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Lost and Found

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After an amazingly busy weekend when we clean up we always find some things have been left behind! Are any of these yours? Found items 2 x water bottles 1 pair of “RayBan like “ sunnies (but definitely not dark blue) 1 pair reading glasses (ladies – tortoiseshell)- found in Green Room 1 x lipstick Revlon Rum Raisin- found in Green Room Lost items: Sally Gregory lost her favourite dark blue RayBans. John lost his[…]

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SPRUKE 2015 — FREE Family Fun

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What a great way to finish the holidays. The perfect day out for the whole family! Learn to play ukulele in a day … FREE. ENTRY to the festival precinct is FREE with many activities and performances that won’t cost you a cent! Be sure and get to the festival early so you can fit it all in! Early birds can kick off with Ukulele Boot Camp to stamp out those bad practice habits from 8:30[…]

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Uke’n Make Music All Weekend!

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Where will all the BUMS, CHUMS, SCUM, WUPPIES and MUGs be 2-4 October 2015? Apart from a good acronym, ukulele players love making music, learning something new and chillin’ to live music. SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival on the long weekend in October is the place to be. You don’t have to play a ukulele but you might when you leave! SPRUKE 2015 is a three day event with live music, workshops, open mic, markets and two[…]

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Vanessa’s Uke Journey

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Congratulations to Vanessa Nugent who won a $100 music gift voucher in our How Ukulele Changed My Life Competition. This is her winning entry. Vanessa’s Uke Journey I have played the guitar in the confines of my bedroom since I was 12 years old; always quietly so as not to disturb anybody. I sang quietly, I played quietly. Thirteen years ago I moved to a new area and found a nice man who persuaded me to dust[…]

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SPRUKE 2015 Festival Poster

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Here is our festival poster for 2015.  It features a variation of our logo celebrating Aldrine Guerrero as our headline artist and our theme of Uke’n Make Music. Thanks to the talented Erin Harrington of Miss Elm for creating it for us. You can download a PDF version of the SPRUKE 2015 Festival Poster HERE. If you’d like to distribute some festival posters for us please contact Jo at media@spruke.net.au.

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SPRUKE 2015 Concert Tickets On Sale

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If you love makin’ music, learning something new and chillin’ to live music, SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival is the place to be. You don’t have to love ukuleles but you will when you leave! SPRUKE 2015 is held over the weekend from Friday 2- Sunday 4 October at TAFE South Bank Campus. We are excited to have ukulele legend Aldrine Guerrero headlining Brisbane’s Ukulele festival in his first visit to Australian shores. As well as a talented[…]

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Volunteer for SPRUKE

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Join the SPRUKE Crew 2015! The SPRUKE Crew love playing their ukes, having a laugh and lending a hand. Volunteering as a SPRUKE Crew member gets you industry experience & festival perks, not available to the regular SPRUKE festival-goers. Crew Orientation Day is Sunday 20 September. 1:00 pm sharp at TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s South Bank campus; 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane. More info HERE • Join the behind the scenes action, rub shoulders with a Ukulele Star, and[…]

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SPRUKE 2015 Markets

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Express interest in having a SPRUKE 2015 Market Stall. Through the Spruke Festival there will be an opportunity to be a part of our market which will be held on the Saturday 3 October and Sunday 4 October on the festival site at TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s South Bank campus, 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane. We’ll be looking for Market Stalls in the broad categories of: Food Vendors Luthiers or ukulele-related products Hand-made / crafts products Performance[…]

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