Entries by Keryn

BUMS @ Brisbane Basket Brigade

Volunteers Free Concert I was first asked 2016 if I could arrange some (free) motivating music to entertain the volunteers at the Brisbane Basket Brigade Packing Day, for about 5 hours, but was given no brief. The performance slots filled with little difficulty, including Mick Angeles, The Cage, Bec Hull, Duke Ukem and Vic Kena. […]

SPRUKE has a NEW Venue!

SPRUKE 2019 will be held on 13, 14 & 15 September at … SunPAC at 470 McCullough Street, Sunnybank, QLD What’s available there?       SunPAC is a world class theatre/concert venue with a spacious theatre, associated secondary conference rooms. A café style bar provides light meals, hot and cold drinks, and a spacious […]

Camp Creative Ukulele – Jan 2019

Strummin’ the Rhythm, Pickin’ the Tune If you’re ready to expand your basic ukulele strum and start creating vibrant, beautiful music with exciting rhythms and captivating melodies, then this whole-day course is for you. Join Cathy Welsford and Angie Smith (The Wild Women of Anywhere Beach) on 14-18 January 2019 at Bellingen Public School Creative Camp […]

Sail Boat the Movie

A movie for all ukulele lovers … This award winning film that champions the ukulele is screening 4:30 pm- 7:30 pm Saturday 15 December 2018  at the Elizabeth Picture Theatre in Brisbane. Written and Directed by brilliant newcomer Cameron Nugent, it’s about a young Mexican boy who finds a ukulele on a hard rubbish pile […]

Xmas Raffle Draw

The Christmas Hamper Raffle was drawn at Jingle BUMS at Coorparoo on 5 Dec 2018. And the very delighted winner was … Madonna King! The Hamper contained everything you need for a ukin’ great holiday — a Makala tenor ukulele, a quality aNueNue gig bag, an electronic tuner, ukulele strap, and 101 Tips for ukulele […]

Volunteer @ Brisbane Basket Brigade

2018 Brisbane Basket Brigade Packing Days Each year a number of our performing members entertain the Packing Day volunteers. On Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 of December the Brisbane Basket Brigade also needs a host of volunteers for other roles. Come along to the Canon Hill Anglican College and be entertained while helping out. 2018 […]

Vic Kena’s December Event

Binary Music is pleased to present the Vic Kena Ukulele Event on Saturday 15 December 2018 from 2:00-6:00pm. Come and enjoy all the elements of a uke festival in one show with a Uke Jam, Open Mic, Workshop hosted by professional musician Vic Kena, recently endorsed by Kanile’a Ukulele, Hawaii. The evening  finishes with his […]

Bands on the Green

On Saturday October 27, several bands of BUMS came on board to play at QPAC in order to help facilitate Brisbane’s Open House Weekend. The Cage, Duke Ukem and Hypnotonics were drawn out of a ballot to perform. The day turned out to be grey, wet and rainy and several changes had to be made […]

BFG’s Back in Town

Supergroup at Sister Festival Last April, a call went out for BUMS members to join a ‘supergroup’ to play at the Newkulele Festival in October 2018. Newcastle is our ‘sister’ festival – we run SPRUKE in the odd years and they run Newkulele in the even years. We each support each other’s events. Initially, 17 […]