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.
SPUKES is closed for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic
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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.
Written and recorded by Richie Valens, and based on an old Mexican folk song. The backing is a simple three chord progression C to F to G . (1 1V V ) What makes the song memorable and a joy to play is the rhythm and infectious energy...
Thank you for the encouraging messages about “Here Comes Johnny B Goode”. We thought we would revisit “Galway Girl” and see what happens. The American singer/songwriter Steve Earle wrote this over 20 years ago . It’s been enthusiastically adopted by the Celtic Nation,...
Last Saturday we should have had one of our sessions at the Rosebud Memorial Hall. That meant we have missed a whole month of ‘Ukulele’ as everyone seems to call it now.