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
SPUKES is closed for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic but we’re still keeping in touch.
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.
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 tom play along with.
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.
We don’t have many songs we sing in a ‘foreign’ language. Everyone knows Pokarekare Ana. Either the Seekers version or the one learned in primary schools all over Australia. Constant repetition does not seem to take the gloss from this lovely song. We offer a nice...
We were saddened to receive word that Kari Pesonen passed on last weekend. He was a big man with a big heart and was a popular member of our group.