CATA Bus Flash Mob – May 4

Hop on the bus, Gus! Our bus flash mob has been one of the most popular events leading up to Mighty Uke Day and this year’s moving strum and sing will be no exception. We will be leaving on the Route #1 bus from the Meridian Mall in Okemos at 7:00 and will arrive in

Announcing Mighty Uke Day 7

ANNOUNCING: MIGHTY UKE DAY 7 MAY 12 – 14, 2017 OLD TOWN LANSING, MI TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: Mighty Uke Day is a celebration of the diminutive yet dynamic ukulele and honors its unique ties to Michigan culture as well as its contributions to music education and appreciation in the schools and community. We are pleased

What a Mighty Mighty Uke Day 6!

Mighty Uke Day 6 Wrap-Up Sunday, May 22, 2016 It hailed and even snowed a bit, but nothing could stop the good times we had at Mighty Uke Day 6, May 13 – 15 in Old Town Lansing! Here are some reflections on the weekend . . . Each year, we try to do things

Chris Kamaka to Appear Saturday at Mighty Uke Day

Mighty Uke Day is honored to welcome Chris Kamaka to Old Town Lansing on Saturday, May 14. Chris is the great-grandson of Kamaka founder Sam K. Kamaka Sr. and will be appearing at Elderly Instruments and other venues at Mighty Uke Day. Learn more about the Kamaka family and their instruments here:  

Mighty Uke Day 6 is Ready To Go!

Well, it’s taken a little while, but the schedule and tickets are all up and running for Mighty Uke Day 6! We are incredibly thrilled to be able to bring Kalei Gamiao, one of the new generation of ukulele players from Hawai’i, to Lansing along with the dynamic duo of Victor & Penny (with their

What a Mighty MUD!

Mighty Uke Day Wrap-Up Tuesday, May 19, 2015 It’s sort of hard to believe, but Mighty Uke Day 5 was going strong in Old Town a little over a week ago. In some ways, it seems like it was just yesterday, in others, it seems like months ago. We had a variety of unique events

The Mightiest Uke of All!

We know of no mightier uke than the one that Larry Stump has made. It’s a 13′ long ukulele that will be displayed at Mighty Uke Day 5, and it’s playable! Here’s how he built it: “After helping my son build an ukulele for a science class, I thought it would be interesting to build