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UkeFest VA 2015
November 6-7, 2015
A unique music filled weekend celebrating the ukulele! Enjoy concerts with Ali Thidodeau and Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots, The Aloha Boys, and Curt Sheller! Attend workshops for all levels, open-mic jam sessions, and enjoy an array of vendors and artisans. Plus, food and beverages will be available for sale! Whether you’re a beginner at this whimsical instrument or a seasoned pro, you won’t want to miss all that UkeFest VA has to offer! 

Ali Thibodeau; Thomas Wakefield - 11/6, 7pm
The Aloha Boys - 11/7, 1:15pm
Curt Sheller - 11/7, 6:30pm
Workshops - 11/7, 11:15am, 2:45pm, and 4:30pm

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UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to a family member's illness, Lil Rev will no longer be able to be a part of UkeFest VA this year. We are pleased to announce that with Lil Rev's recommendation, Curt Sheller, nationally known uke-master and uke teacher and author, will be stepping in to fill Lil Rev's concert and workshop events. The workshops will be geared to be similar, if not the same, to what Lil Rev planned to present.


Don’t know how to play or want to learn some new techniques? Many people from beginner to advanced come to UkeFest Virginia to learn at one of the many Workshops given by actual festival performers! Classes run for approximately one hour beginning at 11:15 am, 2:45 pm and 4:30 pm, cost $20 each and feature instruction from many UkeFest performers! This is one of the most popular and unique aspects of UkeFest Virginia and spots in the workshops are sure to fill up fast. 

Back by popular demand, Ukenanny Concerts offer attendees the opportunity to play some songs with the pros. Fans are encouraged to bring their uke and join the fun! Ukenanny Concert takes place on November 7 on the Sam Ash Music Stage at 1:15 p.m.

Our Sponsors


Additional Sponsors:

$100 - River City Ukulele Society

In between the concerts and workshops, fans can check out the performances on the Community Stage and jam sessions held spontaneously throughout the Cultural Arts Center. Ukuleles will be available for purchase - buy a uke and start playing! Plus, enjoy food trucks, goods by local artisans, and vendors from GrowRVA!

    Ali Thibodeau; Thomas Wakefield 2nd Stage Concert - 11/6, 7pm - $15 in advance / $18 at the door
    The Aloha Boys Concert - 11/7, 1:15pm - $15
    Curt Sheller Concert - 11/7, 6:30pm - $15
    Workshop - 11/7, 11:15am | Workshop options: Sheller or Gonzalez- $20
    Workshop - 11/7, 2:45pm | Workshop options: Sheller, Hirabayashi, Wakefield- $20
    Workshop - 11/7, 4:30pm | Workshop options: Gonzalez, Hirabayashi, Wakefield- $20

    UkeFest VA Unlimited Access - 11/6 and 11/7 - $90 To purchase a UkeFest VA Unlimited Access Pass, please call 804-261-ARTS!

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    Join us at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen Friday & Saturday, November 6 & 7, 2015 as we work to bring the magic and excitement of the ukulele to Virginia and the mid-Atlantic!

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