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Venue Change for BUMS Daytime Jam in November.

Toowong Bowls Club has closed and for November only, the Daytime Jam will be at Rosemount Community Centre.  As always join Peter and Sue Sercombe to get your mid-week uke fix, playing everything from classics to current hit songs.

DATE: Wednesday 13 November 2019
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 cafe will be open with coffee, morning tea and lunch available.

PARKING

There is no parking onsite, however there is parking on the street. Access is by walking up next to the construction site in front of the new 7 story building. Entry to the building is via auto opening doors with the option of stairs or lift up one floor.

Sue will wait on Seventeen Mile Rocks Road

BUMS Daytime Jam will continue to be on the second Wednesday of the month and we will be looking for a new permanent venue. Stay tuned! Please let any of your friends who regularly attend the Daytime Jam about the venue change.

CONTACT: Sue by email peterandsue.s@gmail.com or phone (07 3378 5938) for more info.

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Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page. Check out all the jams around Brisbane on our Jam Venues page  .

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

 

Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month. Our MC for November is Geoff Dancer. Joining Geoff are our set leaders Charmaine Matthews and FLUKEY, Cath McCourt, Mick Angeles & Salli Chumura, and Andrew Hunt & Blair Marks.

Please arrive early to tune up. Beginners and new players come for the introductory class at 6:30 pm before the Big Jam starts. You’ll learn some jam survival tips and useful chords. Jam songs range from simple chords (for beginners and limbering up!) to more challenging chords and strumming for the more experienced.

Bring some spare change for the Christmas Raffle. Tickets on sale through November at Coorparoo, Toowong, Ferny Grove and Northside Jams. Drawn at Jingle BUMS 4 December at Coorparoo.


Vivace Music Pop Up Shop- Start your Christmas Shopping!
Amanda from Vivace Music Stores is bring a selection of great gift ideas for musicians as well as a selection of Aiersi Ukuleles. Vivace Music three store locations serving different customer’s musical needs at Underwood, MacGregor and Sunnybank. Vivace Music store provide a wide & diverse range of musical instruments and equipment as well as instrument repair and services. www.vivacemusic.com.au


BUMS Big Uke Jam – Coorparoo – Always first Wednesday of the month
Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings St, Coorparoo.
Beginners 6:30 pm.  Jam starts at 7:00 pm.

If you’d like to “try before you buy”, email secretary@brisbaneukulele.com to inquire about borrowing a ukulele for the evening.

Food and drinks available from the Green Bar and Kitchen.  Open from 6:00 pm.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151

Join the West End locals in a small intimate jam

Chill out and get your weekend off to a great start with a lively strum. Well known BUM Cath McCourt takes the lead, joined by a few special guests.  WE BUMS now has a great new room to jam in. Yummy food and drinks if you want to come early and have a bite! More info hopestreetcafe.com.au; facebook.com/hopeonboundary

VENUE: Hope on Boundary Café , 170 Boundary St, West End (ph:0409905258)
TIME: Jam starts at 6:30 pm
COST: Gold coin donation.

Anyone is welcome to lead a song. Dust off your repertoire, and polish up your performance. If you have suggestions or would like to lead a song or two, bring the formatted songsheets on a USB stick.

Caths first night as leader at WEbums.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Join set leaders Ian Phillips, Peter Ransom, Peter Grace and Andrew Hunt for a lively time tonight. All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing. Come and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS with Zoe Watson at 6:30 pm. If you’ve just bought a uke or are new to playing, learn some important chords to get you ready to jam!

Snacks available for sale, and the bar is open for all your liquid refreshments!

VENUE: Northern Suburbs Bowls Club. 175 Edinburgh Castle Rd, Wavell Heights.
TIME: Beginners Class at 6:30 pm. Jam starts 7:00 pm.
COST: BUMS Inc members FREE; and visitors $5.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month. Please arrive early to tune up. Beginners and new players come for the introductory class at 6:30 pm before the Big Jam starts. You’ll learn some jam survival tips and useful chords. Jam songs range from simple chords (for beginners and limbering up!) to more challenging chords and strumming for the more experienced.

Bring some spare change for the raffle.

BUMS Big Uke Jam – Coorparoo – Always first Wednesday of the month
Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings St, Coorparoo.
Beginners 6:30 pm.  Jam starts at 7:00 pm.

If you’d like to “try before you buy”, email secretary@brisbaneukulele.com to inquire about borrowing a ukulele for the evening.

Food and drinks available from the Green Bar and Kitchen.  Open from 6:00 pm.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151

Coorparoo Bowls Club, 32 Riddings Road, Coorparoo 4151

Raise a glass and have a strum one last time!

Join Blair, Andrew and all the regulars for a Ukulele Jam washed down with some fine craft beer. Say goodbye and thanks for the good times to all the crew at Samual Grays for their hospitality as we wish them well for the future.

All songs projected onto a screen … no need to bring music or a stand … Just bring your uke, and get ready to settle in for a good arvo.

VENUE: Samual Grays Cafe and Craft Beer Bar
ADDRESS: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek 4035
TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
COST: FREE but please book a table if you are eating.

