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NEWS & EVENTS

This web page provides an list of BUMS Inc jams, workshops 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.

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NOVEMBER 2019

NO Albany Creek Jam in November (previously known as The Samual Gray Jam) — (1st Sunday of the month) – Watch this space for updates about the return of the Albany Creek jam.
VENUE: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek
TIME: Jam from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COST: FREE

Big Uke Jam at Coorparoo — Wednesday 6 November (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. Get your SPRUKE Festival Gear!
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

McCarthy’s Celtic Music Session (Ukulele Plays Irish) — weekly on Thursdays throughout November (Venue CHANGE!)
Peter McMeel and Brendan Williams are moving the Irish to The Dandelion Social, 4/591 Wynnum Road, Morningside. That’s every Thursday night from 6:30 pm. This is for more experienced players. Ukes tuned in D for Celtic. Check out this post for more details. Email to Peter McMeel at peter.mcmeel45@gmail.com, and we will send you our link and weekly email.
VENUE: The Dandelion Social, 4/591 Wynnum Road, Morningside.
TIME: From 6:30 pm.
COST: Free (great beer and food available!)

WE BUMS Jam — Friday 8 November (2nd Friday of the month)
VENUE: Hope on Boundary Cafe, 170 Boundary Street, West End
TIME: Jam from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm.
COST: Free to members, gold coin donation for visitors

*PERFORMANCE* CHUMS Way out West Concert Sunday 10 November. Join CHUMS (Compton’s Happy Ukulele Musical Seniors) for a Country Music Afternoon and sumptuous Afternoon Tea. All proceeds go to Dementia Research.
VENUE: Auditorium Compton Gardens Retirement Community, 97 Albany Creek Road, Aspley.
TIME: 2:00 pm
COST: Tickets $5 with all proceeds go to Dementia Research.

***VENUE CHANGE***BUMS Daytime Jam — Wednesday 13 November (2nd Wednesday of the month). Toowong Bowls Club has closed and for November only the Daytime Jam is at Rosemount Community Centre. PLEASE CHECK THIS POST FOR MORE INFO.
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 07 3378 5938.
VENUE: Rosemount Community Centre, 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd., Sinnamon Park. Qld 4073.
TIME: Jam from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
COST: Free to members, $5 for visitors

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 17 November (3rd Sunday of the month)
VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
TIME: Jam from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.
COST: FREE

TUTUS Jam at Toowong   — Tuesday 19 November (3rd Tuesday of each month).  TUTUS is Toowong Third Tuesday Ukulele Strummers. A casual intimate jam … settle in and strum away! For more info contact Max Borchardt phone 0402 071 483/ email mkborchardt@gmail.com, or Judy Haines email jodoaus@hotmail.com
VENUE: West Toowong Bowls Club – 17 Bywong Street, Toowong.
TIME: Arrive 5:30 pm for a 6:00 pm start. Strumming through until 8:00 pm. All welcome!
COST: Free

Ferny Grove Jam — Wednesday 20 November (3rd Wednesday of the month) Join Linda Gough and Paul Morris for a relaxing low key jam with easy chords at an easy pace, that’s lots of fun. It’s also a great opportunity for more experienced players to practise their finger-style technique. Absolute Beginners Class with Donna & Dianne before the jam 6:00 – 7:00 pm. New Menu – kitchen open from 6:00 pm.
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street,  Ferny Grove. (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

Northside Jam — Tuesday 22 November (4th Tuesday of the month)
Join jam leaders Andrew Hunt and Peter Grace with friends for a ukin’ lively time. Bar open. Bar snacks available.
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

Redlands Open Mic — Sunday  24 November (Every 4th Sunday of the month) Singers and musicians of all kinds are welcome to this open mic. Songsheets projected for your convenience. Please email Steve Sandilands at themanlysandys@gmail.com for more information.
VENUE: Redlands Modern Country Music Club, 226 Cleveland Redland Bay Road, Thornlands.
TIME: 1:00-5:00 pm
COST: $5 cover charge


DECEMBER 2019

Albany Creek Jam (previously known as The Samual Gray Jam) — (1st Sunday of the month) – Watch this space for updates about the return of the Albany Creek jam.
VENUE: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek
TIME: Jam from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COST: FREE

Jingle BUMS — Wednesday 4 December (1st Wednesday of the month)
Grab your ukulele, your family & friends for a night playing and singing all your festive favourites, and a few surprises. 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. No beginners class tonight. Dress in your best festive finery!
VENUE: Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Street Coorparoo
TIME: Nibbles from 6:30 pm; Jam starts 7:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

BUMS Daytime Jam — Wednesday 11 December (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. Read more about this popular jam here. More info contact: Sue and Peter on 07 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

Northside Christmas SpectacularWednesday 11 December (Special Date for Xmas)
Join Linda Gough and Paul Morris for a relaxing low key jam with easy chords at an easy pace, that’s lots of fun. It’s also a great opportunity for more experienced players to practise their finger-style technique. New Menu – kitchen open from 6:00 pm but save room for the festive nibbles!
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street,  Ferny Grove. (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Special Extended Time)
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

 


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