Ukulele, guitar and Hawaiian steel guitar.
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April 29, 2022—May 1, 2022
Allegheny Ukulele Soirée
Altoona Grand Hotel 1 Sheraton Dr, Altoona, PA
The Allegheny Ukulele Soirée is Pennsylvania’s longest running Ukulele festival, located in central Pennsylvania in the foothills of the Alleghenies. Dedicated to sharing the ukulele with both the local and ukulele communities, the Soirée blends practical workshops and performances with cultural exploration. Join me in person with Del Rey, Katy Vernon, Donna Frost and others.
Read more on the Allegheny Ukulele Soirée website.
Fri–Sun, Aug 5-7, 2022
Midwest Uke Camp
New location! Hope College in Holland, Michigan
At Midwest Uke Camp, we feature top-notch teaching artists with a wide variety of class topics and levels in an immersive atmosphere. 12 artists, 40+ classes, 3 days of fun.
Read more and register on the Midwest Uke and Harmonica Camp website.
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Nutmeg Ukulele Festival
Eno Memorial Hall, Simsbury, CT
I’ll be teaching and playing on stage at the first annual Nutmeg Ukulele Festival, presented by the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center. The one-day festival will include workshops by top teaching artists as well as performances and a community play along. Teaching artists this year are Marcy Marxer, Cathy Fink, Gerald Ross, Cynthia Kinnunen, Eve Goldberg, and Ben Hassenger. Local ukulele celebrity Jim Beloff, will be on hand signing copies of his books. A luthier will be available to look at attendees’ instruments and we will be raffling off some donated ukulele items.
Read more and buy tickets on the Nutmeg Ukulele Festival website.
Weds–Fri, October 12-15, 2022
14th Annual Reno Ukulele Festival
Nugget Casino, Sparks Nevada
Artists include: Lil Rev, Victoria Vox, Jack Maher, yours truly Gerald Ross, Daniel Ward, Heidi Swederg, Perry Stauffer, Dani Joy and a sparkling of other gifted teachers and performers.
Workshops / Open Mic / Strum Alongs / Jams / Performances / Shopping
Read more and register on the Reno Ukulele Festival website.
Saturday, November 5, 2022
5th Annual Uke Fest Virginia
Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, Virginia
UkeFest Virginia is a fun, annual celebration of the ukulele brought to you by the River City Ukulele Society, a nonprofit group of like-minded ukulele enthusiasts. We’re happy to invite you to our fifth annual festival, seeing our friends from far and wide, and meeting new friends who enjoy the ukulele! We’re excited to have Gerald Ross as our special guest, as well as our other talented artists and workshop instructors. Food vendors will be available at lunchtime, and our vendors will help feed your UAS. What more could you want? How about carrying a small four-stringed instrument around with a goofy grin without getting strange looks from passersby? WE WILL HAVE THAT TOO! Just think – an entire day when you can share your passion for ukuleles with other passionate ukulele folk. Workshops, Concerts, Community Stage – opportunities for enjoyment will abound! How can you afford not to come?
Read more and register on the Uke Fest Virginia website.
Fri/Sat, November 11-12, 2022
Great Minnesota Uke Gathering (GMUG)
Crowne Plaza West in Plymouth, Minnesota
Two festivals, one ticket!
Minnesota Fall Bluegrass Jam —AND— Great Minnesota Uke Gathering
A three-day indoor music festival featuring regional bands performing bluegrass, old-time stringband, and related forms of acoustic music. GMUG features Friday Eve and Saturday events, including workshops and concerts by national ukulele artists and more!
Read more and register on the GMUG website.
Impressive list of past appearances