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Are you keen to help victims of Australian bush fires? Would you like a new ukulele?

Get behind the guys at Ukulele Underground with their generous ukulele giveaway to raise money for Australian Red Cross Disaster relief. Aldrine and Aaron loved headlining at SPRUKE 2015, and want to give back when it’s so desperately needed.

Our friend Aldrine and his team, are running a donation incentive competition to assist raising funds for the Australia Red Cross Disaster Fund. All you need to do to be in the draw is to donate at least A$10 ideally via the Ukulele Underground Tiltify fundraiser.

The prizes are a tenor Islander by Kanile’a ukulele and a Kamoa Concert Ukulele.

Competition announcement

The competition was announced at the Ukulele Underground online live jam on Saturday 18 January. Watch Aldrine’s promotion of the fundraiser and instructions for donations at around 10:58 minute mark of his January 2020 Online Jam replay video on YouTube.

Donations

Or go straight to donate at https://tiltify.com/@ukeunderground/uu-australian-red-cross
When you donate, see the $$ immediately click up. Be quick! Campaign Ends: 29 Feb 2020

Dig deep, and give a little — show the ukulele love — Ukulele Underground, Aldrine, Aaron, Kahai and Ryan receive absolutely nothing from this. All of your support goes to the bushfire victims.

This Event has been CANCELLED.

All tickets have been refunded. We apologise any inconvenience this has caused.

Join us for an exotic night of Tropical Trivia, Saturday 2 March at Coorparoo Bowls Club.
This is a fundraiser for  our festival SPRUKE 2019. Everyone is welcome, so bring your trivia loving friends and come along for a fun night of raffles, prizes, fun and musical surprises.

Dress up to WIN a prize.
• Best Team Costumes.
• Best Decorated Table.

Lots of Trivia Prizes, Raffles & Lucky Door Prize

Tickets available at Trybookinghttps://www.trybooking.com/463855

Single Tickets $12 (We’ll find you a team)
Table Ticket $90 (Get together a team of 8 and save)

Saturday 2 March
Arrive 6:30PM for a 7:00PM sharp start to quizzing!

Coorparoo Bowls Club
32 Riddings Street, Coorparoo. 4151

Contact Details: Jo Kunde via .

Tickets will be on sale at Coorparoo, Ferny Grove, Toowong and Northside Jams through February. There will be no ticket sales at the door on the night (no walk- ins).

This stunning handcrafted Islander tenor ukulele could be yours!

We kick off our 2019 festival fundraising with this beautiful instrument donated by our generous SPRUKE Festival sponsors Kanileá Ukuleles from Hawaii.

Featuring
• Solid spruce top, maple laminate sides and back
• Slot-head with geared tuners
• 1.5″ at the nut
• Custom fret markers
• Pick guard
• Cut-away
• Bridge pins
• Beveled arm-rest (ebony)

This eye catching ukulele features an arm rest which means no line on your forearm when you play, and the strings are spaced nicely for easy finger-picking. Valued at $800.

TICKETS 3 for $5 OR $2 each

Tickets are on sale at Coorparoo, Toowong, Ferny Grove, and Northside jams through April and the raffle will be drawn at The Big Uke 11th Birthday Jam at Coorparoo in May.

Help us fundraise and take a book to sell or bring a few dollars to the next jam for your ticket!

 


BUMS has been invited to join EveryOneBand, the biggest band and largest interactive recording project ever! This is a fundraiser for the Australian Music Charity, Support Act.

This will be a great project for BUMS to record as a group.

Check out the Launch Video here!

Who else is in the band? Everyone from Jimmy Barnes to Kasey Chambers, from The Baby Animals to Midnight Oil. More than 1200 people so far! Check out www.everyoneband.com to see a full list of band members.

BUMS will record ourselves playing along with  our BUMS band leader to the original song “Stand By You”. Ukulele only- no vocals. We then send in our audio file. When EveryOneBand has received everyone’s files and mixed the song, the single will be released with 100% of all record royalties and profits going to Support Act. Due sometime in May 2018.

BUMS Inc is recording on
WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH
COORPAROO BOWLS CLUB
7:00- 9:00PM

HOW TO TAKE PART

 

1. Register to play at BUMS recording for EveryOneBand

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2. Join EveryOneBand

VERY IMPORTANT
Even though our recording will be of all BUMS playing together jam style– each player needs to join EveryOneBand individually, so you can see your own name on the EveryOneBand members list and agree to the terms & conditions.

Join as yourself and enter Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society as your band. If you are sending an additional recording of yourself (singing or playing another instrument) with another band add that band as well. Joining is free, quick and easy.

JOIN EVERYONEBAND HERE

Once you have joined  the band you can download backing tracks to practice to. Although there is a uke chart of the song ‘Stand By You’ available we want you to download the BUMS formatted ‘Stand By You’ song sheet

3. DOWNLOAD the BUMS song sheet of Stand By You

This is the one we’ll be using on recording night. It’ll  look more familiar if you’re a regular jam player!

DOWNLOAD PDF HERE (112 KB) Stand By You-uke-lyrics-link-BUMS

4. Practice the song”Stand By You” with the backing track.

 

5. Bring your Uke to Coorparoo Bowls Club, Wednesday 28 March 7 PM  and be ready to record

There will be a run through of “Stand By You” at Ferny Grove and Northside Jams. We’ll also have a few rehearsals on the night before we commence the recording session.

You’ll be able to tell the kids and grandkids that you’re in a band with Barnesy, Paul Kelly and The Oils, it’s the biggest band ever, you’ve got a #1 hit – and a ‘Gold’ award to prove it!

The only rule of EveryOneBand is that no one gets a free record. So we all have to buy, download and/or stream the track as much as possible – and get our friends and family to as well! That’s how we’ll top the charts, go gold – and most importantly, raise money for Support Act.

Pre-order your single or download from the EveryOneBand store – each one counts towards the chart position and gold target. There is also t-shirts, etc. for sale! 100% of all recording royalties and Merchandising profit goes to Support Act, the Australian Music Charity. Buy a T-shirts and wear it to the recording!

Tell your band members and uke friends and come be a part of something epic and unique – the biggest band ever.

If you have any questions please contact Jo Kunde via

Hawaiian-themed Fundraiser

If you are into music trivia Redlands Ukulele Festival are running a Hawaiian-themed trivia night fundraiser on Saturday 20 May 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Binary Music Studio 48 Bloomfield St Cleveland.

Everyone is welcome to come along for a fun night with entertainment, games, competitions and raffles.

Tickets $10 each. Bring a plate to share. Enter the Hula Competition.

Bookings are available online at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/trivia-night-hawaiian-theme-tickets-34464575473 or call Binary Music on 07 3488 2230.