Entries by Keryn

For Absolute Beginners

Just starting ukulele? Come to Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp … absolutely FREE. Julie, Keryn and John will run a free Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp on two consecutive Wednesday evenings in May 2018. Attendance is specifically for Absolute Beginners. Group size is limited to 15 participants. Players who already know C, F & G7, please don’t […]

Shining Stars at Jingle BUMS

Another fabulous Jingle BUMS featuring many of our performing groups and members, and lots and lots of our favourite Christmas songs. Free Range chUKES and The Cage started the night with a beautifully led set of I want a Hippo for Christmas, Silver Stars, War is Over. It wouldn’t be Jingle BUMS without Jimmy Hooper’s […]

Woodford Lions Christmas Parade

NUMB BUMS went back this year to fly the BUMS flag once again at the annual Lions Club Christmas Street Parade in the main street of Woodford. The group first played the parade in 2016, and organisers were so impressed with their energy and enthusiasm that they were invited back this year. This year, on […]

NUMB BUMS at Walk4BrainCancer

Rested and re-energised after SPRUKE 2017, NUMB BUMS were delighted to perform to support walkers in the Brisbane’s Walk4BrainCancer at picturesque New Farm Park on Sunday 29 October 2017! Walk4BrainCancer is the biggest mobilisation of the brain cancer community, taking place across Australia from September to December every year. Cure Brain Cancer joined forces with […]

Under New Management

Congratulations to the members of the 2017-2018 BUMS Inc Management Committee on their recent appointments. Max Borchardt (President) president@brisbaneukulele.com Amanda Allwood (Vice President) Judy Matthews (Secretary) secretary@brisbaneukulele.com Vacant (Assistant Secretary) Colin Grant (Treasurer) treasurer@brisbaneukulele.com Liz Crunkhorn (Assistant Treasurer) Rob Carlyle (IT Officer) John Henderson (Gigmeister) gigmeister@brisbaneukulele.com Blair Marks (Properties Manager) Joann Kunde (Media Manager) mediamanager@brisbaneukulele.com […]

Northside Jam – 24 October

Join Tony and the gang for some strum-a-long tunes! Come to the Beginners Class at 6:30 pm. If you’ve just bought a uke or new to playing, Chrissy’ll teach you some important chords to get you jam ready! All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing! If you’d like […]

Lost Concert Ukulele Found

UPDATE: Great news! Our lost uke is on its way home! Putting out an ‘all ukes alert’ for a much-loved ukulele accidentally left behind at the Wednesday 7 June Coorparoo jam. It’s a concert ukulele in a ‘tweed’ hard case (covered with gold and brown pin-striped fabric). Please contact Jennifer by emailing crowther.jj@gmail.com if you […]

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For Ukulele Teachers & Leaders

Teaching ukulele or leading a uke group? Looking for guidance or inspiration? Excited to share your experiences with others? Looking for exciting, affordable professional development to top off your school holiday experience? Come to the annual AUTLA workshop day being offered from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday 29 September at the South Bank […]

Membership Dues & News

The end of financial year is fast approaching … and membership fees will be due. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL Annual membership fees of $50 are due on 1 July 2017 for the 2017-2018 financial year. Please note that as incorporated body, our management committee has a legislated responsibility to keep accurate up-to-date membership records. Help us get […]

CHUMS in Concert – 6 June

Support a worthy cause. See CHUMS in concert at 2:00 pm, Sunday 4 June, at Compton Gardens Retirement Village, Aspley. The amazing Compton Gardens ukulele group (Compton Happy Ukulele Musicians), led by Donna and Derek Farrell, is holding a highly entertaining one-hour concert, and hosting a delicious afternoon tea, to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research. […]