Join us (use the form below) on the weekend of 17-19 March 2023 in Northcote as the Ukastle Ukestra features in a 30 minute concert (to be confirmed). Participate with us in musical and shopping camaraderie, workshops, and popular adulation.
12 years ago we walked away from the Melbourne Ukulele Festival having firmly established ourselves on the national ukulele scene. We won the Golden Ukulele!
Since 2011 we have performed numerous times. We think we are now known and loved (if with a little friendly rivalry).
In previous years we have had 20ish members performing with the Ukastle Ukestra at MUF. We had so much fun (often at the pub or fabulous food) with about 20 people in 2022.
At this stage we are talking with MUF about being on their Saturday night concert bill, which is a nice spot!
We have scheduled three rehearsals (scheduled but not yet confirmed), at a cost of $30 per person (flat fee for all 3, or just one). They are (tentatively) on the Saturday or Sunday of the weekends of …
- 4/5 March
- 18/19 February
- 25/26 February
Can you do it? Are you up for the challenge? Got rellos in Melbourne town? Sign up below (and below that is the tentative repertoire.
Songs will be selected from the same pool as the selection for Blue Mountains (which is a month prior). As always, it will depend on who comes along.
- I can’t go for that (no can do)
- Beast of Burden
- Get-Lucky – Daft Punk
- There She Goes – the La’s – Go to this webpage for a tutorial on the riff. And here’s the riff
- Weather with you – Crowded House and Intro Riff
- Come up and see me (make me smile)
- One’s on the Way – Loretta Lynn
- Helpless and riffs and harmonised riffs
- Dreams – Cranberries
- Never can say Goodbye