Fall Great Minnesota Uke Gathering (GMUG)
Sponsored By Area Ukulele Clubs & the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association
The Fall Great Minnesota Uke Gathering (GMUG) is a get together for all area ukulele players (or want-to-be players) - Workshops, Jams, Sing-Alongs, Food, Lodging - All skill levels welcome - Beginner lessons!
Headliner Jim D'Ville
Jim D'Ville is a music educator and facilitator who is on a mission to get ukulele players off the paper and playing music by ear. Over the last seven years he has taught his Play Ukulele By Ear workshops to thousands of players in the United States, Australia, Canada and the Caribbean. Jim is the author of the Play Ukulele By Ear DVD series and hosts the popular Play Ukulele By Ear website (www.PlayUkuleleByEar.com). Jim is sponsored by Kala Brand Ukuleles.
In addition to the Jim D'Ville jams, workshops and concert, there will be other ukulele workshops, organized uke jam sessions, as well as ukulele, music and craft vendors, and good food available. Meanwhile, musicians from across the Midwest will keep the jam rooms ringing with jam sessions until the wee hours.
Ukulele Open Microphone and Jams both Friday evening and Saturday morning and afternoon in the Donegal Ballroom. Plus open microphone for all instruments both Friday and Saturday evenings at Kip's Pub - indoors with a stage, plenty of seating and refreshments available.
View the complete Great Minnesota Uke Gathering schedule!