Ukulele great Bill Tapia celebrated his 100th birthday in 2007 by playing a concert in San Pedro, California with a slew of special guests, including Earl Allen, Frank DeVito, Kristin Korb, Abe Lagrimas Jr., King Kukulele, Smokin’ Menehunes, Polynesian Paradise Dancers, and Jim “Kimo” West. The show was recorded, but funds weren’t available at the [...]
Australia plays host to ukulele luminaries from across the globe at Cairns Ukulele Festival in late June and July of 2010. The multi-day event features an art exhibition, workshops, and multiple concerts.
Performers include James Hill, Daniel Ho, The Jumping Flea, Seaman Dan and The Old Spice Boys.
For a full event listing, visit the Cairns [...]
How can you deny your pet fish a tiki hut when you’ve worked so hard to build your own? PETCO Tiki Hut Aquatic Décor is a non-toxic, fish-safe decoration for small- to medium-sized freshwater tanks. It features a grass hut, tiki, and ukulele with a palm tree background and includes swim holes for fish to [...]
Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii Committee announced that the 2nd Annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii will be held on Saturday February 13, 2010, at Kaka`ako Waterfront Park. Ukulele virtuosos and legends from Hawaii and Japan will perform on the hilltop stage overlooking Diamond Head, Honolulu Harbor, the ocean and mountains.
Performers from U.S. include the legendary Bill [...]