Sun. Aug. 18 – Spit Roast with Acoustic Union String Band

Acoustic Union String BandThis Brisbane based band performs in various authentic 1920s golden age and contempory musical styles.

Their musical influences come from traditional artists such as Yank Rachell, The Mississippi Sheiks, Tommy Johnson and The Memphis Jug Band. We are also inspired by modern musicians such as; Steve Earle, Steve James, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, The Ten Cent Shooters and C.W. Stoneking.

Band Members

Mark Anderson aka Ruffcut Anderson: Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. is a founding member of Brisbane bands Dirt Music and The Jook Joint Boys. Ruffcut formed Acoustic Union as a vehicle for the live performance of Americana acoustic music with like-minded supporting artists. Since its formation in 2009, Acoustic Union has performed in and around the Darling Downs and Toowoomba region at the Nobby Music Festival, The Stanthorpe Winery, The Boogie Shack and Strummers Folk Music Club and performances at various Brisbane venues such as; The Brisbane Convention Centre and The Black Bear lodge (formerly The Troubadour).

Mal Nebe: On double bass has been the engine room for many Brisbane bands and performers over the years crossing genres such as Bluegrass, Blues, Rockabilly and Gypsy Jazz. Mal was most notably the double bass player for The Backwoodstompers, The Muleskinners and Gypsy Jazz ensemble Bellville.


The Apollonian’s famous spit roast is always a favourite. Popular with locals and visitors alike. A wood fired spit-roast is prepared in our rustic bush kitchen. Large platters of salad, hot potatoes and damper complete this popular meal … be sure to book early for this unique dining experience.

When: 11.30 am to 2.30 pm.

Where: Apollonian Hotel, Laguna Street, Boreen Point – Map – about a 20 minute drive from Noosa Beach.

Booking: ESSENTIAL – To make a reservation call us on 07 5485 3100 between 10.00 am and 10.00 pm any day.