bug is a celebration of his Folk Music roots, and will be quite different to his usual pub performances.

"Think of me as a folk musician whose "job" also happens to be music."

Website: www.johnmalcolm.com.au
Email: john@johnmalcolm.com.au
  John Malcolm

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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