Manitoba Hal Confirmed for SPRUKE 2017

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In the worst kept secret of the festival we are happy to announce that Hal Brolund is the final international act to perform at SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival 2017. Canadian blues artist Manitoba Hal has forged an international reputation for engaging and connecting with his audience through songs that are mournful, hopeful, silly, romantic and introspective. He proves that the ukulele can be small but mighty as he pulls out powerful blues riffs and melodies[…]

Performer and Presenter agreements for SPRUKE Festival 2017 are due 17 July.

Performer & Presenter Agreements Due Monday 17 July

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Program Committee deliberations are over! We are thrilled to have had so many talented performers and workshop presenters apply to be a part of SPRUKE 2017. All of the performance and workshop acceptances have been sent. Check your email for a performance agreement and our occupational health and safety guidelines. If you applied and have heard or received nothing ….check your junk mail. All performer and presenter agreements as well as the signed OH&S declarations[…]

Kids Uke’n Make Music Contest 2017

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Kids are awesome See them shine in the Uke’n Make Music Contest 2017! Let your primary school know about our contest for primary ukulele groups. Ask your students to create and perform their own musical arrangement for ukulele, and enter their video in the contest. Curriculum resources, contest description, terms & conditions, and registration forms are available from the Kids SPRUKE website. Registrations close on 31 July 2017. Entries are due by Friday 15 September. Visit the[…]