Community Concert Day (6/7) Program

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getting ready for the world record attempt

The Cairns Ukulele Festival Community Concert Day held Saturday July 6th at Fogarty Park on the Cairns Esplanade, is a free concert day to enjoy with the whole family.

Once again, a range of community groups from around the country perform during this day. From local schools to Australian ukulele clubs to an islander band and Gold Coast Hula School, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

In the Tiki Ukulele Tent there will be kids workshops (hula dancing, colouring-in, playing) as well as an all ages workshop by Thom Jackson.

The live entertainment is complemented by market and food stalls and a range of ukulele traders displaying the biggest range of ukuleles you will see in any one place in Australia!

Of course, in the afternoon there is the famous World Record Attempt, ‘largest ukulele ensemble’!

Bring a blanket, find a spot for the day and enjoy!

Main stage

12 midday: Tablelands Ukulele Group
12.30 pm: St Andrew’s College
1pm: Cairns Ukulele Club
1.30 pm: St Francis Xavier School
1.50 pm: Gold Coast Hula School
2.10 pm: raffle draw
2.15 pm:  Brisbane Ukulele Musician’s Society
2.45 pm: Trinity Anglican School – TAS Euphonious Ukes
3.05 pm: Townsville Ukulele Club
3.35 pm: raffle draw
3.40 pm: Island Timing
4.00 pm: Thom Jackson and Friends: massive ukulele jam with festival artists and audience / warm up and tuition for attempt
4.30pm: World Record Attempt
5.15pm: Darwin Ukulele Klub – The Dukes
5.45pm:  surprise headliner
6pm: Finish -> get ready for a big party night at The Jack (concert starts 7.30pm)

Tiki Ukulele Tent

12pm: Cheeky Monkeys
1pm: Anu Grace
2pm: Thom Jackson – Uke ‘n’ Play express session (learn to play the world record song!)
3pm: Cheeky Monkeys

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About cairnsukulelefestival

The Cairns Ukulele Festival is an annual festival held in Cairns, North Queensland Australia. The festival runs for several days and comprises a range of events, such astours of the region and concerts by ukulele royalty from around the globe. Venues are on the Great Barrier Reef, in tropical rainforest and have views over the Pacific Ocean. Core festival dates are 25-28 August 2016.

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