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NEWS & EVENTS

This web page provides a list of BUMS Inc jams and workshops. Also included are ukulele-related events from other groups or individuals which may be of interest to our members 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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FEBRUARY 2020

The CAGE — First practice for 2020 is Sunday 2 February. More info on the CAGE here.

*** FEBRUARY ALBANY CREEK JAM CANCELLED ***
Due to an accident at Andre & Oscars last night. In the interests of the safety of all their patrons Andre & Oscar’s will be closed Sunday 2 February 2020. The Jam will be back Sunday 1 March at the new time 11:00 – 1:00pm. Updated 2/2/2020 8:30 am

Big Uke Jam at Coorparoo — Wednesday 5 February (1st Wednesday of the month)
It’s back for 2020! 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. Find out what you can expect.
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

FREE Beginners Night – Wednesday 5 February. Just bring a uke and it’s free. This night is sponsored by Morris Brothers Music Store at Stafford and will be taught by Linda Gough who is one of the leaders of our Ferny Grove Jam. This is not a BUMS official event so please direct any inquiries to Linda on 0431 391 888 or Morris Brothers on 3356 3299.
VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street,  Ferny Grove. (07) 3851 1889
TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COST: FREE

Flukey Community BandFirst practice 12th February 2020 from 7pm to 9pm at Coorparoo Bowls Club. This BUMS Community Band continuing to rehearse every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in performing with Flukey, please call Charmaine Matthews on 0407 671 625 for further details. More about Flukey here.

BUMS Westside Jam — Wednesday 12 February (2nd Wednesday of the month)  Join Peter and Sue in the new home of the daytime jam. Get your mid-week uke fix, playing anything from classics to current hit songs. Find out what you can expect here!. 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

WE BUMS — Friday 14 February (2nd Friday of the month) TGIF! Join Cath and friends to get your weekend off to a great start with a strum and sing-a-long. Find out what to expect.
VENUE: Hope on Boundary Café , 170 Boundary St, West End (ph:0409905258)
TIME: Jam starts at 6:30 pm
COST: Gold coin donation.

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 16 February (3rd Sunday of the month). Bring your uke and join Blair for a Sunday session with a difference. Enjoy a brew and very casual jam for intermediate players (beginners most welcome). Find out what you can expect.
VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
TIME: Jam from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
COST: FREE

Redlands Modern Country Music Club — Sunday 16 February. East of West + Ukulele Workshop for Advanced Players. Afternoon kicks off with blackboard performers, followed by performance, then Workshop. More info. This is not a BUMS official event so please direct any inquiries to folkredlands@yahoo.com
VENUE: Redlands Modern Country Music Club, 226 Cleveland Redland Bay Rd, Thornlands (Pinklands Reserve)
TIME: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
COST: Entry fee to cover venue costs: $ 3 members, $5 non-members.

TUTUS Jam at Toowong   — Tuesday 18 February (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!

BUMS Ferny Grove Jam — Wednesday 19 February (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. Find out what you can expect.
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

Mini Absolute Beginners Ukulele Bootcamp – Wednesday evening 19 February. Players who already know C, F & G7, please don’t apply. We start with the very basics. Read more here. This is not a BUMS official event so please direct any inquiries to Keryn at bneukebootcamp@gmail.com.
VENUE: Bulimba Brisbane City Council Library, Meeting Room 1, Cnr Riding Road & Oxford Street, Bulimba Q 4171.
TIME: Arrive at 6:45 pm for a 7:00 pm sharp start. The session runs from 7:00-9:00 pm.
COST: Free but you must book on trybooking. Places limited.

Camp Hill Open Mic Night — Thursday 20 & 27 February (3rd & 4th Thursday of the month…And the 5th by show of hands.)
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 all levels, singles, duets and groups 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 (whitakerwv@gmail.com).
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
COST: FREE

Redlands Open Mic — Back Sunday 23rd February 2020 (Every 4th Sunday of the month). It’s back for 2020. Singers and musicians of all kinds are welcome to this open mic. PLEASE NOTE there is NO uke jam happening in February.  Contact Steve Sandilands via 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

BUMS Northside Jam — Tuesday 25 February (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. Find out what you can expect.
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


MARCH 2020

The Albany Creek Jam — Sunday 1 March (1st Sunday of the Month). Come in and relax, have a bevvy and jam along with Blair and Andrew for Sunday lunch. Great food and a great selection of beer, wine and spirits. Remember to book your table on (07) 3264 5227!
VENUE: Andre & Oscars Café and Restaurant, 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek.
NEW TIME: 11:00 pm – 1:00 pm
COST: FREE

Big Uke Jam at Coorparoo — Wednesday 4 March (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. Find out what you can expect.
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

BUMS Westside Jam — Wednesday 11 March (2nd Wednesday of the month)  Join Peter and Sue in the new home of the daytime jam. Get your mid-week uke fix, playing anything from classics to current hit songs. Find out what you can expect here!. 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

WE BUMS — Friday 13 March (2nd Friday of the month) TGIF! Join Cath and friends to get your weekend off to a great start with a strum and sing-a-long. Find out what to expect.
VENUE: Hope on Boundary Café , 170 Boundary St, West End (ph:0409905258)
TIME: Jam starts at 6:30 pm
COST: Gold coin donation.

The Scratch Jam — Sunday 15 March (3rd Sunday of the month). Bring your uke and join Blair for a Sunday session with a difference. Enjoy a brew and very casual jam for intermediate players (beginners most welcome). Find out what you can expect.
VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
TIME: Jam from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
COST: FREE

TUTUS Jam at Toowong   — Tuesday 17 March (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!

BUMS Ferny Grove Jam — Wednesday 18 March (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. Find out what you can expect.
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

Redlands Open Mic — Sunday 22 March 2020 (Every 4th Sunday of the month). Singers and musicians of all kinds are welcome to this open mic and uke jam. 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

BUMS Northside Jam — Tuesday 24 March (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. Find out what you can expect.
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