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Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2014

I am excited to announce the Vancouver Ukulele Festival dates this year are
March 8th & 9th 2014 with an evening concert on March 8th at St James Hall.
Details of instructors and workshops to be announced by end of December.
Tickets for the 5th Annual Vancouver Ukulele festival presented by Ruby’s Ukes will go on sale January 10th 2014 at 9am! Pencil in the dates!

Up Coming Shows

September 19th 2013
Black Gardenia ~ the full quintet ~  are playing
at the Big Sister’s Gala at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.  Tickets go on sale in July.
all proceeds go to Big Sister’s charity.
October 6th 2013
Black Gardenia ~ the trio (with Chris Davis on trumpet) ~  is playing
at the East Van GOGOs Fundraiser
1pm-2pm  (12.30pm-2.30pm)
The East Van Gogos (grandmothers) will put on a Jazz Brunch, Sun Oct 6 from 12:30 to 2:30 featuring Daphne Roubini and Black Gardenia! The Gogos raise money and awareness to support African grandmothers who are raising orphaned children. The amazing news: 90% of all money raised actually goes to those grandmothers! RSVP at your early convenience.
And thoughtful as they are – they will have gluten-free items available.
October 11th 2013
Dance, Dance, Dance,
Black Gardenia ~ full sextet~ in a  double bill
with Company B Jazz big band!
at St James Hall,
tickets are $18 in advance or $25 at the door
(on-line sales link to be posted on Friday 20th September)
We had a great time with this fabulous band last year!!
October 18th
Opening Act (20mins)
Deep Cove Coffee House
1200 Parkgate Ave,  North Vancouver
Opening Act 7.30pm
Feature at 9pm to be confirmed.
Admission $10
Tea, coffee and amazing scones included in price of admission
November 17th
Black Gardenia plays  the Jazz Cellar
The Cellar Jazz Club, 3611 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6R
we are delighted to be playing at Vancouver’s premier Jazz club again.
Tickets are $15. For reservations  call 604-738-1959 or visit
February’s show was sold out, so we recommend booking in advance.
Like to book us for your club, or event or festival?
contact Daphne Roubini on 604 408 2290 or email here

Fall Courses!

Fall courses are ready to get underway next week! We are delighted to welcome Dawn Pemberton to the Ruby’s Ukes team, she will be teaching Gospel harmony singing and Ruby will be teaching the Ukulele with her!