UK Uke Shows: Friday Links

I’ll be off on holiday by the time you read this. And not one of those fake holidays where I just stop blogging and spend every day laying in bed. A real holiday where I go somewhere. So after tomorrow’s videos there won’t be any posts for three weeks.

Jim D’Ville’s Play Ukulele by Ear is now now available for download (for $18). You can read my review of it here.

Assuming the ash air transport authorities come to their senses and hire Kate Bush and Donald Sutherland to sort out the ash cloud, the UK will soon be playing host to a full Beatles Complete on Ukulele show in London in July. And the Corner Laughers are coming over in May.

Eliza Newman teaches Al Jazeera how to say the name of that volcano by the medium of song.

Two acts have been posting chords to their songs (something which should be heartily encouraged) Howlin’ Hobbit and Craig Robertson.

Head to Finland and learn to build ukuleles with Pete Howlett.

Raul Malo and his fans are impressed with his new UBass.

Armelle discusses the Paris Ukulele Bazaar.

Rock’n uke.

In the comments: Lizzie got me thinking about chord notation. If you’ve got any thoughts on the best way to indicate chord inversions, let me know.

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