ANNOUNCING: MIGHTY UKE DAY 7 MAY 12 – 14, 2017 OLD TOWN LANSING, MI TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: http://mightyukeday.com/schedule-tickets/ 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
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
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: http://www.ukulelemag.com/uketube/tbt-kicking-off-kamakas-centennial.
Our popular limited-edition MUD6 t-shirts are now available for ordering! Unisex sizes are available in Heather Cardinal short sleeve and White long-sleeve while ladies cut shirts are available in short or long-sleeve Heliconia. Sales of the MUD4 and MUD5 shirts have been very helpful in helping us get this ever-growing festival off the ground and
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
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
CATA BUS FLASH MOB THURSDAY, APRIL 30 – 7:45 PM Wow, this is going to be fun! Mighty Uke Day is teaming up with CATA Acts of Culture to present a Mighty Uke Day Orchestra flash mob on the Route #1 bus from the Meridian Mall in Okemos to Downtown Lansing. The plan is for
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