Entries by Keryn

Bands on the Green

On 19 March the Oxley Neighbourhood Watch, assisted by the Brisbane City Council, hosted Bands on the Green at the Oxley Bowls Club as an opportunity for local families and their friends to get together to enjoy some great music, and great company. Each year, The Watch seeks out bands that can provide the type […]

Hope for WE BUMS

Fantastic turnout for the WE BUMS Wedding March Jam at the new Hope Street Venue on Friday 10 March. Over 20 dedicated ukers gave the new venue the seal of approval, as they strummed along to their favourite wedding songs. Great company, great coffee … and other treats beside. Cesca’s taking suggestions for ‘songs to […]

Brisbane Basket Brigade

BUM member, Jim Bills, invited performing BUMS to warm their voices and tighten their strings and join the Brisbane Basket Brigade to provide entertainment for the army of volunteers needed to pack and deliver Christmas baskets to those who need them. A big thank you to Mick Angeles, Bec Hull, Daylight Moon, Duke Nukem, The […]

Northside BUMS Christmas Spectacular

Northside BUMS Christmas Spectacular  Wednesday 14 December, our two Northside jams join together for the It’ll be a fun night with something for all levels of abilities so bring your uke-curious friends & family to see why you love your ukulele, give them one of your spares to play….even if its just the Z-chord! Singing […]

Jingle BUMS 2016 at Coorparoo

It’s Xmas time again … for Jingle BUMS and some some ukin’ good Xmas festivities Wednesday 7 December Coorparoo Bowls Club Relax, mingle, sing and play to celebrate the end of another busy year. We’ll provide nibbles and other surprises, including fancy dress prizes for best Christmas attire. Refreshments served at 6:30 pm. Jam starts […]

MS Moonlight Walk

On 21 October 2016, members of The CAGE (Rosemary, Judy, Rod, Grace, Rowena, Clare, Sharon, ? and Ian) had a great time entertaining the fundraisers at the MS Moonlight Walk.  Their prime location had the best view on the Goodwill Bridge! The MS Moonlight Walk raises money Over 4,400 creatively costumed walkers and wheelers and […]

Ukulele at New Farm – 2nd Thursdays

Wondering what to do on the 2nd Thursday of the month between 6:00-8:00 pm? Come to … Terry’s New Farm Ukulele Group New Farm Library Meeting Room, 135 Sydney St New Farm (right next to the Park) Sing & play along in a group atmosphere, or do your thing (if you have one). Tell us […]

Youth Triumphs at UkeFest

Inaugural UkeFest a resounding success! Over 200 children with ukuleles in tow, gathered for the inaugural Ukefest on Monday 12 September at the Old Queensland Museum in Bowen Hills, Brisbane.  At the all day workshop they played, created, practiced to prepare a repertoire of five pieces fot the Ukefest finale concert. The students studied under […]

Sheltered By Grace

Generous BUMS members contributed to the Music Therapy Program for Sheltered by Grace Homelessness Shelter at Meadowbrook. Thank you all! Delivery of the Ten Forge Ukulele, eggs and Cabasa moves the project to reality with considerable assistance and donations from Paul Morris of Morris Music and the Forge supplier. Each concert Ukulele has taken the […]

Ukefest FREE Concert

History Making FREE Concert in Historic Setting Come and support the children at the inaugral Ukefest FREE Concert. Years 4-6 students from across South East Queensland have worked hard to prepare for the concert at the end of the Ukefest workshop day. Monday 12 September 2016 Old Queensland Museum, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills 5:00 […]