Ukulele Festivals 2014 (Updated)


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Here’s a preliminary list of the ukulele festivals scheduled for 2014. If you have details on any others leave a comment or send me a message and I’ll get it added to the list.

USA and Canada

Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: St James Hall, Vancouver, Canada
Date: March 8 to 9, 2014
Performers: Danielle Ate The Sandwich, Aaron Keim of The Quiet American, Ralph Shaw, virtuoso Guido Heistek and Ruby & Smith, Daphne Roubini, and more
Website: http://www.rubysukes.ca/vancouver-ukulele-festival/
Local Amenities: Map

4th Annual Menucha Ukulele Band Camp

Location: Corbett, Oregon
Date: March 24 to 28, 2014
Performers: Paul Hemmings, Gerald Ross, Greg Canote, Jere Canote, Aaron Keim, Nicole Keim
Website: http://menucha.org/programs/uke-band-camp
Local Amenities: Map

20th ‘Ukulele Festival of Northern California

Location: Chabot College Campus, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Date: April 6, 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalnorcal.org/
Local Amenities: Map

6th Annual Reno Ukulele Festival

Location: John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, Nevada 89431
Date: April 24 to 27, 2014
Performers: Leftover Cuties, Heidi Swedberg, Daniel Ho, Gerald Ross, Brook Adams, Ralph Shaw, Jim D’Ville, Dominator, Jason Arimoto
Website: http://playuke.net/
Local Amenities: Map

Arizona Banjo & Ukulele Blast

Location: Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85742
Date: May 22 to 24, 2014
Performers: Del Ray
Website: http://www.4stringbanjos.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Mighty Uke Day 2014

Location: Old Town Lansing
Date: May 9 to 10, 2014
Performers: Sarah Maisel, Craig Chee, Gerald Ross.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/180847702019438/ and http://www.mightyukeday.com/
Local Amenities: Map

May Day Play Day 2014

Location: TBA
Date: May 17, 2014; 9:30 am to 4 pm
Performers: TBA
Website: http://funstrummers.com/4.html
Local Amenities: Map

Ashokan Uke Fest 2014

Location: Ashokan Centre, Olivebridge, New York, USA
Date: May 23 to 26, 2014
Performers: Sarah Maisel, Jim D’Ville, Lil’ Rev, Gerald Ross, Cathy Fink, Ruthy Ungar
Website: http://ashokan.org/camps/uke-fest/
Local Amenities: Map

5th Annual West Coast Ukulele Retreat

Location: Asilomar, Monterey Peninsula
Date: May 28 to June 1, 2014
Performers: Heidi Swedberg, Daniel Ward, James Hill, Stuart Fuchs, Rick Turner, Andy Andrews, Dave Egan, Elaine de Man, Kumu Pomaika’i
Website: http://ukuleleretreat.com/
Local Amenities: Map

California Ukulele Academy

Location: Alpine Meadows Conference Center, Southern California
Date: May 29 to June 1, 2014
Performers: Lil’ Rev, Fred Sokolow
Website: http://playuke.net/ca-uke-academy
Local Amenities: Map

Ukulele World Congress VI

Location: 4600 Plum Creek Road, Needmore, Indiana, USA
Date: June 6 to 7, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/236184839465/
Local Amenities: Map

Mighty MO Ukulele Festival

Location: Cedar Creek
Date: July 10 to 13, 2014
Performers: Brook Adams, Flea Bitten Dawgs
Website: http://www.mightymoukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Ukulele University 2014

Location: Deschutes County Fairgrounds, Redmond, Oregon, 97756, United States
Date: July 18 to 20, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukeu.info/
Local Amenities: Map

Utah Ukulele Festival

Location: Willow Park, Logan, Utah, USA
Date: September 27th
Performers: Dan Scanlan
Website: http://utahukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Oakridge Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: TBA
Date: August 1 to 3, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.oakridge-lodge.com/events/ukulele-festival/
Local Amenities: Map

Midwest Uke Fest

Location: 22133 Main Street, Woodburn, IN 46797
Date: August 16 to 17, 2014
Performers: Lil’ Rev, Bing Futch, Richard Ash
Website: http://www.midwestukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Montreal Uke Fest 2014

Location: La Sala Rossa, 4848 Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Date: August 23, 2014
Performers: James Hill, Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Aaron Keim, Manitoba Hal
Website: http://montrealukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

The Port Townsend Ukulele Festival

Location: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington
Date: September 3 to 7, 2014
Performers: James Hill, Joel Eckhaus, Francis Doo, The Hula Honeys (Ginger Johnson and Robyn Kneubuhl), Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Fred Sokolow, Gerald Ross, the Canote Brothers, Del Rey
Website: http://centrum.org/the-port-townsend-ukulele-festival/
Local Amenities: Map

