Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month.

Grab your uke and bring your friends and have a fun night. Our set-leaders for June are Donna and Derek Farrell, Graham Hall and Andrew Hunt. Songs range from simple chords for beginners (and to limber up!) to more challenging chords and strumming for the more experienced.

Beginners and new players come for the introductory class at 6:30 pm before the Big Jam starts. You’ll learn some jam survival tips and useful chords. Please arrive early to tune up.

BUMS Big Uke Jam – Coorparoo – Always first Wednesday of the month
Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings St, Coorparoo.
Beginners 6:30 pm. Jam starts at 7:00 pm.

Bring some spare change for our fabulous Sprukestar Quest Raffle, from our SPRUKE 2019 Competition Sponsors Guitar Brothers.

Michael Willimot and Marc Wright perform for round FIVE of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest at BUMS Coorparoo Jam 5 June 2019

This is round FIVE of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . The two acts for our open mic contest are; act nine “Brownies” (Michael Willimot) and act ten Marc Wright performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining! The winner goes through to the second semi-final at the Ferny Grove Jam 21 August.

There’s great prizes and bragging rights at stake so we need you all to come, cheer the acts on…  and vote!

Find the Sprukestar Quest performer schedule on the Spruke Festival website.


Come early to the Coorparoo Jam and have a chat to our special guests from Binary Music who are well-known for their expertise in all things ukulele. Among other things, they will have some exciting new wares, including new models of uke, new Double brand uke pickups (including the Trans model with built-in effects which can be fitted to any uke), music stand lights, uke sheet music, some great new uke straps and more.
If there is a particular item you need, let us know before the night and we can bring it along for you. So come over to their trade table on the night, have a chat and check out what’s new for uke.

Karen & Len
Binary Music Cleveland ph 3488 2230

If you’d like to “try before you buy”, email to inquire about borrowing a ukulele for the evening.

Food (new menu) and drinks available from the Green Bar and Kitchen. Open from 6:00 pm.

Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151