Entries by Keryn

Celebrating Miss Elm

Exciting times ahead for northside BUM, Erin Harrington. Erin’s a fabulous performer and terrific ukulele teacher. Ukulele Rockers Commencing 15 July 2019, Erin’s establishing a new Ukulele Rockers group ensemble class. 6:30-8:30 pm Monday nights Grange Baptist Church 197 Wilston Road, Newmarket QLD 4051 To join, you must have basic ukulele knowledge. The group will […]

Creative Fusions 3-5 July

QPAC’s, Creative Fusions, an inspiring music workshop program fusing diverse musical and cultural styles, is on Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 July at the Cremorne Theatre. Creative Fusions is for musicians aged 10 to 100 years of all levels of experience who share a passion for music, and want to develop new skills, and perform […]

Baritone Uke with Garry

On 25 May 2019 at Coorparoo, a small dedicated group of baritone ukulele players gathered to learn more about their craft. If you’re at all interested in branching in baritone, look out for Garry’s next workshop. This is what Di had to say about May’s. We were promised a baritone ukulele workshop that would cater […]

Bluegrass – You Beauty! 15 June

BUMS Beaut Bluegrass Workshop Back from Melbourne, longtime performing BUM, Tony Richardson, offers a you-beaut bluegrass workshop. DATE: Saturday 15 June 2019 TIME: 10:00 am start and finish 11:30 VENUE: Zillmere Community Hall, 52 Murphy Rd, Zillmere QLD 4034 TICKETS $25 : Available from Trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/BCJMV. BUMS financial members tickets $5 with promo code. Check […]

Get RED-y for Winter Raffle

Get tickets in this bright RED Flight TUS35 travel soprano with a black soft case (RRP $80), and matching BUMS pom-pom hat and scarf set crafted by our very own Amanda Allwood (Hypnotonics). Plastic Fantastic! Built unapologetically from plastic, the sound quality of these ukuleles will blow you away, and their durability will make them […]

The Royal Mail Uke Group

The Royal Mail Ukulele Group (RMUG) calls the Royal Mail Hotel (92 Brisbane Tce, Goodna) its home. Andrew Café, the current publican, wanted to diversify what the pub could offer the community from bass guitar and harmonica to ukulele lessons. Vic Kena was engaged by Cath Butler, a celebrated band promoter, and Dot Gollner put […]

BUMS round on SCUF

Sunshine Coast Ukulele Masters Inc hosted its 6th annual Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festival in April 2019 at Kenilworth showgrounds. The festival boasted yet another exciting four-day program, featuring international headline acts Ukebox (UK), and  Victoria Vox (USA), as well as some truly talented artists from Australia wide. Plenty of BUMS ventured north — some campers, […]

Rob & Sue’s Ukulele Cruise

On the final night of SPRUKE 2017, I received a call saying, “You won, you won.” What had I won? I had won a cruise, which was to be an ukulele cruise from Brisbane to Cairns on a P&O ship offered by Hello World Travel at Katoomba. What a great prize! After a week or […]

Central Coast’s Program’s Out

For those of you who are going to the Central Coast Ukulele & Folk Festival, the full program is now available from the festival website, or you can see a snapshot below. This festival at The Diggers@The Entrance, Central Coast Hwy, Long Jetty, New South Wales is a happy friendly festival, where people feel welcome […]


We are getting very excited here in SPRUKE HQ with applications pouring in to perform and present workshops. You have until midnight 26 May  2019 to get yours in! Check out  https://www.spruke.net.au/applications-to-perform-at-spruke-2019-now-open/ We are proud to announce Quest Apartments Eight Miles Plains as a SPRUKE Sponsor. Quest have given us a fabulous offer for you at […]