Valentines Busk, Feb 2015

NEWS & EVENTS

This web page lists BUMS Inc jams and workshops, and other ukulele-related events which might interest our members. Please also check Jams About Town for a list of local ukulele groups holding jams in and near Brisbane. To get all the latest BUMS news straight in your inbox sign up for our newsletter here http://eepurl.com/gdWF2P


May 2022

COORPAROO JAM
Join Max and set leaders to jam along, real time, to some great songs and maybe discover a new favourite. All chords and lyrics projected on screen. No need for books or printing! Bar open. Ring CBC to see if kitchen will be open.
WHERE: Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Street, Coorparoo, 4151
DATE: Wednesday 4 May 2022
TIME: Jam starts 7:00 pm
COST: Members FREE / Visitors $5

WESTSIDE JAM 
Join Sue & Peter for your mid-week uke fix, playing anything from classics to current hit songs. Nice conference room, great aircon, good café open. Café special- delicious freshly baked LARGE scones with jam and cream, and a tea or coffee for just $6.00! Meet your friends in the café from 10 am for a catch up and morning tea or lunch.
WHERE: Rosemount Community Centre, 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park. Qld 4073.
DATE: Wednesday 11 May 2022
TIME: Jam starts 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join Sue and Peter for morning tea before the jam.
COST: Members FREE / Visitors $5

Cancelled SCRATCH JAM (Every 3rd Sunday of the month)

Unfortunately Scratch Jam tomorrow is cancelled. A combination of wet weather and a packed bar due to Rugby League Magic Round this weekend. 😭
Grab your uke and a brew and settle in for a very casual jam/gig for intermediate players (beginners welcome). A select menu of goodies to eat and great boutique beers & ciders. All projected on a screen. Got an itch to play? Come and scratch it ;)
VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
DATE: Sunday 15 May 2022
TIME: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
COST: FREE

Cancelled FERNY GROVE JAM

It’s not COVID 🤣 We’ve just found out Ferny Grove Bowls is upgrading their power board on Wednesday 18 May so we’ve had to cancel the Ferny Grove Jam. Sorry!
Join Linda Gough and Paul Morris in the function room, for a relaxing low key jam with easy chords, that’s lots of fun. Great if you are Just starting out and a great opportunity for more experienced players to practice their finger style technique. Call the sports club on (07) 3851 1889 to book for dinner. Meals are served from 6:00 pm.
WHERE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove
DATE: Cancelled
TIME: Jam starts 7:00 pm
COST: Members FREE / Visitors $5

NORTHSIDE JAM
Join Peter, Andrew and a host of talented BUMS.  All chords and lyrics projected on screen. No need for books or printing! More info here.
WHERE: Geebung Bowls Club, 21 Thompson St, Zillmere 4034. Carpark and entry from 357 Robinson Road (opposite Meals on Wheels)
DATE: Tuesday 24 May 2022
TIME: Jam starts 6:30 pm *New start time*
COST: Members FREE / Visitors $5

 WYNNUM JAM
Join Merv, Steve and their crew for this new jam by the bay at Wynnum. Usually fourth Friday of the month but due to date clash at the centre for April it is on the fifth Friday. Food now available but required to pre-order to assist catering. More info and menu here.
WHERE: Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre, 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum, Qld.4178
DATE: Friday 27 May 2022
TIME: Jam starts 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: Members FREE / Visitors $5


SPRUKE 2022 – Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival

SPRUKE— Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival is on again with an exciting new program. SPRUKE 2022 will be a ten day festival of fun, with ticketed events around Brisbane, and a fabulous FREE event, SPRUKE on the Square, in the heart of Brisbane at King George Square. Get all the festival info at www.spruke.net.au

Travel to gay Paris for A night In Paris Cabaret, the opening event for SPRUKE 2022- Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival. Enjoy a night to remember, with fine wine, fine food, (gluten free available) and unforgettable song.

BE QUICK! Tickets almost sold out.


FREE ALL DAY & NIGHT! Two stages will feature performances all day, showcasing ukulele groups and artists from all around south east Queensland.

Get involved and play by joining one of the themed mini jams or, if you are new to the ukulele, a beginners session. Get up and strut your stuff at the open mic. This big day of ukulele fun culminates with ‘Ukes Under The Stars’ a huge jam and concert to strum, sing and dance the night away. A giant LED screen will display the songs so every one can play along together.


