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Ukulele Russ is the second headliner announced for SPRUKE Festival.

Second Headliner for SPRUKE 2017 Announced

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What do you do when you live in the wilds of Alaska in a cabin with no running water, and temperatures can dive to 50 below zero on those long, long nights?  You learn to play a mean ukulele… Travelling from the last ukulele frontier, Alaska, Ukulele Russ will headline SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival 2017. Russ will join previously announced headliner Kyas Ryo from Japan. Ukulele Russ and Kyas will kick off the spring ukulele[…]

Kyas Ryo is the headline act for SPRUKE Festival 2017

Japanese Ukulele Virtuoso to Headline SPRUKE 2017

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Our first headline act is announced! Kyas Ryo is confirmed as the headline act for SPRUKE this year. The Japanese ukulele virtuoso tops an amazing line-up of local, national and international acts planned with plenty of surprises to come. “Once again, this year the festival committee are proud to bring an international act who has never performed for Australian audiences,” said Festival Director Max Borchardt. “We are very excited to announce Kyas Ryo as a[…]

SPRUKE Festival Director enjoys the sun at South Bank

A Poem- The Headline Acts for SPRUKE

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Max Borchardt, SPRUKE 2017 Festival Director, and our resident wordsmith has penned this parody poem in honour of our big announcements this week. If you’ve never heard of a parodies before they are comedic imitations of someone else’s work, usually paying respect to them.  We know parody is the sincerest form of flattery so enjoy Max’s poem inspired by Henry Lawsons’ Captain of the Push…. and stay tuned there’s more parody news to come. The Headline Acts for SPRUKE[…]