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Steel City Ukuleles promotes community, entertainment, performance and education among ukulele enthusiasts in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. All players are welcome, from beginners to professionals.

Upcoming events (4+)

1st Wednesday of Month Hybrid Jam with Kathy at Wilkins

Wilkins School Community Center

LEADER: Kathy
02/02/2022!!!

Theme: It’s COLD!!! Need SUN; Need TRAVEL; Need Happy Music!

Hey! Good news: we are back live in the gym of Wilkins…lots of room to sing and play.

Come at 6:45 pm to tune-up and talk. We play from 7 to 8 pm, starting with the playlist below. No experience required! All levels are welcome, from beginners to professionals. If you don't know the chords... just sing louder.
We’re meeting downstairs again in the gym and broadcasting to Facebook Live on the SCU page. If you are planning to attend in person, you’ll need a mask.
PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/120i4_X58qyiBY73yVSofL0UCNiGVWm0B/view?usp=drivesdk

PLAYLIST:

I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine
I’ll Follow The Sun
Snowbird
Cold Cold Heart
Girl From The North Country
Keep On The Sunny Side in C
Don’t Let The Sun Catch you Crying
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Faraway Places
After The Gold Rush
You Were On My Mind
Wayfaring Stranger
My Favorite Things
I Whistle A Happy Tune
We’ll Meet Again

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WHAT YOU NEED:

Uke, a tuner, a music stand, music, or SCU Facebook on line.

1st Monday at Cadence Clubhouse/North Park Pro Bike(New Venue)

Cadence Clubhouse by Pro Bike + Run

$3.00

Back again at Cadence Bar and Grill, located within the Pro Bike Building. We will meet inside at the back of the restaurant. They have beer, wine and food if want to order before playing.

Cadence is located on Kummer Road just off of East Ingomar. You can get to East Ingomar Road from Perry Highway, Mcknight Road, or Babcock. Plan to start at 6:30 PM. Hard stop at 8pm(Cadence closes). If you are vaccinated, masks and distancing are optional. If not, you will need to wear a mask and social distance.

Suggest that you bring a stand for your music. Hope to see you there.

Playlist:
Linda and Jim Kearns will be leading today. Playlist TBA 1st week of February.

SCU Little Band

Wilkins School Community Center

Currently, Little Band is invite only. Please contact Sunny via Meetup if you are interested.

So what is Little Band?

It is a breakout group from the general SCU membership that focuses on advanced ukulele ensemble music. The intent of LB is to advance your skills, work on more complex music, perform or busk in the future.

Here’s what you need to know to feel comfortable in this group.
* LB is best for the intermediate-advanced player.
* The songs and arrangements usually will have multiple parts with a mix of chords, finger-picking styles and strum patterns.
* Players need to be able to read tab and/or read music notation for the uke.
*Players need to have some experience and comfort with finger-picking and a variety of strums.
*Practice prior to sessions is expected.

Bakery Square 2nd Sunday Jam Valentine’s Day 2PM Jam!

Bakery Square

Hi SCU! We have another chance to see if we can gather Steel City Ukulele players and guests to come out in the City and jam in the large and airy Atrium at Bakery Square in East Liberty. Three hours of FREE parking in the garage. Bring a stand (or play at a table) your ukulele or your guitar, actually ANY musical instrument, your music, and a friend to sing along ….plus your fun attitude. Maybe a comfortable chair.
The adjacent Gallery is open for food and drinks until 4:00 PM….there are a lot of other restaurants right near by.

Please Come at 1:45 to set up and talk. We will start playing at 2: 00 and will end before 4:00.

Valentine’s Jam: It’s ALL About Love
Leader: Kathy

PDF: will be posted

Tentative Playlist: (might change)

All You Need Is Love (Beatles)
Cupid (Sam Cooke)
Can’t Help Falling In Love
To Know Him Is To Love Him
I Wish You Love
Lover Please
Love Hurts
Love Is A Rose (Neil Young)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Love Potion #9
Always (Irving Berlin)
Crazy Love (Van Morrison)
Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover (Paul Simon)
World Without Love
Let It Be Me
Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan)
When I Fall In Love
Your Song
Unchained Melody
This Magic Moment
Chains (Beatles)

Past events (964)

4th Wednesdays- Hybrid Jam

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