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NEWS & EVENTS

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.


NOVEMBER 2018

The Samual Grays Jam — Sunday 4 November (1st Sunday of the Month)
Come in and relax, have a beer or wine and jam along with Blair and Andrew for a new Sunday session. A great selection of beer, wine and spirits. with 9 Craft Beers and 1 Cider on tap and a large choice of imported and local beers and ciders and wines. Check out the Menu specials just for BUMS and remember to book your table! More info here
VENUE: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek
TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COST: FREE

Big Uke Jam at Coorparoo — Wednesday 7 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.
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 — Thursday 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November (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. If Musicians intend to visit they can access our playlists and repertoire via our Dropbox link. Email to Peter McMeel at peter.mcmeel45@gmail.com and we will send you our link and weekly email.
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.

WE BUMS Jam at West End – Friday 9 November (2nd Friday of the month) Warm up, wind down and get your weekend off to a great start. Join Max in a lively strum.
VENUE: Hope St Cafe, 170 Boundary St, West End
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Gold coin donation. Great coffee and food available!

***WORKSHOP*** Saturday 10 November BUMS Audio System Workshop with Blair Marks. Come along to gain a basic knowledge of audio systems, specifically the audio system in use at Cooparoo Jam from our AV wizard Blair Marks.
This workshop gives you all the tips and tricks if you’d like to get your own jam going, be a part of our Coorparoo crew, or up-skill for your own band set up. This is a FREE workshop to wrap up 2018. Bring your uke for a short jam to check the sound gear! More Info.
VENUE: Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Street Coorparoo
TIME: 10:00am-12:00pm
COST: This is a FREE workshop however please register at Trybooking.

BUMS Daytime Jam — Wednesday 14 November (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 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

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 18 November (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
COST: FREE

TUTUS Jam at Toowong   — Tuesday 20 November (3rd Tuesday of each month).  TUTUS is Toowong Third Tuesday Ukulele Strummers. A casual intimate jam….there is no ballet! 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!

Ferny Grove Beginners Jam — Wednesday 21 November (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.
Absolute Beginners Class with Donna & Dianne. Before the jam 6:30 – 7:00pm.
There will be no further Finger Style Classes. Stay tuned there may be some stand alone workshops from Derek coming up!
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street,  Grove, QLD 4055 (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

Northside Jam — Tuesday 27 November (4th Tuesday of the month)
Join jam leaders Andrew Hunt and Peter Grace with friends for a ukin’ lively time. Bar open. BYO food. This is the last Northside Jam for 2018. For December the Northside and Ferny Grove Jams combine for our Northside Christmas Spectacular Wednesday 12 December 2018.
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


DECEMBER 2018

The Samual Grays Jam — Sunday 2 December (1st Sunday of the Month)
Come in and relax, have a beer or wine and jam along with Blair and Andrew for a new Sunday session. A great selection of beer, wine and spirits. with 9 Craft Beers and 1 Cider on tap and a large choice of imported and local beers and ciders and wines. Check out the Menu specials just for BUMS and remember to book your table! More info here
VENUE: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek
TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COST: FREE

***Jingle BUMS***— Wednesday 5 December (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. More Christmas fun TBA!
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 — Thursday 6, 13, 20, 27 December TBC (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. If Musicians intend to visit they can access our playlists and repertoire via our Dropbox link. Email to Peter McMeel at peter.mcmeel45@gmail.com and we will send you our link and weekly email.
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 12 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. 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

***Northside Christmas Spectacular (Ferny Grove)*** — Wednesday 12 December (NOT the usual 3rd Wednesday of the month!)
Ferny Grove and Northside Jams unite for Christmas. More Christmas fun TBA! Please note this is on the second Wednesday and there will be NO Northside Jam in December as it is Christmas Day.
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street,  Grove, QLD 4055 (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5

NO WE BUMS Jam at West End in December – Usually 2nd Friday of the month.

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 16 December (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
COST: FREE

NO TUTUS Jam at Toowong in December— Usually 3rd Tuesday of the month.


JANUARY 2019

WEBUMS and TUTUS are also taking a break through January and will be back in February!