Welcome to the Vancouver Ukulele event of the year!
Thank you to everyone who made this a phenomenal success!! Watch out 2015!
Over the weekend of March 8th and 9th, beginners and experienced players immersed themselves in the world of Ukulele with a unique concert and series of workshops at the Fifth Annual Vancouver Ukulele Festival. Sold out!
On the evening of Saturday, March 8th, Ruby’s Ukes presented a Ukulele concert at
St James Hall in Kitsilano, featuring some of the finest ukulele players from across North America.
The Concert was headlined by the first Canadian appearance by American ukulele youtube star Danielle Ate The Sandwich, along with performances from folk hero Aaron Keim of The Quiet American, Yorkshire’s music hall maestro Ralph Shaw, virtuoso Guido Heistek and Ruby & Smith, the new project from Vancouver’s ‘first lady of Uke’, Daphne Roubini. Sold out!
On both Saturday and Sunday, players learnt from these performers as they held a series of workshops at Ruby’s Ukes, taking in everything from Django Reinhardt techniques to song writing tricks of the trade. No matter what your skill level, there was something for everyone.
Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2014 Concert at St James Hall | Featuring
a rare live performance of Danielle Anderson and The Quiet American
Here are some highlights from 2013: