September 10 – 13, 2015
There’s loads of ‘ukulele merriment coming your way at this year’s Wine Country ‘Ukulele Festival, starting with a camp-fire jam at Bothe State Park, Thursday evening, September 10, and ending with Heidi Swedberg and the Smoking Jackets at Velo Vino on Sunday afternoon, September 13…..not to mention all the fun in between!
And we have one of the best, most experienced, and most versatile instructor line-ups ever:
- Heidi Swedberg
- Daniel Ward
- John Bartlit
- Fred & Lynn Sokolow
- The Quite American – Aaron and Nicole Keim
- Dave Egan
- Dani Joy
- Liko Puha
- Rick Turner
- Janet Lenore
In addition to performances by Heidi Swedberg & the Smoking Jackets, Fred & Lynn Sokolov, the Quiet American, and more, there will be free ukulele lessons at the St. Helena Farmer’s Market on Friday morning, a Happy Hour String-Along at Farmstead on Friday Night, a reprieve of the extraordinary “Flea by Night Band” on Saturday night, and tons of free workshops and play-a-longs from the main stage all weekend long.
And you’ll have a chance to meet Laurie Kallevig, founder and director of the Survivor Girl Ukulele Band in Calcutta, India and learn more about the Long Reach of the ‘Ukulele and how you can be a part of this wonderful project.
On-line Registration is now open and you should register soon to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun. And, just to be sure, you should subscribe to this website to receive all the latest information as it unfolds. You can also sign-up to be on the email list so you can be sure to be among the first to get the latest information on ALL of our Ukulele Adventures. (Many of them have limited enrollment, so it pays to be among the first to know.)
In the meantime, here’s what else we have coming your way in the coming months:
October 11 – 17, 2015
November 4 – 8, 2015
La Semana de Uke-Culinary Fiesta in Ajijic
January 24 – 31, 2016
So, stay tuned. There’s loads more fun to be had with your ukulele than you ever thought possible.