Welcome to the Portland Ukulele Association (PUA)
Dedicated to the fun and fellowship of ukulele playing since 2002
Next PUA gathering: So sorry, February PUA cancelled due to weather. See you Sunday, March 9, 2014
Where: St. David’s Episcopal Church Community Hall, 2800 SE Harrison St., Portland, 97214 (in the Hawthorne District, 4 blocks South of SE Hawthorne and 28th). Want to know more? Sign up for the newsletter through the menu on the left of your screen.
PUA meets on the second Sunday monthly in 2014: January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8 (No gathering in July and August).
Ukulele Band Camp - Beginners Track Added!
Fourth Annual Menucha Ukulele Band Camp, Monday March 24 to Friday March 28, 2014
Registration open now! BIG NEWS: We’re adding a band for COMPLETE BEGINNERS to camp this spring! “Uke Newbies” will be led by Nicole Keim, who promises to help folks get the basics in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. By the end of the week, they’ll be playing basic chords and strumming with confidence. This is a great opportunity for you to invite a friend or loved one who has expressed an interest in the ukulele to join you at Menucha for a wonderful week of music and merriment. Loaner instruments available.
The Menucha campus is a beautiful setting in the historic Columbia River Gorge, 20 miles East of Portland Oregon. Four nights and 3 days of fun, community, and ukulele instruction led by some of the ukulele world’s finest band masters. Join Gerald Ross, Paul Hemmings, Aaron and Nicole Keim, and the Canote Brothers at the fourth annual camp. Camp attendance is limited to 60 campers, offering more in-depth teaching and connection with the instructors. See the Menucha website for more details!
Ukulele Extravaganza Spring Concert
Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8PM
(Doors open at 7PM)
Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St., Portland OR 97211
Fans of the ukulele and eclectic musical experience are in for treat. Ukulele
stars Gerald Ross, Paul Hemmings, The Canote Brothers, and The Quiet American
perform: stringband and bluegrass, rhythm & blues, jazz and swing. With
Matt Weiner on double bass, and Nova Karina Devonie on accordion. Sponsored by
the Portland Ukulele Association and Menucha Ukulele Band Camp.
$12 Advance | $15 at the door | $5 under age 14
(minors OK when accompanied by a
parent or guardian)
Tickets at Alberta Rose Theatre or 503.764.4131
The Canote Brothers
The Quiet American (Aaron & Nicole Keim)
Nova Karina Devonie
Port Townsend Uke Fest Sept. 11-15
Second annual Port Townsend Ukulele Festival at Centrum - scheduled for September 3-7, 2014. Go to the site for all information, and to get on the waiting list.
Other Jams and Classes
MC Jammers - The Milwaukie Center ukulele jam
Meets each Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11:00. Located at The Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, OR 97222. No experience necessary - everyone welcome! Cost is $1.00 per person to cover room usage.
Ukulele at West Linn Adult Community Center (WLACC)
Meets weekly on Tuesday afternoons from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the West Linn Adult Community Center (Dining Room), 1180 Rosemont Road, West Linn. Visitors are encouraged and all levels are welcome. Just come with your ukulele (Other instruments welcome too). If you bring music to share, please bring 15 copies. For more information, contact Ron McCallister RonMcCallister@msn.com or Kate Kaake firstname.lastname@example.org – There is no charge for this gathering.
Ukulele Class offered by Dave Mullany
In SE Portland- beginners and intermediate players welcome. 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings, each month. SE Portland near Foster and 55th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Each class we play popular songs (Beatles, Dylan, Folk, blues etc.), learn new chords, strums and note fills. $30 for one class or $50 for the month. Registration is required, please contact Dave Mullany at (503)757-7522 or email@example.com for more information.
West Side Ukers
Meets twice each month at West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR 97223 from 6:30-8pm. Please call Karen at 503/246-3351 Ext. 4 for more information or go to the yahoo group: West Side Ukers.
For more information or to be added to our email list, contact Marianne Brogan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintained by Marianne Brogan.
Animated Ukers w/the exception of Tiny Tim used by permission from Rock That Uke.
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