Monthly Archives: January 2016

Valentine Ukulele Night Feb. 12, 2016

Feb 12 Ukulele Night Bozeman MT

Woo your sweetie! Drown your sorrows! Get out your uke!

Bozeman Ukulele Cabaret’s 5th annual Ukulele Open Mic and Play-Along is set for 7-9pm Friday, Feb. 12 at Wild Joe’s Coffee House, 18 W. Main, Bozeman. The theme is “Songs for Lovers, Lonely Hearts and Heartbreak Survivors.”

This annual love fest is a chance to warm up your Valentine weekend and strum away the winter chill, with or without a date. The evening includes an open-mic roster as well as play-along songs that everyone in the house can join in on, so bring your uke and croon with us. Chord charts and lyrics are provided, so you don’t have to be a virtuoso to join the fun.

Sign ups at the door for open mic slots start at 6pm. Or, to dibs a slot ahead of time, you can contact us by filling out the contact form on this page or getting in touch via facebook or email.

In keeping with Bozeman Ukulele Cabaret tradition, the audience will elect prize winners among the open mic players for “sweetest love song,” “saddest heartbreak song” and “Valentine attire”.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to come, sing along and cheer our ukulele open-mic participants to glory.

Don’t be shy! Bring your ukulele and have some fun!

For a sneak preview of 2016 Play-Along songs, go here:  Valentine 2016 FINAL

Please fill out and submit this contact form to dibs an open mic slot for the 12th.

Note: If you do NOT show up by 7pm Fri Feb. 12 to confirm your presence, your open mic slot may be given to someone else. Check in at the sign-up sheet at the front of the house when you arrive. Please sign up for only one (1) song per person (or group) so as many as possible can play. If we have extra time at the end of the evening, we will open up the mic for encores. 

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Free jump-start for ukulele beginners Jan 23 2016

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Grab your ukulele!

Bozeman Ukulele Cabaret will offer a free community ukulele class for first-time beginners 2pm Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Bozeman Public Library.

If you just bought a ukulele, got one as a gift or have one gathering dust, this quick-start lesson is designed to get you up and running.

The 2-hour class focuses on holding, strumming, pressing down strings, making chords and playing fun, easy songs. Participants will also get a chance to practice tuning.

No experience is needed as this class is especially for beginners (adults and youth ages 10-up).

Bring your own ukulele or contact us to reserve a loaner.

(Instruction is geared to soprano ukuleles. If yours is a baritone, please email for additional info.)

For more information or to reserve a loaner, find Bozeman Ukulele Cabaret via facebook, or via the form on our about page.