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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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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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Who will be the next Sprukestar?

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Thank you to all who have entered our open mic contest. The entries have been checked and drawn and we are very pleased to announce the open mic performance schedule for the Sprukestar Quest. DRUM ROLL . . . .      Congratulations to all of the acts. Get the dates in your diary …or check the BUMS calendar… we need you to support our performers and vote for your favourite act. Every audience member[…]

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Sprukestar Quest

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Are you our next Sprukestar? Enter our fabulous open mic contest in the run up to SPRUKE 2019. Our festival is all about making and sharing music and here’s an opportunity for all the ukulele players out there to do just that. We want any act as long as you play ukulele- solos, groups, adults or kids. The winner of every round will be chosen by the most votes from our jam audiences. Enter the draw[…]

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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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Online ticket sales extended for a short time this morning

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There’s still tickets available for most workshops and concerts, but they’re selling fast in the last minute rush. Get your tickets before midnight tonight – Thursday 28 September 2017. Booking essentials – remember: We want to surprise Mark and Jane with a full auditorium for the FREE Ukestration workshop at 9 am on Saturday. Be a part of the SPRUKE Ukestra … get your ticket now. Online bookings are necessary for the FREE Saturday night[…]

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