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Ukulele Clubs and Groups in the USA and Canada

View Ukulele Clubs and Groups in a larger map NOTE: I try to keep the info on the page as up to date as I can. But it’s best to check with the group themselves. If you’d like your club added to the list please send the name of the group, the location and the […]

How to Play Fingerpicking Blues Ukulele

If you’ve been keeping a close eye on the blog, you’ll know I’m a big fan of daddystovepipe’s bluesy ukulele playing. Such a big fan I’ve decided to include his fingerpicking blues ebook in the How to Play Ukulele section. The ebook makes a great follow-up to How to Play Blues Ukulele. It takes the […]

Ukulele Festivals 2010

UPDATE: Ukulele Festivals 2013 There are more ukulele festivals then ever this year so I thought it’d be useful to have them all listed in one place. I’ll be updating this page, so if you’ve got something that needs adding to the list send me a message or leave a comment. United Kingdom and Ireland […]

Valentines Ukulele, Uluru: Ukulele Window Shopping

There are a few Valentines ukulele cards around, but if you really love your uker you get them a Kanilea valentines ukulele. The sitar-lele from NAMM is now available to pre-order from Mid-East ukuleles. At $200, I’m going to be very tempted. A couple of sweet looking Ayers/Uluru ukuleles: AU2 and the AU9 Kimo Jones […]

Vote for the Bobby McGee’s

UPDATE: Voting closed. Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote. I’ve been dragged from my Christmas break to bring you an important announcement. The Bobby McGee’s are one of the contenders for Xfm’s New Music Award and need your help to get through to the shortlist phase. Go to this page and write […]

Ukulele Quiz 2009

Back when I had an office job I used to spend at least a week before Christmas looking for things to waste my time on. So here’s my contribution to the wellbeing of my wage-enslaved brethren. And, of course, anyone else looking to play along. – Grab a piece of paper – Display your uke […]

Uke Hunt’s 1,000th Post

Decorations are hanging in the street, people’s faces are lit up with cheer, kids are singing merrily in the streets. All of them waiting for that special day: the 1,000th post on this blog. It’s very flattering that the whole world has been brought together by the event. Unbelievably, those 1,000 posts have collectively been […]

Comments

Since the great blog disaster, the ‘Recent Comments’ block in the sidebar has been out of action. It’s a shame since many of the comments are a lot more interesting than the junk I write. So from now on I’ll be highlighting a few, fairly randomly selected, comments in the Friday Links posts. Here a […]

Mad Tea Party – Zombie Boogie: Monday Exposure

If you’re looking for some Halloween themed tunes to play on your uke, there’s a full list of the Halloween stuff on this blog here: Halloween tabs and chords But if you’re looking for someone else to do all the hard work, you absolutely have to pick up a copy of Mad Tea Party’s Crampstastic […]

Play Ukulele by Ear: Jim D’Ville Interview

Jim D’Ville recently released a DVD teaching you how to Play Ukulele By Ear and has been blogging helpful hints and interviews with ukers from the hugely knowledgeable to the clueless but handsome. So I turned the tables on him and coaxed a few my tips out of him. What does ‘playing by ear’ mean? […]

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