Entries by Keryn

Northside Jam Feature

The first cab off the rank in our jam feature series is … NORTHSIDE JAM! The Northside jam is one of our longest running jams. Established by Tony Richardson in 2012 at the Chermside Bowls Club, it moved to the Northern Suburb Bowls Club at Wavell Heights in 2014. After Tony’s interstate departure last year, […]

BUMS Spring Raffle

Kealoha Tenor Guitalele Tribal dot-paint design with black ABS resin body A guitalele, also called a kīkū, is a guitar-ukulele hybrid. It’s a cross between a classical guitar and a tenor or baritone ukulele, and is a ¼ of the size of a guitar. Created by master ukulele designer Zhang Xuemin, this vintage guitalele is […]

September Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp

Off to a flying start … mastered C, F & G7 and looking for more? Build your strength and confidence and master a new set of chords at Brisbane Ukulele Bootcamp’s free September beginners’ course.  Attendance is specifically for beginners who can move smoothly between C, F and G7, but want to master more. Location […]

June Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp

Back by popular demand … and only a few places left … Julie, John and Keryn are offering another chance to come to Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp … absolutely FREE. Our next Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp will run on two consecutive Wednesday evenings in June 2018. Attendance is specifically for absolute beginners. Group size is […]

For Absolute Beginners

Just starting ukulele? Come to Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp … absolutely FREE. Julie, Keryn and John will run a free Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp on two consecutive Wednesday evenings in May 2018. Attendance is specifically for Absolute Beginners. Group size is limited to 15 participants. Players who already know C, F & G7, please don’t […]

Shining Stars at Jingle BUMS

Another fabulous Jingle BUMS featuring many of our performing groups and members, and lots and lots of our favourite Christmas songs. Free Range chUKES and The Cage started the night with a beautifully led set of I want a Hippo for Christmas, Silver Stars, War is Over. It wouldn’t be Jingle BUMS without Jimmy Hooper’s […]

Woodford Lions Christmas Parade

NUMB BUMS went back this year to fly the BUMS flag once again at the annual Lions Club Christmas Street Parade in the main street of Woodford. The group first played the parade in 2016, and organisers were so impressed with their energy and enthusiasm that they were invited back this year. This year, on […]

NUMB BUMS at Walk4BrainCancer

Rested and re-energised after SPRUKE 2017, NUMB BUMS were delighted to perform to support walkers in the Brisbane’s Walk4BrainCancer at picturesque New Farm Park on Sunday 29 October 2017! Walk4BrainCancer is the biggest mobilisation of the brain cancer community, taking place across Australia from September to December every year. Cure Brain Cancer joined forces with […]

Under New Management

Congratulations to the members of the 2017-2018 BUMS Inc Management Committee on their recent appointments. Max Borchardt (President) president@brisbaneukulele.com Amanda Allwood (Vice President) Judy Matthews (Secretary) secretary@brisbaneukulele.com Vacant (Assistant Secretary) Colin Grant (Treasurer) treasurer@brisbaneukulele.com Liz Crunkhorn (Assistant Treasurer) Rob Carlyle (IT Officer) John Henderson (Gigmeister) gigmeister@brisbaneukulele.com Blair Marks (Properties Manager) Joann Kunde (Media Manager) mediamanager@brisbaneukulele.com […]

Lost Concert Ukulele Found

UPDATE: Great news! Our lost uke is on its way home! Putting out an ‘all ukes alert’ for a much-loved ukulele accidentally left behind at the Wednesday 7 June Coorparoo jam. It’s a concert ukulele in a ‘tweed’ hard case (covered with gold and brown pin-striped fabric). Please contact Jennifer by emailing crowther.jj@gmail.com if you […]