Carl Hix: Ukulele Basics – Workshop

Millennium Plaza Workshops Downtown Aurora, Aurora

Learn the proper technique for holding your ukulele, positioning your fingers and basic strumming. Up to 6 chords will be taught along with several simple 2 and 3 chord songs. A limited number of ukuleles will be available for class use.

Casey Macgill

Main Stage Downtown Aurora, Aurora

Victoria Vox: “Remember the Music” – Workshop

Millennium Plaza Workshops Downtown Aurora, Aurora

How much can one learn in one song? With Victoria’s original song called “Remember the Music” you will learn about strumming / rhythm, chord changes, song structure, diminished chords, vamping intros and outros, minor line clichés, and singing and strumming at the same time. This song is jam-packed with musical know-how that you’llnever forget!

Lil’ Rev

Main Stage Downtown Aurora, Aurora

Casey MacGill: My Three Strums – Workshop

Millennium Plaza Workshops Downtown Aurora, Aurora

The three strums I use regularly are THE SWING STRUM, THE SHUFFLE STRUM, and THE RUMBA STRUM. We will spend the most time learning the swing strum technique to create a danceable rhythm feel with the ukulele. We will learn the damping technique that is essential to creating the swing rhythm. Damping the strings is also […]

Open Mic

Mundy Park Stage Downtown Aurora, Aurora

Victoria Vox

Main Stage Downtown Aurora, Aurora

Abe Lagrimas, Jr.: Bringing Bossa Nova to the Ukulele – Workshop

Millennium Plaza Workshops Downtown Aurora, Aurora

This workshop will transport you and your ukulele to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro where you will learn how to play the Bossa Nova. Here you will learn about the unique rhythms and syncopation of the Bossa Nova using both strumming and fingerpicking patterns, transforming yourself into a master Brazilian musician like Antonio Carlos […]

Uke Jam

Main Stage Downtown Aurora, Aurora
The 4th Annual
Aurora Uke Fest
Sunday, August 22, 2021
2020 City of Lights Ukulele Festival