Blackwater Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: Cypress Gardens, South Carolina, USA
Date: September 13, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://festival.charlestonhotshots.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Albuquerque Ukekopelli Family Music Festival

Location: African-American Performing Arts Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date: September 26 to 27, 2014
Performers: Heidi Swedberg, ‘Lil Rev
Website: http://abqukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Tunes In The Dunes IV

Location: Westwind, Oregon
Date: September 19 to 21, 2014
Performers: James Hill, Anne Janelle, Sarah Maisel, Craig Chee, Kate Power.
Website: http://tunesinthedunes.com/
Local Amenities: Map

UKEtoberfest

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center, Springfield, OR, USA
Date: October 10 to 12, 2014
Performers: Aaron Keim, Casey MacGill, Stuart Fuchs
Website: http://uketoberfest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Milwaukee Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove
Date: October 18, 2014
Performers: The Flea-Bitten Dogs, Stu Fuchs, Mitch Chang, Seeso, Aaron Baer, John Nicholson, Denny Rauen, Jon Prown, Lil’ Rev, Matt Daniels
Website: http://mufest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway

Location: Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
Date: November 7 to 9, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.tampabayukulele.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Ukefest Virginia 2014

Location: Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Glen Allen, VA 23060
Date: November 7 to 8, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukefestva.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Hawaii

14th Annual Waikoloa Ukulele Festival

Location: Kings’ Shops and Queens’ MarketPlace in Waikoloa Beach Resort
Date: March 1, 2014; 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/waikoloa.htm
Local Amenities: Map

Uke Ohana Molokai 2014

Location: Pu’u O Hoku Ranch & Halawa Valley, Molokai, Hawaii
Date: May 23 to 27, 2014
Performers: Lono and Hui O Mele Nei
Website: http://ukeohana.com/
Local Amenities: Map

6th Ukulele Picnic Picnic in Hawaii 2014

Location: Sunset at Kakaako Waterfront Park
Date: May 25, 2014; 8:30 am
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/en/index.html
Local Amenities: Map

44th Annual Ukulele Festival

Location: Kapiolani Park Bandstand, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
Date: July 20, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Performers: Willie K, Raiatea Helm of Ohta San of Hawaii, Adrien Janiak of France, Ryo Montgomery of Australia, Fulare Pad of Japan and more
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/
Local Amenities: Map

9th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival

Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center – Kahului, Maui
Date: October 12, 2014; 1:00 to 6:00 pm
Performers: Herb Ohta Sr. (Ohta-San), Jake Shimabukuro, Holunape, Raiatea Helm, Manoa DNA, Paula Fuga, Richard Ho’opi’i, Brittni Paiva, Kelly Boy Delima, Derek Sebastian
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/maui.htm
Local Amenities: Map

United Kingdom and Ireland

Ukes for UNICEF 2014 – Ukulele Festival

Location: Berkhamsted Civic Centre
Date: March 1, 2014; 11:30 am to 5:00 pm
Performers: The Fog, Nico’o: Kapiolani Boyz, Sam Brown and the International Ukulele Club of Sonning Common, Sunnyside Serenaders, Katie’s Jumping Fleas, Ken Middleton, Keef Jackman, UkieToones, BURP!, BSUS, David Powell, Ver Players and most importantly krabbers.
Website: http://www.ukesforunicef.com/
Local Amenities: Map

First Cardiff Ukulele Festival

Location: St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, UK
Date: March 22, 2014; 2 pm to 6 pm
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.ukenights.co.uk/
Local Amenities: Map

N’Ukefest 2014

Location: The Cotton Arms, Cholmondely Road, Wrenbury, Cheshire CW5 8HG
Date: May 16 to 18, 2014
Performers: Phil Doleman, Chonkinfeckle, Krabbers, The N’Ukes, Ooty And The Cloud
Website: http://www.nukefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

D’Ukulele Festival

Location: Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford; Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, Essex
Date: May 17, 2014 and July 26, 2014; 12 pm to 5 pm
Performers: TBA
Website: http://www.d-ukes.co.uk/dukulele/
Local Amenities: Map

York Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: 13, Goodramgate, YO1 7LW York
Date: June 2014 (no specific date yet)
Performers: TBA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/408274069295867
Local Amenities: Map

5th Annual Ukulele Festival of Great Britain

Location: Cheltenham Town Hall
Date: June 20 to 22, 2014
Performers: Taimane, Sarah Maisel, Craig Chee, Ukulele Uff & Lonesome Dave, Ryo Natoyama, Tomoki Sato, UKE, Ukulollo & Siwar, Phil Doleman and more
Website: http://www.ukulelefestival.co.uk/Home.aspx
Local Amenities: Map

Leamington Spa Ukulele Festival

Location: Leamington Spa, UK
Date: July 12, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://spa-strummers.co.uk/
Local Amenities: Map

