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Leah Flanagan brings her ukulele to perform at SPRUKE

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Leah Flanagan,  singer songwriter and winner of an Australian Performing Rights Association Professional Development Award 2013 is one of the headline acts at this year’s SPRUKE festival. John Henderson, BUMS president, says “Leah is striking live performer and inspired songwriter who’ll deliver something special to the festival goers across genres.  Leah may be best known for her album Nirvana Nights with her beautiful performance of September Song on Ukulele. “ Billed as the Sultry Songstress[…]

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International Ukulele Bluesman Manitoba Hal to perform at SPRUKE

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We are excited to announce international Ukulele Bluesman Manitoba Hal will perform at SPRUKE. One of a handful of authentic blues performers performing with the ukulele today, Manitoba Hal is also an accomplished guitarist and songwriter. As well as writing his own blues tunes, Hal also covers traditional songs after giving them his own flavor. His songs also breathe with hints of Tin Pan Alley, hit parade, rock, gospel, and folk. Hal is influenced by artists[…]

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Spruke applications are now closed

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WOW we have been overwhelmed by all the amazing talent we have available. Now the fun begins putting together the festival program and workshop schedule for you. Clear you diary and make sure you are here with us in September. With two concerts, daily performances , workshops for all levels and open uke space,  SPRUKE will feature international ukulele artists as well as talented musicians from home and around Australia for you to enjoy in Brisbane’s[…]

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Perform At SPRUKE

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There are just 19 days left to get your applications in to perform at SPRUKE 2013. We have had amazing responses and are thrilled at the quality of talent that we’ll be showcasing in September. However there is a always room for some more….We want to hear from solo acts, duos, bands, ukulele clubs, and schools. Do it TODAY! This is also the cutoff date for workshop applications. Is there something you teach or your[…]

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Build your own Uke for SPRUKE

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SPRUKE is proud to announce that the talented craftsmen of Barron River Guitars & Ukuleles and Localeles will be holding a Ukulele Klass here in Brisbane 16th -19th of September. This is the week leading up to SPRUKE so you will be able to show off your amazing woodworking skills as well as your musical talents at our festival. The workshop is for anybody at any skill level with everything you’ll need included. This is a highly anticipated workshop[…]

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Hello world – a SPRUKE is born !!

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Congratulations Brisbane . . . it’s a bouncing baby SPRUKE.   Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival !! Finally . . . .  the long awaited website.  The birthing process presented us with some minor complications but we are happy to report that both mother B.U.M.S and the SPRUKE sprog are doing well.  Follow the growth of our very own SPRUKE in the coming months, by checking in from time to time. My sincere thanks to our sponsor –[…]

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Share, Perform, Relax at Spruke.

Spruke – Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival

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Love Ukulele? Join us on September 20,21, and 22 for SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival. Brought to you by BUMS Brisbanes Ukulele Music Society. We’ll be Spruking the Uke Love at Southbank TAFE campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct. Share, Perform and Relax with all things UKE! There’ll be something for every Uke player from 8 to 80 with concerts, workshops and performances all weekend. Bring the whole family ’cause there’s plenty to see & do at Brisbanes Southbank precinct[…]

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