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: Mercenary Type
Brief Blurb: Mercenary Type was formed around the songwriting of guitarist/vocalist Bruce Stewart. "For years I was obsessed with recording (knowing how difficut it had been to keep a band together), and so always being involved with the machinery - always writing new songs, experimenting with technology but alas, turning into an engineer! Inspiration finally came when bassist Colleen Bell and I decided to return to live playing. We were most inspired by a series of jams with old Melbourne band-buddy Nigel Rough (Jim Keays/ Mike Rudd). These jams were always powerful and rocky - like going back to Cream or ZZ Top. Mercenary Type was forged through these jams - Colleen and I taking on much bigger roles and bigger lines that sparked sdeas for my original songs." With the aid of new drummer Laurie Keating (John Paul Young/Doug Parkinson) - Mercenary Type was born: an original power-trio that also includes songs by King Crimson, Billy Cobham, Tommy Bolin and Edgar Winter.
Email: bruce@latestartersguitar.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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