Entries by Keryn

Ukulele at Yeronga

Professional ukulele player, Vic Kena, now hosts a Yeronga ukulele night for the whole family to enjoy on the last Monday of each month at the Yeronga Services & Community Club. Vic is very welcoming and encouraging to all ages and all levels of ukulele player. There is no need to feel intimidated when he’s […]

Spare Parts

We’re a foursome from the north side of Brisbane, who met in early 2017 when Len put an ad on the BUMS website looking to form a group.  Len, David and Peter had already met in 2012 at a U3A ukulele class (what a coincidence). The group comprises David Smith playing baritone (CGEA), Diane Davis […]

What’s Disco Funk?

Did you know that George Michael’s Faith was based on a 12th century manuscript? And that it rocks  to a Bo Didley beat?  Tom (the Pom) Harding provided these facts — and more — while he wooed his willing workshop audience at Friday night’s two-part Disco Funk Workshop at the Coorparoo Bowls Club. Tom’s a […]

Uke Jam at Imbil

Well, the 26th Imbil Acoustic Music Festival is shaping up to be a very cool place to be 1-3 November. The program is out on the Festival’s Facebook page and BUMS very own ANGELA and David McGrath will be leading the afternoon jam. Armed with some great songs — oldies, newies and something for all […]

Vic Kena’s Ukulele Night

Join us on the last Monday of each month for a wonderful family night out. Venue: Yeronga Services & Community Club, Cnr 391 Fairfield Road & Kadumba Street, Yeronga QLD 4104 Time: 6:00–9:00 pm Cost: Free entry – all ages welcome. All you can eat buffet is available for purchase from 5:30 pm. Contact: Vic […]

Meet Tom the Pom

Two workshops and a show on one big night of fun with Tom the Pom. Come to Tom Harding’s Disco Funk Ukulele Workshop. It’s all about the beat! To get your groove on and feel that rhythm you gotta think like a percussionist. Identify some of the traps that uke players fall into. Counting, grouping  […]

A Hint of Rosemary

The genesis of the “Hint of Rosemary” lies within the CAGE which rehearses at Corinda State School on most Sunday afternoons. The CAGE was initially formed to recruit a group of adult beginner ukulele players and to bring them to performance standard for SPRUKE 2015. While many were indeed beginners there was also a smaller […]

Lord Mayor’s Concert

A terrific experience Over the last few months David and I have participated in The Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Senior Concert Series, which is run each year in Brisbane, and culminates in the opportunity to perform in and around Brisbane city and in the Gala Production at Brisbane City Hall. Each year there are ten Masterclasses […]

The AGM with a Difference

The “2019 AGM Jam Sandwich”  –  the AGM with a Difference  –  is fast approaching! UPDATED 17 October 2019 All financial members are invited to attend this important event — the Annual General Meeting of the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc. DATE: Wednesday 30 October 2019 TIME: Finger food from 6:30 pm; Jam starts at […]

October Redlands Open Mic & Uke Jam

Redlands Open Mic & Uke Jam is hosted by Latin Revolution Sound. Come along and join in the fun. All ages and music welcome. DATE: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 1 PM – 5 PM ADDRESS: 226 Cleveland Redland Bay Road, Thornlands Qld COST: Entry fee:$5 If you sing, play or just want to come […]