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Foco Nuevo  | Glasshouse Mountains Musician's Club  | Gold Coast Acoustic Music Club |
GlenView Folk Club  | Club Acoustic Maleny RSL  Strummers Toowoomba  | Toowoomba FC  | Warwick FC |
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BUg logo BRISBANE UNPLUGGED (the BUg)

Every Tuesday Night at the New Farm Bowls Club
 
969 Brunswick St New Farm (opposite New Farm Park)

For information on any of these performers or information about the BUg, visit www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org and if registered with Facebook, please 'Like' our page the BUg - Brisbane Unplugged Folk/Acoustic Music Night. Each Tuesday the BUg begins with three blackboard spots at 7:30. Join in and be mixed by Brisbane's one best acoustic sound-men, Mark Smith or Mashy(Dave).

READ About Who's Coming HERE!

STARTING TIME: 7.30pm

A small door charge of $10. Donations for costs welcome. Intimate surroundings, with open grounds outside; meals, licensed, tea/coffee.

FORMAT FOR the BUg:

A blackboard segment from 7.30-8.15 pm, of three blackboard acts, of 10 minutes each, (up to 3 songs or one long song). Simply arrive with your instrument and put your name on the Blackboard. First in best dressed. BUg audiences are very encouraging toward new acts.

The first booked act at about: 8.15pm to 9.00pm. A short break of 15 minutes follows, time to mingle and perhaps step outside for a breath of air.
The second booked act: 9.15pm - 10.00pm.

Info: Dick Halligan web www.brisbaneunpluggedgigs.org

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FOLK REDLANDS

INDIGISCAPES

2018 is a year of positive change for Folk Redlands! We are moving to a bigger and better once a month event on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We will have not just one but two great headline acts plus walk up blackboard spots. Due to popular demand we will be holding at least three special workshops this year.

FEBRUARY 18, Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with a special Celtic Jam Session. Bring your best Irish tunes and be ready for a croon. Pre-register your interest by contacting us: folkredlands@yahoo.com
3-4pm: Feature Acts.
 Folk Redlands concerts are on the 3rd the Sunday of the month. folkredlands: calendar-2018

Juju Minto - Publicity

Folk Redlands meets 1st and 3rd Sundays, 1 - 4pm.
On the third Sundays we host our regular Concert Format of Blackboard performers followed by two featured act.
Events on the third Sundays will be a mix of formats, including singalongs, workshops, and special themed events.
Venue: INDIGISCAPES, 17 Runnymede Rd. Capalaba (Air conditioned hall)
FREE Entry, Tea Rooms open. Lunch & Afternoon tea Snacks & Drinks available. Ample parking.
If you are coming for lunch you will need to book a table with Indigiscapes on 07 3824 8611 - NO TAKEAWAY AVAILABLE.

Join the Folk Redlands community at our website and sign up for email updates: www.folkredlands.org or
Connect on facebook: - www.facebook.com/FolkRedlands More Info: Colin Nightingale 0448 142 883

ACOUSTIC HARVEST returns to BAY FM Radio every other THURSDAY Night 8-10pm. Hosted by Colin Nightingale & Jan Nary. COLIN NIGHTINGALE will be interviewing musicians on air. If you are interested contact Colin If any musicians would like airplay send your CD to Colin.

Details under Acoustic Harvest at the Folk Redlands website www.folkredlands.org  

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logo RED HILL FOLK

Red Hill Community Sports Club, 
22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane

Every Wednesday night at the Red Hill Community Sports Centre, 22 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. (next to the Broncos.)
Entry $2, free supper, fully licensed, easy parking.
 
Acoustic, unplugged, mostly blackboard. Floor singers welcome. Singing 7:30 - 10:30pm.

FEBRUARY 21 - BLACKBOARD NIGHT: See above.

FEBRUARY 28 - Special Guest – Evan Mathieson: (8:30pm – 9:10pm). A cheerful survivor from the days when it was dangerous to sing folk songs in Queensland, ever-popular Evan shares songs from the best in the folk tradition, accompanying himself on guitar and his own hand-crafted autoharps ('Aussieharps'. His open-minded approach to music makes him receptive to all genres – Traditional and Contemporary, Gospel and Blues, Jazz and Jug, either with instruments or gloriously unaccompanied – his total lack of prejudice frames his ongoing musical philosophy, There are only two kinds of music — Good and Bad! Evan's website

MARCH 2018 PROGRAMME & SPECIAL GUESTS

MARCH 7 - BLACKBOARD NIGHT: A night dedicated to blackboard performers. If you’d like a set, please arrive by 7:15pm and talk to MC Anne.

