Tuesday Uke-Along II – Oscar Blues

We had a great time at Oscar Blues – the weather cooperated – the rain stopped – and it didn’t get too hot.

We had a nice song circle out under the trees
David John, and Ashley enjoying the shade – and the ukes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David, Marty, and Ashley rocking out on Toot Toot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura, Eric, Stephanie and Brad- Eric and Brad are playing a loaner ukes! The infection is spreading!

 

 

 

 

 

 

We had a great time – we’ll plan for another Uke- for sometime in September – check back for the date.  If you’d like the song sheet from our July meeting – here you go.  TUG_JULY18.

Marty’s Magic Uke Stand

Marty designed and built a great, lightweight ukulele stand that we’re using for our loaner ukes. You can build it for 1, 3, or 5 ukuleles – enough for everyone!

Our loaner concert ukes in Marty’s Magic Uke stand.

Click here to download a copy of the plans for yourself.

TUG at Día de Los Niños y Día de Los Libros

TUG did a session at the St John’s Branch Library for their Día de Los Niños y Día de Los Libros. We performed a couple of songs – and Rich reprised his hula.

Rich shows how the paniolos do it to Ulapalapkua

We followed that with a sing-along with the kids and their parents – and finished up with FishHeads – wearing fish hats, of course.

Fish Heads with Fish Hats

Finally there was a Ukulele petting zoo – we took our 5 loaner ukes – and the library had 7 – the kids snatched them up and Rich had them strumming away.

It was a blast.

Having fun making music

We’re a group of uke players who meet each Tuesday at 7:00pm at The Hancock Recreation Center – 811 E. 41st Street, Austin, TX. (Hancock Rec Center Web). Ask at the front desk and they’ll point the way.

We open our meetings by playing a couple of songs that we haven’t played for a while. Then we play a few songs from our current, and ever-changing quarterly songbook. Folks bring in songs they like and we try new songs – we’re open to anything! At the end of each quarter we pull a dozen or so songs from our current songbook, print song sheets,  and have an open uke jam at a local watering hole – we call it a Uke-Along.  We take our loaner ukes and usually get some bystanders involved  – it’s a lot of fun.

From 6:30pm to 7:00pm each Tuesday we have a gentle warm up where we play one and two-chord songs.

If you have any questions drop us an email – tug_info@tuesdayukes.org. We’re very informal, and this is a friendly group – so come out and play ukes with us.