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SPRUKE 2019 It’s time to buy!

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Concert & workshop tickets are now available! SPRUKE 2019 has a great program for you. Download a copy of the Day Program with Festival Map. Work out what you want to see and do. Remember, entry to the festival precinct is FREE, and there are free beginners workshops, jams, open mics and concerts. But there are also some marvelous ticketed workshops and evening concerts. Head to the SunPAC Box Office to get your concert and[…]

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Where in the World is SunPAC – the new home of SPRUKE

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And how do I get to SunPAC? A local BUM Jim Bills gives us the low down on the BEST way to get to SunPAC – the new home of SPRUKE 2019. Well the boring street address is 470 McCullough St, Sunnybank or its right there on Padstow Rd where it changes its name to McCullough Street, BUT it’s more exciting when you consider how ideally located it is for transport. FROM THE WEST If[…]

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AUTLA Professional Day at SPRUKE 2019

AUTLA at SPRUKE 2019- Friday 13

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The Australian Ukulele Teachers and Leaders Association (AUTLA) is hosting a fun-filled Professional Development day on Friday 13 at SPRUKE 2019. The invitation is open for ukulele leaders, teachers and anyone interested in working with the ukulele in any context. No matter what population you work with, or in what setting, this forum will be a great opportunity to gain some strategies for teaching new skills, learn some useful tips on technique and skill development[…]

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Quest has given SPRUKE 2019 a great affordable accommodation deal, with discounted rates and special extras just for festival goers.

Stay at Quest Eight Mile Plains for SPRUKE

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Stay at Quest Apartments Eight Mile Plains and SAVE! Quest Eight Mile Plains serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer a relaxed and comfortable accommodation experience perfect to enjoy the SPRUKE Festival weekend or for our out of towners stay a little longer and enjoy more of Brisbane. Staying at Quest Eight Mile Plains you’ll enjoy brand new serviced apartments just a five minute drive to the SPRUKE 2019 Festival precinct at Sunnybank Performing Arts Complex[…]

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Applications are open to perform at SPRUKE Brisbane's Ukulele Festival 2019 at SunPAC. Be quick you've got to midnight 26 May!

Applications to Perform at SPRUKE 2019 Now Open

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Applications to perform & present are open! If your act is a  solo, duo, trio, band, ukulele clubs, or a  school group, we want you to get your applications in now. If you have amazing knowledge to share in playing or performing skills, accompanying instruments for bands, music theory, or even something on the technical side, we want to see your application now. SPRUKE — Brisbanes’s Ukulele Festival is on 13-15 September 2019. We have[…]

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SPRUKE 2019 Date & Venue Confirmed!

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Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc (BUMS), is excited to confirm that SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival is back for its fourth year on 13-15 September 2019. Max Borchardt, BUMS President, will accept the handover from our sister festival Newkulele which wraps up today. The festivals are biennual, SPRUKE has the odd years, and Newkulele the evens. The big news is the venue change for SPRUKE 2019 to SunPAC, Sunnybank Performing Arts Center. Max says, “SunPAC has[…]

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An AFL salute … Absolute Festival Legends

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It’s grand final time again and once again this is the closest I will get to the game … It’s the final siren for SPRUKE 2017. Sure, we missed a few tackles, and let through some behinds … but we played for the love of the game.   Resounding applause to all the ukulele performers and presenters – wonderful to see you shine and inspire. A special mention to the rising stars – Sid, Nic[…]

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SPRUKE Art Winners and a second chance

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SPRUKE Art is a chance to chill out and be creative in a different way.  Thank you to all who entered our SPRUKE Art Competitions. The winners are Michelle Verner, Princess Tashiwa, Joanne Butterfield, Pauline Sing, Brenda Meehl, Carrie Silke, Margaret Andrews, Jacki McDougall, Val Hodgson, Debbie Youngs, Debbie Taylor, Sharna Norman, Linda Johns, Salli Chmura, Tanya Dettloff, Louanne Oakes, Holly Shipston, Laya Skelly, Emma Jacobson, Anne Gerber, Marion Carol Johnson, Rosa Huddy, Chakae Carlyle D’Ellencourt,[…]

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