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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.

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3rd Monday in North Hills

Unitarian Universalist Church of North Hills

$2.00

This Monday is “Beatles” night! We will play any/many Beatles songs from the Yellow and Blue books. So please take a few minutes to practice, play and pick a few. And I Love Her B24 All My Loving Y19 Act Naturally B15 Back In The USSR Come together Can’t Buy Me Love Y48 From Me To You Y84 Eight Days A Week Y74 Got To Get You Into My Life Girl B127 Here Comes The Sun Hey Jude Y109 Help Y106 Hard Days Night Y100 I Feel Fine Y118 In My Life B186 I Saw Her Standing There Y130 I Wanna Hold Your Hand Y136 I Should’ve Known Better I Have Just Seen A Face Y135 Imagine Y 125 Love Me Do Y154 Let It Be Y146 The Night Before Y172 Lady Madonna Little Help From My Friends Y272 No Where Man B266 Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Y174 Octopuses Garden B268 Penny Lane Please Mr Postman B282 PS I Love You B279 Please Please Me Y189 Run For Your Life Something She Loves You Y206 When I’m 64 Y262 While My Guitar Gently Weeps With A Little Help From My Friends Y272 We Can Work It Out Yellow submarine Y277 Yesterday You Won’t See Me B406 You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away Y283 Come and play ukulele with us at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills on the first and third Mondays of each month for a jam session. All levels of play are welcome, and we are novice-friendly. Some people who come have never even held a ukulele, and if you contact Sandy ahead of time, she will bring an extra ukulele for you to try. Try it -- it's fun! Music is usually selected by participants from both "The Daily Ukulele... 365 Songs for Better Living," and "Leap Year Edition 366" by Liz and Jim Beloff. These books are readily available at music stores, book stores, and Amazon.com. Sometimes members bring other music to play (bring 20 copies to share). Usually no play lists will be provided. We play in a circle so bring a music stand if you have one. Snacks and libations to share are welcome. For more information, contact Sandy at [masked] Directions to the Church: Take 279 North to Wexford exit. Turn right at the end of the exit. Right at the light onto Brandt School Road. Right onto West Ingomar Road to 2359. Note - watch for the large sign for the Church and then you will follow a narrow roadway back through the trees to the Church. Depending on where you start, there may be a better route to the Church. Please check your GPS for different directions.

Little Band at Riley's

Riley's Pour House

Little Band will have a performance rehearsal at Riley's. We will be playing from our repertoire. Come early for some food and drink. If South Hills folks are interested in sitting in, just shoot Sunny an email for more info.

3rd Wednesday of Month - Regent Square Area

Biddle's Escape

$3.00

LEADER: AMBER WE ARE MAKING THIS A MAKE MUSIC DAY REHEARSAL but all are welcome! Come at 6:45 pm to tune-up and talk. We play from 7 to 9 pm, starting with the playlist below, followed by requests. No experience required! All levels are welcome, from beginners to professionals. If you don't know the chords... just sing louder. 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings of each month. Winter locale is Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave., Regent Square, PA 15218. Summer locale is Biddle's Escape, 401 Biddle Ave., Regent Square, PA 15221. PLAYLIST: Starting with the book stuff...and the 2 songs from our files. The C Jam is AMAZING ALREADY!!! C Jam 6:00-6:45 All Titles Available HERE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17dU8HCJbx2BY7OqeExrTr1wfRplR86ri/view?usp=sharing The Tide Is High The Lion Sleeps Tonight Riptide I Walk the Line Hey Good Lookin' Hound Dog Save the Last Dance for Me Stand By Me Sail Away Ladies Rounder Our Set 7:00-8:00 Mashup of 5'2", Yes Sir That's My Baby, Ain't She Sweet https://drive.google.com/file/d/1p76MqaZkwR7Z_S9UKgloPS5Dq_QjzSwH/view?usp=drivesdk Best Things in Life Are Free--YB 34 Eight Days A Week--YB 74 Glory of Love--YB 90 59th Street Bridge Song--YB 97 My Love--YB 170 Sing--YB 212 These Boots Are Made for Walkin'--YB 232 Up On The Roof--YB 250 Bring Me Sunshine--BB 258 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write/Letter--BB 176 I'm Sitting On Top of the World--BB 183 Move It On Over--BB 258 Octopus' Garden--BB 268 Let My Love Open The Door--Andrew & Polly Version https://drive.google.com/file/d/12sYn_a8647yRDxtDnfqrETgOaMgYLCGG/view?usp=sharing Don't Give Up On Me--Andy Grammer https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DQnbKx52otRR8whA3qyVSOtXRKyL0orr/view?usp=sharing watch/listen/practice with the PS22 Chorus here: https://youtu.be/KL9qp0FNEzU ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WHAT YOU NEED: Uke, a tuner, a music stand. If we are at Biddle's Escape (Summertime), please bring a folding chair, preferably without arms. The Daily Ukulele book by the Beloffs If you would like to introduce a new song to the group, please bring a minimum of 20 copies to pass out. Participants are also welcome to bring snacks and drinks to WSCC Meetups to share during the mid-session break. Please contact us if you would like to recommend a future "theme" or if you want to lead a future session.

