BUG: Bellingham Uke Group Jams & More


bhamuke@gmail.com or (360) 647-5259.

Monthly Saturday BUG Jams currently vacationing!


Join the fun of playing and singing with ukulele friends.
Weekly starting Thursday, June 8th at 7 pm.
Bring your chair, stand and The Daily Ukulele — both Vol. 1 and Leap Year edition if you have them.

Check the website to keep up to date: www.bellinghamukulelegroup.com
If you have any questions, please email us at bhamuke@gmail.com
See you Thursday!

 HOUSE BUGS invites members to host smaller Jams at their house, or a place of their choice. Find info on the BUG website         http://www.bellinghamukulelegroup.com/house-bugs.html    If you would like to host a HOUSE BUG Jam, contact: Gail MacDonald, pngmac@gmail.com
 Gail will hold a Beginning Ukulele Class in Lynden in August – https://www.jansenartcenter.org/events/learn-to-play-ukulele-thursdays-starting-august-10/

More info:  http://www.bellinghamukulelegroup.com/upcoming-events.html

                 3rd WEDNESDAY  BUG SONG CIRCLE  
7-8:30          Info: 360-734-1792.

 Join us at the historic Roeder Home (1200 Sunset Drive) for a song circle in the  parlor.  Free; donations appreciated.  All instruments are welcomed. We sing & play from The Daily Ukulele, Vol. 1.  Some loaner ukes & books available.

                  BUG SONGS   Practice Session:
 Thursdays, 6:30-7:30.
John Ulrich’s home: 601 Ridgeway Drive, Bellingham

 Email John:  johnattheulrichs@icloud.com, if you’d like to attend or have questions.

“Coffee & Uke”, every 4th Friday of the month, at 10:00am. We’ll practice the BUG Stretch Songs, so bring the Daily Ukulele Leap Year Edition (Blue book). Silver Beach area. For address and other info call or email Linda Henderson 360 389-5754. henderson_linda@comcast.net

Every other Wednesday, 1:00-2:30, at my house in Columbia neighborhood (times somewhat flexible).  I’ll host beginners/ intermediates wanting to work on pieces from the 2 Daily Ukulele books & other music. Contact Barbara Hudson Barbaralola0101@gmail.com or 360 441-0356

Thursday night Blues & Ragtime Uke meetup with John Ulrich & Evelyn Kimbrough. 7:15  until 8 :30. We’ll work through Fred Sokolow’s book “Blues Ukulele; Blues Standards Arranged for the Ukulele” and songs from “Robert Johnson for Ukulele”.   Due to limited space, if you plan to come, please contact me at 360 778-3288, or email johnattheulrichs@iCloud.com. My street address is 601 Ridgeway just South of WWU.

STRUMBUGSTOCK! A camping opportunity with Mark and Jane, July 1 and 2.
* $50 for workshop/ concert; $60 if camping. For details and reservations, contact Chontel at: chontelklobas@hotmail.com
They’re back………………. Two of the most lovely and talented teachers and performers of ukulele visit the NW for only two days from Australia: Mark Jackson and Jane Jelbart !
Mark your calendars for July 1 and 2! July 1st, evening jam around the camp fire, potluck dinner, libations, some open mics and sharing. Pajama JAM party late night for the die hards.
* If you can only make Sunday 7/2/17: Sunday breakfast, coffee, a two hour workshop with Mark and Jane, or alternate beginner session with Uncle Rod. Also hula hooping, hula dancing, swimming in the pool, naps, lunch, small group song collaborations, lunch BBQ and, to end a beautiful day, a half hour concert by Mark and Jane. They are amazing and hilarious, yet serious in sharing and teaching Ukulele. Overnight Campers welcome and encouraged! Space for self contained trailers and RV’s; tents can assemble inside a huge, clean barn…or out under the stars.
* Sponsored by STRUM ukulele. Event held at the beautiful “Chelsea Alpaca Farm” and Retreat in Renton, WA (Beth and Randy’s place).
This will be Mark and Jane’s last visit to the States for awhile….however, they would like us to visit them!
HOUSE CONCERT with Jack and Jel (Mark Jackson and Jane Jelbert), in Bellingham – JULY 3, Will be at Pat and Gail’s House probably about 7:30. We’ll have a chance to have a campfire and do some jamming with Mark and Jane afterwards. $15.00; Contact Gail at pngmac@gmail.com or text: 360 733-6867 to reserve and for more information.
Beginning Ukulele classes at Lynden Arts Center. 4 weeks in August beginning August 10. For more information:
October 4 – concert and workshops with Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg. Daniel and Heidi will be coming here straight from the Port Townsend Ukulele Festival. More information later but check them out:
Re-Ukables – Do you want to buy or sell a Ukulele. Check out this new resource page of Ukes For Sale:
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