Touchmark Wedgewood GIG: Wednesday, Jan 24

Wednesday, January 24


We’ll be performing at the Touchmark Wedgewood facility (Memory Care Unit) from 2:00-3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 24 at 18323 Lessard Rd NW. Memory Care is through the front entrance, and you will need to be buzzed in. We aim to set up at 1:45.

Any ukulele player is welcome to join us to perform with the group at this engagement. Chairs are provided, bring your own stand and at least your yellow book.

We’ll be playing songs selected from repertoire lists 8 and 9 (click to see them) and tunes chosen by the players who attend.

Hope to see you there!



Ukrainian Cultural Village GIG: Sunday, June 25

Sunday, June 25
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The Circle will meet for our June Ukrainian Cultural Village gig from 1-3 on Sunday, June 25 at the Ukrainian Cultural Village, Highway 16, east of Edmonton, just east of Elk Island National Park. RAIN OR SHINE, my dears. It’s vintage vehicle day! We encourage carpooling/ridesharing to the location. Please allow yourself an hour of travel time from the city to get there.

Any circle member is welcome to sign up to perform with the group at this engagement. Chairs are provided, bring your own stand and books, or arrange to share.

There are two performance stages, one in the courtyard (#68 on the park map, same place as last year if you played) and one on the flatbed stage in the vehicle exhibit area (unknown exact location, but pretty obvious once we arrive). We are fielding two groups of players, one for each stage, as the performances will overlap. So yes, two bands. Players wishing to accommodate physical access requirements will probably prefer the courtyard side.

COURTYARD:  1:30 – 2:30    FLATBED STAGE:  2 – 3.


We’ll be playing songs selected from our repertoire lists (click to see them) and probably working with lists 12, 13, and 14, as well as other vintage (pre-1935) tunes.

(Read on for additional details, or to leave a comment.)

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Laurier Heights Tea GIG: Thursday, June 8

Thursday, June 8


We’ll be performing at the Laurier Heights Seniors Community Tea gig from 3:00-4:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 8 at the Laurier Heights Community League, 14405 82 Avenue.

Any ukulele player is welcome to join us to perform with the group at this engagement.  Chairs are provided, bring your own stand.

We’ll be playing songs selected from repertoire lists 12, 13, and 14 (click to see them) and O Canada (download it here).

Hope to see you there!


Tiny change to one song: JOHN JANZEN EVENT Final Songlists

Oops! We had to replace a song.

Edmonton Ukulele Circle
Don’t Fence Me In – Blue p. 85
Sweet Georgia Brown – Blue p. 334
All of Me – Yellow p. 20
Any Time – Yellow p. 25
*It’s Only A Paper Moon – Yellow p. 133

*Formerly Sunny Side Of the Street, already claimed by Strathcona County!

MORE INFO?     See the John Janzen Centre event page here on our site.

(Read on to see the full, updated song lists.)

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As promised, here are the song lists.

EVENT  Sunday, June 11, 2017, 1:30 – 3:30.

WHERE?   John Janzen Nature Centre Compost Deck, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton (Same parking lot as Fort Edmonton).

WHO?     Everyone is welcome. Players from groups all over the province are invited.

HOW?     Each group invited selects five songs from the Beloff Daily Ukulele / Daily Ukulele Leap Year books, and the mass of ukulele players will play them together. You don’t need to be in a group to come and play!

It’s free! No cost to you.

MORE INFO?     See the John Janzen Centre event page here on our site.

(Read on to see the song lists.)

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Well, that was fun!

A dandy time was had by all at World Ukulele Day

Feedback included:

  • WOOOOOOOO! (Indeed!)
  • Can I join your group? And your other group? (Yes! And probably!)
  • Who’s that awesome person playing now? (Which one? We had multiple awesomeness!)

Also, it was noted that occasionally it was difficult to hear people speaking on stage. (We’ll be working to change that for next time!)

We had at least 130 players, and a full contingent of singers and attendees in the stands.


Seba Beach market Alberta agriculture day August 20

The Seba market loved us the first time and are pleased to ask us to return to help celebrate Alberta agriculture or market day on Saturday August 20th. We will meet at the pavilion in Seba beach at 10.15 am and play until about noon. We will play from the yellow and blue Beloff books and the play list we used for the last market day. If none has something you would like us to play please make 15 copies and we will give it a try!
Please join us if you can. Please let us know if you are coming by email reply or leave a message on this site. Thanks and see you there!

And pot luck lunch afterwards! Bring your swim suit ! Directions at the market. Fun