Monthly Archives: April 2016

Meet the WUGgers

Dave started playing the ukulele after receiving a soprano ukulele as a Christmas present in 2015, so he joined WUG in January 2016 to meet fellow ukers. He would like to learn more chords, some arpeggios and maybe how to … Continue reading

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Music that inspired

Back to WUG songs this week! I first heard The Boxer on the 1982  Simon & Garfunkel album “Live in Central Park”. There have been many covers of this song since, some of which are rather good but, for me, … Continue reading

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Meet the WUGgers

Sheila, a lady of leisure, started playing the ukulele in 2013 so she could play “You are my sunshine” to her grandchildren. She joined WUG in early 2015 to be part of a more structured but fun group and has … Continue reading

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WUG week

This Tuesday is a WUG Tuesday! Same time, same place… If you feel like practising anything before then, have a look at The Boxer and When the boys come back from war, which we will be videoing! See you then.

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Music that inspired

This time we feature a song, and group that have no ukulele or WUG connection. It is a Finnish band called Steve’n’Seagulls, that take heavy metal songs and turn them into Bluegrass (similar to what the Bad Shepherds do with … Continue reading

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Meet the WUGgers

Newest WUG member, and retired consultant anaesthetist, Jerry first started playing the ukulele in 2014 when he was bought one for his birthday by his son. He played and practised rather intermittently at first and used books and online tutorials. … Continue reading

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Sway

Yet another great session last night! I think everyone’s highlight was probably Mr. Blue Sky!!! Here is the video of Sway – I hope you are all pleased with how it sounds!

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