Ukuleles

David Bowie’s “Heroes” Delightfully Performed by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Cover tunes are not tribute bands. The best covers don't aim to be carbon copies. They expand our concept of the original with an unexpected element …

Great Britain

Aurora City Council gives official approval to ukulele festival

It’s a rare occurrence, but the air in the Aurora City Council chambers was filled with music this week.<p>It started with Jovany Hernandez, an East Aurora High School student, who was recognized by Mayor Richard Irvin and the City Council for winning the Aurora Public Library Teen Talent …

City Politics

Fender Tune App for Guitar & Uke + Chords, Scales, Metronome

TOP-RATED. EASY-TO-USE. SUPER ACCURATE.<p>INTRODUCING THE PLAYER PACK<p>Pro Tuner. Drum beats. Metronome. 1000s of chords and scales.<br>Now Available for iOS. …

Guitar

Brock Butler Shares ‘Mandolin Rain’ Cover

Perpetual Groove frontman Brock Butler shared a gorgeous solo rendition of "Mandolin Rain" by Bruce Hornsby & The Range.The post Brock Butler Shares …

Music Festivals

Is Siri Eavesdropping On You? Here's Your Short Answer

Just Now<p>Almost everyone has said something about an item or a trip or a car they're interested in, and a few hours later, BOOM! There's an ad for …

Selling

Diā’s "California Girls" is the feminist anthem needed today [Watch]

Entirely shot on an iPhone, indie folk/Baroque pop artist Diā’s video for her cover of "California Girls" is a truly stunning reinvention of the …

Los Angeles

Watch City Ukulele Players To Celebrate 50th Meetup

The Watch City Ukulele players will be celebrating our 50th meetup at the Waltham Commons on August 20th, from 7-9 pm!<p>In honor of that, we'll be …

Music

Dun Laoghaire to host biggest ukulele event in Europe - the Ukulele Hooley - this month

Ireland's international ukulele festival, running across the weekend of August 25 and 26, is a free, not-for-profit family-friendly event, and sees a …

County Dublin

Desirée Dawson plays CBC Musical Nooners August 13

The 2016 CBC Searchlight winner Desirée Dawson brings her new single to CBC's Musical Nooners stage on Monday, August 13.<p>The CBC Musical Nooners are …

Western Canada

Diego Tarantino: Pick Yourself Up

<b>Diego Tarantino</b> is such a talent, and not only on bass.<p>Here’s a video he’s just shared with us of his ukulele and bass cover of Jerome Kern’s “Pick …

Bass Guitar

Watch John Mayer Eat Incredibly Hot Wings and Play Ukulele

John Mayer is the latest guest on First We Feat’s <i>Hot Ones</i>, an amazing YouTube show that manages to get typically guarded celebrities to eat …

Guitar

The Founders of DC’s Ukefest on Why Ukes Are Actually Cool

Some people are born to shred on guitar. Others rip through Paganini caprices on the violin. But for a growing number of string enthusiasts, ukulele …

Washington D.C.

Why Apple's Approach to Policing Speech Might Be the Least Bad One

Welcome to Command Shift, a new column about strategy and power in Silicon Valley. In this installment: Once accused of censorship, Apple now looks like a leader when it comes to wrestling with digital speech dilemmas.<p>Imagine you're having dinner at your favorite neighborhood restaurant when a man …

Money

A BLACK COUNTRY NIGHT OUT Returns To Wolverhampton

A BLACK COUNTRY NIGHT OUT is one of the longest running shows in the Midlands and returns to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Tuesday 11 September.<p>Over …

Drums

Funny Pictures – August 6, 2018

Ariana Ghandi.<p>I wasn’t shocked when a picture of me made it to the boat’s website. I mean look at my amazing body and my fish shorts are …

Day Care

Aldi launches new range of musical instruments including a ukulele for £15

BUDDING musicians should head down to Aldi at the end of the month because it's stocking a ukulele for £15.<p>The Birchwood models are available in …

Personal Finance (UK)

TGIF Photo Galleries

Celebrities from the comic, gaming, television and movie industries joined local artists, vendors and costumers at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on …

Hawaii

Ukuleles: making a light, happy sound

“Aloha,” said Graham Walker, ukulele enthusiast. He explained that his greeting is from the land of the ukulele, Hawaii, though the instrument may …

Guitar

‘YFSF Kids’: Onyok’s ‘walang kaarte-arte’ performance as Lolita Carbon

Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Wearing a massive curly wig and striking lipstick, and carrying a ukulele, Onyok Pineda took the stage of "Your Face …

ABS-CBN

Downtown After Sundown Presents: Michaela McClain

<b>Michaela McClain</b> is back with her Folksy Soul music which is a huge favorite of local Audiences. Michaela is happy to be back playing at this …

Flute

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs an Incredible Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ in NYC

While performing at the Le Poisson Rouge in New York City in April 2018, the incredibly talented Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain live streamed a …

Great Britain

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs Theme From ‘Shaft’

Here’s clip from the BBC featuring The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performing the Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes live at the Cambridge Folk …

Great Britain

A Cleverly Designed Robotic Ukulele Eerily Plays a Haunting Cover of ‘The Godfather’ Theme

The UkuRobot, a very cleverly designed robotic ukulele, eerily performed a haunting cover of the “Love Theme” from the iconic film <i>The Godfather</i> in an …

Offbeat News

UkuRobot: The Robot Ukulele

LinkWhile its robotic “fingers” aren’t nearly as agile as Jake Shimabukuro’s, beginner ukulele players now have some robotic competition, thanks to …

Agile Development

Duffy the Disney Bear meets honu friend ‘Olu

ADVERTISING<p>The newest Disney friend, ‘Olu — a shy and kindhearted honu (turtle) who plays happy music on his ukulele — made his debut last week at …

Walt Disney Company

Paul Pogba continues holiday 'far away' as he blends in with dance and brings out ukulele in tropical paradise

Paul Pogba is continuing his post World Cup holiday 'far away' from the hectic life of a world famous footballer.<p>The Manchester United midfielder …

Sport (UK)

Five Glamping Musts For 2018

Add some glamour to your summer camping excursion with a great grill, bug repellent that’s good for your skin, and your own ukulele. Yes, I’m going there.<p><b>Great Grill: Cobb Premier</b><p>For style and simplicity, it’s hard to beat the Cobb Grill. Designed for people in rural Africa with no access to …

Online Life

Man the Fields

The Pretoria based indie-folk duo comprised of Henk Versluis and Basson Laas, perform across the city spreading the truly authentic experience. …

Acoustic Guitar

Watch this robotic ukulele player pluck out some lovely tunes

UkuRobot is a programmable ukulele player. Here, it plays the haunting theme from Requiem for a Dream, since used in a kajillion movie trailers. In …

Guitar

I, for one, welcome our robotic ukulele overlords

It is unclear where the UkuRobot came from and where it will go once it is done with humanity but I fear that it is up to no good. Look at this robot: small, compact, infinitely complex. Its fretting system stares at us, gimlet-eyed, while the plucking system continues its dark work on the strings. …

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