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Proud to be BUMS

We’re back strummin’ and proud to be BUMS. Show your enthusiasm by wearing your BUMS tshirt with pride. Available in a range of colours and on sale at all jams at the incredibly low price of $20 each. Check out the rest of the 2021 range. White shirts and more designs available from BUMS Bazaar. […]

We’ve Got the Beat Raffle

This month’s raffle looks amazing! Ticket sales on sale in March and April at all  jams.  The lucky winners to be drawn 21 April at Ferny Grove. 1st Prize: The major prize is a djembe with brushes and a metronome. Runner-up prize packs Pack 1: “Take Time” CD (Gollagher/Ross); “Say What” CD (Trevor Gollagher); “Australian […]

BUMS Online – Staying Live

BUMS ONLINE – Now for FINANCIAL MEMBERS only Thank you for supporting BUMS Online. We hope you enjoyed participating in the activities. In March 2020, BUMS Inc introduced temporary free associate membership to allow as many people as possible to join BUMS Online during COVID lock down. However, Extraordinary Associate Membership expired on 31 December […]

Summer of Sound Raffle

Summer of Sound RESULTS Drawn at the Coorparoo Jam Wednesday 3 February 2021 1st Prize: Paul Colch 2nd Prize: Denis Fitzpatrick 3rd Prize: Charmaine Matthews Extra Prize: Peter Vance – SPRUKE t-shirt January 2021 Multi-Draw Raffle Tickets $2 each (available at jams throughout January) Drawn at the February Coorparoo Jam. PRIZES (valued at over $200) […]

2021 Ticketed Jams

Book your 2021 Jams Currently only Coorparoo, Westside, Ferny Grove and Northside jams are meeting. There are NO beginner classes before any of the jams. You MUST have a ticket to attend a jam; once the venue capacity is reached there are no more tickets available however all jams have a waiting list so you […]

Gentlemen of the Limit

Gentlemen of the Limit launch CD — 16 January 2021 Two of the original Performing BUMS, Bruce Uhlhorn and Milton Scully, invite you to their CD Launch. The Gentlemen of the Limit are returning to The Bearded Lady, and with some friends for a special show, and the release of the Gentlemen’s album to all […]

2021 Fees – It’s a Bargain!

The end of the year is nearly here. Membership fees of $25 for January to June 2021 were due on 1 January 2021. It’s a bargain! Membership payment options are provided on the Membership web page. We’re currently accepting electronic transfers. In January, fees can be paid in cash or by EFTPOS at the Coorparoo, […]

Festive BUMS 2020

It was on again on December 2.  Finally BUMS members were able to assemble, strum their hearts out, and sing till their voices were croaky. By realigning the layout of the seating and following social distancing rules, we fitted 60 people (included 10 support crew and set leaders) into the upstairs room at the Bowls […]

Ukulele in Bellingen, Jan 2021

The Wild Women of Anywhere Beach are putting on a bonza performance and a bonanza of workshops at Bellingen in January 2021 as part of the Bellingen Arts Week. All workshops cost $20, and there will be plenty to choose from. From beginners to fingerstyle and Jazz to Hawaiian … the week has something for […]