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.
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.
We’ve been learning and experimenting with audio recording and videoing . One day it will all come together and we might be able to capture that great Spukes sound . This month we’ve got a uke version of a Rolling Stones song and a Halloween Special with plenty of sound effects and scary images
Karen and I had a conversation with Chris Swayn of the Warrains during lockdown. An excerpt of that was in our October Show and for those of you who are interested, here is the full interview.
Naturally things don’t always go according to plan. In our case we never really have a plan. We set up the camera and kept it rolling. Not everything makes the grade. Here are some of the least embarrassing cuts.
Just like a Saturday afternoon in the Rosebud Memorial Hall, Alan unrehearsed and unprofessional, and Karen calmly keeping him in check. In this month’s episode Karen and Alan chat about Spukes news, some useful websites and what’s going on with our musical friends around the Peninsula. Plus three new songs to play along with.
SPUKES is operating to a COVID-Safe plan. Bookings are required for all sessions. Book online by following the link for the session,
Session cost $5 per person including refreshments.
Times and locations vary so check each event for full details
Venues only allow limited numbers of performers or have access restrictions. Do not arrive at Community Events unless you have confirmed your participation with Karen or Alan.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Probus at Rosebud Country Club
Rosebud Country Club, Rosebud Vic
Numbers are restricted. Check with Alan for availability.
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
St. John's Retirement Village
St. John’s Retirement Village, Somerville Victoria
Numbers may be restricted. Check with Alan for availability.