Past Dates

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Diddly Squat Demystified - 7:30pm (Doors Open 7pm)
52 Brookes St Bowen Hills
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: $10 online $15 at the door

Discover everything you didn’t want to know about the Squat: The mystery, the myth, the allegations, the tantrums….and that business with the tomato sauce.

Join us for a rollicking evening of live music and quiz games where all girl folk rock band, Diddly Squat share the sauce from behind the scenes. Bring your friends & book a table.

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Monday, June 11th, 2018

State Library of Qld
Diddly Squat Busking - 9am-10am
Stanley Place, South Brisbane
Brisbane, Qld [map]
Price: Free

Join us for an early morning busk at the State Library Forecourt. BYO coffee

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Indigidayout & Folk Redlands Music Festival - 10am-4pm
17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Brisbane, QLD
Australia [map]
Price: Free Entry

A Fun family day celebrating World Environment Day. Market Stalls, Environmental displays, Kids' Activities, Food & Live Music including The Fergies, Joe Geia, Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts, Helen Ashworth & DIDDLY SQUAT! 

Diddly Squat performs 10:10am on the Main Stage

Full Music Program


Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Living Green Expo - 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:15pm
17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: Free Entry

Sustainable Living Displays, Bee keeping, worms, native plants, food, live music.

Diddly Squat plays Acoustic Unplugged in the gardens throughout the day.

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

IndigiDayOut & Folk Redlands Music Festival - 10am
17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Brisbane, QLD
Australia [map]
Price: Free

Family Day Out - celebrating World Environment Day!
Market stalls, environmental displays, kids activities & Live Music across 2 stages.


10am:              Diddly Squat Band
11am:             Franké & The Blues Revolution
12pm:             Welcome to Country & Lord Mayor’s Speech
12:15pm:        Stockade
1:15pm           Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts
2:15pm           Lee Nelson
3:15pm           The Troy Brady Band

10am:             Erwin Zerbe
10:45am         Mary Brettell
11:30am         Anne Infante
12:15pm         Mere Modicum
1:15pm           Evan Mathieson
2:00pm           Geoff Carwardine
2:45pm           Shiver

Roving Performers: Ruby Phoenix Tribal Belly Dance Troupe & Baysamba

More Info & Full Program Details

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Coast Acoustics - 4pm-5pm
231 Beaudesert-Nerang Rd
Nerang, QLD [map]
Price: $5 Members; or $15 includes bonus 12mths Membership

Diddly Squat will be the feature act at Coast Acoustics' monthly event.
Icecream, drinks, sausage sizzle

Blackboard 1-3pm 
Diddly Squat at 4pm




Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Folk Redlands Christmas Bash - 12pm - 5:30pm Diddly Squat at 2:45pm
17 Runnymede Rd
Capalaba, Qld [map]
Price: Free Entry


An afternoon of Christmas frivolity. Nibbles, bar, raffle prizes.

12pm - Red Hill Folk - The Christmas Story

1pm - Franke

1:35pm - Lee Nelson

2:10 pm - Sadie & Jay

2:45pm - Diddly Squat

3:20pm - Mundy-Turner

4:30pm - Mister Chuck & Missy Chrissy

5:05pm - Chuck, Chrissy & lee - "Australiana"

More Info



Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Pine Rivers Showground
Brisbane Reclink Community Cup - 12:00 noon
757 Gympie Rd, Lawnton
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: Adults: $10 Under 16 (<12yo): $5 Under 12: Free

Charity AFL match raising funds for Reclink. (delivering arts & sports programs for the disadvantaged)

Diddly Squat warms up the pre-match crowd at 12 Noon.

Kid's activities, food stalls, art displays, live bands including Reclink Transformers Choir (featuring Robbie James from GANGgajang), Screaming Steven & The Heathens, She Eats Hearts, 2Dogs (Resin Dogs), DJ Cutloose and Scabz

Gates open 11:30am. Match Kickoff: 2pm















Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Peaks To Points Festival -Family Day - 10:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm
Sherwod Rd, Rocklea
Brisbane [map]
Price: Free

Kids' activities, farm animals, environmental displays canoeing, food stalls & entertainment all day including 3 performances from Diddly Squat.




Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Alderley Arms Hotel
Anzac Day Weekend with Across The Ditch - 7:45pm
2 Samford Rd, Alderley
Brisbane, Queensland 4051
+61412239700 [map]
Price: Free

Commemorating ANZAC Day - the best of rock 'n roll from OZ and New Zealand.

7:45pm - The Architraves

8:15pm - Diddly Squat

9:00pm 'til late: Across The Ditch

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Across The Ditch - 8pm - late
2 Samford Rd, Alderley
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: Free


Christmas Bash with the boys from Across The Ditch! Rock'n Roll


Friday, November 20th, 2015

Karuna Christmas Markets - 5pm-8pm
27 Cartwright St, Windsor
Brisbane, Queensland
Australia [map]
Price: Free

A perfect place to get the Christmas shopping done and dusted - beautiful handmade gifts, clothes, jams, biscuits, puddings - all in support of a great cause. Karuna provides support for the terminally ill and their families.
Market open 1-8pm

Live Music from 5pm

5:00pm - Mary Holdsworth
5:45pm - Frank Stoove
6:30-8:00pm - Diddly Squat!


Saturday, September 5th, 2015

REDFEST -Redlands Spring Festival - 3-4pm Concert Stage
Long St
Cleveland, Qld
Australia [map]

 Strawberries, Sideshow Alley, Market stalls, Food & Live entertainment all weekend. Thrilled to be playing on the Concert Stage!

 Check out the review by Kevin Liepins in  Weekend Notes 



Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Playing for the Residents - 1:30pm
46 Middle Rd, Hillcrest
Brisbane, Qld 4118
Australia [map]
Price: Private Event

Turn down the hearing aids! We hope to brighten up he day for a few residents of this Aged Care facility.

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

with Across The Ditch - 8pm
2 Samford Rd Alderley
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: Free

Back at our "local" warming up the stage for  Across The Ditch who'll be rocking out with the best of Aussie and Kiwi classic rock. Always a jovial and friendly crowd.





Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Alderley Arms Hotel
ANZAC DAY with Across the Ditch - 8pm
2 Samford Rd, Alderley
Brisbane [map]
Price: Free

Celebrating ANZAC day and the Aussie/ New Zealand connection.
Diddly Squat are proud to be supporting Across The Ditch who'll be pumping with the best Aussie and Kiwi rock songs.

Let's rock the joint.





Thursday, March 19th, 2015

LGBTI Over 50's Expo & Gathering - 2pm-7pm
114 Sportsmans Pde, Bokarina
Sunshine Coast, Qld 4575
(07) 5413 1400 [map]
Price: Free

QuAC initiative supporting Ageing in Diversity
A relaxing fun day for all ages. All Welcome.
Live entertainment including: DIDDLY SQUAT in evening

Health checks, financial & legal workshops. Discover the support, care and health services available.


Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Southport Community Centre
LGBTI Over 50's Expo & Gathering - 11am-4pm
6 Lawson St, Southport
Gold Coast, Qld [map]
Price: Free

QuAC initiative supporting Ageing in Diversity
A relaxing fun day for all ages. All Welcome.
Live entertainment including: DIDDLY SQUAT

Health checks, financial & legal workshops. Discover the support, care and health services available.


Saturday, December 13th, 2014

5:30pm (Market 3:30-8pm)
Edith St, Wynnum
Brisbane [map]

  Art, Craft & Retro Stalls, Food... Come "buy local"
  unique Christmas gifts.
  Free Live music:
  3:30pm Ellie Jane;
  4:30pm Juju & the Jam  Tarts,
  5:30-7pm Diddly Squat;
  7-8pm: Frank Stoové

  Check out the article at Weekend Notes  


Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Folk Redlands Christmas Bash - 12-5pm
Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Brisbane [map]

A jovial Sunday afternoon bash with a swag of local folk artists and songwriters. We feel lucky to be amongst it! 12pm-Shapeshifter; 1pm-Diddly Squat; 2pm-Frank Stoové & Sally Harris; 3pm-NumbBums; 4pm-Red Hill Folk.   As featured in "Weekend Notes"    More info also at Folk Redlands Website

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Across The Ditch - Evening
2 Samford Rd, Alderley
Brisbane, Qld 4051
07 3552 5100 [map]
Price: Free

Back by Popular demand!!! Another pumping night of rock 'n roll.

