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04-17-2010, 04:38 AM
What: One DAY! FREE to General Public - 2nd ANNUAL Lone Star Uke Fest & Music Camp

When: Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:00 PM

Holiday Inn Select - N. Dls
2645 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Dallas, TX 75234
(972) 243-3363

The first day of the 2nd ANNUAL Lone Star Uke Fest is FREE and Open to the General Public!

To see a list of FREE Classes(s), visit the Lone Star Uke Fest website, click this link - http://www.lonestarukefest.com/docs/LSUF2010Schedule.pdf (http://www.lonestarukefest.com/docs/LSUF2010Schedule.pdf)

1 - 3 PM - Free Level Zero Beginner Workshop - open to the public - Taught by Mark Levine of Dallas Ukulele Headquarters

1 - 3 PM - One Shot Classes - special topic classes that are only on Thursday SEE BELOW

Deb Porter - Jazz Classics for Uke - How Deep Is The Ocean of great old jazz tunes? Learn some of the great old "endangered" jazz tunes with a focus on singing and accompaniment. Intermediate but all levels welcome.

Dennis McBride - Band In A Box - Take the mystery out of creating back-up tracks on your computer! This class will turn you into a one-person band.

Kimo Hussey - Ask the Master Anything!

L.A. White - Jam Etiquette - All Levels

Thursday, April 29th – Festival will be OPEN to the general public. Access to ALL vendor tables will be available – come see

MyaMoe Ukulele Company - Char and Gordon Mayer, makers of fine custom ukes will be a vendor as well as a Sponsor. If we are lucky, we may hear them strum and croon a tune or two!

UkeLadyMusic.com - Noel Tardy will have all your uke needs on hand - KALA, OHANA, Kanile'a, KoAloha ukes as well as tuners, books, straps and more! UkeLady is the festival host!

LUTHIERBrian Paul Guitars - Brian is a master luthier located in Dallas. He is known as a restorer of fine instruments such as Martin's and is an authorized Fender repair center. He will have a booth at the festival BUT his hours will be limited. Check the booth for times.

Music Guy Mic
Michael Aratani is coming all the way from Hawaii to be with us for the second year of the Festival! He will bring all kinds of uke eye candy. Michael is also a sponsor of the festival and is donating a special uke for our raffle!

Ohana Ukulele will be displaying their newest models ... including Weissenborn Style lap steel guitars!

Spanky Ukes - The finest banjo ukes around, made right here in Texas by Phil Morris and Dan Fobert. The Wahooligans will be playing the "Spanky" banjo on stage at the festival!

So if you’ve been waiting to purchase a Ukulele, THIS IS THE PERFECT time to come out. :drool:

Also Thursday evening don’t forget the Midway Point Restaurant – DINNER & JAM – anyone can come, jam or relax and enjoy watching your fellow Ukulele Players. Dinner and drinks are own your own, but the Jam is FREE! Great opportunity to meet other Ukulele players and see how BIG and friendly the Ukulele Community in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area REALLY IS!

Packages Available for purchase:

Spouse Package - available for $89.00
This is a great value, while it doesn’t get you into any of the classes for Friday or Saturday it does provide you the following FUN!

Access to Vendor area all 3 days
Thursday afternoon FREE Ukulele Classes (see schedule)
Friday Lunch, Talent Show and Special Entertainment
Friday Jam Session
Friday Night Open Mic and Jam
Saturday Lunch, Talent Show and Special Entertainment
Saturday Jam Session
Saturday Night Barbecue Dinner and Concert

Another great package is Dinner and a show!

Saturday, May 1st – all of the Instructors who of course are FABULOUS performers, will perform for you while you dine on Texas BBQ.
Cost: $ 49.00/per person – if this is of interest to you, we suggest that you visit the website and pre-pay your spot. Space is also VERY limited and a final count is due to the hotel on Sunday, April 25th. DON’T MISS THIS SHOW!

Hope you will come out and join us for SOMETHING – The talent at this Festival rivals that of other Major Ukulele Festivals throughout the country and THIS ONE is “right” in your own backyard! See ya there!

Learn more here: www.lonestarukefest.com (http://lonestarukefest.com)