UKULELE FESTIVAL CALENDAR

UKULELE FESTIVAL CALENDAR

The famous 'Got A Ukulele Festival Calendar'- one of the biggest listings of global uke events around. These are the gatherings especially for this musical instrument.

Got A Ukulele Festival Calendar
Credit - Clive Butterworth, provided by Dave Cowton at Shrewkfest


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2024

February

Big House in the North

Where: TBC
When: February 9-11
Featuring: TBC

March

Bracklesham Ukulele Weekends - Isle of Wight

Where: Shanklin Hotel, Isle of Wight, UK
When: March 1-4
Featuring: Matt Stead, Alex Beds, Matthew Quilliam, Ukulele Simon, Kit Luc, Marc Gallagher, Andy Webster

Melbourne Ukulele Festival

Where: Melbourne, Australia
When: March 15-17
Featuring: TBC

Orange County Ukulele Festival

Where: Island Bazaar, Delhi Center, SoCal, USA
When: March 22-24
Featuring: Neal Chin, Ukulenny, Dani Joy, Peter Stauffer, Hoku Bray, Lucy and La Mer, Victoria Vox

May

Mighty Uke Day 14

Where: East Lansing, MI, USA
When: May 10 - 12
Featuring:The mightiest of all Mighty Uke Days presents teaching artists/performers; U3 (Cynthia Lin, Ukulenny, and Abe Lagrimas, Jr.), Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel, along with others TBA. MUD XIV features concerts, workshops, strums, open mic, and more and serves as a fundraiser for Music is the Foundation programs in Michigan classrooms and communities.  
Website: https://mightyukeday.com/

Bracklesham Ukulele Weekends - Jersey

Where: Merton Hotel, Jersey, UK
When: May 17-20
Featuring: Elisabeth Pfeiffer, Percy Copley, Plastic Jeezus, Opera-lele

Ashokan Uke Fest 2024

Where: Olivebridge, NY, USA
When: May 24-27
Featuring: Dani Joy, Perry Stauffer, Lil' Rev, Jiggy with Viggy, Kelle Jolly and Ben Hassenger
Website: https://ashokancenter.org/product/uke-fest-2024/


Caly Poznan Ukulele 

Where: Poznan, Poland
When: May 31 - June 5

June

Winchester Ukulele Festival 2024

Where: Winchester Rugby Football Club, Winchester, UK
When: June 8
Featuring: Warehouse of Thieves, Phil Doleman, Matt Hicks, Mother Ukers, Hedge Inspectors

Junction Uke Fest

Where: Llandudno Junction Memorial Hall, Wales, UK
When: June 24
Featuring: Phil Doleman, Mersey Belles and Beaus

Du Sable Dans Le Uku

Where: St Georges de Didonne, France
When: June 28-30
Featuring: TBC
Website: Contact Matthieu Theuret (organiser) at https://caravelle-kitchen.com/

DukeFest Ukulele Festival

Where: Worksop, UK
When: 28-30 June
Featuring: All the attendees are the stars!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/383696827483324



July

Midwest Uke and Harmonica Camp

Where: Toledo, OH, USA
When: July 19-21
Featuring: Midwest Uke and Harmonica Camp activities include: 40+ ukulele, baritone, bass, and harmonica workshops at all levels; instructor concerts, open mics, group strums, and plenty of time for informal get-togethers and jams. Teaching artists include: Bryan Tolentino, Herb Ohta, Jr., Katie DeNure, Eve Goldberg, Casey MacGill, Ray Cygrymus, Christina Hogarth, Victoria Kolasinski (Viggy), Reuben Stump, Andy Wilson, Melissa Sigh, and Sandy Weltman.  

Ukulele Festival of Great Britain

When: July 26-28
Where: Cheltenham Town Hall, UK
Featuring: James Hill and Anne Janelle, The Quiet American, Jeff Peterson, Andrew and Jay Molina, Biskee Brisht, Victoria Vox, 4 String Boy, The Corner Laughers, Will Grove-White, Samantha Muir, Matt Dahlberg, Sarah Kelly, Katy Vernon, Paul Mansell, Warehouse of Thieves, Kit Luc, Marc Gallagher, Roland Prakken, Phil Doleman, Opera-lele, Matt Hicks, Peter Moss, Elisabeth Pfeiffer, Alex Beds. MC'd by Mim!

August

Music City Uke Fest (MCUF) 2024

Where: The Factory, Franklin, Tennessee, USA
When: August 1-4
Featuring: Lil' Rev, Dani Joy and Perry Stauffer, Ukulele (Greg) Gent and more
Website: https://musiccityukefest.net/

Shrewkfest 2024

Where: Eastridge Farm, Shrewsbury, UK
When: August 2-4
Featuring: Opera-lele, Warehouse of Thieves, Marc Gallagher, Matthew Quilliam, Ukulele Simon, A.D Cooke Girls, Not Quite Dead Yet, The Jockuleles, and more...

Belfast Ukulele Festival

Where: TBC Belfast, Northern Ireland
When: August 23
Featuring: TBC


September

Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival

Torrance Arts Center, Los Angeles, USA
When: September 20-22
Featuring: TBC





27 comments :

  1. Thank You !! for ALL YOUR WORK n TIME YOU put to inform the World, of the Events for The UKULELE
    In which I play to Bring Smile's
    To ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE in U.S.A.

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  2. Barry, thank you so much for taking the time to do this.
    We're all lucky!!!

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  3. Thanks, this is very helpful. Really appreciate what you do to make things easier for others

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  4. Thanks for keeping this running and updated, Barry!

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  5. let me add my thanks as well - this is very helpful :)

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  6. Thank you for these dates! Just wondered where Scotland ukulele festival is?

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  7. Many thanks, great to have a concise directory.

    Cheers

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  8. Like everybody, i want to thank you for this job !
    As a uke player / traveller around the world (on bicycle), it is a big help to find next places to go :)

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  9. I was moaning to my wife that there's no uke circuit in Australia, so it's not possible to take an extended road trip and do perhaps three uke festivals. Then I found your site and I see that I mustexpand my horizons, open my wallet and travel overseas. On behalf of ukesters everywhere, thanks for your efforts!

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  10. Thanks for this valuable resource, Barry!

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  11. thank you for this Barry....I shall be going to a couple I wasnt aware of until I read your listing

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  12. Great resource! Thanks!

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  13. Thanks for amending the date of the Lincoln Ukulele Festival.

    Will

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  14. Great site. I hope to meet mutual enthusiastic uke nuts at one or two of the fest's!

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  15. Barry, thank you for all you do for ukulele!

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  16. What a great calendar! I can't wait for the 2019 to be filled up!

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  17. How can I purchase a 2019 Ukulele calendar? Thank you!

    Guild Fetridge
    GFAcoustic@aol.com
    Elmsford, New York USA

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    1. Erm. There’s nothing to purchase - it’s just a list on this website not a physical thing!

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  18. This website is SO HELPFUL in planning to nourish my Uke obsession! Thank you!

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  19. Hey, Track Dogs here from Madrid. Delighted to be performing at GNUF in May. We were at the Ukulele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire last year (our lead singer and use player Garrett Wall's hometown). Keep up the great work! :-)

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  20. Thanks Barry, let's hope that all the uke festivals have survived and we can all get together again in 2021 ;)

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  21. Very helpful, thank you!

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  22. Thanks Barry , very helpful as I am planning my holidays around uke fest in UK and Ireland. Charlie

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