5th Annual World Ukulele Day Festival in Dunedin
Mark your calendar and tune your ukuleles for World Ukulele Day 5, Saturday, February 5th, 2022. 10:00AM to 10:00PM
In celebration of World Ukulele Day, The Tampa Bay Ukulele Society is holding a Ukulele Festival & Concert in Downtown Dunedin
10am LEARN TO PLAY UKULELE WORKSHOPS
Lil Rev will be teaching 2 different workshops at our World Ukulele Day event.
10am Train Song Jamboree: Learn 12 classic train songs. Open To All Levels
11:30am Bluegrass Repertoire I: Learn 12 bluegrass songs, boom-chuck strumming, intros and endings and jam ettiquette. Open to all Levels.
Devin Scott will be teaching two workshops at our World Ukulele Day Event.
Solo Like a Pro @ 1pm
Want to play solos during songs with a group? Seem intimidating and scary! Some many notes so little time! In this workshop I hope to take some of that fear away, Show you some tips and tricks on making soloing easier and show you that you can even solo with just one note!! Yes even a beginner can solo like a pro!! Join me and lets havve some fun and learn together!
Spice up your Stumming @2:30
How many songs can you play with the old D D U U D U???? All of them!! Kind of. With just a few minor variations of that pattern you can have your songs going from drab to fab!! In this workshop we will learn things like the “chuck” and “finger fanning” to really so that you can really “spice up your strumming”
Lil Rev and Devin Scott Workshops will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Dunedin in the Fellowship Hall behind the Church on Wood Street
5pm Main Concert will be held in Pioneer Park (or in case of rain across street at United Methodist Church) with performances by these well known players:
6:00 Lil Rev Lil Rev is an award-winning, Wisconsin based ukulele master. He's authored over a dozen instructional books thru Hal Leonard publishing and tours North America teaching and performing. Acknowleged as a true master of strum-hand techniques, Lil Rev can be found at ukulele festivals all over the U.S. His rootsy performances draw on pre-war blues, early country, roots rock, folk, and his own singer-songwriter compositions. Lil Rev also teaches and performs on Mountain Dulcimer, Harmonica, Guitar, Banjo and Mandolin.
There will also be a raffle for 4 ukuleles donated to Tampa Bay Ukulele Society. Tickets are $5 each You can buy tickets online , at the workshops or at the TBUS Event Table in Pioneer Park after 3pm. Winners will be announced at the concert starting at 5PM.
This is a free event but donations are appreciated. Click here if you would like to make an online donation to TBUS
For this event of net proceeds, 50% will go to Dunedin Cares Food Bank and 50% will go to TBUS Cares community services projects.