Entries by Keryn

Lost Concert Ukulele

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 have taken it home by mistake or for safe keeping. The […]

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 […]

Kids SPRUKE Contest

Your students are awesome! See them shine! As part of SPRUKE 2017, BUMS Inc is running a music competition to motivate primary students, and give them a purpose for practice. This music contest is supported with curriculum materials and professional development aligned with the new Australian Music Curriculum. Visit our Kids SPRUKE website to find […]

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. […]

Music Trivia – 20 May

Hawaiian-themed Fundraiser If you are into music trivia Redlands Ukulele Festival are running a Hawaiian-themed trivia night fundraiser on Saturday 20 May 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Binary Music Studio 48 Bloomfield St Cleveland. Everyone is welcome to come along for a fun night with entertainment, games, competitions and raffles. Tickets $10 each. Bring […]

Join the SPRUKE Crew

Volunteering at SPRUKE is terrific fun. Join one of our SPRUKE Crew volunteer teams by visiting the SPRUKE website and filling in the online form. https://www.spruke.net.au/volunteer/ 1. Festival Precinct Team: Setup and packup popups and marquees;Erect and take down signage; Roving guide to direct festival-goers; Gophers 2. Festival Markets Team: SPRUKE Merchandise sales; Performer merchandise […]

Uke’n Parody Contest

Have you got your entry in? Closes at midnight on Thursday 17 August 2017. If uke’n compose poetry or write songs get started now! Entrants can win CA$H prizes! Enter the SPRUKE 2017 parody songwriting contest being run by the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc. Write an original parody song, upload a video of you […]

BUMS on a 10-Year High

Amazingly, the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc (affectionately known as BUMS) — that turns ten this May — continues to ride high on the wave of the 21st Century ukulele revival. A tiny ripple begun by Sammy Lovejoy’s email invitation to a ukulele gathering on Wednesday 2 May 2007 at the Tiki Bar in Newstead, […]


SPRUKE 2017 May News

Support SPRUKE — Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival in 2017. Like our Facebook page! Visit our website, and subscribe to our newsletter. Volunteer … Apply to perform … Apply to present … Write a parody for our songwriting contest … Kyas is coming … Ukulele Russ is coming … Sorry, it’s not quite time to book your […]

Ukulele @ The Planting

Heading to The Planting at Woodford this weekend? Pack your ukulele! Tony and Cath are back! Tony Richardson and Cath McCourt are running workshops and a jam at Cooper’s Bar. 10 am Sat 29 April – Blues Workshop 10 am Sun 30 April – Fingerpicking & Circle of 5ths 2 pm Sun 30 April – […]