UKE University Monthly Sing & Strum-A-Long

Come one; come all, to musically celebrate all things ukulele!

Bring your love of music, your sense of humor, and a song or two and join us for lots of fun! Playing songs from all eras and genres. Just want to sing along or listen? Great! All are welcome!

Here is what we do: Dedicate the first 30 minutes to beginners (basic chords, etc.) and then play songs from the “Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz Songbook", (which we project on to a big screen for all to see) or Jumpin’ Jim’s  “The Daily Ukulele.” (available for purchase at The Strum Shop)

 Cost: Nothing requred, but we do set out a donation basket...

Check out our websites for lots more information here:

www.ukeuniversity.com   http://www.rivercityukes.com

https://www.facebook.com/thestrumshop

  And remember: we are an equal opportunity musical group. We welcome and enjoy everybody without regard to experience, talent, or singing ability. (after, we even let Stu sing...)

 

March 2013

All of Me----------------------------------------------------- 1

I Walk the Line------------------------------------------- 11

Jambalaya------------------------------------------------ 13

Margaritaville-------------------------------------------- 15

Mr. Spaceman------------------------------------------ 16

Already Gone...........................................................TBA

 

Rhythm of the Falling Rain--------------------------- 19

Ring of Fire----------------------------------------------- 20

Runaround Sue----------------------------------------- 21

Friend of the Devil-------------------------------------- 29

That's all right Mama---------------------------------- 42

Sweet Home Alabama.............................................TBA

 

Your Cheating Heart----------------------------------- 47

Runaway-------------------------------------------------- 55

When Irish Eyes are Smiling------------------------ 57

Unchained Melody------------------------------------- 80

Save the Last Dance---------------------------------- 82

I'm Yours.............................................................TBA

 

The Lion Sleeps Tonight----------------------------- 99

Jamaica Farewell------------------------------------ 107

 

Daily Ukulele (the “C’s”)

California, Here I come--------------------- 47

Can’t Help Falling in Love------------------ 51

Clementine------------------------------------- 51

Chapel of Love-------------------------------- 53

 

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  • Trish L.

    Great fun, even for a beginner!

    March 4, 2013

  • Sharon M.

    Great. Am eager to practice!

    March 2, 2013

  • annie v.

    I had sooooo... much fun! I was a first timer but am looking forward to next month!

    March 2, 2013

  • debbie c.

    We brought a "first-timer" and she had so much fun. She thought she was coming to sing and we set her up with a tenor uke and she played "C" to her hearts content! Thanks Stu and Crew!

    March 1, 2013

  • Jenn

    Super awesome people and a great time. Can't wait till the next one

    March 1, 2013

  • Jenn

    So excited! Is it 7pm yet?

    March 1, 2013

  • annie v.

    My partner who will be joining me does not have a uke. He is interested in learning. will he be able to use a uke for the evening?

    February 27, 2013

    • Stu H.

      Absolutely, come a little early and pick something out...

      February 27, 2013

  • annie v.

    I am looking forward to meeting up with some people who share my love of the Uke

    February 27, 2013

  • DRW

    Wrong day will be working and going Saturday

    February 25, 2013

  • Sally C.

    The "C" section also includes Carolina in the Morning...(hint hint)

    February 24, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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