MARCH 14 - Special Guests – Ken Nicol and Fiona Ross: (8:30pm – 9:10pm) Highly respected singers and musicians, KEN NICOL and FIONA ROSS, combine their talents in a concert to delight anyone with an interest in great music and great songs. This unique double-header event shouldn’t be missed. Ken Nicol, brilliant guitarist, singer, song­writer and pro­ducer from Pre­ston UK, has been rightly hailed as one of the UK’s finest and most exciting guitarists. An ex-Albion Band and Steeleye Span member, his stunning performances cover the spec­trum from blues to rock, effort­lessly taking in folk, jazz, ragtime, ballads and more; his fingerpicking style is fast, fluent and at times just mesmerising. As a singer, Ken evokes a wide range of emotions in his audience; as a songwriter he demonstrates these abilities in his clever and well-crafted material. Ken Nicol Webite / Facebook: Ken Nicol.
Scottish-born singer Fiona Ross is flying the flag for the Scots singing tradition in her adopted home in Australia. Fiona joins forces with Ken to deliver a captivating and dynamic set of traditional Scots songs, including material from the highly acclaimed album Clyde’s Water (recorded with virtuoso Celtic guitarist Tony McManus). An esteemed tradition bearer in her native Scotland, Fiona brings knowledge, passion & commitment to her performance. Her honest, evocative singing style and extensive repertoire showcase the richness, depth and diversity of the Scots song tradition. Fiona Ross Webite

MARCH 21 - JOHN KANE CD LAUNCH: (8:15pm – 9:15pm) A member of the internationally successful 1960s-70s Brisbane band New World (originally New World Trio) with hits such as Try To Remember, Tom-Tom Turnaround and Living Next Door to Alice, John later pursued an academic career and is now Professor in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University. An outstanding songwriter with a beautifully melodious voice, John rekindled his love of music and has begun performing around Brisbane at venues that include, most happily (his words), Red Hill Folk. Yielding to suggestions / requests / demands! from his many fans, he has lately been spending time with Mark Smith at Real Productions and has finally released his long-awaited debut solo CD, Australia Made Me. John is an entertaining performer not to be missed.

MARCH 28 - BLACKBOARD NIGHT: A night dedicated to blackboard performers. If you’d like a set, please arrive by 7:15pm and talk to MC Anne.

Every night at Red Hill Folk is packed with talent from our many fine regular & guest performers. If you plan to perform, please arrive early!

Anne Infante

For more information, ring MC Anne 07-3366-2248.

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FOCO NUEVO

Foco Nuevo features a diversity of musicians and music styles.
Hosts, Jumping Fences (Sue Monk, Lachlan Hurse), have created a welcoming environment for all.

VENUE: KURILPA HALL, 174 Boundary Street, West End

1st Friday of the month at 8pm

JO DAVIE,
3 MILES FROM TEXAS


    See performers details HERE.

JUMPING FENCES
Jumping Fences is an enduring musical partnership between Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse. Their original works contain imagery and styles that reveal both an incisive insight into Australian life and a long association with Latin American culture. Performances feature Sue's rich voice, her rhythmic guitar technique and the colour of Lachlan's innovative bass style. www.jumpingfences.com.au

The evening begins at 8pm, Entry is $10 / $7 conc.

BYO: cakes / tea / coffee / alcohol.

Info: / / www.foconuevo.org.au
& For Performers: www.foconuevo.org.au/fn_forPerformers.htm

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Brisbane Folk Event in the Centenary Suburbs.

MUSIC at THE HUB

Usually 3rd Saturday of the month - in FEBRUARY, APRIL, JUNE, AUGUST, OCTOBER See the Calendar page

$10 entry per person (under 14 years old free entry) CASH only, includes entry to lucky door prize. Doors at 6pm, Music from 7pm. Easy parking available for 31 cars at the venue.

The Hub is located in front of the Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre. Centenary Community Hub 171 Dandenong Rd Mt Ommaney (We are at the entrance to Mt Ommaney Shopping centre next to the library, opposite the bus terminal and Mt Ommaney Fire Station)

A relaxed BYO (byo glasses) no BYO snacks or food please. The sale of food and soft drinks helps to keep the entry price low, thank you.

We will be offering a selection of Finger Food, Soft Drinks and Water for purchase.

Doors at 6pm February 17 - performance at 7pm 'Irish Pub night' SILKEN THOMAS. See the "POSTER"

Why not visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CentenaryCommunityHub
Bookings Essential: or phone 0499 999 772 to secure your table, if unanswered please leave a message, thank you.

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COAST ACOUSTICS

Coast Acoustics is an independent live music club located on 30 acres in the hinterland just outside of Nerang at Country Paradise 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road, Nerang.

Following the success of recent events, Coast Acoustics is fast becoming known as the spot on the Gold Coast for folk, roots, bluegrass and singer songwriter music. Food, sausage sizzle, and drinks are available to enhance your listening pleasure.

