All welcome

We meet informally on Thursday Nights, beginners from 6pm, main playing group about 7:45pm to 10pm at a Ballarat Hotel.

Please check the Announcements at the top of the page, for the next Venue.

Bunch of Grapes, 401 Pleasant Street South, Ballarat, VIC 3350

Seymours, 302 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat

The Freight Bar, which is at the corner of Peel and Mair Streets

upstairs at the City Oval Hotel, 1321 Mair St, (cnr Pleasant St)

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   We play a mix of songs, easy, intermediate to difficult, everything from the 1930s to the 21st Century, sharing songs, music and techniques. 

We have a lot of fun!

Visitors are made very welcome.

What sort of songs do we play?

You can see what we played in the past by looking at the Song Lists.

From 6pm to 7pm is a beginners session

On the first of the month the main session is called "Choose your own adventure" where we try to do new and unusual songs.

Richard G Selection

BUG Richard G selection

Some of the Richard G songs from that we have played in the past:

  • A kind of hush
  • Ain’t no sunshine
  • All My Loving
  • Another Brick in the wall
  • Another Saturday night
  • As tears go by
  • Bad Moon Rising
  • Blame it on the bossa nova
  • Bad moon rising
  • Blue Moon
  • Breaking up is hard to do
  • Brown eyed girl
  • Build me up buttercup
  • Bus Stop
  • Bye Bye Love
  • California Dreaming
  • Chains
  • Cupid
  • Daydream believer
  • Dear Prudence
  • Dedicated follower of fashion
  • Dirty Old Town
  • Don’t pass me by
  • Drift away
  • Eight days a week
  • Elenore
  • Every breath you take
  • Fire and Rain
  • Flowers on the wall
  • Folsom Prison Blues
  • For your love
  • Friday on my mind
  • Georgy Girl
  • Ghost Riders in the sky
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • Goodnight Sweetheart
  • Good Riddance
  • Guantanamera
  • House of the Rising Sun
  • I can see clearly now
  • I got burned
  • Itcycoo Park
  • I will survive
  • I’m a believer
  • I’m yours
  • Island of Dreams
  • It’s a heartache
  • It’s my party
  • I’ve just seen a face
  • Jackson
  • Jolene
  • Land down under
  • Light my fire
  • Living Doll
  • Lookin out my back door
  • Losing my religion
  • Love Potion number 9
  • Mr Pleasant
  • Not responsible
  • Ooh La la
  • Open up your heart
  • Perhaps
  • Pleasure and pain
  • Pretty Woman
  • Proud Mary
  • Rawhide
  • Ring of fire
  • River Deep Mountain High
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • Sister Golden Hair
  • Sitting on the dock of the bay
  • Spooky
  • Stand by me
  • Step Back
  • Sunny Afternoon
  • Sunny side of life
  • Tainted Love
  • Teach Your Children
  • These boots are made for walking
  • Things we said today
  • Time after time
  • To her door
  • Unchain my heart
  • Under the milky way tonight
  • Under the boardwalk
  • Walking on the moon
  • With a little help from my friends
  • You can never tell
  • You don’t own me
  • You really got a hold on me
  • You’re so vain

We are continually adding to this, so not promising that it is 100% accurate at any particular point in time, but it gives you the idea.


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