Some of my favourite places to visit in ukulele land! A mix of ukulele interest sites, and those of ukers who I have either played or conversed with over the years. If you are learning how to play the ukulele, then you should bookmark these sites!
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Ukulele Artists and Groups
There are a TON of groups out there, and this is not a page to list them all. Just some links of performers I have either seen in the flesh or just enjoy generally.
THE ANYTHING GOES ORCHESTRA - one of the best good time uke bands I have seen live
CHEE MAISEL - The sublime pairing of man and wife duo, Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel
CHONKINFECKLE - the Lancastrian uke masters. Proud to say I have performed with them.
DANIELLE ATE THE SANDWICH - great songwriter, beautiful voice
DEAD MANS UKE - offshoot of the Anything Goes Orchestra - Americana, blues played on reso uke and double bass.
DEL REY - Resonator Ukulele and Guitar Specialist - A real players player
ELOF and WAMBERG
ANDY EASTWOOD - a total virtuoso and one of the hardest working players on the circuit
FRANCESCO ALBERTAZZI - Italian ukulele player I have been lucky to see perform a couple of times. His playing is so beautiful.
JAMES HILL - staggeringly good player and nice chap to boot.
KRABBERS - Quite simply one of the best singer songwriters I know on the circuit
KEVIN CARROLL - Performer and tutor based in Austin, TX
LIAM CAPPER-STARR - great player and songwriter, and brains behind UkeEast
MANITOBA HAL BROLUND - Wonderful wonderful blues man
OPERALELE - Fabulous duo of George Bartle and Mandi Harkett - unlike anything you've seen before!
SARAH MAISEL - voice of an angel, a good friend, smooth jazzy performer
SOME LIKE IT OSSETT - Cracking quartet with sublime vocals from Jacqui Wicks
MIKE HIND - Uncle Elvis himself. The man from Bermuda - what a great performer
NO DIRECTION HOT BOYS - One of the most entertaining acts I have seen on the circuit
PHIL DOLEMAN - UK based superb finger style jazz player. Heck, Phil can play anything.
PETER MOSS - fabulous uke player, particularly banjolele. PLEASE NOTE - Peter is a good friend of the uke world and NOT the chap behind the TUKUO uke orchestra hitting the press lately.
THE PUKES - breaking the shackles of traditional ukulele music. Sublime punk
THE QUIET AMERICAN - superb Americana from the duo that is Aaron and Nicole Keim
SAMANTHA MUIR - sublime classical ukulele player
JAKE SHIMABUKURO - Yes him - Bohemian Rhapsody guy....
UKULELE BARTT - just cos he is a legend
UOGB - Gods! - These guys are the originals - accept no substitutes.
UKULELE UFF and LONESOME DAVE
TRICITY VOGUE - Outstanding performer in a variety of guises. You will love her live shows
MIKE WARREN - home page of the hugely respected banjolele performer and tutor
UKEPUNK - Great trio and writers of self penned punk tracks
UNPLUGTHEWOOD - The home of many wondrous things including Krabbers, The Hedge Inspectors and the Unplugthewood Podcast!
ZOË BESTEL - What a voice, what a voice. Hauntingly beautiful.
General Ukulele Site Links
BARRY MAZ - UKULELE AUTHOR
GOT A UKULELE SOUNDCLOUD
GOT A UKULELE YOUTUBE
RICHARD G'S UKULELE SONGBOOK - massive list of great tunes for uke (and a thoroughly nice fella!)
BEATLES FOR UKULELE
COOL CAT UKES - enthusiast site with some nice reviews, video interviews and a cat!
DOMINATOR UKULELE TABS - another great song resource
DOCTOR UKE - masses of songs, many old timer tunes
FINNISH UKULELE NETWORK
GET TUNED - online uke tuner
HUMBLE UKER - great uke blog
JIM'S UKULELE SONGBOOK SITE - Homepage for the MASSIVE songbook put together by Jim Carey
KEN MIDDLETON - ukulele player, teacher - everyone knows Ken!
LARDY'S UKULELE DATABASE - the largest database of ukulele brands that I have ever seen!
MIGHTY UKULELE - loads of UK links to clubs and events
ORIGINAL UKULELE SONGS - Excellent project spearheaded by Nick Cody of The Small Change Diaries
PLAY UKULELE BY EAR - Jim D'Ville's well known site
RGT Ukulele Tutors and exams
TIKI KING - great resource and enormous list of ukes
UKEEKU - one of my favourite ukulele review blogs. Real honest reviews that pull no punches - a man after my own heart!
UKEONOMICS - Ukulele blog
Uke4U - site with blog and some cool uke Apps too
UKULELE-ARTS - Wilfried Welti's solo ukulele page
UKULELE CHORDS - great chord resource
UKULELE GO - New (ish) ukulele blog with some great content
UKULELE AND LANGUAGES - blog
UKULELE GHETTO - another great review site
UKULELE INSPIRED - John Nash's site, who's main goal is to provide information and inspire ukulele players
UKULELE TABS - the original and huge tabs database
UKULELE TRICKS - great lesson site
UKULELE TUTORIAL - Great site comprising videos, tutorials and much other ukulele, edited by John Tribe
UKE HUNT - the daddy of uke sites. If you play the ukulele and haven't visited this site, then you must be clinically dead!
UKE PORN - great image rich uke blog
UKULELE REVIEW - more uke reviews
THE UKULELE SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN
UKULELE UNDERGROUND - my favourite uke site and forum
YOUKULELE - great Italian ukulele site
Ukulele Products (For Ukulele brand links CLICK HERE )
THE GREAT ASWEGO KAZOO FACTORY - handmade in the USA!
HOMESTEAD MUSIC - sheet music for vocal and ukulele
UKE LEASH STRAPS
UKULELE PLAYER MAGAZINE
UKE MAGAZINE - First print mag for the United Kingdom