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Registration Policies

Please call (941) 966-5800 anytime to register or for more information. Registration is advanced payment, name, phone number, and email. It is non-refundable unless we cancel the class or event, in which case you will be contacted by phone. Any registrations the day of an event or class, or surprise walk-ins, will be accommodated as best we can, if there is room, and may cost more.

Liz & Jim Beloff

Jumpin’ Jim Beloff & Liz Beloff, Ukulele Workshop & Concert
Sunday, November 4

Yup, they’re here! The authors of what we all refer to as your “Yellow Book” & “Blue Book”, titled The Daily Ukulele: 365 Songs For Better Living & The Daily Ukulele: Leap Year Edition, two of the biggest & best-selling ukulele songbooks ever published.

Workshop 3-5pm
Concert 7pm

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The Suncoast Sand Fleas Meetup Group

Sing ’n’ Strum-Along & Open Mic, with the Suncoast Sand Fleas
Friday, November 16; 6:30-8:30pm

SING ‘n’ STRUM ALONG – each month at The Ukulele Place at The Rhythm Inlet. Everyone’s welcome, all levels of players, beginners to professional, & friends to listen & groove! Come strum, sing, toe tap, percuss, or simply relax & enjoy the music & merriment of some nice folks.

OPEN MIC – We’ve got the sound system, whether a work-in-progress or polished piece, we welcome you to present your latest inspiration! So that he knows what to set up, please let Jeff…

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Zentangle is a wonderful personal practice, a drawing meditation.

Introduction to Zentangle with Holly Williams, Czt
Friday, November 30, 6-8pm

Would you like to learn a relaxing, meditative drawing process that anyone can do?
Would you like to learn a method of art to apply to your existing creative journey?
Are you looking for a new creative outlet even if you think that you “are not creative”?

Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It’s a fascinating art form that’s fun & relaxing.

Some of the benefits of Zentangle:

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Peter Moss in Concert at The Rhythm Inlet, 2016

Peter Moss of Great Britain Returns! Ukulele Playshop & Virtuoso Ukulele Concert
Saturday, December 8

Peter Moss is an accomplished ukulele performer & teacher. This uber-talented fellow is returning to us while on tour in Florida from England, & we’re proud to host him for the — could it really be the 4th or 5th time?!

Workshop 3-4:30pm
Concert 6:30pm

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The Suncoast Sand Fleas Meetup Group

Sing ’n’ Strum-Along & Open Mic, with the Suncoast Sand Fleas
Friday, December 14; 6:30-8:30pm

SING ‘n’ STRUM ALONG – each month at The Ukulele Place at The Rhythm Inlet. Everyone’s welcome, all levels of players, beginners to professional, & friends to listen & groove! Come strum, sing, toe tap, percuss, or simply relax & enjoy the music & merriment of some nice folks.

OPEN MIC – We’ve got the sound system, whether a work-in-progress or polished piece, we welcome you to present your latest inspiration! So that he knows what to set up, please let Jeff…

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Moonrise: Daughters of an Ancient Pulse, Summer Solstice, Portland, Maine, 1999

Priestess Frame Drumming: a Workshop for our Winter Solstice Event
with Barbara Gail, Location Change! Please call to register for new address!
Saturday, December 15, 2:15-3:30pm. Followed by Winter Solstice rehearsal from 4-6pm.

$15 in advance by December 13; $20 after December 13.
Frame drums will be provided for your use & will be available for purchase.
Limited to 16 women.

The drumming priestess was the intermediary between divine & human realms. Aligning herself with sacred rhythms, she acted as summoner & transformer, invoking divine energy & transmitting it to the community. 
~ Layne Redmond

Throughout the Ancient Mediterranean World, women were the primary percussionists, the frame drum…

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DrumRise! at Winter Solstice, Nokomis Beach, 2015. Photo: JoEllyn Bavosa

Rehearsal for DrumRise! Winter Solstice
Saturday, December 15, 4-6pm; location change, be sure you’re on the list for the address!

All women drummers are welcome to join Barbara Gail for DrumRise! The Art of Women’s Drumming rehearsal for the Winter Solstice Ceremony & Celebration, scheduled tomorrow, Sunday, December 16. Any woman, of any playing level, who wishes to participate in our drum & percussion ensemble for this beautiful & moving ritual event, will be welcome & have a place. Rehearsal is absolutely required, no exceptions, sorry. Call Barbara at 941-223-0180 by December 12th, FMI & to sign up. Click here for DrumRise! on Facebook.

