Entries by Keryn

Free Range chUKES

By the end of their second year playing together, the chUKES were ready to take on the world! Well, Bulimba Ukulele Festival and QPAC’s Bands on the Green anyway. Which they very succesfully did. Setting the bar high, with repertoire from recent charts hits, favourites of individuals in the band and a few classics thrown […]

WE BUMS Jam Feature

The next cab off the rank in our jam feature series is … WE BUMS JAM! That’s the West End folks —  on the 2nd Friday of the month. It’s at a place called “Hope on Boundary Cafe” at 170 Boundary St West End. That’s in Boundary Street, just up from the Vulture Street intersection […]

Beaut Beginners Night

What a great time was had by all at the introduction to ukulele night put on by Morris Brothers Music, BUMS and Linda’s Uke‘N’Sing. There were about 140 beginners attending. It was a great place to start for people with no or limited knowledge as the information was simple and clear — so easy to […]

Blue Mts Uke Fest

Been to the Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival? The experience is unique. In its 10th year, the multi-award winning event, is held at Katoomba NSW, in and around the iconic Carrington Hotel. Tom Richter from Maleny Ukulele tells about this year’s experience. Maleny Ukulele at the Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival Some went by road, in caravans […]

The CAGE

Wow, what a tremendous year for The CAGE! With a slow start performance wise, we put our heads down to work on new pieces. We were fortunate to have a CAGE member by the name of Becky Lochel to put her hand up to co-lead with Ian Phillips. What a wonderful job she has done. […]

Back from Camp Creative

A few fortunate Brisbane ukelists took advantage of Cathy Welsford and Angie Smith’s (The Wild Women of Anywhere Beach) Strummin’ the Rhythm, Pickin’ the Tune week-long Camp Creative course on 14-18 January 2019 at Bellingen Public School. Lesley Allan reports … First I wish to say we had great tutors, Angie & Cathy, who encouraged […]

Ferny Grove Jam Feature

The next cab off the rank in our jam feature series is … FERNY GROVE JAM! The Ferny Grove Beginners Jam will celebrate its 5 Year anniversary in May 2019. It goes from 7pm until 9pm on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. It was started by Paul Morris (from Morris Brothers) and Linda Gough […]

March Beginners Bootcamp

Off to a flying start … mastered C, F & G7 and looking for more? Build your strength and confidence and master a new set of chords at Brisbane Ukulele Bootcamp’s free beginners’ course on 13 & 20 March 2019 at the Bulimba BCC Library. The chords we’ll in this course are A,  A7, Am, […]

Free Ferny Grove Beginners’ Night

Linda Gough and Paul Morris present their annual Free Ukulele Beginner Night. 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Wednesday 6 February Ferny Grove Bowls, Sports & Community Club 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove. The evening is sponsored by Morris Brothers Music Store & Linda’s Uke ‘n’ Sing. Ukuleles will be for sale on the night. No […]

BUMS Summer Raffle

BUMS Summer Raffle Oh, what fun! All you need for a ukulele day at the beach. Clear Waterman ukulele Black gig bag Neck strap Hat Beach towel Carry bag Tickets $2 or 3 for $5 Tickets on sale throughout January at BUMS Coorparoo, Ferny Grove, Northside & Toowong Daytime jams. Value: $70 Drawn Saturday 2 […]