Entries by Keryn

Play Music on the Porch Day

Play Music on the Porch Day — Saturday 31 August 2019 — is an international day of music. Participation is easy. Just gather friends, go outside and play music together. (You don’t really need a porch.) Share a video on your favourite social media with #playmusicontheporchday. Last year, The CAGE did it. This year The […]

Ukulele Saints Band

One of the benefits of playing in a BUMS community band is that you get to meet like-minded performers. And that’s how it was with our band. We all play with NUMB BUMS on the Northside and shared a love of similar music genres. Origins In early 2017, Chris, John and Pete had been meeting […]

Jazzmas in July

Friends and supporters of The CAGE … please come along and see us in one of our other choral endeavours — Jazzmas in July, Sherwood State School, New Hall, Corner Sherwood Road & Oxley Roads, Sherwood, Brisbane, Queensland, at 5-7 pm on Saturday 27 July. In a collaboration with the fabulous Jindalee Jazz Orchestra, the […]

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, […]