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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.

Sing ’n’ Strum-Along & Open Mic, with the Suncoast Sand Fleas
Friday, June 15; 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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Jeff Hanna & Barbara Gail: a special teen drum ‘n’ uke program at North Port Library
2 Fridays, July 13 & 20

North Port Teen Librarian, Marcus Gilfert, has teamed up with Jeff & Barbara, for a special grant funding a ukulele making workshop for the teens of North Port. While making their new ukuleles, the teens will enjoy music, stories, historical information, & more, from Jeff & Barbara.

A week later, the teens will learn how to play their handmade ukes in a one-hour playshop!

FMI about this program, call the library at 941-861-1300.

FMI about how to bring this program to your library, call Barbara at 941-223-0180.

Sing ’n’ Strum-Along & Open Mic, with the Suncoast Sand Fleas
Friday, July 20; 6:30-8:30pm

STRUM ‘n’ SING 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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Saturday, August 18
Ukulele Workshop & Concert with Francesco Albertazzi, visiting us from Italy!

Francesco Albertazzi is an “Authentic Italian Ukulele Player”, who participates in ukulele festivals across Europe. We’re excited to host him this summer for a Workshop & Concert!

Workshop 3-5pm
Concert 7pm

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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 5th time?!

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

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Rehearsal for DrumRise! Winter Solstice
Saturday, December 15, 3-5pm

All women drummers are welcome to join Barbara Gail for “DrumRise! The Art of Women’s Drumming” rehearsal for the Winter Solstice Ceremony, planned for 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 FMI. Click here for the Facebook Event.

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

Welcome men, women & interested teens for ceremony & celebration. Join Barbara Gail & “DrumRise! The Art of Women’s Drumming” in a memorable & meaningful participatory event that honors the the longest night of the year, & the return of the light-filled days growing longer. We clear away the old & that which no longer serves, preparing fresh ground for the garden of new intentions…

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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 in February, 2019!!!

We met these talented young ladies in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August, when they were street performing on The Royal Mile during The Fringe Festival!

We enjoyed their uplifting music, sincere talent, with smart lyrics, gorgeous vocals & ukulele strumming.

When we found out they’re based in Key West & tour the globe, we asked, “Would you consider coming to Nokomis?” They immediately said, “YES!”

Check out this video on YouTube!

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Lil Rev Returns! Workshop & Concert
Coming in March, 2019!!!

We’re very excited to announce the return of this delight-full teacher & performer. All’s I knows so far is that he’ll be here in March for a Workshop & Concert, & I’ll be serving refreshments at the concert. More info to come. Meanwhile here’s what your friends said about Lil Rev’s Workshop & Concert 2 years ago.

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