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Frequently Asked Questions about SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival in 2017.

What is SPRUKE?

SPRUKE is Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival.
Share, Perform and Relax with your Uke in the beautiful Brisbane spring weather.
Our festival theme is Uke’n Make Music.

Where is SPRUKE?

The SPRUKE Festival site is at TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s South Bank Campus,
66 Ernest St  South Brisbane QLD 4101.

When is SPRUKE 2017?

The weekend of Friday 29 September— Sunday 1 October. Spring!
SPRUKE will start with an evening concert on Friday 29 September.
There’s workshops and concert all day Saturday and Sunday, and
all the excitement of the Morris Brothers festival finale on Sunday 1 October.
A  detailed program will be available soon.

How do I get to SPRUKE?

Well depends where you start from! TAFE South Bank is close to public transport and parking.
Lots more info on the Parking and Transport web page.
Download the MyTransLink App.
http://translink.com.au/about-translink/connect-with-translink/mytranslink
… very handy while you are in Brisbane!

Where can I stay?

There are many options for accommodation close to the festival site at South Bank
or in Brisbane CBD with public transport directly to the South Bank precinct.
For more info check our Accommodation page. Please consider supporting the businesses that support us.
Mantra Hotels and Rydges South Bank  are supporters of SPRUKE 2017.
You may also be able to billet with a BUMS member or couch-surf your way to SPRUKE 2017.
Contact .au.

Who’s performing at SPRUKE?

As soon as we have our performers confirmed for SPRUKE 2017 they are featured. Find them from the ARTISTS tab.
Sign up for the ‘Sprukin’the Uke’ Newsletter HERE to be the first with all the SPRUKE festival news.
LIKE Spruke Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival on Facebook and keep an eye out for competitions and more about SPRUKE 2017.

Can I perform at SPRUKE?

The main acts for the program will be confirmed very soon.
The ‘expression of interest’ to perform at SPRUKE 2017 will be available after that is announced.
If you’ve miss out get your name down for an open mic spot and show us what you can do!

When can I buy tickets to the SPRUKE events?

Concert Tickets are now available from www.trybooking.com. and search for SPRUKE.
All of our events- concerts and workshops as they are released, can be found on the Tickets page.
The separate events are linked directly to TryBooking for you to save time.
Sign up for the ‘Sprukin’the Uke’ Newsletter HERE to be the first with all the Spruke festival news.
LIKE Spruke Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival on Facebook and keep an eye out for competitions and more about Spruke.

Do I need a Ukulele to be a part of SPRUKE?

If you have one bring it. There will be ukulele retailers and manufacturers here in the market if you want to buy a uke or accessories or check out the range at one of our sponsors stores.
Find all our SPRUKE sponsors HERE.
If you can’t play you can still enjoy the concerts, open mic space jams and daily performances.

I’ve not played for long should I come?

YES! SPRUKE 2017 will have workshops for every level of ability from newbies to accomplished musicians. Designed particularly for new players is the Beginners Ukulele Oasis where you can learn a song every half an hour. Come early and join the Ukulele Boot Camp — it’ll warm you up for the day with exercises and drills to help improve your technique. As well as workshops there will be jams, an open mic space and concerts to inspire you.

Need to know something more contact us here.