Entries by Keryn

Ukes at the Winery

A ukin’ great time – 12-14 October Ukuleles at the Winery was held over three days in October at Mountview Wines in Glen Aplin, 10 mins south of Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt. This was the 8th event of its kind and it’s proving to be more popular each time. While the weather was not […]

BUMS @ Bulimba Uke Fest 2018

BUMS Inc has made a significant contribution to the Bulimba Uke Fest (BUF) since its inception in 2017. Based at the Bulimba Golf Club, the festival is a day-long event of  ukulele workshops and performances. The 2nd annual Bulimba ukulele festival was in full swing on Sunday 21 October with another great turn out including […]

Totally Insane Launch Book

Our talented BUMS performing members, Donna and Derek Farrell, of the duo Totally Insane, featured this week at Neill Florence‘s launch of his new novel “Out of the Shadow”. This book is the sequel to Neill’s first novel, “The Pursuit of Happiness”. In period costume, Donna and Derek performed a themed set at the launch […]

Ukulele Death Squad Round Up

On Saturday afternoon Coorparoo Bowls Club came to life with the sounds of the Ukulele Death Squad. Reuben, Julian, Eamon and Ben, the four members of the South Australian band, sang and played original and cover songs with their own unique style and shared their skills with percussive rhythms. The band led two workshops. Skills […]

AJ Leonard & Jenny Rowlands Review

AJ Leonard and Jenny Rowlands made a great team at their recent workshop and concert at Samuel Gray’s. While Jenny was bopping along on the cello, AJ led us through an array of exercises involving a variety of strumming patterns and techniques. We tried a variation on the basic strum with a quick thumb upbeat […]

Brisbane Ukulele Bootcamp Wrap-up

Julie, John and Keryn have been busy this year, and would like to thank all the wonderful people who came along to make Bootcamps so much fun. Over 30 budding players enjoyed the Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamps run in April and May. Then around 20 more fronted up for Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp in September. The […]