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City Sounds Performances Countdown to SPRUKE 2017

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Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc. (BUMS) is thrilled to be invited back to perform at City Sounds on Friday 30 September. City Sounds is Australia’s largest free live music program, presenting local and touring bands and artists in the Queen Street Mall, Post Office Square, South Bank and other locations around Brisbane each week. In 2015 headline acts for SPRUKE drew large crowds as they showcased the ukulele with an eclectic range of acts. This City Sounds event marks the one-year countdown to SPRUKE 2017 and features nine performing BUMS acts. A performing BUM or band will play on the[…]

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A BUM from Tutu’s Takes the Top Job

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Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc. (BUMS) has appointed Max Borchardt as Festival Director for the 2017 ukulele festival, SPRUKE. Max, a writer, artist and enthusiastic ukulele player, brings fresh ideas and enthusiasm to the festival team as they tune up for the Brisbane’s biannual ukulele festival, a three-day event to be held in Spring. Max is familiar to many Brisbane ukulele enthusiasts as a popular leader at BUMS jams and the facilitator of the Tutu’s (Toowong Third Tuesday Ukulele Strummers) group. He has quickly progressed from a festival attendee to becoming a festival committee member in 2015 to accepting the[…]

Spruke 2015 is over . . .

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Well that’s Spruke over again for another 2 years – but what a successful festival it was. The Spruke committee would like to thank all those who came from interstate and other places in the state to perform and participate in the festival with us. We go into hibernation again until early 2017, when we’ll be gearing up for another fabulous festival. If you came to Spruke and didn’t get to fill in a survey – click on this link to do the survey and tell us what you thought and what we can do to improve our next one.[…]