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On Saturday morning SPUKES kicked off the annual Rosebud Christmas Parade with a street performance for early shoppers and cafe crowds. Later we were joined by the Jqzz Jokers as the Peninsula School of Dance led Santa and his huskies up the hill to the Dimmey’s forecourt.
We’re preparing a full video of the WinterMusic concert which will be available soon, but here’s a preview of ‘Bye Bye Baby’. Absolutely fantastic, and listen to the applause.
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.
Our Concert in July is going to be a fantastic event. We will be performing some of our best songs as well as getting the audience to join in with a few favourites. This year we will also be hosts to some specially invited guest artists. Get your tickets now!
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.
Here are some video clips taken by members of the audience at the Peninsula Folk Club Ukulele Night. You can see these, and other videos on the SPUKES YouTube Channel
It was a full house at PFC’s May meeting, and a great night for SPUKES. Russ Anderson, our occasional percussionist and long time friend of SPUKES took some fantastic photos.
At the Saturday Session today Alan played an uptempo version of Tishomingo Blues which he calls the Tishomingo Rag (in the Key of G). For those who missed it, want to try to play along, or just want to hear it again, this is an earlier video he made of the song.