Southern Peninsula Ukulele Group
Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
SPUKES is a community based ukulele group located in Rosebud where people of all ages come together to enjoy a few hours of ukulele strumming, singing and friendship. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month and alternate Mondays.
Throughout the year we play at various events such as the Rosebud Kite Festival, Buskfest, Christmas Parade and other community based fundraising events.
Next Sessions and Events
Saturdays with Karen and Alan
Saturdays (12 noon – 3 pm) at Rosebud Memorial Hall
Held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month attract 60 to 70 members on average. $5 per session including afternoon tea.
Alan's Monday Morning Mayhem
Mondays (9:30 am – 11:30 am) at Rosebud Memorial Hall
This smaller group meets on the first and third Mondays of the month. $5 per session including morning tea.
Times and locations vary so check each event for full details
Some venues only allow limited numbers of performers or have access limitations. Karen or Alan will have all the information.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belgravia Leisure Fit & Fun
Mornington Civic Reserve Recreation Centre, Mornington Vic
Meet at 11:00am for a 45 minute set starting at 11:15am
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Rosebud Rock Fest
Vinnies Rosebud, Rosebud Vic
SPUKES will be playing as a part of the street entertainment on Saturday 16th November 2019 from 10:00 am outside Vinnies. Meet at 9:30am.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McCrae Lions Club Lighthouse Christmas Carols
McCrae Lighthouse, McCrae Victoria
The McCrae Lions Club would like our group to perform at the Lighthouse Christmas Carols again on Sunday 24th November at 6:00pm.
Our Latest News
We post short items that may be of interest to our members, new members, our local community and the wider music community as well.
Our regular newsletter is sent to all members and any one else interested. You can subscribe using the form further down this page.
In January a small group from SPUKES met with Chris Swayn to record backing vocals for the Warrains new song “To The Sea”. A sound sample of the song was published in our post 'The Warrains and a new song' The song was inspired by the Peninsula's Biggest Paddle...
Kieran O’Connell is guitarist, singer, songwriter, and one half of the “A Bit of Blarney” Duo. At the McDaid’s playalong Kieran pulled out a well worn ukulele and sang this beautiful song for us.
Kieren and Dave have invited our ukulele group to McDaids Irish Pub Rosebud for the Sunday Session on 16th June at 2 30pm. Come along, bring your uke, Celtic song book, and join Karen and Alan for a pint of Guinness and a bit of Craic.