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Christmas is around the corner and all through November you can buy tickets for our Christmas Is Coming raffle at all of the jams and workshops.

Thanks to Tim and the the wonderful team from Music at Noosa we have three prizes that Santa would be proud to have in his sack!

Lanikai Quilted Maple Concert Uke

1. Lanikai Quilted Maple Concert Uke

The Major Prize is a Lanikai Quilted Maple Concert Uke RRP $579

    • Model LQMNACEC
    • Cut-away with Natural Stain Gloss Finish
    • Slotted headstock with Quilted Maple Overlay
    • Fishman Kula pick-up
    • Grover tuners
    • Inlaid Abalone Accents
    • D’Addario EJ88 Strings

This Ukulele is Kula Equipped!
Designed specifically for the ukulele, the Fishman Kula preamp has a three band EQ, so you can adjust the low, mid and high range to suit. Also features an onboard chromatic tuner so you can tune up wherever you go. Never search for your clip-on tuner again!

Minor Prizes 

2. Music Nomad – Premium Guitar Care Kit

Music Nomad – Premium Guitar Care Kit RRP $31.99

Premium care for stringed instruments includes

  • an all-in-1 cleaner, polish, and wax for everyday cleaning and polishing for gloss finishes in one easy step.
  • 100 percent natural Fretboard F-ONE Oil
  • a large premium suede microfiber cloth use with these products or by itself to clean fingerprints, sweat, dust, and grime.
Percussion Plus Half Moon Tambourine

3. Percussion Plus Half Moon Tambourine

Percussion Plus Half Moon Tambourine RRP $18.99

Enjoy making beautiful music with 10 double rows of jingles

Tickets 3 for $5

Tickets go on sale at the Chord Voicing Workshop Friday 29 October, and will be drawn at Jingle BUMS 1 December 2021.

 

Many thanks to Music At Noosa for our raffle this month. You can read more about what the team there can do for you in this story- Uke Can Call Us Crazy! If you don’t win and want Santa to bring you a little something  just like it check them out.

 

 

Drawn at the Northside Jam on Tuesday 28 September 2021. Congratulations to our lucky winners!

RESULTS

1st Prize:  Yvonne Yellow X03

2nd Prize:  Judy Tait Yellow X30

3rd Prize:  Donna Farrell Yellow X45


The BUMS raffle for September 2021 is a hot accessories kit perfect for social nights around a campfire or at a jam.

The Major Draw is a Ammoon Lap Cajon,  Adjustable Drum Stool, and Wire drum brushes with a neat Kadink Library Bag to keep them in (valued $153).

We have two additional minor draws to share the warmth!

You could take home either:

a. Adjustable Foot Rest and BUMS T-shirt   (valued  $40)
b. Headstock Strap and BUMS T-shirt          (valued  $30)

Bring some change to any jam in August or September and buy your tickets!

TICKETS $2

Coming to a jam near you soon….

Starting at Northside jam 24 August, drawn on 28 September at Northside. 

 

 

 

 

Loud and proud …

RESULTS

Drawn at Westside on 10 March 2021. A big thank you to our sponsors, and congratulations to our winners!

1st prize – David Pedler
2nd prize – Lori Kibelkstis
3rd prize – Sharon Wootton

Tow happy Loud & Proud raffle prize winners, March 2021

Tickets for the next raffle go on sale at the March Ferny Grove Jam.

Tickets $2 each

Available at Coorparoo, Westside, Ferny Grove and Northside jams throughout February also Coorparoo and Westside jams in March.
Drawn at the Westside Jam Wed 10 March 2021.

 

PRIZES

1st Prize: Aroma Acoustic Amp; Kirlin Instrument Cable and Musical Print Pencil Case (total value $253.90)

The Aroma 15W Portable Acoustic Guitar Amp is a portable battery-powered rechargeable amp designed for practicing or outdoor playing. It is compact and easy to carry around to your band performance, outdoor gathering or just practicing at home (RRP $219) BUMS Inc sourced the amp from Binary Music Cleveland.

2nd Prize pack: Vo Dee O” (Relatively Speaking); “Australian Ukulele 2019” (Various Aus artists); Worth – Concert 63 (fluorocarbon) Strings; & SPRUKE t-shirt (total value $65)

3rd Prize pack:Mystical & Blue” (Trevor Gollagher); “Your Ukulele has more than 3 Frets” (Trevor Gollagher); Ko’olau Concert (monofilament/nylon) Strings; & SPRUKE t-shirt (total value $55)

Prizes courtesy of BUMS Inc & Trevor Gollagher Music. Cable and pencil case from Morris Brothers Music Store. Amp from Binary Music.

Prizes courtesy of BUMS Inc & Trevor Gollagher Music. Cable and pencil case from Morris Brothers Music Store. Amp from Binary Music.

The Big Uke Jam is back for 2020! Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month. Our MC for February is Max Borchardt. Joining Max are our set leaders Ian Phillips, Spare Parts and Adrian Board. 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.

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 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.


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.


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

Congratulations long time member Bob Young, who won the Summer Raffle 2020 at our March Coorparoo Jam. Many thanks to all who bought tickets and to Binary Music Cleveland.

We start 2020 with a great prize for our BUMS Inc Summer Raffle.

You could win a Cordoba Protégé Concert Ukulele Model U1, gig bag and a bottle of Yellow Glen. Valued at $180!

Tickets $2 each or 3 for $5.

Tickets on sale at major BUMS jams through January and February, starting at the January Westside Jam.

Raffle drawn at the 4 March 2020 Coorparoo Jam.

Generously supported by Binary Music, Cleveland.

The U1 is one of Cordoba’s most popular ukuleles, perfect for beginners and enthusiasts. Concert sized and built with a mahogany top, back and sides, you’ll enjoy this ukulele’s bright, balanced, and happy tone.

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Tickets in the BUMS Big Christmas Raffle will be on sale at Coorparoo, Toowong, Ferny Grove and Northside jams, through November.

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.

You can win:

First Prize in the BUMS Big Christmas Raffle is sponsored by Tocco Italiano1ST PRIZE: Dinner for two at Tocco Italiano Teneriffe (Set Menu with Wines).  Value $250 many thanks to our sponsor Arturo Buonocore and Tocco Italiano

Tocco Italiano Teneriffe is located just outside Brisbane City. It’s a modern industrial style restaurant that evokes elegance with rustic elements of polished concrete, warm wood, copper back dropped bar and European furniture.

Tocco Teneriffe has an open kitchen and domed wood fired oven so you can watch the action from the bar and dining areas. Enjoy superb Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner and a bar area for aperitif and dreaming of Italy.

 

 

2ND PRIZE: Ukulele Instructional book and DVD packs. Each include a copy of  “Ukulele Musicality” (Trevor’s latest book) and “Hey! Want To Be A better Ukulele Player” books and DVD’s  “Percussive Strumming” and  “Hey! Your Ukulele Has More Than 3 Frets”. Value $80 many thanks to our sponsor Trevor Gollagher Music

Trevor Gollagher teaches private lessons, workshops and classes,  in Brisbane, Australia and also at many ukulele festivals around the country. As well as an author, and professional musician Trevor also owns Little Room Recording Studio.

The BUMS Big Christmas Raffle will be drawn at Jingle BUMS on Wednesday 4 December 2019. Good Luck!

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!