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What a great night at Coorparoo Bowls Club for the first jam of April. There were 93 players and singers crammed into the function room – the biggest crowd at any jam this year.
Max and Adrian were our MCs for the night. We were entertained with three sets and two open mics. 
Coorparoo BIG jam - 5th April 2024
What a great night at Coorparoo Bowls Club for the first jam of April. There were 93 players and singers crammed into the function room – the biggest crowd at any jam this year. Max and Adrian were our MCs for the night. We were entertained with three sets and two open mics.
It's another busy month with eight jams and the Test & Tag event on the calendar. BUMS on a roll in April - 31st March 2024
It's another busy month with eight jams and the Test & Tag event on the calendar.
Every month there are two events at Geebungs Bowls Club. The Northside jam is an evening jam on the fourth Tuesday of the month. GeeBUMS features a jam and open mics and is in the afternoon of the last Sunday of the month. The Little Nyonya Kitchen serving Malaysian cuisine is open for both events. Both events are good fun. Fun at Geebung - 31st March 2024
Every month there are two events at Geebungs Bowls Club. The Northside jam is an evening jam on the fourth Tuesday of the month. GeeBUMS features a jam and open mics and is in the afternoon of the last Sunday of the month. The Little Nyonya Kitchen serving Malaysian cuisine is open for both events. Both events are good fun.
Dust off your Banjoleles and bring them along to the Coorparoo Jam on Wednesday the 3rd of April at the Coorparoo Bowls club. Sublime Ukelectics are leading the first set and will be playing two songs that will be perfect for that Banjo sound!
Dust off your banjoleles - 26th March 2024
Dust off your Banjoleles and bring them along to the Coorparoo Jam on Wednesday the 3rd of April at the Coorparoo Bowls club. Sublime Ukelectics are leading the first set and will be playing two songs that will be perfect for that Banjo sound!
The March jam had a crowd of 50+. It was ably led (as usual) by Linda and Kevin with some old favourites and newies. Derek and Donna Farrell (with Kevin) took us through some Irish classics as a farewell to St Patrick’s day in 2024. A touch of Irish at Ferny Grove - 22nd March 2024
The March jam had a crowd of 50+. It was ably led (as usual) by Linda and Kevin with some old favourites and newies. Derek and Donna Farrell (with Kevin) took us through some Irish classics as a farewell to St Patrick’s day in 2024.
The fifth jam on a Friday night at Corina is run by BUMS member Gabrielle Liddle and members of her extended family. Like all BUMS jams, this jam is different – but like every jam brings together the joy of playing ukulele and singing with others. Ukulele Friday @ Corina - 10th March 2024
The fifth jam on a Friday night at Corina is run by BUMS member Gabrielle Liddle and members of her extended family. Like all BUMS jams, this jam is different – but like every jam brings together the joy of playing ukulele and singing with others.
It was a red-hot night at Coorparoo Bowls Club with over 55 people in the audience. Read below to find out about Andrew Hunt's latest innovation and see pics of the set leaders and performers. Coorparoo Big Jam in March - 9th March 2024
It was a red-hot night at Coorparoo Bowls Club with over 55 people in the audience. Read below to find out about Andrew Hunt's latest innovation and see pics of the set leaders and performers.
Plans are afoot to run the Newkulele Festival in October 2024. BUMS members have strong supporters of the Newcastle Ukulele Festival in the past, but everything got disrupted by COVID. The weekend of 19 October is the likely date. The Conservatorium the likely venue. More news as it comes to hand. Newcastle Ukulele Festival - 5th March 2024
Plans are afoot to run the Newkulele Festival in October 2024. BUMS members have strong supporters of the Newcastle Ukulele Festival in the past, but everything got disrupted by COVID. The weekend of 19 October is the likely date. The Conservatorium the likely venue. More news as it comes to hand.
BUMS Inc must get all its electrical equipment inspected, tested, and tagged every year. We have set the date for Saturday 20 April at Coorparoo Bowls Club from midday to 2.00pm. As a BUMS member, you can get your equipment tested at the same time for free. Another benefit of being a BUM. Test & Tag in on again - 28th February 2024
BUMS Inc must get all its electrical equipment inspected, tested, and tagged every year. We have set the date for Saturday 20 April at Coorparoo Bowls Club from midday to 2.00pm. As a BUMS member, you can get your equipment tested at the same time for free. Another benefit of being a BUM.
This news was sent as an email to all financial members on 25 February 2024. It sets out our plans for 2024 and the needs we have to keep running jams each month. Managing jams in 2024 - 27th February 2024
This news was sent as an email to all financial members on 25 February 2024. It sets out our plans for 2024 and the needs we have to keep running jams each month.


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