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Due to the current health crisis, BUMS Northside Jam is cancelled for March.

Stay tuned for updates and lots of fun that is being planned when we return to jamming.


Join Peter Grace, Andrew Hunt and friends for a lively time at the BUMS Northside Jam. All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing. Come and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS 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.

The Ukey Beats - A hit at open mics, jams and at SPRUKE 2019. Available for parties, bar mitzvahs and anything in between!


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 Peter Grace, Andrew Hunt and friends for a lively time at the BUMS Northside Jam. All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing. Come and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS 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.


Bring some spare change to get your tickets in the BUMS Summer Raffle.

Tickets 3 for $5, $2 each.

Win a Cordoba Protégé Concert Ukuele Model U1, gig bag and a bottle of Yellow Glen. Valued at $180!.
Raffle drawn at the 4 March 2020 Coorparoo Jam.

Generously supported by Binary Music, Cleveland.


The Ukey Beats - A hit at open mics, jams and at SPRUKE 2019. Available for parties, bar mitzvahs and anything in between!NEW MEMBERS SPECIAL

New members can join now for the 2019-2020 financial year for just $25! Check out all the benefits of being a BUM HERE.
Download the membership application form today, and visit the Membership Payments web page for advice on payment options.
All memberships become due 1 July 2020.


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 Peter Grace, Andrew Hunt and friends for a lively time at the BUMS Northside Jam. All chords & lyrics projected on screen, so no need for books or printing. Come and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS 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.


Bring some spare change to get your tickets in the BUMS Summer Raffle.

Tickets 3 for $5, $2 each.

Win a Cordoba Protégé Concert Ukuele Model U1, gig bag and a bottle of Yellow Glen. Valued at $180!.
Raffle drawn at the 4 March 2020 Coorparoo Jam.

Generously supported by Binary Music, Cleveland.


The Ukey Beats - A hit at open mics, jams and at SPRUKE 2019. Available for parties, bar mitzvahs and anything in between!NEW MEMBERS SPECIAL

New members can join now for the 2019-2020 financial year for just $25! Check out all the benefits of being a BUM HERE.
Download the membership application form today, and visit the Membership Payments web page for advice on payment options.
All memberships become due 1 July 2020.


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!

Ferny Grove and Northside Jams come together for one big Christmas celebration at the Northside Christmas Spectacular at Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club — Wednesday 11 December.

Join Linda Gough, Paul Morris, Peter Grace, Andrew Hunt and their special guests for a fun night of your favourite jam songs and many festive favs. Grab your uke, don your Christmas T and sparkles and get ready for a fun strum and singalong.

Special Guest Acts

  • Linda’s Uke’n’Sing Groups
  • NUMB BUMS
  • Donna & Derek Farrell
  • Jingle Chums

Festive Finger Food served through the night including Gluten free options.

Entry is free for BUMS members, and visitors pay $5.

You could take home one of the TEN fabulous Lucky Door prizes!

Ohana Tenor Ukulele with a solid cedar top and rosewood back and sides RRP $495
Kohala Acoustic Electric Tenor Ukulele RRP $199.95
And other prizes of wine and chocolates.

Many thanks to Morris Brothers Music Store for all the prizes and their continuing support.

Pick up some great musical gift ideas at their pop up shop.

 

 

 

DATE: A special date for the event —Wednesday 11 December

TIME: Special extended time of 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

VENUE: Northside Christmas Spectacular at Ferny Grove Bowls Sport & Community Club, 20 Tramway Street, Ferny Grove

The kitchen is open from 6:00 pm with a new menu. Please ring (07) 3851 1889 if you’d like to book a table for dinner.

Join Peter Grace, Andrew Hunt and friends 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 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.


Jingle BUMS is on 5th Dec 2018

Save the date.

The Northside Christmas Spectacular is on Wednesday 11 December 2018. This replaces the December Jam.

More details to be announced soon.


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!

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!

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 with Caroline to get you jam ready!

No food available for sale but you are welcome to bring food, so bring a takeaway or maybe a little something to share with your table. 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!

BUMS are holding an open mic contest in the run up to our festival SPRUKE 2019

We want your act, whether a solo, group, adult or child, as long as you play ukulele. Players at any playing level are welcome to enter, you can even share the stage with up to 10 of your friends. You can be a beginner or a seasoned open mic performer. This is a popularity contest! The winner of every round will be chosen by the most votes from our jam audiences.

For even more fun there is an element of chance in the Sprukestar Quest Contest:

  • There is a random draw of the twenty (open mic) performance spots for the 10 Sprukestar Quest rounds on Monday 25 February.
  • In addition there is one random wildcard draw into semi-final 2 from all the entries not through to the semi-final rounds.

Find all the details and entry form on the Spruke Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival website.

PRIZES
The finalists will perform at the SPRUKE 2019 Festival Finale Concert.
The winning act will also receive a $500 Gift Voucher and the runner up act a $250 Gift Voucher.

HOW TO ENTER
• Read the Terms and Conditions.
• Make sure you can commit to the performance schedule. Download PDF.
• Get a photo of your act. Entrants will be required to provide a photograph of the entrant/act with his/her ukulele for publicity purposes: GIF/JPG/PNG image files accepted. Landscape orientation. File size less than 1MB.
• Complete the Entry Form with your personal details, and photo.
• Performers under the age of eighteen (18), download the “Minors Media Consent Form” sign and return via by Friday 22 February 2019.

Entries CLOSED midnight Friday 22 February 2019.

Stay tuned with winners of our open mic spots will be announce on Tuesday.

If you don’t enter please come and support the Sprukestar Quest performances, we need you in the audience to vote for your favourite act. Check out the schedule for all the rounds below.

Sprukestar Quest Performance Schedule- updated

 

Lots of variety, with guest set leaders and a few surprises to get you more involved!

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. A friendly crowd so come, bring a friend and join the fun.

BEGINNERS CLASS FROM 6:30PM. If you have just bought a ukulele or new to playing, learn some indispensable chords and a song with Caroline Haig to get you jam ready!

No food available for sale but you are welcome to bring food, so bring a takeaway or maybe a little something to share with your table. The Bar is open for all your liquid refreshments!

Bring some spare change for our Summer Raffle – All you need for a ukulele day at the beach!

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!