woensdag 24 februari 2010

Ukulele Festivals

Het lijkt er niet op, maar de lente komt eraan. En, dat signaleert het begin van de festival seizoen! Er zijn vele ukulele festivals in het geschiet dit komende jaar...

Europe

Ukulele Village
Locatie: Sarzana, Italy
Datum: 21-23 May
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: Detailes volgen

Ukulele Bazar
Locatie: Paris, France
Datum: 17 April
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: http://www.ukulele.fr/

United Kingdom and Ireland

Ukelear Meltdown III
Locatie: Star And Shadow Cinema, Battlefield, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
Datum: February 27 and 28, 2010
Performers: Ukelili (USA), Abdul Khan and The Projections (Pakistan/UK), Lady K & The Kooky Kitchen (Finland), Piecans (UK), Dirty Diamonds (UK), Vacation Pioneers (UK), Eilidh Macaskill (UK), Sekksyunkel (UK), Williwaw (USA)
Website: http://ukelearmeltdown.wordpress.com/

2010 London Uke Festival
Locatie: Detailes volgen
Datum: Detailes volgen
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: http://www.londonukefestival.com/

Wukulele Festival
Locatie: Worthing, West Sussex
Datum: 8-10th October 2010
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: http://www.wukulelefestival.com/

Ukulele Festival of Great Britain
Locatie: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Datum: June 19 and 20, 2010
Performers: The Re-Entrants, GUGUG, Hot Potato Syncopators, Winin’ Boys, Ukulelezaza, Steven Sproat, The Uke Box, L’ Uke, The Anything Goes Orchestra
Website: http://www.ukulelefestival.co.uk/Home.aspx

Colliers Wood Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Colliers Wood
Datum: 17th April
Performers: Helen Arney, The Marauders, Brockley Ukulele Group
Website: http://collywoodukulele.com/

Hollesley Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Hollesley
Datum: 23-26 July
Performers: The Re-Entrants, The Anything Goes Orchestra
Website: http://www.ukulelecosmos.com

United States of America

Lone Star Uke Fest 2010
Locatie: Aloha, Texas
Datum: April 29, 30 & May 1, 2010
Performers: Texas Swing with Aloha!, James Hill, Gerald Ross, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Kimo Hussey, Debbie Porter, Pops Bayless, Mark “Spanky” Guttierez, Ukulele Bartt and Dennis McBride
Website: http://www.lonestarukefest.com/

Tahoe Area Ukulele Festival – 2010
Locatie: John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, Nevada
Datum: March 19 – 21, 2010
Performers: Jake Shimabukuro and James Hill
Website: http://playuke.net/

New York Uke Fest 2010
Locatie: Engelmann and Nagelberg
Datum: May 14 – 16, 2010
Performers: Bill Tapia, James Hill, Li’l Rev, Deni Bonet, Victoria Vox and Mihana, Zee Avi, Kazuyuki Sekiguchi-san
Website: http://www.nyukefest.com/front


Ukulele World Congress
Locatie: Needmore, Indiana
Datum: June 4 – 5, 2010
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: http://ukuleleworldcongress.wordpress.com/

Hawaii

40th Annual Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Waikiki, Oahu
Datum: July 18, 2010
Performers: ukulele virtuosos, internationally known musicians, local celebrities, talented ukulele players from around the world and a ukulele orchestra of over 800 students
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/oahu/index.htm

10th Annual Waikoloa Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Queen’s Marketplace in Waikoloa
Datum: March 6, 2010
Performers: Detailes volgen
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/waikoloa.htm

8th Annual Kauai Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Kukui Grove Center in Lihue, Kauai
Datum: April 17, 2010
Performers: Lihue Seniors, Aldrine Guerrero, Hanalei School, Kapa’a Middle School, Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, King Kaumuali’i Elementary School and more
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/kauai.htm

4th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way, Kahului, HI USA 96732
Datum: October 10, 2010
Performers: Herb Ohta Sr. (Ohta-San), Jake Shimabukuro, Holunape, Raiatea Helm, Manoa DNA, Paula Fuga, Richard Ho’opi’i, Brittni Paiva, Kelly Boy Delima, Derek Sebastian and more
Website: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/maui.htm

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii
Locatie: Kaka`ako Waterfront Park
Datum: February 13, 2010
Performers: Bill Tapia, Herb “Ohta-san” Ohta, , Herb Ohta Jr., Pali, Holunape, Manoa DNA, the Roy Sakuma Ukulele School, Iwao, Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Orchestra of Japan, Sekiguchi Band featuring Kimiko Wakiyama
Website: http://www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/media.html

Australia and New Zealand

Melbourne Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Northcote and Brunswick
Datum: February 26th – March 2nd 2010
Performers: Tyrone (Brisbane), Betty’s Driving Force, Uni and Her Ukulele (San Francisco) & Meredith Axelrod (San Francisco), Old Spice Boys (Byron Bay), Anthony Leonard, Jim D’Ville (Portland, Oregon USA), Azo Bell, Ukeleus (Canberra), Spiderfish Stew (Fremantle)
Website: http://ukulelesafari.com/index.php?pid=11397

Cairns Ukulele Festival
Locatie: Cairns, Australia
Datum: July 3 – 4, 2010
Performers: James Hill, Daniel Ho, The Old Spice Boys.
Website: http://cairnsukulelefestival.net/

Dank aan Alistair Woods van Uke Hunt voor deze lijst. Weet jij een ukulele happening wat hier niet op de lijst staat, Mail ons!

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