Entries by Keryn

Ukulele tribute to our ANZACs

Remembrance Day Service Hosted by Vic Kena, 10:00 am Sunday 11 Nov 2018, Gair Park- 181 Annerley Road, Dutton Park. Ukulele played a part in keeping up the spirits of soldiers in WW1 & WW2. So what better way to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Vic and Kerry Kena led a moving ukulele […]

Toowong Jam Feature

The second cab off the rank in our jam feature series is … TOOWONG DAYTIME JAM! The Toowong Daytime jam has been running for about four (4) years. It was originally established at Indooroopilly in October 2014, but moved to Toowong Bowls Club shortly afterwards when the Indooroopilly Bowls Club closed down. This jam was […]


Ukes at the Winery

A ukin’ great time – 12-14 October Ukuleles at the Winery was held over three days in October at Mountview Wines in Glen Aplin, 10 mins south of Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt. This was the 8th event of its kind and it’s proving to be more popular each time. While the weather was not […]


Totally Insane Launch Book

Our talented BUMS performing members, Donna and Derek Farrell, of the duo Totally Insane, featured this week at Neill Florence‘s launch of his new novel “Out of the Shadow”. This book is the sequel to Neill’s first novel, “The Pursuit of Happiness”. In period costume, Donna and Derek performed a themed set at the launch […]

Ukulele Death Squad Round Up

On Saturday afternoon Coorparoo Bowls Club came to life with the sounds of the Ukulele Death Squad. Reuben, Julian, Eamon and Ben, the four members of the South Australian band, sang and played original and cover songs with their own unique style and shared their skills with percussive rhythms. The band led two workshops. Skills […]

AJ Leonard & Jenny Rowlands Review

AJ Leonard and Jenny Rowlands made a great team at their recent workshop and concert at Samuel Gray’s. While Jenny was bopping along on the cello, AJ led us through an array of exercises involving a variety of strumming patterns and techniques. We tried a variation on the basic strum with a quick thumb upbeat […]