ARCHIVE BUMS ONLINE JAMS

Big Uke Jam Online #19 

https://fb.watch/3SXapDPPV5/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. We were so disappointed that Westside and Ferny Grove had to be cancelled so lets jam at home mask free! Last online Jam until BUMS Online switches to current financial members only. Read more about that here.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 20 January 2021 TIME: 7:00 to 8:30pm

Big Uke Jam Online #18 – Christmas Jam
https://www.facebook.com/100003810637722/videos/2258001104336889/ and part 2 after technical issues https://fb.watch/3SXzK_z89U/
Our last event for 2020. Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. It’s Christmas! Lots of festive fun featuring Cath Mc Court, Spare Parts, Salli Chmura & Geoff Dancer, Duo-Ver (Adrian Board & Amanda Allwood), Mick Angeles & Marg Monaghan with MC Max Borchardt.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Friday 18 December 2020 TIME: 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online #17 – Summer
https://www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele/videos/3497658053650717/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Streamed LIVE, pre-recorded sets with a Summer theme from Cath McCourt, Spare Parts, Donna & Derek Farrell and more. MCs Andrew & Sylvia Hunt.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Friday 4 December
TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online #16 – Best of BUMS Online

Streamed LIVE, pre-recorded sets. Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. We asked all our set leaders to choose their favourite song from the last seven months. Lots of variety and styles! Join MC Max Borchardt and 15 of our set leaders. Andrew performs your requests LIVE afterwards.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Friday 13 November (New Night)
TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Shorter Jam)

Big Uke Jam Online #15 Halloween Jam!
https://www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele/videos/392945968743244/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Streamed LIVE, pre-recorded sets with a Halloween theme from Mick Angeles, Adrian Board, Cath McCourt, Spare Parts, The Ukey Beats, and Zoe Watson. MCs Andrew & Sylvia Hunt.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group- Look for the scheduled Live Feed.
DATE: Friday 23 October
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online #14
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join MC Max Borchardt and set leaders Graham Hall, Steve Sandilands, ADSPRHM (Ang & Dave Mc Grath, Peter &Sue Sercombe, Rowena & Hans Braaksma, Marg Skov) and Spare Parts.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 7 October TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online #13 The Pirate Jam!
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Featuring live sets from Paul Morris, Peter Grace & Andrew Hunt. Video sets from Cath McCourt, Spare Parts, Salli Chmura & Geoff Dancer, and Blair Marks with a nautical theme. To end the night an AAAARRR- rated set of Pirate songs with a rascally crew of BUMS to celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 16 September TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

 

Big Uke Jam Online #12
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join Graham Hall, Spare Parts, Zoe Watson, Rowena & Hans Braaksma, Mick Angeles & Marg Monaghan with MC Max Borchardt.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele/videos/906368369854375
DATE: Wednesday 2 September TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 11
Link to come when scheduled
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join our MCs Sylvia and Andrew Hunt with Linda Gough and Paul Morris playing LIVE from the BUMS bunker.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 19 August TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 10
https://www.facebook.com/groups/BUMSmembers/permalink/756620595164572/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join our MC Max Borchardt, and set leaders Sue & Peter Sercombe with Ian Phillips, Adrian Board with his special guest Amanda Allwood, the Ukey Beats, Cath Mc Court, Salli Chmura & Geoff Dancer, and Caroline Haig with her son Andrew.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group-https://www.facebook.com/groups/BUMSmembers/.
DATE: Wednesday 5 August TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 9
This is something a bit different! Linda Gough and Paul Morris (Ferny Grove Jam Leaders) will be jamming three sets LIVE from the BUMS Bunker (Andrews Lounge Room) with a couple of guests in the breaks.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group-
DATE: Wednesday 15 July TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 8
https://www.facebook.com/events/281905909836792/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join our MC Max Borchardt, with Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts, David Hethorn, David Pedler &Lyn Lucas, Caroline Haig, Adrian Board, and Spare Parts.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group-https://www.facebook.com/groups/BUMSmembers/. Go to EVENTS.
DATE: Wednesday 1 July TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 7
https://www.facebook.com/events/349754989335599/. Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 17 June TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 6
https://www.facebook.com/events/681328185984392/
Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only. Join our MC Max Borchardt, with The Ukulele Saints, Sue & Peter Sercombe, Rowena and Hans Braaksma, and Cath McCourt. Rounding out the night is Steve Sandilands with an Open Mic.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 3 June TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 5
https://www.facebook.com/events/939899756446351/
We have a BIG BUMS lineup for you! Join Max Borchardt, Steve Sandilands with Cath McCourt, Adrian Board, Donna & Derek Farrell, and Blair Marks. Andrew & Sylvia Hunt are keeping the jam rolling and scrolling. Andrew is taking requests for a couple of songs live after the jam. Exclusive to BUMS members who have joined BUMS Online only.
WHERE: BUMS Online Private Facebook Group
DATE: Wednesday 20 May TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 4
https://www.facebook.com/events/258413005520212/
DATE: Wednesday 6 May TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 3
https://www.facebook.com/events/372268600325160/. An extra one as there are 5 Wednesdays in April!
DATE: Wednesday 29 April TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

ANZAC DAY – Service and Musical Tribute
https://www.facebook.com/events/171293650595102/
DATE: Saturday 25 April TIME: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Big Uke Jam Online 2
https://www.facebook.com/events/260162118347837/
DATE: Wednesday 15 April TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

REPLAY – Inaugural Big Uke Jam Online
https://www.facebook.com/events/148866639864581
DATE: Wednesday 8 April TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Big Uke Jam Online 1
No replay available.
DATE: Wednesday 1 April TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Start of Covid Restrictions