The 2018 Utah Uke Fest is fast approaching. It will take place on June 23, 2018. This will be the 7th annual event. I’ve attended the festival every year, and taught classes at all of them except for the very first year. There will be around 14 unique classes and workshops, along with 2 separate ukulele open mics, impromptu jams, and a capstone evening concert. I’ll be playing a couple of songs at the evening concert [look for the guy playing the Lafayette Lilt].
I will be leading a canjo building workshop at this year’s festival. We will have a great time assembling canjo kits made by C.B. Gitty.
Here is a video that I made about the kits.
The festival is held in Highland Utah. Highland is a 30 minute drive from Salt Lake City, or 25 minutes north of Provo.
This a delightful free event for people of all ages. (The only part with a cost is my workshop to pay for the canjo kits.) The Original Utah Uke Fest is the oldest, most well-rounded, and best ukulele festival in Utah.
Check the schedule and get more info here: