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

2020 GaithersBurg UkeFest Package

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The $155 package will include the Friday and Saturday evening concerts, jams, open mics and 7-8 workshops held during the Friday and Saturday 2020 festival activities. Also included in this package is one chance for giveaways, which include ukuleles, tuners, straps and other goodies ukulele manufacturers send our way.  Lil Rev leads a list of exceptionally talented and gifted ukulele instructors and performers, including Kevin Carroll, Kelly Jolly, Phredd, Ray Forton, Jose Luis Tolosa (Cuatro), Maureen Andary, Uncle Zac, Gracie Terzian, Nani Lowery, Pete Coleson, Lori Perine, Gary Haleamau, Liz Brinker, Cinda Smith, Michael August, Debi Velasco, Julie Coleson, William Ernestburg, Kurin Haleamau and Keith Lowery. 

 

The Children's Ukulele Festival and Pilipa'a Hula Seminar are also planned to take place during the 2020 festival, but are not included in this package.

 


March 21 - AM Workshops

Uncle Zac teaching Baritone Uke 3 in 1

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If you cannot attend all the workshops on Saturday, March 21st, consider taking 3 65-minute workshops. The workshops will be begin at 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM, and 11:30 AM. Uncle Zac is returning in 2020; one of the many excellent instructors you can take classes from. Tickets are only $65.

MARCH 21 - PM WORKSHOPS

Gracie Terzian teaching a workshop at the 2019 Gaithersburg UkeFest

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 If you cannot attend all the workshops on Saturday, March 21st, consider taking 3 65-minute workshops in the afternoon. The workshops will be begin at 12:45 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:15 PM. Gracie Terzian is returning in 2020; one of the many excellent instructors you can take classes from. Tickets are only $65.

March 20 - Friday afternoon Ukulele Workshops

Michael August teaching harmonica at the 2019 Gaithersburg UkeFest

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Michael August will be just one of the excellent instructors teaching workshops on Friday afternoon. The classes will take place at 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM. Tickets for the Friday afternoon workshops is $45.

Friday Evening Concert

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Maureen Andary

 Audiences could find Maureen performing throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, & Southeastern Region as one half of Award-Winning duo The Sweater Set... or come hear her at Gaithersburg UkeFest! 

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Naniukulelejoy

 Not only are Keith and Nani Lowery the organizers of the festival, but they also perform a unique style of Hawaiian music. They will kick off the concerts with a few songs we think you'll enjoy!  

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"Phredd"

"Phredd" – a Ukulele Strumming, Harmonica Wailing, Suitcase Drum Kicking, Quirky Singer-Songwriter of Unmitigated Joy!

Uncle Zac

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 “UncleZac” is a Fairfield County CT ukulele performer and teacher who has played the uke for over 50 years. 

Kelle Jolly

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 Vocalist Kelle Jolly, "The Tennessee Ukulele Lady", is one of East Tennessee's most celebrated jazz musicians. 

$15

Saturday Evening Concert

Lil Rev

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  Lil' Rev is well known on the international ukulele scene as a protector of old songs and playing styles including early blues, Tin-Pan Alley, old time, Yiddish and American folk styles. 

Gary Haleamau & Ohana

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Residents of Las Vegas, but their roots are in Hawaii.

Gracie Terzian

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 Ted Gioia, jazz critic and author of History of Jazz, calls her “a genuine talent” and ICON Magazine says “she’s a beguiling singer and modern song stylist with an astute sense of swing.”  

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Jose Luis Tolosa

 

He's recognized as one of the most talented Cuatro players in the world.

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Kevin Carroll

 

...I thought I’d heard it all, then Kevin comes along with this ‘resolUKEtion’ album and brings a fresh perspective to the instrument. His love for folk, blues and roots music really comes out. Plus, he’s a really nice guy and a passionate teacher of the instrument.”  

James Hill -  Ukulele virtuoso and educator 

$20

Pilipa'a Hula Seminar

Kumu Sheldeen Haleamau

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Register for the Full Package or Individual Hula Workshops Below

Children's Ukulele Festival

Concert featuring Phredd!!!

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 ...a Ukulele Strumming, Harmonica Wailing, Suitcase Drum Kicking, Quirky Singer-Songwriter of Unmitigated Joy!  

Ukulele Workshop

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Children will attend a 50-minute ukulele workshop in an age appropriate class.

Music Program

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Children will attend a 50-minute music program where they will explore the importance of rhythm in a song, and get an opportunity to play the harmonica. In addition, they will be treated to hearing performances from young musical artists.

Tickets for Children's Ukulele Festival

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