Sunday 3 July 2011 – hundreds flocked to the Tanks Arts Centre on Sunday July 3rd to see some of the cream of international ukulele players perform in Cairns’ favourite performance venue. Performances took place over two stages, in Tank 3 and 5. Tank 4 was home to the Uke Art Exhibition as well as workshops. Market stalls complemented the ukulele action.
The line-up this year consisted of (in chronological order): Mike and Thom Jackson (Aus), Renee Searles Duo (Aus), AJ Leonard’s Tropical Lounge (Aus), Matt Dahlberg (USA), Shigeto (Japan), Iwao (Japan), Lorenzo Vignando (Italy), Brittni Paiva (Hawaii), Daniel Ho (Hawaii), Victoria Vox (USA), The Sweet Hollywaiians (Japan)
The web site is a festival in itself! Can’t wait for the 2012 edition in Cairns.