Aloha wonderful ukulele players and performers.
We are excited and ready for you! Only 5 weeks to go for the Central Coast Ukulele Festival (CCUF) 2022. A celebration of our 10th festival. Over 300 performers and 50 acts will bring you a happy event only the ukulele can do. The program is ready and the workshops are set to intrigue, entertain, and educate. Our ukulele collectives come from far and wide and are ready to entertain you. We have merchants, luthiers, markets, BBQ’s, a Barista truck, fabulous food and service from Wangi Wangi RSL, the club with a view!
Friday 13th starts at 3pm with Welcome to Country and then an all in super strum/jam and BBQ for those wishing to start early in the beer garden overlooking the water as we watch the sunset over Lake Macquarie we will begin our Showcase “The Ladies of Uke”
Friday night is the Showcase of “The Ladies Of Uke” glamorous evening with a beautiful line up of Ladies to perform their songs for you. The restaurant will be open and dishing up some yummy food.
Saturday, 14 starts at 8.30am with the Bush Poets breakfast and BBQ serving up Bacon and eggs or sausage and eggs on rolls and then a variety of Paella from 11am from our famous chef. The Barista truck will be ready for your coffee needs and an entire day of Entertainment awaits you. Our workshops start at 9am at the Sailing Club right next to the RSL club.
Saturday night we will showcase the “Ladies of Rock”, Fok Rok, Ukelles and Mirrabooka followed by the ever impeccable Cameron Murray and the unique music style of Johnny Devilseed and Old Man Rubes.
Sunday 15th we invite you back for breakfast at 8.30am with our Bush Poets Breakfast, Coffee, bbq bacon, eggs or rolls Our workshop starts with the Hula to get those hips moving, and ready another full day of great entertainment and workshops. So, tune up and get ready for a brilliant happy weekend!
The Central Coast Ukulele Festival is a free event and we would like to thank Wangi Wangi RSL for making this happen, the Central Coast Ukulele Club for all their hard work and all our artists who are our sponsors , not to mention our corporate sponsors who we will list shortly.
We will be covid safe and we will follow all guidelines set out by NSW Health
Sound Stage COVID Safety Plan
To keep in line with our COVID safety plan, all vocal mics will have disposable covers and be replaced after each act.
Mic’s, mic stands and leads used by the previous act will be wiped down with disinfectant hygienic wipes.
The sound engineer and crew will wear masks and disposable gloves when handling stage equipment.
If you are using your own mic’s, you must hand them to the sound engineer or helper before your scheduled performance, not on changeover of act.
Make sure your own instruments/ukuleles have new batteries if you are plugging in.
Please tune your ukulele and instrument before you go on stage.
Your stage time includes your set up.
All leads will be provided, as will a keyboard amp and bass amp. Please advise the sound engineer if the use of this is required 1 hour before you act.
Important note: Please do not plug in or pull the lead out of your instrument/Uke until you are given the ok by the Sound Engineer.
Festival Program Attached
Workshop program attached
booking form attached
We are looking forward to seeing you soon and your performances.
Thank you for your support!
The Central Coast Ukulele Festival
Hello and Happy New Year wonderful ukulele players,
I am happy to say we are still all a go for our Central Coast Ukulele Festival May 13, 14 and 15 2022
Where: Wangi Wangi RSL, We are as excited.
Applications now remain open until March 31st, 2022
We have a wonderful festival planned and included for the first time a ukulele Poets breakfast for Sat/Sun, plus uke jams, open mic, workshops, a mobile barista cart, paella cart, merchandise stalls, luthiers and music music music from all you wonderful players and more.
A courtesy bus is available all weekend, the local bowling club has free camping for those who are self-sufficient. Accommodation is available around the Lake including Belmont and Swansea as the Ferry is now up and running to Wangi Wangi. I will send a timetable with the program once we have 100% guarantee.
Keep strumming, I look forward to seeing you in May