Upton Ukulele Festival

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Artists Appearing & When.

All the bands and artistes listed have confirmed their attendance at the inaugural festival.

FRIDAY ; OPERA-LELE, LEAGUE OF UKULELE GENTLEMEN, ROLAND PRAKKEN (GERMANY),  GRACE KENDALL (USA) , LA BELLA BAND, DARLA JADE, POLLY ET LA QUATRE SNAAR (BELGIUM), HEDGE INSPECTORS, PAUL MANSELL, LIGHTLY TWNED, UKES ON THE EDGE, WUCCIES, YOUNG AT HEART, SPA STRUMMERS, MALVERN SUPERLELE, SHIP OF FOOLS, ROBIN SHAW, UKES AV AZZARD, DAWN AND HER UKE, FRIENDS UKENITED, DAVID SWANN, DAVID MATTHEWS,  DROITWICH SPA HIGH SCHOOL, PLUS BEGINNERS, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED WORKSHOPS.

 SATURDAY; MANITOBA HAL BROLUND (CANADA), MARTIN WHEATLY (and an introduction to TABS WORKSHOP prior to his performance), LA BELLA BAND & THE LOST CHORD OF ULANBATAAR (and a workshop prior to their performance), MANITOBA HAL BROLUND & KEN MIDDLETON, GRACE KENDALL (USA), PAUL MANSELL (WORKSHOP), ROLAND PRAKKEN (GERMANY), DAWN AND HER UKE, HEDGE INSPECTORS, THE PADDYWACK ARTS COLLECTIVE (FORMERLY ARSE AND KiHSS), DAVID SWANN, TOM GRIFFIN,, MALVERN SUPERLELE, NICOLE McNALLY, 2UKES, SHIP OF FOOLS, YOUNG AT HEART, ROBIN SHAW, UKEABILLIES, UKES AV AZZARD, LIGHTLY TWNED, SPA STRUMMERS, THE NAUGHTY CORNER, UP, FRIENDS UKENITED.  DAVID MATTHEWS,  PLUS (IN ADDITION TO THE WORKSHOPS LISTED ABOVE) BEGINNERS, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED WORKSHOPS

 AND MASTERCLASSES TOO   (MASTERCLASSES MUST BE ENROLLED ON PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, DETAILS ON THE TICKET SITE).

SUNDAY GOSPEL CHURCH SERVICE  WITH THE UKULELE MESSENGERS, WORKSHOP SHOW CASE, THEN THE BIG SESSION (SEE SONGBOOK)

ALSO, DON'T FORGET, THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL THERE ARE 'STRUM STAGES' FOR YOU TO HAVE A PLAY AND SOME OF THE BANDS WILL ACTIVELY ENCOURAGE YOU TO JOIN IN WITH THEM. PLUS STALLS, STREET ENTERTAINERS, FAIRGROUND, FACE PAINTING AND A LOAD OF OTHER ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU OCCUPIED FROM 10AM TO 10PM. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. 

HOPE TO SEE YOU 'DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE'.