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Thank you!



Cairns Ukulele Festival would like to thank all participants, volunteers, sponsors and performers for their support of this year’s festival!

We are going through all the photos and videos at the moment and shall be releasing them as they become available. Our Facebook photo albums can be found here:

Should you have any photos or videos you’d like to share with us, please email to:

Thank you and keep strumming!


Luna showcase and Ports North Finale Concert


It’s going to be another big ukulele extravaganza today!

Of course there is the Ports North Finale Concert today at 3pm (doors open 2.20pm), with Taimane, Sarah Maisel and band and Tiffany Ann Smith with the Montgomery Brothers.

But, before that, there will be the Luna Australian Ukulele Showcase in the back bar of the Cape York Hotel and a footpath jam at the front.

Various acts from around the country will take dining room stage and perform a short of their best material.

Expect a plethora of musical styles from laid back Aussie bush to high energy rock and roll.

The Luna showcase runs between 11am and 2pm (so plenty of time to get to Taimane’s concert which is within walking distance) and the Bad Boys jam starts at midday.

The pub will be serving all day breakfast from 11am. 

See you there!

Facebook finale concert event

Community Concert Day Program


Things have kicked off at the Esplanade stage and it is promising to be a glorious day filled with ukulele music. Until the Parade and Fireworks you’ll be able to see the following acts:

10:00:00 Kainoa
11:00:00 Hardey
11:50:00 Terabe&Parette Kindergarten
12:10:00 Ukulove
12:30:00 St Andrews Ukulele Angels
12:50:00 Tablelands Ukulele Group
13:15:00 Mayfield Uke Group
13:40:00 Kalulu Uke Group Victoria
14:05:00 Malaney Ukulele
14:30:00 Wild Women of Armidale
14:55:00 Ukes on a Mission
15:20:00 HUMPS
15:45:00 Aunty Cessa’s Ukulele Gamas
16:10:00 Townsville Ukulele Club
16:35:00 FN Ukes / artistworks winner
17:00:00 Bad Boys of Uke

After the fireworks, come on down and party with The Montgomery Brothers and friends until about 9pm today

Got more energy left after that? The Ohana Open Mic starts at 9.30pm again at the Hilton.