Yes, that's right a Ukulele Hoopla right here in River City!! That's Omaha Ne, second annual Ukulele festival. We are really going all out on this one.
This is a one day event but what a DAY!!
We will start with Registration at 8:00 am.
Ukulele classes starting at 08:45 am going right up to 5:00 pm.
Please check out the class page for more details.
In the evening we will have a wonderful concert. This will all be held at the Strauss Performing Arts building on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Performers / Teachers:
Kimo Hussey - We are importing Kimo from Hawaii! Kimo brings immense teaching experience and some serious ukulele chops to the stage!
Pops Bayless - Hails from Austin Texas and is one of Texas' best Ukulele players. Pops also has extensive teaching and performance chops.
Brook Adams - Made a huge splash in the Ukulele world with his Ukulele Beatles arrangements. Brook is very diverse and brings great tips and tricks to the ukulele classroom too.
Rebecca Lowry - Ukulele toting Band leader for All Young Girls are Machine Guns! Rebecca took the Omaha music scene by storm this year and walked away from the Omaha Music Awards night with two trophies! Rebecca will be teaching and her band will be performing!
Mark 'Spanky' Gutierrez - Armed with Ukulele and band mates, they tear up the jazz and latin jazz scene! Mark is a sought after ukulele work shop teacher and performer. The 4 Strings of Swing will be performing too!
Heather Hooton - The magic voice behind the 4 Strings of Swing will be performing and offering voice classes. Heather's voice classes in Dallas were packed and many Uke players walked away with good solid voice instruction.