Supporting Across The Ditch who'll be playing the for the best songs from OZ and New Zealand.



Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Brookfield Friary
Folk at the Friary - 6-9pm
139 Brookfield Rd, Brookfield
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]
Price: $10 Adult $5 Child/Pensioner $25 Family


An intimate evening in the beautiful Friary.
Chalkboard Artists & special guests "Evan & Harold"  (Evan Mathieson & Harold Berg)
& "Diddly Squat"
Sausage Sizzle & Coffee Van!

Folk at the Friary on facebook



Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Riverside Centre
LGBTI Over 50's Expo & Gathering - 11am-4pm
Oxlade Dve, New Farm
Brisbane, Qld [map]
Price: Free

EXPO for the ageing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & intersex
A relaxing fun day for all ages. All Welcome.
Live entertainment including: MARGARET ROADKNIGHT, Hot Male Singers, & DIDDLY SQUAT 

All welcome to have a go with the "Red Thread Stories Playback Troupe" -workshop a story with others on the day and perform a collaborative play-act.
Listen to Dr WENDELL ROSEVEAR (Order of Aust. Medal recipient for his work with HIV/AIDS, Alcohol & Drug Problems and Victims of Sexual Assault) & don't miss BEN ZABEL (of Big Brother Fame).

Catch the screening of the widely acclaimed movie "GEN SILENT" . What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person feeding you put down the spoon and said that you are going to hell unless you change your sexual preference?      

Health checks, financial & legal workshops. Discover all the support, care and health services available.

a QuAHC initiative supporting Ageing in Diversity... yeah we're all getting older!

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

REDFEST - Folk Redlands Showcase - 1pm-3pm
Long St
Cleveland, Qld
Australia [map]

Redlands Spring Festival - great family activities.
Diddly Squat will perform as part of the Folk Redlands Showcase, along with Erwin Zerbe, Mama Juju,  Peter van Herk. Sunday 1-3pm at the Folk Redlands Tent.

Don't miss other headline acts all weekend 5-7 Sept including The Animals, Mental As Anything, James Morrison heaps more. Plus Sideshow Alley, Strawberry eating comp, Lantern Parade, Fireworks. More info, tix& program at Redfest

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Art Market - Market open 8am-3pm.
27 Cartwright St, Lutwyche
Brisbane, Qld 4030
61-7-3632 8300 [map]
Price: Free

Come browse the market stalls and relax in the gardens of Karuna.
Diddlys are proud to support this Fundraiser for Karuna Hospice.

Diddlys perform 12-2pm 
Diddly's Chris & Ann will be performing in duo "G'day China" 9-9:30am

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Peak to Points Festival -Family Day - 10am-4pm
Oxley Common, Sherwood Rd, Rocklea
Brisbane, Queensland [map]
Price: Free

We had glorious winter sunshine, plenty of families took part in the environmental activities and workshops. We had fun with a spontaneous collaboration with African drummers.

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

cnr Samford Rd & Kelvin Grove Rd
Alderley, Brisbane, Qld [map]

Diddly Squat band are really excited to be supporting this fabulous new live show that celebrates the best of Australian and New Zealand music..presented by Andy Dickson & his band of gob smacking brilliant musicians. Good ol' fashioned pub rock, Across The Ditch will have you on your feet, singing Kai'san and hollering for a Slice of heaven!

Follow them on Facebook

oh, and don't you love their logo -designed by our own diddly...artist- Chris Hall


Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Sherwood AFL Club
Mothers Day Breast Cancer Fundraiser - 12:00 -2:30pm
Chelmer St East, CHELMER
Brisbane, Qld
Australia [map]

Breakfast 7:30 -9:30am

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Launch It! - 12-5pm
Beach end of Hanlon St
Surfers Paradise, QLD [map]

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Folk Redlands
Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Redland Bay, Qld [map]