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Uke'n Make Music all weekend 2-4 October 2015

SPRUKE 2017 Date and Venue Confirmed!

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The place to be chillin’ with your four-stringed instrument of fun this Spring is at SPRUKE Brisbane’s Ukulele Festival. Brisbane Ukulele Music Society Inc, is excited to confirm that SPRUKE 2017 will run from Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October 2017, in the vibrant South Bank precinct at the TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s South Bank campus. The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Uke n’ Make Music’ with activities and experiences for all levels of ability.[…]

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Morris Brothers Festival Finale audience. Image: Mike Heaton

Share Your Festival Experience

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The SPRUKE Festival Committee is always interested in your feedback, and will continually look for ways to improve the festival experience for our visitors. This is your opportunity to craft the ultimate Ukulele festival experience. Don’t hold back – give it to us warts and all. We’d just like to hear about your festival experience so we can improve things next time. Please have responses completed by 30th October 2015 for a chance to win a[…]

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Trivia Night 2015

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Brisbane Ukulele Musician Society will hold a Trivia Night fundraiser in the run up to the festival on Saturday 22 August at Coorparoo Bowls Club. The theme is come as your favourite musician or group with lots of prizes up for grabs for ‘Best Team’ and ‘Best Individual’ costumes. Guaranteed to be a fun night with plenty of music, prizes and friendly rivalry. Our quiz master for the night will be Lindsay Ball who promises a[…]

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Jane Cameron- How Ukulele Changed My Life

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Some people buy cars, some people sell everything to go sailing around the world but for my money you can’t beat picking up a uke for a mid-life crisis! I first decided to teach myself uke in July 2010, mainly because I was singing with two novice guitarists who kept changing chords at the wrong time – I needed to play some sort of instrument just to keep them on track! But one thing led[…]

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