'Sister' group: Ukulele Suburbia - The Ukulele Group of Chicago's South Suburbs!

  • March 5, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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"Mele Ho'oipoipo" means 'love song'.

Watercolor painting by Peggy Chun, beloved Hawai'i artist who died of ALS in 2009. Peggy. She was GiGi's aunt.

 

 

 

Our 'sister' ukulele group, UKULELE SUBURBIA, meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except when a major holiday falls on that Tuesday. i.e. - New Years, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, etc.

Time: 6-8 PM.

$10 per person.

RSVP IS MANDATORY. Limited space. Intimate environment.  

This meetup session is more intimate and focused on learning songs, different strums. We take our time, adding 'flavor' and character to each song.

Bottled water, song booklets and music stands available for everyone.

Se our Facebook page for more info: www.facebook.com/UkuleleSuburbia

 

Interesting March Facts.

March, 1957. Pre-Beatles band formed by 16-yr. old John Lennon and friends under name Blackjacks, later The Quarrymen.

March 4, 1966: Article published about John Lennon stating the Beatles more popular than Jesus Christ. He later apologized in August at a Chicago press conference.

March 10: Daylight Savings Time

March 17: Queen Ka'ahumanu's Birthday, favorite and most policatically powerful queen of King Kamehameha and his next 2 successors. (Kuhina Nui Kaahumanu Hawaiian Civic Club)

March 17: St. Patrick's Day

March 22: Beatles "Please, Please Me" released, 1963.

March 24: Palm Sunday

March 25: Beatles infamous 'Butcher' lp cover.

March 26: Prince Kuhio Day (Official Hawaiian holiday.)

March 31: Easter

 

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  • Sheilia

    Such good fun. Thanks, GiGi....wouldn't know what to do without you. Sheilia

    1 · March 6, 2014

  • GiGi W.

    Great intimate turnout! E komo mai to couple newbies from Indiana and South Chicago Heights. One of our newcomers is of Hawaiian ways and paddles the Molokai Channel each year, lives among the Hawaiian community. Awesome! We opened the evening with "When The Saints Go Marching In" in honor of Fat Tues, and played from our Hawaiian and Tin Pan Alley songbooks. And many thanks to Sheilia for the homemade Shrimp Bisque. Mmmm!

    March 6, 2014

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