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.
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Sessions and Performances are Cancelled The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat to our SPUKES community. Most if us fall into the 'high risk' category one way or another. Your health and well-being is of prime concern to us. Our Saturday and Monday sessions are...
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.
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 - 12:00 pm
Probus at Rosebud Country Club
Rosebud Country Club, Rosebud Vic
Numbers are restricted. Check with Alan for availability.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View Club Christmas Lunch
Blairgowrie Yacht Club, Blairgowrie Victoria
Christmas lunch entertainment for the Southern Peninsula View Club. Times to be confirmed.