Groningen Ukulele Society

G.U.S., The Ukulele Club of Groningen, The Netherlands


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The Next GUS Meeting – 7 August

After a wonderful season of the Groningen Ukulele Society, full of smiles and wonderful music, lots of new faces, lots of familiar faces and lots of new songs and fun nights, it’s time for us to take a short pause.

After a quick ‘uke tour’ the GUS will be back in business on the 7th of august – same place, same time, to uke up your lives, put smiles on your faces and offer a warm friendly and safe place for people to come together and play that wonderous little instrument:  The Ukulele

See you all on the 7th of August –

But if you are in need of a bit of GUS fun, we will be giving a singalong at the:

Ukulelen Jamboree in Seefelder (near Bremen, Germany) on saturday 21 july:     Seefelder Ukulele Jamboree

 

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The next meeting – 26th of june 2018

De volgende meeting is in de bovenruimte van O’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Gedempte Kattendiep 13, Groningen op dinsdag avond,26 juni 2018 van 19;00 tot 21:30 uur.

Iedereen is van harte welkom om mee te komen spelen en zingen in deze gezellige pub.

Neem een Uke en je goeie humeur mee als wij populaire liedjes proberen te spelen in een laagdrempelige en ontspannen sfeer. Tevens liggen er hier ukuleles voor de mensen die er nog geen in bezit hebben.

Songbooks zijn te vinden op de GUS Songbook pagina.

De G.U.S. is bedoeld om beginners en gevorderden te laten genieten (met een beetje begeleiding) van het eenvoudig en geweldig instrument

– De Ukulele – 

The next GUS meeting is in the upstairs room (lounge) of o’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Kattendiep 13, Groningen on tuesday the 26th of june 2018. The session starts at 7 0’clock and finishes (officially) at half past nine.

Everyone is welcome to come along and join in with the ukulele fun and madness in the wonderful and cozy environmentof a traditional Irish bar.

It’s free, it’s easy. It’s  for beginners and worldclass players, there are spare ukuleles and songbooks, so come on down to the best ukulele club around.

contact: groningenukulelesociety@hotmail.nl


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The 8th Bremen Ukulele Festival – 2 september

We are happy to announce that it is the 8th edition of the Bremen Ukulele Somerfestival, the best ukulele festival of Bremen, Germany. It’s on the 2nd of september at the Gramber Seebad (Grambker Dorfstr. 52. 28719 Bremen.  It starts at 2 o’clock, it finishes late, theres fun and games an beer and food and performance and open stage and lots of ukulele folk – it costs €2 to get in and join in – and of course – the Groningen Ukulele Society will be there – coz we love our sister club – the 1. Bremer ukulelenorchester.

Here is a link to the ‘Bremen Site’    –     https://www.bremer-ukulelenorchester.com/

 


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The Next Groningen Ukulele Society Meeting 5th of september 2017

De volgende meeting is in de bovenruimte van O’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Gedempte Kattendiep 13, Groningen op dinsdag avond, 5 september 2017 van 19;00 tot 21:30 uur.

Iedereen is van harte welkom om mee te komen spelen en zingen in deze gezellige pub.

Neem een Uke en je goeie humeur mee als wij populaire liedjes proberen te spelen in een laagdrempelige en

ontspannen sfeer. Tevens liggen er hier ukuleles voor de mensen die er nog geen in bezit hebben.

Songbooks zijn te vinden op de GUS Songbook pagina.

De G.U.S. is bedoeld om beginners en gevorderden te laten genieten (met een beetje begeleiding) van het eenvoudig en geweldig instrument

– De Ukulele – 

The next GUS meeting is in the upstairs room (lounge) of o’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Kattendiep 13, Groningen on tuesday the 5th of september 2017. The session starts at 7 0’clock and finishes (officially) at half past nine.

Everyone is welcome to come along and join in with the ukulele fun and madness in the wonderful and cozy environmentof a traditional Irish bar.

It’s free, it’s easy. It’s  for beginners and worldclass players, there are spare ukuleles and songbooks, so come on down to the best ukulele club around.

contact: groningenukulelesociety@hotmail.nl


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New Ukulele Workbook from Mr. Phil Doleman

Phil Doleman

Phil’s voice is as big as his ukulele is small, and his love of vintage blues, hokum, jug band and jazz shines through in his intricate picking and driving rhythms. Known as one of the leading lights of the ’3rd wave’ of the ukulele, Phil has travelled all over the UK and to Europe and the US, performing and leading workshops at festivals, theatres, clubs and events. He has appeared on several albums, performed on BBC radio and TV, taught over 1500 ukulele players, and shared the stage with some of the world’s finest players.

And Now he’s published a book, here is the ‘blurb’

How Music Works on the Ukulele is an invaluable resource for ukulele players who want to move on from simply ‘following the pictures’ and begin to understand how the music they are playing works. Learn techniques and concepts that will allow you to jam with others without resorting to song sheets, recognise the patterns that make learning new songs a breeze, work out songs by ear, and create your own music. No prior knowledge is assumed, and no music reading is necessary, as everything is shown on the ukulele fingerboard.

And here is where you can order a copy:

How Music Works on the Ukulele

Thanks Phil


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The Next Groningen Ukulele Society Meeting – 6 sept

De volgende meeting is in de bovenruimte van O’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Gedempte Kattendiep 13, Groningen op dinsdag avond, 6 september 2016  van 19;00 tot 21:30 uur.

Iedereen is van harte welkom om mee te komen spelen en zingen in deze gezellige pub.

Neem een Uke en je goeie humeur mee als wij populaire liedjes proberen te spelen in een laagdrempelige en

ontspannen sfeer. Tevens liggen er hier ukuleles voor de mensen die er nog geen in bezit hebben.

Songbooks zijn te vinden op de GUS Songbook pagina.

De G.U.S. is bedoeld om beginners en gevorderden te laten genieten (met een beetje begeleiding) van het eenvoudig en geweldig instrument

– De Ukulele – 

The next GUS meeting is in the upstairs room (lounge) of o’ceallaigh Irish Pub, Kattendiep 13, Groningen on tuesday the 6th of september 2016. The session starts at 7 0” clock and finishes (officially) at half past nine.

Everyone is welcome to come along and join in with the ukulele fun and madness in the wonderful and cozy environmentof a traditional Irish bar.

It’s free, it’s easy. It’s  for beginners and worldclass players, there are spare ukuleles and songbooks, so come on down to the best ukulele club around.

contact: groningenukulelesociety@hotmail.nl