Entries by Keryn

Xmas Raffle

Tickets in the BUMS Big Christmas Raffle will be on sale at Coorparoo, Toowong, Ferny Grove and Northside jams, through November. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. You can win: 1ST PRIZE: Dinner for two at Tocco Italiano Teneriffe (Set Menu with Wines).  Value $250 many thanks to our sponsor Arturo Buonocore and […]

2019-2020 Management Committee

Management Committee Nominations for 2019-2020 On Wednesday 30 October, the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society held it’s Annual General Meeting at the Coorparoo Bowls Club. The inaugural AGM Jam Sandwich was a well-attended lively event. Congratulations to the newly elected members of the BUMS Inc Management Committee. President: David Pedler Vice President: Angela McGrath Treasurer: Colin […]

President’s Report 2018-19

Presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc on 30 October 2019 at the Coorparoo Bowls Club 2018-2019 has been an exciting year for the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc (BUMS). It has been my privilege this year to lead an enthusiastic committee comprising the following members: President:                                        […]

Ukulele Hawaii 2020

Bookings are now open for Ukulele Hawaii 2020. TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Attend the 50th Year Ukulele Festival Roy Sakuma Ukulele Studios group lesson Visit famous Waikiki Beach Koaloha Ukulele Factory Tour North Shore “Full Circle tour”, and visit to Pearl Harbor Authentic small group luau in a lush tropical jungle Honolulu Zoo for the Wildest Show […]

Ukulele at Yeronga

Professional ukulele player, Vic Kena, now hosts a Yeronga ukulele night for the whole family to enjoy on the last Monday of each month at the Yeronga Services & Community Club. Vic is very welcoming and encouraging to all ages and all levels of ukulele player. There is no need to feel intimidated when he’s […]

Spare Parts

We’re a foursome from the north side of Brisbane, who met in early 2017 when Len put an ad on the BUMS website looking to form a group.  Len, David and Peter had already met in 2012 at a U3A ukulele class (what a coincidence). The group comprises David Smith playing baritone (CGEA), Diane Davis […]

What’s Disco Funk?

Did you know that George Michael’s Faith was based on a 12th century manuscript? And that it rocks  to a Bo Didley beat?  Tom (the Pom) Harding provided these facts — and more — while he wooed his willing workshop audience at Friday night’s two-part Disco Funk Workshop at the Coorparoo Bowls Club. Tom’s a […]

Uke Jam at Imbil

Well, the 26th Imbil Acoustic Music Festival is shaping up to be a very cool place to be 1-3 November. The program is out on the Festival’s Facebook page and BUMS very own ANGELA and David McGrath will be leading the afternoon jam. Armed with some great songs — oldies, newies and something for all […]

Vic Kena’s Ukulele Night

Join us on the last Monday of each month for a wonderful family night out. Venue: Yeronga Services & Community Club, Cnr 391 Fairfield Road & Kadumba Street, Yeronga QLD 4104 Time: 6:00–9:00 pm Cost: Free entry – all ages welcome. All you can eat buffet is available for purchase from 5:30 pm. Contact: Vic […]

Meet Tom the Pom

Two workshops and a show on one big night of fun with Tom the Pom. Come to Tom Harding’s Disco Funk Ukulele Workshop. It’s all about the beat! To get your groove on and feel that rhythm you gotta think like a percussionist. Identify some of the traps that uke players fall into. Counting, grouping  […]