Ukulele Melee

Your Day for All Things Uke!

Tune Up!

Love your uke? Let the whole world know!


Bring your self, your loved ones, and your ukulele for a full day of music-making and music-taking.


All ages welcome, and all skill levels, too--even brand new beginners!


Brought to you by the Ukulele Union of Boston and The Mt. Wachusett Community College.


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Ukulele Melee (Fourth Annual)

Saturday, May 3rd, 11am-5pm

Mt Wachusett Community College, 444 Green St, Gardner, MA 01440

Schedule


  • 11:00 Doors open--throngs of music-mad uke-players storm the place
  • 11:30-12:00 Opening session--one part "welcome from the mayor of the munchkin city," one part AA meeting
  • 12:15-1:00 Workshops: A baker's half-dozen of getting-better workshops to help you get better. At ukulele. Not at baking.
  • 1:00 -1:45 Lunch, mini concert, and "Ukulele Jeopardy."
  • 1:45-2:30 Workshops, more of. If you didn't get good enough before, now you can get better.
  • 2:30-3:45 Group performances and open mic.
  • 3:45--4:45 Headliner Victoria Vox LIVE! In concert. Singing her little heart out for you, just for you.
The Circus Life - 007 - Victoria Vox - 'Sweetest Melodies'

Not to Mention, Workshops Galore!


  • George Formby Style--fancy techniques of England's 1930s ukulele whiz.
  • Your Right Hand-- Vaudeville-style strummin'
  • Movable Chords--or lovable chords? Once you learn 'em, you'll love 'em.
  • Hula! If you can't play it, then you gotta sway it.
  • Singing Harmonies for Uke Players--creating an all-around song with uke and voice.
  • Children's Workshop--it's never too early to get started! Loaner ukes available.
  • Songwriting with Victoria Vox
  • Songs of the 1920s--some of the best songs of all time and how to make them even better

For More Information

The Ukulele Melee takes place in beautiful Gardner, Mass., at the Mt. Wachusett Community College.


All events are open to all ages and all skill levels. Food and drink is available on site.