FRIDAY March 20 & SATURDAY March 21, 2020. Luau Dinner & Concert March 22, 2020

2020 Gaithersburg UkeFest Line-up

Below are previews of the 6 special guest artists we have scheduled at this time.

No upcoming events.

Lil' Rev

 A "Ukulele Wizard" Shares His Secrets on The Morning Blend!

Kelle Jolly

Check out this great video of Kelle Jolly: "Wild Women Don't Have the Blues" (Ida Cox), "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (Jimmy Cox) & "Ukelele Lady" (Kelle Jolly) 

Kevin Carroll

Austin, Texas based Ukulele Player, Kevin Carroll,  plays his beautiful piece "Falling Sideways" on a Farallon Tenor Ukulele for the Blackbird Sessions. 

Maureen Andary

Washington DC area musician, songwriter, and music teacher Maureen Andary performs on a Ukulele  the Beatle's "Here Comes The Sun" on August 29, 2018 at the Carpe Diem Ukes On the Moves "Uke-Estra Extravaganza on the Plaza", Silver Spring, Maryland.  ENJOY!!! 

Jose Luis Tolosa

Check out this great video of Jose Luis playing in a studio working out some kinks in a song.


Phredd performing The Coffee Song on Banjo Uke.

Ray Forton

Check out this great blues video

Gary Halemau Band - 2014

Check out this video of a performance at the 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

March 20-21, 2020 Gaithersburg UkeFest Guest Artists

Lil Rev


 Born and bred in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lil Rev had a dual passions for music and education.He opted for the pragmatic route and earned a Bachelors Degree in Community Education from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. His first love is the humble ukulele and harmonica. But the truth of the matter is he's actually a seasoned multi-instrumentalist equally adept with a flat-pick guitar, old-time banjo, or blues mandolin.

Kevin Carroll


 Kevin Carroll is a certified State of Texas Elementary Educator, who instructs at ukulele workshops internationally and teaches both private and group music lessons to all ages and levels in Austin, TX . Kevin is also a performing and recording artist in his own right. He has launched a ukulele-based music education company called which brings lessons and instruments to schools, youth groups and other ukulele communities. 

Kelle Jolly


 Kelle Jolly is a singer, musician, actor, TV and radio personality, and community organizer. She is also the Tennessee Ukulele Lady. She is a full-time musician performing traditional American music – mostly jazz, but also blues, gospel, and soul. 

Maureen Andary


 Maureen Andary is an award-winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist originally from Chevy Chase, D.C. She has a bachelors degree from New York University, selected as a 2010-2011 Artist in Residence at the Strathmore Center for the Performing Arts, and has performed her original songs at prestigious venues including The Kennedy Center, the Birchmere, and Lincoln Center.



 The host of The Get Up and Go Show on WJTL in Lancaster, PA, where he has been on the air since 1984. He is known as Phredd – Ukulele Strumming, Harmonica Wailing, Suitcase Drum Kicking, Quirky Singer-Songwriter of Unmitigated Joy!

Ray Forton


 His life's passion... playing, singing, studying and teaching music. His musical experience includes over 45 years of studying, performing and teaching. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Towson University

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