($5 General Admission at the Gate)
Ukulele enthusiasts will gather for the fourth annual Belfast Uke Fest on Saturday June 3rd at Steamboat Landing on the downtown Belfast waterfront.
The day will be filled, from 10am until 6pm, with ensemble performances, headline acts, and a variety of fun and informative ukulele workshops. There will be food, refreshments, and music vendors set up throughout the event area for attendees to enjoy.
Belfast Uke Fest is hosted by the Belfast Parks & Recreation Department in partnership with Our Town Belfast and the Midcoast Ukes.
Funds raised will support the continuation of the Belfast Uke Fest into its 5th year in 2018. In addition to admission, there will be a ukulele raffle and festival t-shirts for sale.
MAIN TENT PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE (30 minute spots unless noted):
10:00 am Ukes Rock
10:45 am Oxford Hills
11:30 am Flukes
12:15 pm RACHEL MANKE (1 hour)
1:30 pm Grand Lake Stream Strummers
2:15 pm STUART FUCHS (1 hour)
3:30 pm Bucksport Bluegrass Ukes
4:15 pm Merry Plinksters
5:00 pm Midcoast Ukes (leads into group jam)
GAZEBO PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE (15 minute spots):
11:15 am Winthrop Uke Group
12:00 pm Dexter Middle and High School Ukulele Group
1:15 pm Common Good
2:00 pm Common Good
3:15 pm Waterville Library Uke Group
4:00 pm Frets Halligan
4:45 pm Open
(Workshops are $15 each and tickets can be purchased in advance)
10:30 am STUART FUCHS -Rockabilly, 1 hour
11:00 am FRETS HALLIGAN- Intro to Uke, “Meet Your New Friend”, 1 hour
1:15 pm JEFF WEINBERGER – Easy and Practical Music Theory for Ukulaliens, 1 hour
3:30 pm RACHEL MANKE – Finesse and Flourish for Fun, 1 hour