BUMS Inc. busk at South Bank for Radio Lollipop


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Brisbane’s largest band of ukulele buskers captivated the South Bank crowds at the world record busk attempt this Valentine’s Day. The BUMS ukulele buskers were the largest contingent amongst the 387 performers who beat the previous Guinness Largest Busk World Record of 230 buskers. The Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc. had 78 members performing in the public celebration of art, love, culture and people. Proceeds of their busk were donated to Radio Lollipop, who do[…]

David Hethorn, SPRUKE- 2015 Festival Director, leads BUMS at South Bank.

Leading BUM in Festival Seat of Power

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Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc. (BUMS Inc.) has appointed David Hethorn as Festival Director for this year’s ukulele festival, SPRUKE 2015. David, a songwriter and musician, will bring a new vibe to the festival team as they tune up for the Brisbane’s biannual ukulele festival, a three-day event to be held in spring. David is no stranger to music festivals, having volunteered at many over the past few years. “There are countless highlights and I[…]

Spruke – Finished but not forgotten . . .

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As they say in the trade – “That’s a wrap” – and indeed Spruke 2013 is over, and by all accounts it has been a success.  We’ve had some positive feed back but more is better – so if you did attend and we have not contacted you with a survey invitation  and you’d like to have your say – please click here to leave your feedback.  This survey will be open until October 20,[…]