Make Music Day

Schenley Plaza

• What we'll do The annual summer solstice music event! WHAT: World-wide, Make Music Day. http://makemusicpittsburgh.org (http://makemusicpittsburgh.org/)k WHERE: Schenley Plaza, under the White Tent, on the lawn across from Cathedral of Learning. LEADERS: Amber and Kathy WHO: ALL members are highly encouraged to play at Make Music Day, either "on stage" or playing along in the audience for our uke-and-sing-along WHEN: 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, June 21 SPECIAL: First 45 min is an open-to-the-public-C Jam. Then we rock the playlist. PLAYLIST (using part or all for 6/11, 6/21, 7/16, and possibly 8/24) C Jam 6:00-6:45 All Titles Available HERE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17dU8HCJbx2BY7OqeExrTr1wfRplR86ri/view?usp=sharing The Tide Is High The Lion Sleeps Tonight Riptide I Walk the Line Hey Good Lookin' Hound Dog Save the Last Dance for Me Stand By Me Sail Away Ladies Rounder Our Set 7:00-8:00 Mashup of 5'2", Yes Sir That's My Baby, Ain't She Sweet https://drive.google.com/file/d/1p76MqaZkwR7Z_S9UKgloPS5Dq_QjzSwH/view?usp=drivesdk Best Things in Life Are Free--YB 34 Eight Days A Week--YB 74 Glory of Love--YB 90 59th Street Bridge Song--YB 97 My Love--YB 170 Sing--YB 212 These Boots Are Made for Walkin'--YB 232 Up On The Roof--YB 250 Bring Me Sunshine--BB 258 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write/Letter--BB 176 I'm Sitting On Top of the World--BB 183 Move It On Over--BB 258 Octopus' Garden--BB 268 Happy https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2NsVT1kNy6rOTF3a19VempFeHM/view?usp=sharing Let My Love Open The Door--Andrew & Polly Version https://drive.google.com/file/d/12sYn_a8647yRDxtDnfqrETgOaMgYLCGG/view?usp=sharing REHEARSALS 04/24--7:00-8:00 only. And 05/22--7:00-9:00 Like last year, we will have loaner ukes that audience members can try. So, if you have a friend that has always wanted to play...this is their chance! Bring 'em along. Also bring along some food--we do a little potluck for the group. ============= WHAT IS MAKE MUSIC DAY, INTERNATIONAL ? Last year, over 800 cities around the world threw citywide music celebrations on June 21, the summer solstice. It all started 34 years ago in France. In 1982, Jack Lang and his staff at the Ministry of Culture dreamed up an idea for a new kind of musical holiday. They imagined a day where free, live music would be everywhere: street corners and parks, rooftops and gardens, store fronts and mountaintops. And, unlike a typical music festival, anyone and everyone would be invited to join and play music, or host performances. The event would take place on the summer solstice, June 21, and would be called Fête De La Musique. (In French, the name means both “festival of music” and “make music!”) Amazingly enough, this dream has come true. The Fête has turned into a true national holiday: France shuts down on the summer solstice and musicians take over. Almost 8% of the country, and that’s about 5 million people, have played an instrument or sung in public for the Fête de la Musique. Three decades later, the holiday has spread throughout the world and is now celebrated in more than 120 countries. In the U.S., the presenting sponsor is the NAMM Foundation (https://www.nammfoundation.org/). Learn more about Make Music in North America (http://makemusicday.org/abou

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