Lil Rev was born and resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His frequent travels find him teaching and touring all over the United States. Author of several instructional books for Hal Leonard Publishing, he presents clinics and tours internationally as a performer of time honored classics including: Ukulele Music, Old-Time Blues, Tin Pan Alley, American Folk, Jewish & Yiddish Folksongs, and Original Songs. Come join Ukulele Macomb for a wonderful day of workshops, strumming and jammin' June 8 2013 in Macomb Illinois. Check out the festival website @ http://festival.ukulelemacomb.com
Come and Strum! Saturday Mornings 10:00 to Noon The Western Illinois Museum 201 S. Lafayette Street Loaner ukuleles available. A fun session suitable for people of all levels of ability from the newbie to the seasoned player!
Saturday Morning 10 -11 Am Beginner's Workshop
Lil Rev Headlining Macomb Ukulele Festival June 8 2013
The Macomb Ukulele Festival June 8, 2013! Sponsored by Ukulele Macomb the festival will include a variety of activities for ukulele players and fans alike. A feature of the festival will be workshops to introduce the ukulele to folks completely new to the instrument as well as intermediate, and advanced workshops for players to learn advanced techniques and picking styles. Professional and local players will perform in public venues around the Court House Square throughout the festival as well as leading the various workshops. Please save the date and join us in Macomb, Illinois, June 8 for Macomb Ukulele Festival 2013!
Ukulele Macomb is a group of extraordinary people who come together to make music. Ukulele Macomb provides opportunities to explore this fascinating instrument through workshops, a weekly players circle, jam sessions, public concerts and an annual regional festival that build community through playing and singing together.
"Ukulele Ike" Cliff Edwards, born in Hannibal, Missouri, a hit in Vaudeville had several number one records. He voiced "Jiminy Cricket" and recorded "When you wish upon a star" which became the theme song of Disney.
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Tuesday Evening Jam Session 7 - 8:30 PM at the Western IL Museum! Tuesdays are for stepping out and working on advanced skills and arrangements! Expand your repertoire and beef up your skills.