The Saturday UkeTube

First off, be sure to check out the videos from the ukulele festival in Helsinki. Loads of excellent stuff. Second off, head over the fold for more.

Wininboy – Persian Rag

Krouk – Stars And Stripes Forever

Aldrine Guerrero – Love Song

Aaron Kiem – Shake That Thing

BourgeoisFace – My Moon, My Man

Fran – Just A Gigalo

WS64 – Stardust

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  1. pam September 1st, 2007 6:29 pm

    I got to see Aaron with the Boulder Acoustic Society here in Seattle, that boy plays him some swingy uke! Yowza. The combo is a treat, go see them!

    Also, I love that this vid shows the fridge in the background. For no good reason, that cracks me up.

  2. Woodshed September 2nd, 2007 9:05 am

    It cracks me up that a fridge cracks you up.

  3. Jeff September 2nd, 2007 2:57 pm

    Thanks for the Sunday morning concert. The Helsinki uke festival was a good find. I’ve been to Sweden and Tornio, Finland at the Swedish border. I would like to find aan old simple Swedish traditional song to play for my mother. She now lives in Lincoln, CA but is doing a lot of geneology work on her family from Sweden. Sue, the wife of Santa Cruz, CA Ukulele Maker Tony Graziano, was recently in Sweden checking out the uke scene while visiting relatives. Got any Swedish info in your proverbial woodshed?

  4. Woodshed September 2nd, 2007 6:50 pm

    I have to admit, I don’t know much about the Swedish ukulele scene. But I’ll definitely find a simple Swedish folk tune to tab out.

  5. Uke Hunt » Monday Exposure: Jens Lekman September 3rd, 2007 9:03 pm

    […] other day Jeff asked me about the Swedish uke scene and, after a brief period wondering if IKEA made ukuleles, I decided I had to feature Jens Lekman […]

  6. juha September 5th, 2007 11:30 am

    There’s quite a uke-scene in Sweden and some of the guys from there came to visit our Uke-fest in Helsinki. Jeff, if you’re still looking for a good swedish song, ask the guys at the swedish uke forum:

  7. Woodshed September 5th, 2007 7:23 pm

    Thanks for that, Juha.

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