Your Day for All Things Uke!
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
- 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.
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