Entries by Keryn

Brisbane City Sounds

Queen Street Mall Ukulele Invasion  The best of BUMS performed again for Brisbane City Sounds – Australia’s largest free live music program. Crowds of shoppers were entertained by nine BUMS acts at the main stage in the Queen Street Mall. A performing BUM or band played every hour on the hour, providing an eclectic set […]

Muster Ukes @ Gympie

    The Muster Ukes return to the 2015 Gympie Music Muster to share the joy of making ukulele music with Muster patrons of all ages and musical ability. The Muster Ukes is a group of musicians drawn from members of the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society (BUMS). The group has conducted free ukulele workshops at […]

Will’s Open Mic Nights

Open Mic Nights @ Camp Hill Bowlo Open mic night is on every third and fourth Thursday night of the month at Camp Hills Bowls Club. To celebrate the first anniversary here’s the story of how it all happened from William Whitaker. In about July 2014, I visited my friendly chiropractor, and fell into a […]

BUMS at F.R.U.C. 2014

Check out all the BUMS at FRUC this weekend. Folk Redlands Ukulele Convention is two days featuring workshops, jams and concerts. Here is a rundown of events over the weekend and where you can see your favourite BUM. All this great ukulele goodness on our doorstep so come along and support this fun event. Latest […]

President’s note: A Big Year for BUMS

2010 has been a big year for us BUMS. It seems the ukulele has become a force to be reckoned with and one can be forgiven for thinking it has all the characteristics of a movement! The Worldwide Ukulele revolution!!? We BUMS have been growing along with the unprecedented rise in interest in all things […]

Cairns Uke Fest

A number of the Performing BUMS group braved the trip to the deep north to attend and perform at the inaugural Cairns Ukulele Festival. As to be expected with a first time event there were a few teething problems. However overall the festival was a great ukulele experience with some big local and international performers […]