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Frequently Asked Questions about SPRUKE 2019 Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival.

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 2019 Festival site is at SunPAC – Sunnybank Performing Arts Complex. SunPAC is located next door to the Sunnybank Community and Sports Club, 470 McCullough Street, Sunnybank 4109.

When is SPRUKE 2019?

The weekend of 13 — 15 September. Spring!
SPRUKE will start with an evening concert on Friday 13 September. There’s workshops and live performances Saturday and Sunday, finishing with all the excitement of the Festival Finale on Sunday afternoon. A  detailed program will be available closer to the festival.

How do I get to SPRUKE?

Close to the M1,M2 and M3, SunPAC is easily accessible and is 15 mins from the Brisbane CBD by car.  SunPAC has lots of FREE carparks.
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 Sunnybank and the surrounding suburbs, caravan parks, hotels and B&B’s.
For more info check our Accommodation page.
You may also be able to billet with a BUMS member or couch-surf your way to SPRUKE 2019. Contact billets@spruke.net.au.

Who’s performing at SPRUKE?

As soon as we have our performers confirmed for SPRUKE 2019 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 2019.

Can I perform at SPRUKE?

The main acts for the program will be confirmed very soon.
The ‘expression of interest’ to perform at SPRUKE 2019 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.
When all of our events- concerts and workshops are released, all info and links to purchase tickets can be found on the Events page.
The separate events are linked directly to the tickets 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 2019 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.  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.