Bushman Ukulele Video Contest 2008 and other Ukulelinks

The Bushman World Ukulele Video Contest 2008 is now open for entries. First prize is $1,000 on account to spend on Bushman ukuleles.

I was idly browsing the Duke of Uke’s long list of celeb clients. Amongst the ukenoscenti was the unexpected name of John Barnes. I hope he ukes better than he raps.

Sex! Drugs! and Ukuleles! have a competition to win a Pono ukulele.

J-Hob has been doing sterling work on Uker Tabs this week with Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control and The White Stripes’ Offend In Every Way.

New song from Craig Robertson: download it on Ukulelia.

Rod Thomas’s Same Old Lines is available on iTunes.

Joanna Lumley attends a ukulele funeral.

Mad Tea Party find that people used to ask, “‘What is that little thing you’re playing?’ These days, the majority of comments are like, ‘Oh, I’ve started playing ukulele!'”

Ukulele techno sucks according to Amanda Palmer. Alison Goldfrapp ukulele sucks according to eveyone (click the left most peacock eye).

Night of 100 Ukes: Thursday 16th October at Otto’s Shrunken Head NYC. Featuring Hot Time Harv, Sweet Soubrette and the Shipwrecks and, I assume, 98 others.

Uke tabs from Singapore and Malaysia.

Uke club in glamorous Hull.

This machine mildly annoys fascists.

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  1. J-Hob October 4th, 2008 12:02 am

    A mention in the Friday Ukulelinks, oh illusive fame! At last you are mine!

  2. Woodshed October 4th, 2008 8:30 pm

    John: I’m sure we’ll all be seeing the kiss-and-tell stories about you in the papers tomorrow.

  3. zym October 6th, 2008 12:27 am

    thanks for the mention Al :)

    I just hope Glamourous Hull is ready! – maybe i should get one of these?

  4. Michael Auby May 18th, 2009 2:14 am

    Is the “Bushman Ukelele Video Contest ” a yearly event?
    I’ve been playing my Baritone Uke for several years now and would love to enter that contest. Also, this web site is great.I hav’ent checked everything out yet, but I like whta I’ve seen so far.

  5. Woodshed May 18th, 2009 10:13 pm

    Michael: Yes, it’s once a year (at least it has been the last two years). Usually opens around the start of October.

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