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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.

This is also the Final of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest. Your votes tonight will determine the WINNER!

Join jam leaders Peter Grace and Andrew Hunt with friends for a ukin’ lively time every fourth Tuesday of the month. All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing. Lots of variety, with guest set leaders and some surprises to get you more involved. Come and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS FROM 6:30PM. If you have just bought a uke or new to playing, learn some important chords to get you jam ready!

*** NEWS*** Bar snacks are now available- toasties, soup etc. 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.

Bring some spare change for our fabulous Sprukestar Quest Raffle, from our SPRUKE 2019 Competition Sponsors Guitar Brothers. It’s drawn tonight so you could win and be the proud new owner of the Gretsch Resonator Ukulele.

This is the Final round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . It’s an open mic contest. Who will it be!

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining! This is it the winner is chosen tonight by your votes. Both acts will perform again at the SPRUKE 2019 Festival Finale on Sunday 15 September where we will announce the winner and award the prizes.

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.

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

The northside jam for fans of the Sunday Session with a twist!

Andrew & Blair at Samual Grays Jam in Albany Creek Come and check it out join Blair and Andrew for a Ukulele Jam washed down with some fine craft beer. Just bring your uke, and get ready to settle in for a good arvo. Read a review.

All songs projected on to a screen … no need to bring music or a stand.

Come early for lunch. Fantastic food and drink specials just for BUMS check them out below. Remember to ring and book your table on 07 32645227 OR 0412 717375.

VENUE: Samual Grays Cafe and Craft Beer Bar
ADDRESS: 735 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek 4035
TIME: 2:00 – 4:00pm
COST: FREE
All welcome but please book your table with Samual Gray if you are eating (see above)


SPECIALS for BUMS Ukulele players and families from Samual Grays

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

Check out the full menu at https://www.facebook.com/samualgrayscafeandcraftbeerbar/menu/


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 First Semi-final of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest

Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month.

Grab your uke and bring your friends and have a fun night. Our set-leaders for July are Peter Grace, Coady Brule and Max Borchardt. Songs range from simple chords for beginners (and to limber up!) to more challenging chords and strumming for the more experienced.

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. Please arrive early to tune up.

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.

Bring some spare change for our fabulous Sprukestar Quest Raffle, from our SPRUKE 2019 Competition Sponsors Guitar Brothers.

 

This is the First Semi-final of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . The two acts for our open mic contest are; winner of the April rounds Elliot Gough and winner of the May rounds Chan Hoo. Joining them is wildcard draw Michael Willimot, all of our acts are performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they feel is 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.


MEMBERSHIP DUES 
All membership fees are now due and you can either pay online OR Col and Judy will be accepting memberships at Coorparoo tonight- CASH or cheque only!

Please note:  As an incorporated body, our management committee has a legislated responsibility to keep accurate up-to-date membership records. Help us to get it right. Please download and complete a BUMS Membership Renewal Form to confirm your contact details.


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

Food (new menu) and drinks available from the Green Bar and Kitchen. Open from 6:00 pm.


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!

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, who will join her?  Just in time for the cooler weather WE BUMS has a great new room to jam in. Great 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!

One of our friendliest jams!

Join Sue and Peter Sercombe who, along with a 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!