Monday, March 26

The Circle will meet at our regular time from 6:30 to 8:30. We’ll be doing Player’s Choice song selections, as usual. If you want to let us know in advance what you’ve chosen, leave the title and page in a comment!

(Read on to leave a comment with your song choice!)

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We’ll be meeting at our regular time, 2:00 – 4:30 at Bogani Cafe.
We’re continuing our musical journey through the blue Beloff Daily Ukulele Leap Year Edition. Our mandate is to attempt every song in the book.

During these sessions, we will all be challenged musically. We’ll play each song once to familiarize ourselves with the rhythm, melody and roadmap. Then we’ll go over it a second (or third) time to reinforce what we’ve just learned. Before we go on to the next song, I’ll ask you to share any tips or insights that you may have for me. Improvement, not perfection is our goal. And fun. Music is to be enjoyed. Let’s all learn to smile!

2:00-2:30 Arrival. Place café order at till. Greet and get to know each other. Tune your ukuleles. Settle in.

2:30-3:30 Song List*

I Just Called to Say I Love You, 155
I Heard It Through the Grapevine, 156
I Love How You Love Me, 158
I Only Want to Be With You, 159
I Saw the Light, 160
I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do), 161
I Think We’re Alone Now, 162
I Wanna Be Free, 163
I Want You Back, 164
I Whistle A Happy Tune, 166
I Wish You Love, 167
I Will Survive, 168

3:30-4:00 Open Mic

This is an opportunity for you to stretch yourself in front of a friendly audience. Prepare a song to perform as a solo, or lead the group in a song of your own choosing. It can be a song we’ve already done, or something new. If you are leading a song that is not in the Blue book, bring along 20 charts.

4:00-4:30 Informal Strum Along with Friends

*The ones we don’t get to this month, we’ll start with next time. Some are quite demanding. I urge you to listen to them with

See you at Bogani Cafe!

2323 111 Street

BOGANI CAFE CIRCLE Sunday, February 18

We’ll be meeting at our regular time, 2:00 – 4:30 at Bogani Cafe. (playlist starts at 2:30, warmup and wander-in at 2)

Our glorious leader, Greg R., will be leading us through our continuing journey to play every single song in the Blue Book. Thanks, Greg!

Please note our new location. It is at the back of the restaurant. You know, where all those ukulele noises are coming from.

Around 3:30, we’ll have an Open Mic. Come prepared to lead or sing a song of your choice. Read on for more information.

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DATE CHANGE Event: James Hill Ukulele Workshop Now Feb 21 (WED)

Join the ukulele community February 21 (WEDNESDAY) for a workshop!

James Hill Ukulele Workshop

  • WHEN Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 5:00-6:30 P. M.
  • WHERE Festival Place (room number will be confirmed when you register)
    401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB
  • REGISTRATION $40.00 per participant. Call 780-464-2852 and ask for course #120694 .
    Or visit Festival Place online to register.
  • PLEASE NOTE: the WORKSHOP (Wednesday) and the CONCERT (Thursday) are SEPARATE REGISTRATIONS. If you want both, be sure you registered for both. Concert info here.

    Award-winning ukulele player and songwriter James Hill will be leading a ukulele workshop. Learn melodies, strumming and plucking techniques from one of the finest ukulele musicians in the world.
    There must be a sufficient number of registrations for the workshop to run. Register early.
    Registrants will be offered the option to purchase a discounted ticket to the James Hill & Anne Janelle show presented by Festival Place the next day on February 22.
    Discounts cannot be offered on previous purchases, but a second concert ticket is 50% off when you register for the workshop.

    Do Not Forget Your Ukulele. Oh, the embarrassment.