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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[…]

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[…]