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: The Willow Seed
Brief Blurb: "The Willow Seed are a trio from Brisbane that deliver an authentic blend of folk and roots music. Fronted by local singer-songwriter, Catherine Stevens, the band has developed their sound around Catherine's songs and a love of all things roots, folk, country, soul, funk and jazz. Heartfelt and evocative lyrics, delicate acoustic guitar playing on nylon string and twelve string, backed by strong, melodic bass lines and backing vocals of bass player, Stephen Meldrum and tight grooves from drummer, Brenainn Simpson.

The band have been together since Catherine decided two years ago to expand her solo performances with bass and drums, to give life to the strong rhythmic element in her songs. With a background in jazz and classical guitar playing, Catherine wrote her first song after an inspiring trip to Hawaii where she regained her love for reggae and funk music. Inspired by the people, culture and history of the islands she visited, her first song was born, followed by many more. Catherine’s songs explore elements of love, life, growth, the journey, connection to community and the land, all encased in a set of rich melodies and tight acoustic grooves. The Willow Seed have been performing at venues around Brisbane for the past two years and spent the later part of 2012 with a local Sunday afternoon residency in Brisbane.

The band started 2013 performing at the Woodford Folk Festival with international Rapanui artist, Yoyo Tuki, performing at the Songlines Tent twice to a full house. The last three months have seen them focus strongly on recording material for their debut album and upcoming single to be released in the not too distant future. They look forward to many more gigs this year with plans of an East Coast tour in the works."

Email: the.willow.sd@gmail.com
  The Willow Seed

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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