DrumRise! Winter Solstice, Lido Beach, 2015. Photo: Patricia Walsh.

Winter Solstice Ceremony & Celebration: Enter Darkness, Return to Light
Sunday, December 16: arrive 5:15pm, service begins promptly at 5:30pm

Change of location! Field at Nokomis Community Park, Nippino Trail E, in Nokomis. Use Nash Ave side street to access parking lot overflow, which overlooks the field where we’ll be.

Join Barbara Gail & DrumRise! The Art of Women’s Drumming, in the circle, for a memorable & meaningful participatory event that honors the the longest night of the year, & the transition to our days growing longer. In community, & through The Drum, The Song, & The Dance, we’ll weed out the old & all that no longer serves us, & prepare fresh ground for a garden of fresh intentions…

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Lil Rev captivates with his music & storytelling!

Welcome Back, Lil Rev!
Saturday, December 29
Workshop: 3:30-5pm
Concert: 7pm

When Lil Rev was here 2 years ago, he warmed our hearts with his music & stories, & taught our minds & hands on the uke, (& our mouths LOL on the harmonica), with such finesse & enjoyment, he filled the house & everyone wanted more. Well, here ya go, Lil Rev returns!

Island Charms Ukulele Workshop
Learn Reggae, Calypso, & New Orleans style strums, songs & techniques. Open to all levels.

Concert with Lil’ Rev
Lil Rev features his repertoire that may include blues, folk, old time, tin pan alley, originals, ragtime, sing-alongs, & world-class storytelling! He performs on Baritone, Banjo-Uke, Soprano, Resonator Tenor…

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Mike Lehner & Jeff Hanna at The Ukulele Place

Learning to Play Single Note Melodies on the Ukulele, with Mike Lehner
5 Mondays: January 7 ~ February 4; 2-4pm

We begin with learning melodies via tablature, a simple numerical system that tells you where to fret & which string to pick. Then we’ll play melodies from the sheet music in The Daily Ukulele: 365 Songs for Better Living, by Jim Beloff…

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The Suncoast Sand Fleas Meetup Group

Sing ’n’ Strum-Along & Open Mic, with the Suncoast Sand Fleas
Friday, January 18; 6:30-8:30pm

SING ‘n’ STRUM ALONG – each month at The Ukulele Place at The Rhythm Inlet. Everyone’s welcome, all levels of players, beginners to professional, & friends to listen & groove! Come strum, sing, toe tap, percuss, or simply relax & enjoy the music & merriment of some nice folks.

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Barbara & Jeff playing at the Open Mic during the monthly Sing 'n' Strum Along.

New Event! Open Mic-a-lele at The Ukulele Place!
Friday, January 25; 6:30-8:30pm

We’re excited to announce our latest monthly event, Open Mics at The Ukulele Place at The Rhythm Inlet. We call it an Open Mic-a-lele!

Since we added Open Mics to our monthly Sing ‘n’ Strum Alongs, they’ve become so popular that it was time to give them their own event. All instruments welcome. (Well, almost, sorry trap-set drummers, no room!) The only requirement is that at least one ukulele needs to be included in the act!

We have a P.A. with effects, condenser & dynamic mics, stands & cables, music stands, & chairs. Refreshments will be offered outside.

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CANCELLED! Yeah, it’s Manitoba Hal! Workshop & Concert 
Saturday, January 26, 2019

Ukulele playing bluesman, internationally known performer, workshop clinician & raconteur, Manitoba Hal is a singer-songwriter, ukulele obsessed bluesman, & cigar-box guitar enthusiast. Originally from Stony Mountain, Manitoba, he now resides in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

We’re excited to be hosting him for the first time! More info coming, so stay tuned. In the meantime, mark yer calendars, & enjoy his Facebook pages, YouTube videos, & website.

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Jeff & Barbara with The Little Things in Edinburgh, Scotland!

The Little Things: Ukulele & Vocal Duo, in Concert
Returning Saturday, February 16!

Workshop TBA
Concert 7pm

They were a huge hit when they performed at our place in April, 2018. If you were in attendance you’ll remember how many folks immediately asked them to please return, & also asked US to make sure they DO return!

We (Barbara & Jeff) first met these talented young ladies in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August, 2017, they were street performing on The Royal Mile during The Fringe Festival. We enjoyed their uplifting music, sincere talent, smart lyrics, gorgeous & effortless vocal harmonies, & ukulele strumming. Their youthfulness was refreshing, their grounded joy contagious.

So when we found out…

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