Come early for lunch. Last chance to get a yummo Pizza! Samual Gray have put on some MENU SPECIALS just for BUMS.
Small Pizzas $10
Any Burger and Fries $14
Coffee and Cake $8.50 (will include cup of beverage of choice and cake from display)
OR
10% off any Main Meal
Book your table on 07 32645227 OR 0412 717375. Check out the menu https://www.facebook.com/samualgrayscafeandcraftbeerbar/menu/

YES TOOWONG JAM IS ON. It might be EKKA Peoples Day but all the HAPPY people will be jamming at Toowong Jam. If you’ve never been and you have the day off come along!

One of our friendliest jams! Join Sue and Peter Sercombe who, along with aTOOWONG JAM happy bunch of regulars, lead Toowong Jam. Warm up with a strum, a chat and a cuppa! Playing anything from classics to current hit songs it’s always a great sing-a-long session. Read a review. Food, coffee and cold drinks available for purchase or stay for lunch!

Jam from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BUMS members FREE, visitors $5.

Toowong Bowls Club – 59 Gailey Rd (cnr Heroes Ave), Perrin Park.
Close to public transport. Plenty of parking. If you are not a bowls club member, please sign in at club before each jam. Bowls club social membership is $1.00 for life.

CONTACT: Sue by email peterandsue.s@gmail.com or phone (07 3378 5938) for more info.

BUMS Daytime Jam at Toowong is one of the friendliest places in Brisbane.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page. Check out all the jams around Brisbane on our Jam Venues page .

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Got an itch to play ukulele? Take it to The Scratch Bar, Milton, every 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).

All projected on a screen so no need to bring music, just your ukulele and get ready for a rollicking good time.

A select menu of goodies to eat and great boutique beers & ciders are available.

 

VENUE: The Scratch Bar, 8/1 Park Road, Milton
TIME: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
COST: FREE


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

You can always see what’s coming up on our News & Events page. Check out other jams around Brisbane on our Jam Venues page.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

Our best kept secret every third Tuesday of each month!

Come and jam with TUTUS, the Toowong Third Tuesday Ukulele Strummers, a small group of players who share the joy of strumming and a sing a long. They have no performance goal but from time to time may participate in community events. It’s a casual intimate jam on the verandah …. no ballet but plenty of strumming and friendly banter! Read a Review

For more info contact Max Borchardt phone 0402 071 483/ email mkborchardt@gmail.com, or Judy Haines email jodoaus@hotmail.com

No charge. All levels of players are welcome.
Refreshments are available from the bar, but no kitchen service operates at present.

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!

Jam on the verandah, West Toowong Bowls Club, Dec 2018


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.

For more ukulele fun, visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BrisbaneUkulele, or check out our performances on YouTube/BrisbaneUkulele!

This is also the Second Semi-final of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest .

Easy Playing Classics, played at a pace suitable for beginner to intermediate players

This jam is led by experienced musicians Paul Morris of Morris Brothers Music and Linda Gough of Ivory Frets Music. A relaxing low key jam with easy chords, that’s lots of fun for uke players at all levels, every third Wednesday of the month. It’s also a great opportunity for more experienced players to practise their finger-style technique. Read a review.

Have you been to a Jam and felt overwhelmed and frustrated that you couldn’t keep up? The Ferny Grove Jam is for you.

Paul and Linda choose popular songs, played at a nice easy (slower) pace. The songs are curated to be fun to sing, with most songs using the most common chords – Am, A7, C, C7, D, Dm, D7, F, G7, G. A friendly crowd if you need a hand just ask!

VENUE: Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove QLD 4055.
COST: BUMS members FREE and visitors $5. This includes the Beginners Class.
TIMES: Beginners class at 6:30pm followed by Jam at 7:00pm


NEW for all very new players Dianne Davis and Donna Farrell will hold a beginners lesson before the jam starting at 6:00 pm. Learn how to hold your uke, how to strum, how to read chord charts and go through some basic chords. This will allow absolutely new players a grasp of basics so they can participate and enjoy the jam.

Derek Farrell has an excellent resource website http://www.totallyinsane.com.au/uke/ to support your finger-style practise.


Get your tickets for our fabulous Sprukestar Quest Raffle, from our SPRUKE 2019 Competition Sponsors Guitar Brothers, and the Mega Spruke Raffle. Bring some spare change!

 

This is the Second Semi-final of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . The two acts for our open mic contest are winner of the June round- Marg Monaghan and Duke Uke’m and winner of the July round Jemima Moore performing after the first break. Joining them is the wildcard act “Pacifica” (Peter & Jenny Ransom).

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining! The winner goes through to the Final at the Northside  Jam 27 August and will be invited to perform at the SPRUKE 2019 Festival Finale on 15 September.

There’s great prizes and bragging rights at stake so we need you all to come, cheer the acts on…  and vote!

Find the Sprukestar Quest performer schedule on the Spruke Festival website.


Most of our songs come from the Internet. Visit our Ukulele Music (in the Ukulele Info menu) for links to Richard G’s songsheets, Bytown songbooks, and many more. The Bytown slow jam songbooks are great for beginners.

Other BUMS Inc jams and events are listed on our News & Events page.