uke fest 2020 SCHEDULE

Please Note: Schedule and Workshops are subject to change.

400pm - 6:00pm

Registration

Pick up your Uke Fest package.

 

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Dinner in Midland

​Uke Fest has grown in leaps and bounds and we are encouraging participants to sample our local restaurants. Midland has a great selection of eating establishments all with easy walking distance from the MCC.

8:00pm

Uke - Mania

Welcome to all! Featuring Special Guests. (including some sharp performances from our workshop leaders!) 

10:00pm - Last Call

Late Night Hangout : Shaka

Come join in the fun at the Late Night Hangout session at the Quality Inn at 924 King Street. Great big room to accommodate all you late night ukers!

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Friday, May 15th

Saturday, May 16th

We’re thrilled to announce that Uke Fest is growing again in 2020! The Midland Public Library (right across the street from the MCC) has kindly offered additional workshop space for Uke Fests Saturday activities!

8:15 - 9:00am

Namaste - Yoga For Ukies

Join Beverley Lee from Restorative Yoga for an early morning yoga class. Don't forget your yoga mat! There will be a few available but only a very limited amount!  

 

9:00 - 9:30am

Breakfast

Grab breakfast at your hotel,  at our in-house restaurant Cafe Roxy, or sample some of our local restaurants.

9:30am - 11:00am

Welcome Jam - Play Around Jam Session

Join us for a welcome session hosted by your MC for the weekend, Bob Cutler! Bob will be introducing your workshop leaders for the weekend, providing more information and setting the stage for what to expect for the rest of the weekend!

 

 Bob's welcome will be followed by festival favourite - Jam Session  With over 150 participants all playing simultaneously, ​our mass jam session, Uke Mania is an exhilarating experience and a festival favourite which we believe every Uke lover should experience!

11:15 - 12:15pm

Workshop #1

1B - Location TBA

Heather Katz presents

TBD

1C -Location TBA

Gayle Ackroyd presents

TBD

 

1D - Location TBA

 Douglas John Cameron presents

TBD

Brunch/Lunch 12:15-1:00pm

Aina Awakea

Grab some lunch at the Café Roxy or try one of Midlands Restaurants! Midland has a great selection of eating establishments all with easy walking distance from the MCC.

1:15 - 2:15pm

Workshop #2

2A - Rotary Hall

Chalmers Doane presents

TBD

2:30 - 3:30pm

Workshop #3

3C -Location TBA

Gayle Ackroyd presents

TBD

3D - Location TBA

 Douglas John Cameron presents

TBD

3E- Location TBA

Del Rey presents

TBD

 

3F- Location TBA

Manitoba Hal presents

TBD

3:45 - 4:45pm

Workshop #4

3B - Location TBA

Heather Katz presents

TBD

3E- Location TBA

Del Rey presents

TBD

 

3F- Location TBA

Manitoba Hal presents

TBD

4:45-5:15pm Rest/Break/Chat

Kau/Keaka

Enjoy a cold drink, coffee, swap stories & cords!

5:30- 630pm

Workshop #5

5G - Location TBA

Neal Chin presents

TBD

6:30 - 7:45pm

Dinner

Uke Fest has grown in leaps and bounds and we are encouraging participants to sample our local restaurants. Our in-house restaurant Cafe Roxy will be open of course, however we no longer have the space to include the banquet in the building. Midland has a great selection of eating establishments all with easy walking distance from the MCC.

7:45 - 8:15pm

Open Mic

Please put your name down on the sign up sheet!

 

We want to hear you play! This is your opportunity to perform onstage for your fellow Ukers.  Perform solo or as part of a group. 

9:00pm

All Star Concert

Here are our artists for the All-Star concert! 

Heather Katz, Gayle Ackroyd, Manitoba Hal, Chalmers and family, Del Rey, Neal Chin  

What an incredible line up!

 

Last Call

Late Night Hangout: Shaka

The room at the Quality Inn at 924 King Street is open for a late night hangout. Great big room to accommodate all you late night ukers!

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Sunday, May 19th

8:45 - 9:30am

Namaste - Yoga For Ukies

Join Beverley Lee from Restorative Yoga for an early morning yoga class. Don't forget your yoga mat! There will be a few available but only a very limited amount!  

 

9:00 - 10:00am

Breakfast

Grab breakfast at your hotel,  at our in-house restaurant Cafe Roxy, or sample some of our local restaurants.

11:00am Boarding

UKE-Cruise

Boat cruise aboard the Miss Midland!

11:30 - 2:00pm

Just One More Jam

Thank you and good-bye jam onboard the Miss Midland! 

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