Talent on our doorstep – The Pockets

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The Pockets are joining us for SPRUKE! Three gals and one dashing guy — Brisbane-based, The Pockets,  like to swing it old style with melodic harmonies reminiscent of the vocal interludes of 1940 radio shows. Kellee Green, Kylie Southwell, Joyclyn Vincent and Samuel Vincent will charm you with songs of frivolity, nostalgia and romance accompanied by an ensemble of ukuleles, melodica, kazoos and the occasional appearance of Betty the banjo.

Mic Conway is coming to SPRUKE

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Mic Conway, Aria Award winning performer, singer, musician, songwriter and creator of musical instruments will be performing at SPRUKE, Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival 20-22 September. Conway has achieved popularity from his participation in the 1970s band Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band. He is a nationwide hero for many 3-year olds as Magic Mic on “Humphrey Bear” and from his performances in Soapbox Circus and Circus Oz. “I am tremendously excited by Mic agreeing to come to Spruke,[…]

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[…]