Entries by Jo Kunde


BUMS record for EveryOneBand

BUMS has been invited to join EveryOneBand, the biggest band and largest interactive recording project ever! This is a fundraiser for the Australian Music Charity, Support Act. This will be a great project for BUMS to record as a group. Check out the Launch Video here! Who else is in the band? Everyone from Jimmy […]

BUMS Newkulele 2018 Supergroup

Ever imagined yourself in a Supergroup? This could be your chance! The fourth Newkulele Festival, will be held in Newcastle City Hall on OCT 19-21, 2018. There will be two ticketed evening concerts, loads of wonderful workshops to register for and two days of free festival performances.  You can get more details on the Newkulele […]

Bring out the Baritone Ukes

Any ukulele player knows the versatile uke is adaptable to many different types of music, and provides a unique characteristic to each musical arrangement. Each size of ukulele from the smallest soprano, concert, tenor and baritone brings a different tone. If you are a part of a group, the deeper richer sounds of the baritone […]

Big Uke Jam- Coorparoo 7 March

Join Jam leaders Michael Willimot, Rob Carlyle and David Hethorn. Songs range from simple chords for beginners (and to limber up!) to more challenging chords and strumming for the more experienced. Beginners and new players join Steve Sandilands for the introductory class at 6:30 pm before the Big Jam starts. You’ll learn some jam survival tips and […]

Ferny Grove Jam- Wednesday 21 February

This jam is led by experienced musicians Paul Morris of Morris Brothers Music and Linda Gough of Ivory Frets Music. Easy Playing Classics. Played at a pace suitable for Beginner/Intermediate players. Have you been to a Jam and felt overwhelmed and frustrated that you couldn’t keep up? The Ferny Grove Jam is for you. Paul […]

Toowong Daytime Jam- Wednesday 14 February

Join Peter and Sue Sercombe to get your mid-week daytime uke fix, playing anything from classics to current hit songs. Food, coffee and cold drinks available for purchase or stay for lunch! Toowong Daytime Jam is on every second Wednesday of the month. Jam from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm BUMS members FREE, visitors $5. Toowong Bowls Club- 59 Gailey Rd […]

WE BUMS at West End is back!

WE BUMS is on the 2nd Friday of the month at HOPE Street Cafe WEST END. Join Max Borchardt and Ian Phillips as they get the party started with some classic Rock and Roll songs. Tune up and drop in for a strum to get your weekend off to a crackin’ start! Hope St Cafe, […]

Big Uke Jam- Coorparoo 7 February

BUMS Big Uke Jam – Coorparoo – 1st Wednesday of the month Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings St, Coorparoo. Beginners 6:30 pm.  Jam starts at 7:00 pm. Beginners and new players join Steve Sandilands for the introductory class at 6:30 pm before the Big Jam starts. You’ll learn some jam survival tips and useful chords. Please arrive […]

Bass Workshops 2018

What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians? A Bass Player! Would you like to learn a fun way to play bass? To understand how the bass is an important part of the band, or group. Some say it brings the ukulele down from rafters mellowing out the tune. To show you how […]

Changes to Northside Jam – But it’s Business as Usual

Fond farewells, thanks and good things to come!  Longtime valued BUMS member Tony Richardson announced he was off to begin a dream job in Melbourne. As happy as we are for Tony to follow this opportunity we are sad to lose him from the society. Tony was often found supporting set leaders at Coorparoo, lending […]