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This web page provides an list of BUMS Inc jams and other ukulele-related events for the current month.
Please also check Jams About Town for a list of other local ukulele groups holding jams in and near Brisbane.

October 2017

Please note there is no longer a Paper Moon Music Jam at Annerley.

BUMS Coorparoo Jam — Wednesday 4 October (1st Wednesday of the month)
Grab your ukulele, your family & friends for a night playing and singing. All songs projected on 2 big screens and led by some of our talented performing BUMS.  Come early and have dinner & a bevvy at the Green Bar downstairs.
VENUE: Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Street Coorparoo
TIME: Beginners class 6:30 pm; Jam starts 7:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

Ukulele Plays Irish — Starts Thursday 5 October (Continues every week)
Peter McMeel and Brendan Williams are bringing a bit of the Irish to Toowong Bowls Club. Check it out if you are looking for a new challenge and want to advance your skills in a new fun direction. This is for experienced players. Ukes tuned in D for Celtic. Check out this post for more details.
VENUE: Toowong Bowls Club, 59 Gailey Road (cnr Heroes Ave), Perrin Park, Toowong
TIME: 5:30 pmM – 6:30 pm. The session extends into All Instruments at around 6:30 pm.

BUMS Daytime Jam — Wednesday 11 October (2nd Wednesday of the month)
Join Peter and Sue Sercombe to get your mid-week uke fix, playing anything from classics to current hit songs. More info contact: Sue and Peter on o7 3378 5938.
VENUE: Toowong Bowls Club, 59 Gailey Road (cnr Heroes Ave), Perrin Park, Toowong
Just a 5-7 min walk from Toowong station, or there is plenty of parking in the grounds.
If you are not a bowls club member, please remember to sign in at club before each jam. (Bowls club social membership is $1.00 for life.)
TIME: Jam from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
COST: Free to members, $5 for visitors

WE BUMS Jam at West End — Friday 13 October (2nd Friday of the month)
Join Cesca and Geoff’s jam for a uke-lightful end to your working week. The theme for October is Friday the 13th. Lots of songs about superstitions, evil, doom, and gloom. Party hard with Cesca it’s her Birthday!
VENUE: Hope St Cafe, 170 Boundary St, West End
TIME: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
COST: Gold coin donation appreciated

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 15 October (3rd Sunday of the month)
Join Blair for a Sunday session with a difference. Bar open and food available.
VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
TIME: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Ferny Grove Beginners Jam — Wednesday 18 October BACK TO OUR REGULAR WEEK (3rd Wednesday of the month)
Just starting out? Join Linda Gough and Paul Morris for a relaxing low key jam with easy chords, that’s lots of fun. It’s also a great opportunity for more experienced players to practise their fingerstyle technique.
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove, QLD 4055 (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

Open Mic Night — Thursday 19 & 26 October(3rd & 4th Thursday of the month)
Check out this post. All musicians welcome, especially ukulele players. Perform for a small, appreciative crowd, or come to lend your support! This low key open mic is for unpolished singles and duets with a one-song-at-a-time format. Perfect for your first performance. The Thai food is great and the bar is open. More info contact William Whitaker (
VENUE: Camp Hill Community & Sporting Club (Bowls Club), 150A Ferguson Rd, Camp Hill (near Skyline Drive round-a-bout)
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bulimba Uke Fest BUF– Sunday 22 October. Lots of fun and ukes. Check out the pre-festival competitions on the Facebook page @BulimbaUkeFest. BUMS are performing – Freerange ChUkes (Kids Group), Flukey, The Cage along with Vic Kena, Willie Nelsons Love Child and more!
VENUE: Bulimba Golf Club 103 Quay Street Bulimba, QLD 4171
TIME: 11:00 am til LATE!
TICKETS $5- $20 online at Eventbrite HERE

Northside Jam — Tuesday 24 October (4th Tuesday of the month)
Join Tony and friends for a ukin’ lively time. Bar open. BYO food.
VENUE: Northern Suburbs Bowls Club, 175 Edinburgh Castle Road, Wavell Heights
TIME: Beginners class 6:30 pm; Jam starts 7:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

November 2017

AWSUM Ukulele Beach Jam Weekend Friday 3- Sunday 5 November.
AWSUM invite you to come & join them at their first annual 3 days of fun in the sun. More info here