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! Held at The Harvest Jam, a Minnesota and Area Ukulele Weekend Celebration .
2017 Headliner: Lil Rev
Workshops - Jam - Friday Eve Concert
Lil Rev is a Milwaukee, WI based, songwriter / instrumentalist / storyteller / historian /educator and interpreter of American roots music and culture.
His fascination with all things ukulele and harmonica keep him busy teaching and performing all across North America.
Lil Rev performs for schools, libraries, folk societies, festivals, music stores, concert series, house concerts, ukulele clubs, churches, temples and just about any kind of wholesome venue you might conjure up... Bring your ukulele - these are hands-on workshops!
Plus the U Can Jug Or Nots Jug Band, Workshop - Concert
Winner of the 2014 Duluth Jug Band Contest! Back by request of those who attended the 2016 Summer GMUG. Cid, Gary and the U Cans will be leading a "How to" Jug Band workshop and performing a U Can Jug or Nots concert with some audience participation.
Plus Mike Cramer, Workshops
Minnesota based professional musician, instructor, Hal Leonard author, and jazz/swing specialist Mike Cramer will be conducting both moveable ukulele chord and jazz/swing uke workshops. Perfect for those who have never used moveable chords. Learn the chords at the first of Mike's workshops, and learn to use them in a song during the second workshop.