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Blukulele With Marc Gallagher – November 24th 2018

A new venue, a bigger and better format… Blukulele is back…  and this time there’s tea! Here’s the plan… WHERE: Halkyn Parish Hall / Halkyn Library (see map below). There’s a free car park. WHEN: Saturday 24th November, 8PM-11PM (doors open… Continue Reading →

Victoria Vox – Colorful Heart

What have we come to expect from solo ukulele artists? Plenty of strumming, perhaps some off beat chops with a little rhythm or a soulfully picked pouring of the heart? Let’s begin listening to the new album from Victoria Vox… Continue Reading →

Jeff Saxon – The Ukulele Project

Accomplished musician, teacher and songwriter Jeff Saxon has over fifty music awards to his name and has shared a stage with the electrifying charisma of Little Richard and the sensational saxophone sound of Dave Koz. With a passion for jazz, blues and… Continue Reading →

Fragile Lucy – Me To You & Other Stories

Down on the South coast of England in Southampton you’ll find a street entertaining singer song-writer called Fragile Lucy. There Lucy creates and performs powerful ukulele songs with strong passionate vocals and thankfully for us Lucy pops a stack on… Continue Reading →

Marc Gallagher – Level Up

Hot on the heels of the single we recently reviewed here at the Uke Planet citadel Marc Gallagher is back and he has moved things up a level with an album of ten original songs I am happily pleased to label “ukulele pop”…. Continue Reading →

Paul Mansell – Me, My Ukulele & I

Classical ukulele is not at the forefront of many people’s minds when they consider this fabulous wee instrument and this is something Paul Mansell aimed to address on this album. Recorded live and overdub free in the studio, Paul has… Continue Reading →

Pete Moss – True Colours

The hugely talented Mr Moss is back again with a new album, an instrumental compilation of jazz, swing and ballad arrangements for the ukulele with a traditional Hawaiian aroma and a smattering of delicate accompaniment. Intriguingly both tracks one and… Continue Reading →

Andydan – The Eight Thousands

Our friend Andydan has featured on these humble digital pages before with his debut release Rhythm & Sound. For those unfamiliar with Andy’s technique and sound I suggest you take a look at the previous review to get to the… Continue Reading →

The League Of Ukulele Gentlemen – Sea Of Change

Take three chaps with a generous smattering of facial hair, give them a couple of rather nice ukuleles, a flea bass, synthesizer, massive pedal board and a spread of fancy hats and the result would be and indeed is a… Continue Reading →

The Black Orchid String Band

In a slightly lazy way I want to simply paste the official information about this band… The Black Orchid String Band is made up of West Papuan musicians and activists currently based in Melbourne who use music to maintain the… Continue Reading →

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