OPEN MIC NOVEMBER

Every 4th Saturday, 1-3pm.
Special November Guest JULIE HAYES at 3:30-4:30 pm.
See Calendar page for details of their website.
See the POSTER
At Country Paradise Parklands, 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road, Nerang.

NON MEMBERS: $10 (Annual Membership $10). Members entry is $5.
Refreshments available.


JAM SESSIONS

A Jam is FREE and an informal session where members get together for a sing-along.

Coast Acoustic jam sessions times are:
 
The Fox and Hounds jam session is on the 1st Saturday of every month at the Fox & Hounds Country Inn, 7 Elevation Drive, Wongawallan. 10 minutes from Oxenford. Ph 56657582 from 6:30pm.

Every 2nd Saturday, 1-5 pm at Country Paradise Parklands,
231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road, Nerang.

Every 3rd Thursday (Change of Day) 6-9 pm. At ALLSPORTS COMMUNITY CLUB
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Leagues Club Dr. Nerang, (Glennon Park, Nerang).
The main aim of a jam session is to share the experience, be encouraging and give everyone a chance to shine.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK SITE (& LIKE) TO SEE THE FEATURED ACT: FaceBook
The Fox & Hounds is an amazing place to visit, originally the Sussex Arms in Kent, it's the only hotel in Australia to be transported out from England and re-built. Check out their Facebook page Facebook page

Website: www.goldcoastacoustics.com.au

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CLUB ACOUSTIC MALENY RSL

First Thursday of each month, $5 admission
For a blackboard evening plus a featured band each month.

Contact Jacinta Foale or 'Sparky' Paltridge for more details
Facebook Club Acoustic Maleny RSL page

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GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS MUSICIANS' CLUB

The organisation was formed in response to a need for local musicians to publicly perform, meet their peers and develop their skills as musicians in a friendly non-competitive environment.

The Musos (as we are fondly known) is pleased to announce some changes to our sessions to welcome in the new year in 2017.

We are at the BEERWAH HOTEL, on the second Tuesday of the month from 7 - 10pm, beginning January 10. Address: 53 Beerwah Parade, Beerwah. It is on the Steve Irwin Way side of Beerwah, immediately opposite the railway station.

The events at the EUDLO HALL, 19 Rosebed st, Eudlo, on the first Sunday afternoon of the month from 1 - 4pm, beginning February 5, will continue as usual. These sessions are popular with with Musos only a short drive away from the Nambour, Palmwoods, Landsborough and Maleny areas.

to go on our emailing list for a weekly review of the last week's session. Join our group:
Facebook - Musosclub

Do note that our website www.glasshousemusos.com.au (although a fascinating historical resource) is not updated as often as we'd like.
The facebook group page has lots of new information on a weekly basis.

If you're coming from further afield and would like to negotiate a longer set, just get in touch with me and I'll happily look at it and promote your appearance. And as always if you want to book a time to play, simply send me an email.

We provide good quality sound for the artists, and encourage all styles of music, but folk, blues and country are very popular amongst our group. We also generally have a Musos House band of some form for artists who'd like backing.

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STRUMMERS

Acoustic concerts at the Irish Club Hotel, 80 Russell St, Toowoomba Last Sunday of the month, 2-5pm. $10/$8

The "Strummers" monthly concerts are at 2pm to 5pm on the last Sunday of each month.

Good meals are available at the Irish Club from 12pm till 2pm and Sunday special drinks prices include pints (Guinness etc) $6 & spirits $6.

We hope you can come along to help support LIVE MUSIC in Toowoomba!

For further information or call Toula Elliott 0400 771 110.

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WARWICK FOLK CLUB

Warwick is a pleasant 2 hour drive from Brisbane and if anyone would like to bring instruments and voices and overnight on a Wednesday,
O'Mahony's have bags of accommodation at very reasonable rates.

EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING FROM 7:30pm

Venue: O'Mahony's Heritage Hotel, 35 Grafton St, Warwick. Small charge to cover costs.

More info Bob Townshend 07 4685 2072 or 0413-332-536

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TOOWOOMBA FOLK CLUB

Last Saturday Acoustic Folk Afternoon Founded as the Quart Pot Folk Club (Inc) 19 March 1974

Info Pat 0423-345-507 or

Blackboard format. Last Saturday each month - 3-6pm excluding December.

- at the SETTLERS INN cnr James & Ruthven Streets, Toowoomba.

Enjoy a Meal from 6pm at the Settlers 07-4632-3634

Toowoomba Folk Club - music of the people by the people for the people

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COOWONGA FOLK CLUB

We haunt the Cawarral and Rockhampton area. If any members of your group are in the area when we have an event they are welcome to drop in.

Our website - www.coowongafolkclub.com Here you will find info on upcoming events.

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