View Full Version : Save the date!!! Ukulele Festival in Florida

04-26-2010, 02:08 PM
"The Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway" will take place on November 5-7, 2010 at The Lake Tarpon Resort in Palm Harbor, FL

Appearing will be Jim & Liz Beloff, Victoria Vox, Gerald Ross, Craig Robertson, The Barnkickers, The Haole Kats & others. There will be workshops, performances, jam sessions, raffles, vendors and a silent auction for a one-of-a-kind LoPrinzi ukulele built just for this event! Jim Beloff will debut his new 365 song "Ukulele Daily" songbook and the event will close with a poolside luau with live music. Proceeds will go to the American Asperger's Association, a non-profit group that provides treatment ans support to children with autism.

A website will be set up that will provide more information and allow you to pre-register. Until then, mark the dates on your calendar and plan to spend some quality time with your uke in the Sunshine State!

- Steve

04-26-2010, 02:26 PM
Sounds awesome! My wife and I'll make a weekend out of it. It's on the calendar.

04-26-2010, 03:42 PM
Road trip!!! :D

04-26-2010, 03:43 PM
OMG!! I'm so excited..I can't wait :)

04-26-2010, 04:56 PM
I've merged the threads to keep it in regional get togethers, thanks.

04-29-2010, 03:59 PM
This should be a sticky! Is there a website for the event?

04-30-2010, 04:50 AM
Might have to try and make that one!

05-08-2010, 12:40 AM
Very cool. I've been waiting for this.

Hoosierhiver - You can try some Palmetto palm honey down here.

05-08-2010, 03:31 AM
This should be a sticky! Is there a website for the event?

Not yet. I will have one up and running soon. I'll post a link on this thread when that happens.

- Steve

07-01-2010, 05:12 PM
Website is up...check it out: Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway (http://www.tampabayukulele.com)

- Steve

07-01-2010, 05:24 PM
Should be a great weekend!

07-15-2010, 04:06 AM
Looks like a great weekend.

07-15-2010, 08:52 AM
Definitely gonna be a great time! I'll be there for sure!!

08-10-2010, 08:13 AM
Tickets are now on sale...get 'em while they're hot: Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway (http://www.tampabayukulele.com/)

BTW you can get a discounted rate at the venue where the festival is taking place. There are also other affordable hotels just down the street.

- Steve

08-10-2010, 08:32 AM
AND I live right down the street.. so you go now... buy tickets!

08-10-2010, 08:39 AM
If Micah is home by then, we will go. And I will go if anyone else wants to go with me, maybe. :P

08-18-2010, 03:38 PM
I've just added a downloadable mail order form to the website for those of you who want to reserve tickets but don't do the paypal thing.

Get yer tickets here! (http://www.tampabayukulele.com/tickets.html)

I've also added some downloadable pdf flyers to the "Schedule" page (http://www.tampabayukulele.com/schedule.html) as well as a few new sponsors/vendors (http://www.tampabayukulele.com/our-sponsors.html).

- Steve

08-26-2010, 06:52 AM
Room reserved! Looking forward to this!

08-26-2010, 07:21 AM
Room reserved! Looking forward to this!

Since you are coming this way... bring me a mahogany concert please..


I'll buy you a beer!