Manitoba Hal Tickets! Wed 20th May Newcastle upon Tyne! @mbhal | @thecumby | @northernuke

MH all tickets grid 20%Look at these lovely Manitoba Hal Brolund tickets
that Aaron Tucker made!

Over half of the “Workshop + Performance” £12 tickets are spoken for now – so hurry, hurry, hurry!

Manitoba Hal “The Ukulele Blues Man
Wed May 20th

Workshop 6:00 – 7:00
Performance 7:30 – 8:15
The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street
Byker
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE6 1LD

Workshop only: £10
Performance only: £5
OR
Workshop + Performance: £12!

-> More information <-

Book a place now!

 -> RSVP form <-

There are lots of other videos on Manitoba Hal’s YouTube Channel

Also, see this blog post from last year – Hal’s last workshop was fully booked and we expect this one to be just as popular!

Whether you are getting yourself revved up for this workshop or just want a great primer on how to play Blues Ukulele – see Manitoba Hal’s “Ukulele Blues Method Book“! Hal revised this for his UK Tour last year – hopefully he will be bringing more copies along this time!


As last year . . .

Manitoba Hal’s UK Tour has been organised by those wonderful, groovy people behind Northern Uke – the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival!

GNUFlogoBWbHal is one of the amazing ukulele artists and tutors appearing at:

GNUF 2015 in Huddersfield

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Manitoba Hal – back by popular demand! Wed 20th May Newcastle upon Tyne! @mbhal @thecumby

manitobahal-promo1Good to know that Manitoba Hal Brolund will be back soon!

Wed May 20th
Workshop 6:00 – 7:00
Performance 7:30 – 8:15
The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street
Byker
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE6 1LD

Workshop only: £10
Performance only: £5
OR
Workshop + Performance: £12!

-> More information <-

Book a place now!

 -> RSVP form <-

There are lots of other videos on Manitoba Hal’s YouTube Channel

Also, see this blog post from last year – Hal’s last workshop was fully booked and we expect this one to be just as popular!

Whether you are getting yourself revved up for this workshop or just want a great primer on how to play Blues Ukulele – see Manitoba Hal’s “Ukulele Blues Method Book“! Hal revised this for his UK Tour last year – hopefully he will be bringing more copies along this time!


As last year . . .

Manitoba Hal’s UK Tour has been organised by those wonderful, groovy people behind Northern Uke – the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival!

GNUFlogoBWbHal is one of the amazing ukulele artists and tutors appearing at:

GNUF 2015 in Huddersfield

Clever monkey! Manitoba Hal Newcastle Workshop – Mailchimp Newsletter!

Gmail can get very sniffy about sending out an email to a bunch of people at the same time.  . . . “Are you a spammer?” . . . NO!  . . . “Well we think you are! Petition us, you wretch, plea for mercy, or we will continue to block you . . . and maybe worse!”

Mailchimp, clever monkey, speaks no such evil!

So now I can send an email update “newsletter” to the folks who have booked on the Manitoba Hal Blues Uke Workshop in Newcastle on 4 June:

Manitoba Hal Workshop Updates - Newcastle 4 June 2014 New edition of Hal's Ukulele Blues Method Book. Book updated for Hal's UK Blues Uke Workshop Tour! Manitoba Hal's Ukulele Blues Method Edition 2, Spring 2014 Hal has updated his Ukulele Blues Method book for the UK Tour. Cost: £10 There will be copies on sale on 4 June immediately after the Workshop - to anyone who wants one, not just workshop participants. The digital version costs £4.99 - for download from Hal's Store on Etsy There will be no workshop handouts. (I think I know why, now!) I must admit that I am rather tempted to by the digital version, to get in a bit of practice before the workshop! If you bought tickets on behalf of others, please do forward this email to your friends in case they have not already received it. Further updates for Workshop Participants to follow as and when I get details (there will be free UK Tour badges, CD's for sale, etc.) Lizzie

The 1st email update has already gone out to everyone who has reserved tickets for the workshop and the Newsletter is on the web is here: http://eepurl.com/UWZSj

UPDATE 30 MAY: ALL TICKETS NOW SOLD for  Manitoba Hal’s Newcastle Blues Uke Workshop and Performance, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4 June 2014!

Manitoba Hal Blues Uke Workshop 4 June Newcastle upon Tyne – SOLD OUT! @thecumby

Download UK Tour Poster + Ukes4Fun Details (pdf )

UPDATE 3rd May: Download info about Hal’s Workshops (pdf )

UPDATE 30 MAY: Manitoba Hal Blues Uke Workshop and Performance  – SOLD OUT!

Maximum attendance: 35

Tickets:
£10 from Ukes4Fun (see below)

Date and time:
Wednesday 4 June 2014
6:00 – 8:00
(30 min break at 7:00)

Venue:
The Cumberland Arms (1st Floor)

James Place Street
Byker
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE6 1LD

Access:
Ramp or stairs

(toilets not officially wheelchair accessible)


Who is Hal Brolund? Ha’way! Manitoba Hal, the Ukulele Blues Man!

Update 16 May! Manitoba Hal Ukulele Blues Method Book!

Manitoba Hal Blues Uke Book

Hal has updated his Blues Uke Method book for the UK Tour.

There will be copies for sale immediately after the Workshop – £10 for anyone who wants one (not just workshop participants).

You can also order digital copies from Hal’s Store on Etsy


Links to information, videos, interviews and a short documentary about Hal – or skip to How to book a placeNOW SOLD OUT!

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Uke-Kazoo Flashmob Grey’s Monument 10th July – First sightings!

Uke-Kazoo Flashmob Grey's Monument - Pencil Full of Lead by Paulo Nutini - Photo 1

Uke-Kazoo Flashmob Grey's Monument 10 July 2011 - "Pencil Full of Lead" by Paulo Nutini: Photo 1

Thanks to Paparazzi Bob the Sound Man (in so many ways) for this one. There are more photo’s to follow from Selma and a video from Keith.

Not a bad turn-out at all for so little notice and a crowd of happy onlookers sprang up instantly as if by magic! Just add ukes and watch the smiles grow :-)

UPDATE! Biscuit Factory Session on Sunday July 10th – 2:15 after the Flashmob at Grey’s Monument at 1:45

UPDATE! Biscuit Factory Session going ahead at on Sunday July 10th – 2:15 after the Flashmob at Grey’s Monument at 1:45

Dot has just rung and said that there are enough people around to hold the session at the Biscuit Factory – at 2:15 to follow the Flashmob at Grey’s Monument at 1:45.

Local uke events on Sunday tomorrow:

10:30 – 1:30: “Join in and Play” at The Sage http://bit.ly/ougMqH

1:45 – 2:00:  Uke-kazoo Flashmob at Grey’s Monument to play “Pencil Full of Lead”  http://bit.ly/n4YOEN

2:15 – 4:00: Biscuit Factory Session http://www.thebiscuitfactory.com/contact/

4:00 – 8:00: Open acoustic session at The Cumberland (ukes welcome) http://www.thecumberlandarms.co.uk

7:30 :  Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at The Sage http://bit.ly/pxcNJv