Ukulele By The Sea

Location: Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Date: August 23 to 24, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://ukulelehooley.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: Huddersfield Town Hall
Date: September 13 to 14, 2014
Performers: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Del Ray, Andy Eastwood, Chonkinfeckle, The Mother Ukers, Krabbers, Zoë Bestel, The Anything Goes Orchestra, Tricity Vogue & her All Girl Swing Band, The UKEBOX.
Website: http://www.northernuke.com/2014-festival/
Local Amenities: Map

Europe

Caldogno Ukulele Meeting

Location: Villa Caldogno, Via Giacomo Zanella, 3, 36030 Caldogno Vicenza, Italy
Date: June 20 – 22, 2014
Performers: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Kimo Hussey, Enrico Farnedi
Website: http://www.ukulele.it/?p=619
Local Amenities: Map

FIUL 2014

Location: Rue Du Haut Du Mont, Charmois Devant Bruyères, France
Date: July 4 to 6, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://fiul.weebly.com/programme.html
Local Amenities: Map

Ukulelefestival Freiburg

Location: Zachäusgemeinde Auwaldstr. 88, 79110 Freiburg-Landwasser, Germany
Date: July 12, 2014
Performers: Ukulele-Freiburg-Orchester (UFO), Pit & Gofel, U´Kings
Website: http://www.ukulelefestival-freiburg.de/
Local Amenities: Map

2nd Czech Ukulele Festival

Location: Únetice, Prague, Czech Republic
Date: July 25 to 27, 2014
Performers: Ken Middleton, Ondrej Šárek
Website: http://www.ukulelefestival.cz/
Local Amenities: Map

UkeTown 2014

Location: Ploossche Hof 85, ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Date: October 5, 2014
Performers: The D’Ukes
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/758508337499425/?fref=ts
Local Amenities: Map

Uke-East

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre, Middletons Lane, Norwich NR6 5SR
Date: October 25, 2014
Performers: Sophie Madeleine, Phil Doleman, The Toots
Website: http://uke-east.co.uk/
Local Amenities: Map

Pulga Saltitante

Location: Largo Conde, 4550-102 Castelo de Paiva, Portugal
Date: TBA
Performers: TBA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pulgasaltitante001
Local Amenities: Map

Australia and New Zealand

5th Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival

Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, Australia
Date: February 7 to 9, 2014
Performers: Ukulele Ladies, Three Little Boys, The Central Coast Ukulele Club, Uke-East Big Band, The Shining Wits, CSUkes, and more
Website: http://www.bluemugs.com.au/
Local Amenities: Map

The Melbourne Ukulele Festival 2014

Location: Local Haunted Castle (the Northcote Town Hall)
Date: March 7 to 9, 2014
Performers: The Nukes, Ukulele Russ (Alaska), Matthew Fagan, Manitoba Hal (Canada), The Melbourne Ukulele Kollective, The Brass Traps, Cat House
Website: http://www.muf.org.au/
Local Amenities: Map

Sunshine Coast Ukulele Fest

Location: Borumba Deer Park, Imbil, Queensland, Australia
Date: March 14 to 16, 2014
Performers: Jim D’Ville & Gideon Freudmann, Manitoba Hal, AJ Leondard & Jenny Rowlands
Website: http://www.sunshinecoastukulelefest.com/
Local Amenities: Map

2014 Cairns Ukulele Festival

Location: TBA
Date: July 3 to 6, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: http://cairnsukulelefestival.net/2014-dates/
Local Amenities: Map

2014 Newcastle Newkulele Festival

Location: Newcastle Jockey Club, Darling Street, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Date: October 24 to 26, 2014
Performers: James Hill, The Pockets, AJ Leonard, Tyronne and Lesley and Bosko & Honey
Website: http://www.newkulelefestival.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Asia

Ukuleles For Peace Galilee Gathering

Location: Harashim, Galilee, Israel
Date: March 21 to 23, 2014
Performers: TBA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ufpgalileegathering
Local Amenities: Map

3rd Thailand International Ukulele Festival

Location: Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand
Date: October 19 to 20, 2014
Performers: Kalei Gamiao, Aldrine Guerrero, Derick Sebastian, Benny Chong, TJ Mayeshiro, Rio Saito, Pao Gumba, Alan Soo, Malaysia Ukulele, Loco Mango, Apple Show, Gail Sophicha, and more
Website: http://thailandukulelefestival.com/
Local Amenities: Map

Oyama Ukulele Festival

Location: Water Square Special Stage, Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture Kizawa 147
Date: August 23 to 24, 2014; 10 am to 6 pm
Performers: KYAS, Lagoo, Frog Sleep
Website: http://oyama-ukulelefestival.com/
Local Amenities: Map

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