Entries by Keryn

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 […]

It’s All About the Sound

BUMS Audio System Workshop The workshop was held at the Coorparoo Bowls Club on 10 November 2018 from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm, under the guidance of BUMS audio-visual wizard, Blair Marks. The workshop was attended by approximately 20 or so geeky ukulele players keen to be inducted into the magical world of how to […]

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 […]