Entries by Keryn

More About That Bass

On Saturday 27 July 2019, a group of 18 bass players assembled at Coorparoo Bowls Club to attend the It’s All About the Bass workshop offered by Mark Cryle. Mark is a nationally and an internationally well-known bass player, who performs with both session musicians and bands. He’s one of Australia’s leading singer-songwriters, and also […]

Mama Juju & the Jam Tarts

Weddings, Parties, Almost Anything! The diversity and creativity of our band Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts can be a blessing and a curse. When asked, it is sometimes a real a struggle to describe what sort of band we are, what type of music we play and what sort of events we play at […]

Oughta thank AUTLA!

Ukulele teachers and leaders, you oughta thank AUTLA … they’ve put together an awesome, affordable, fun-filled ukulele immersion program. It’s the best value for money professional development for music teachers that you’ll get all year. DATE: Friday, 13 September 2019 TIME: Professional Development from 9:00am to 4:15pm; AGM from 4:30pm-4:45pm VENUE: SunPAC, Sunnybank Performing Arts […]

All about The SCRATCH

The Scratch Jam is held on every 3rd Sunday of the month, normally between 12:30 and 2:30 pm, at The Scratch Bar, Shop 8 Park Road, Milton. BUMS Inc Life Member, Blair Marks, one of our most experienced jam leaders, established a jam at The Scratch Bar, Milton. It’s been running since September 2014. Blair […]

Ukulele Bluegrass Style

On Saturday 15 June¸ thirty-one budding enthusiasts attended a Bluegrass workshop at the Zillmere Community Hall. Tony Richardson was the presenter together with his noble assistant¸ Cath McCourt.     The topics covered included the origin of, and the basics of, traditional bluegrass music; how to best play bluegrass on your ukulele;  some of the […]

Ukulele Upgrade Update

Ross Clark and Helena Bond brought the Daylight Moon passion and creativity to their June workshop as they shared a range of strumming and fingerstyle techniques for bringing your music alive. The Ukulele Upgrade Workshop was attended by quite a few enthusiastic uke players who learnt some interesting strumming and finger picking techniques to shake […]

New Redlands Jam & Open Mic

Come to the new Redlands Uke Jam & Open Mic When: 1:00-5:00 pm, 4th Sunday of the month starting on 28 July 2019. Taking a month off in August, and resuming in September. Where: Redlands Modern Country Music Club, 226 Cleveland Redland Bay Road, Thornlands QLD 4164 Cost: $5 cover charge Singers and musicians of […]

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 […]