Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 3:30 PM PDT
The SkiffleBeats
Felton Farmer's Market
120 Russell Ave. at Highway 9
Felton, CA
Price: $FREE
Before they were The Beatles, George, Paul and John were in a skiffle band (British folk music popular in the 50s and 60s). The SkiffleBeats include much of George Martn's brilliant orchestral arrangements interpreted on acoustic instruments. Lots of ukulele fun!
Saturday, July 29th, 2017 1:00 PM PDT
Gary Peare's Strum Power Workshop
Lamorinda Music
81 Lafayette Circle
Lafayette, CA
Price: $40
The old Down-Up-Down-Up got you down?

Here´s your chance to master the basics–plus learn some fancy stuff that will make you the envy of your uke club!

We´ll explore the common stroke and its rhythmic variations, roll strokes, and the powerful triple strum!

Beginners and up welcome. You´ll get the most of of this workshop if you know a few chords, but if you´ve got C, F, and G7 down you´ll be in great shape.

Register at the link or email Gary Peare at
Saturday, August 5th, 2017 3:00 PM PDT
Making Music with our Friends
La Selva Beach Recreation Center
314 Estrella Ave
La Selva Beach, CA
Price: $FREE
Come eat, sing and dance with us. Girls & Company and Moondance bands are holding another party. The last party in May was great fun! This time the venue is bigger and inside. (The hot sun was burning us last time.)
Here is the line up with approximate times:

Girls & Company 3:00 to 4:00
Sing-a-Long 4:15 to 5:15
Moonstone 5:30 to 6:30

Bring something to share (finger food is good), something to drink and your instrument. We will provide sheet music. Come ready to have fun!
Monday, August 7th, 2017 9:30 PM PDT
Ukuleles At Sea
Schooner Zodiac
Lighthouse at New Dungeness Spit
Price: $595
Come aboard our third annual Ukuleles at Sea! Joining us as Musical Cruise Director is Brett "2ch" Santucci, leader of the 300-strong Pluckin´ Strummers Uke Group. Brett loves helping players develop their skills and is a big believer in people enjoying the journey along the way. In addition to singing and strumming, Brett will teach us alternate strum patterns and chord positions with some music theory mixed in. He spent his youth aboard boats on Virginia´s Inter-coastal Waterways and is excited to experience the camaraderie of our Uke Group at sail.
Monday, August 7th, 2017 9:30 AM PDT
Ukuleles At Sea
Lighthouse at New Dungeness Spit
Bellingham, WA
Price: $595
Hello, I am Brett "2ch" Santucci. I am the cofounder and front person of the best darn ukulele club in Los Angeles.
The Pluckin' Strummers Ukulele Club has been meeting every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month since its inception in 2010.
I've been chosen to be the Musical Director of the third annual Ukuleles at Sea Cruise aboard the historic 160' Schooner Zodiac out of Bellingham, Wa. This will surely be an ukulele adventure of a lifetime.
I've compiled a songbook of fantastic music and a few great workshop topics to help broaden your ukulele skills. Please be sure to click on the link to read the details of this exciting event.
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 6:00 PM PDT
Red Bluff Ukulele Club
Red Bluff Community Center
1500 S. Jackson St.
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Price: $FREE
Come out and join us from 6-8pm on Tuesday, August 8th for our Red Bluff Ukulele Club sing-along meeting. We are meeting in the Gardenside Room at the Red Bluff Community Center. All ages welcome. No experience necessary. All instruments welcome. The meetings are always fun and free, so tell a friend. Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 6:00 PM PDT
Second Tuesday Jug Band Sing Along
Museum of Art and History
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Price: $FREE
Come on down to the first ever Jug Band sing/play-along event at the MAH, led by Peter Thomas and the Trolley Drops. Bring your good humor, your guitars, ukuleles, jugs, kazoos, washboards, banjo, fiddles, etc. and come ready to sing! Songs books with lyrics and chords are available on loan or for sale at the event.

Jug Band Music blends the call and response of gospel with the drive of the delta blues and the ruckus sounds of New Orleans Jazz. Inspired by bands like the Memphis Jug Band and the Hoosier Hot Shots we will sing these vocally rich songs with a carefree and infectiously fun flair.
Saturday, August 12th, 2017 9:00 AM PDT
6th annual Auburn Ukulele Festival
Canyon View Community Center
471 Maidu Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
Price: $varies
Friday night (August 11) we feature Heidi Swedberg, Daniel Ward and Dani Joy Herreid at the State Theater for a 7pm performance. On Saturday (August 12) we will have a broad selection of workshops for strummers of all abilities. Instructors include: Rhan Wilson, Dani Joy, Heidi Swedberg, Daniel Ward, Carla Fontanilla, Mariann Smith, Budd Snell, and Clifford Johnson.
Friday, September 15th, 2017 12:30 PM PDT
Tunes in the Dunes 7
Camp Westwind
Lincoln City, OR
Price: $ 385.00
A 3 day ukulele retreat dedicated to creating a community of ukulele players ranging from experts to those of you that are just getting started. Expand your musical universe and take workshops with some of North America´s greatest ukulele talent and enjoy the wild ocean beaches at Westwind on the central Oregon coast. This year's performer/instructors include James Hill, Steven Espaniola, Andy Andrews, Aaron Keim, Jim D'Ville and more. All meals are served and are gourmet organic delights.