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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!

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.

Guitar Bothers Sprukestar Quest Round seven

This is round SEVEN of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . The two acts for our open mic contest are; act thirteen “Student & Teacher” (Milo Milosevic) and act twelve Jemima Moore performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining! The winner goes through to the second semi-final at the Ferny Grove Jam 21 August.

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 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.

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


Graham Hall and Chann Hoo perform in the May decider round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest at BUMS Northside Jam on 28 May 2019.

This is the May Decider round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . It’s an open mic contest and the winners of our third and fourth rounds are performing after the first break. Who will it be!

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining! The winner goes through to the first Semi-Final at the Coorparoo Jam 7 August.

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 the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month.

It’s also our 12th Birthday and we are celebrating! Come and see why Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society have been going strong for over 12 years. Grab your uke and bring your friends and have a fun night. Our setleaders for May are Stephen Sandilands and Darryl Reeves, Adrian Board, and Dave Hethorn.

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.
Chan The Crooner and The Woodstock Experience are performing in round 3 of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest at BUMS Coorparoo Jam in May.

This is also the third round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest .

The two acts for our open mic contest are, Chan The Crooner (Chan Hoo) and The Woodstock Experience (John Lindsay) performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining!

The winner goes through to the May Decider Round at the Northside Jam.

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 https://www.spruke.net.au/who-will-be-the-next-sprukestar/.

Bring some spare change for our fabulous Sprukestar Raffle, generously donated by our SPRUKE 2019 Competition Sponsors Guitar Brothers.

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.

 


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

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.

May is the Ferny Grove 4th Birthday, and there is always lots of goodies from our sponsor Morris Brothers Music to share!

Graham Hall and Salli & Lesley perform in round four of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar QuestThis is also the fourth round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest. The two acts for our open mic contest are, Graham Hall and Salli & Lesley (Salli Chmur and Lesley Allen) performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining!

The winner goes through to the May decider round at the Northside Jam.

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 .

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

Bring some spare change for our fabulous Sprukestar Quest Raffle.


For 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.


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.

Join the BUMS for our biggest jam of the month.

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.

This is the first round of the Guitar Brothers Sprukestar Quest . It’s an open mic contest and our  first two acts, The Ukey Beats (Steve Sandilands & Darrell Reeves) and Lilly (Lillyarna Clark), are performing after the first break.

Every audience member gets the opportunity to vote for the act they felt was the most entertaining!

The winner goes through to the April decider round at the Northside Jam. 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 https://www.spruke.net.au/who-will-be-the-next-sprukestar/.

Bring some spare change for our two fabulous raffles-

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.


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