Some suggestions to get started connecting with other ukulele players:
Local Clubs and Sessions Lists:
There are lists of Clubs and sessions on many websites and blogs – here are just a few examples:
- Curt Sheller: http://www.curtsheller.com/ukulele/clubs/index.php
- Got A Ukulele: http://www.gotaukulele.com/p/ukulele-clubs-and-societies.html
- Mighty Ukulele: http://mightyukulele.co.uk/index_UkuleleClubs.htm
- Ukulele Hunt: http://ukulelehunt.com/2010/03/10/ukulele-clubs-and-groups/
- Ukes4Fun (North East and Cumbria only): https://ukes4fun.org.uk/north-east-and-cumbria-uke-sessions-classes-etc/
- Ukukee Map and Android App: (added to this list 6 Feb 2015):
Ukulele Festivals Lists:
- Curt Sheller: http://www.curtsheller.com/ukulele/festivals/index.php
- Got A Ukulele (check the blog for current year – this is the list for 2014): http://www.gotaukulele.com/p/ukulele-festival-calendar-2013.html
- Ukulele Hunt (check the blog for current year – this is the list for 2014): http://ukulelehunt.com/2014/02/26/ukulele-festivals-2014/
Online Forums and Blogs Lists:
I have included some general lists of blogs, websites and forums because there is a lot of interaction on some blogs. Follow the links on these pages and you will find even more!
- Learning Ukulele Top 20 Ukulele Web Sites – scroll pages to see more than the Top 20 – forums are included too): https://learningukulele.com/topsites/
(This is the “Top 50” list previously hosted on Boatpaddle Ukuleles. From 1 July 2016, the list is hosted on Curt Sheller’s “Learning Ukulele” web site.)
- Curt Sheller Forums List: http://www.curtsheller.com/ukulele/forums.php
- Mighty Ukulele: http://mightyukulele.co.uk/index_UkuleleCoolSites.htm
- Top Ukulele Sites: http://www.topukulelesites.com/
- Ukulele Ghetto: http://gx9901ukes.blogspot.co.uk/2008/02/ukulele-forums.html
- Ukulele Hunt: http://ukulelehunt.com/2007/08/25/ukulele-forums/
- Ukulele Underground Resources: Sites/Blogs/Publications: http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?15464-Ukulele-Resources-%28Updated%29&p=162523#post162523
Facebook and Twitter Searches:
- Facebook: more Ukulele Groups than you can shake a stick at!
Log in to Facebook then do this search: https://www.facebook.com/search/results/?q=ukulele&type=groups&tas=0.9329050735009199
- Twitter: Is there anything on Twitter apart from ukuleles???
You do not have to be logged in to Twitter to find people who have “ukulele” in their name, Twitter “handle” or bio: https://twitter.com/search?q=ukulele&src=typd&mode=users
Please feel free to use the comments box to suggest any more lists or searches that you would recommend.