On June 6th 2015 the Alresford Ukulele Jam had their debut at the town’s music festival. We played on the acoustic stage which was handily located within the beer tent.
We kicked off the festival which was a wonderful day of music, food, sunshine and lots of fun. The good thing is next year’s festival date has been set for June 11th 2016.
Check out the 2015 highlights film below
Here is the organiser’s review of the day – Alresford Music Festival 2015
The AUJ has been rather busy with gigs throughout the town. We started at the Globe at the beginning of the year – Press article – Hampshire Chronicle.
In March we organised a fund raiser with the Horse and Groom pub. We played for over 2hours and raised £120.00. In April we enjoyed playing for the Alresford Community Association at their St George’s Dinner.
We were street performers at this year’s Alresford Watercress Festival playing outside the Globe, outside the Horse & Groom, the top of Broad Street and East Street.
We opened the Alresford Music Festival kicking off the Beer Tent stage at 11.30am.
Our debut performance at the Alresford Duck Race on the 21st June was really good fun playing in a variety of locations including the island across the river using the events PA.
August saw the AUJ play at the Rugby World Cup event on the 26th followed on the 29th opening the Alresford Cricketers Fun day and then onto Crawleyfest for the afternoon on the main stage!
Our last gig of the summer was at the Alresford Show where we entertained the crowds at the band stand getting people enthused about the Ukulele with favourites like Combine harvester and shake it off!
Find out more about the rest of the year’s gigs below.
See the up and coming gigs for 2015
The AUJ meet every Tuesday evening at the Swan Hotel from 7.30pm to 10pm. We welcome anyone who would like to play with us – mostly ukuleles of various sizes but we also like to hear from other small instrument players and singers.
Alresford Ukulele Jam have the following practice sessions in October and November
- October 28th – Alresford Ukulele Jam – Alresford Community Centre 8-10pm
- November 4th – AUJ Practice session – The Globe – 8-10pm
- November 11th – AUJ Practice Session – The Globe – 8-10pm
- November 18th – AUJ Practice session – The Globe – 8-10pm
- November 25th – Alresford Ukulele Jam – Alresford Community Centre – 8-10pm
- 8th November – ‘Lest we forget’ Remembrance Concert – St John’s Church
- 29th November – Xmas Bazaar – Sunhill Infants School – 12-1pm
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Contact – Jon Cranfield 01962 710385