California uke clubs! We wanna come and see you!

Aldrine Guerrero

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Just as the title states. We will be in California for the 2014 NAMM show and we figured we'd come and visit some uke clubs while we're in town. North or South, it doesn't matter.

So if you'd like to help us out please post your uke club (or one that you know of) on this thread along with a contact info on who to call in order for us to come down and check it out. We'd love to meet you folks!

For those who AREN'T from CA, we're just testing the waters there in CA and later on in the year, we'll come and visit other states as well. You guys game? WE ARE! So we're extremely excited for 2014 and all the jams that we'll all have together.

Stay classy my fellow four string story tellers!

-Aldrine
 

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Visit Petaluma, we have the Petalukes. I will pm you the email address for the group organizer. (Petaluma is also the headquarters for Kala Ukes)
 

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Surely we could set something up at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica. If you think you can make it down here I'm happy to talk to them. They move quite a few uke's, too.
 

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We can keep you BUSY:

San Diego and South Orange County California area ukulele clubs:

Sunday:

5:00PM Ukulele Sundays
Molly Bloom’s
2391 S El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA
http://www.meetup.com/UkuleleSundays/

Monday:

8:00AM Sunset Strummers
McClellan Center
1400 Vale Terrace Dr
Vista, CA
http://www.cityofvista.com/departments/parks/documents/Page12_000.pdf

6:30PM Ronnie Seno and Quintinn Holi
Chris’ Ono Grinds
4651 Mission Gorge Pl.
San Diego, CA
http://www.onogrindscafe.com/index.html

Tuesday:

9:00AM StoneAge Strummers
Joslyn Center
111 Richmar Ave.
San Marcos, CA
http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/The_StoneAge_Strummers/?yguid=89084008
10:00AM Norman Park Center
270 F Street
Chula Vista, CA
http://www.chulavistaca.gov/City_Services/Community_Services/Recreation/PDFs/MarchApril2010-2.pdf

6:30PM Hau’oli Strummers
Big Kahuna’s
3780 Ingraham St.
Pacific Beach, CA
http://www.hauolistrummers.com/

Wednesday:

Lake Elsinore/Wildomar Elks Lodge, Ukulele Club
33700 Mission Trl, Wildomar, CA
10:00am to 11:30am
Call Bill Bonin at 951-678-0250


6:00PM Moonlight Beach Ukulele Strummers
Today’s Pizza and Salad
481 Santa Fe Dr.
Encinitas, CA
http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/moonlightbeachukestrummers/


6:30PM Bertrand’s Music
13179-5 Black Mountain Road
San Diego, California 92129
(858) 780-1812
http://www.facebook.com/BertrandsMusic


7:00PM Hui o Hawai’i
Advanced Ukulele
752 Grand Ave.
Spring Valley, CA


Thursday:

8:00AM Sunset Strummers
1400 Vale Terrace Dr
Vista, CA
http://www.cityofvista.com/departments/parks/documents/Page12_000.pdf

6:00PM Ukulele Society of America
Stagg & Lion
850 Tamarack Ave
Carlsbad, CA
http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/ukulele_society_of_america

6:00PM Aloha Thursdays Starts September 5, 2013
Elks Lodge
25093 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA
http://www.meetup.com/alohathursdays/


Friday:



Saturday:

11:00AM Momilani’s Island Traditions
1906 Oceanside Blvd. (bring your own chair)
Oceanside, CA
http://ukulele.lanaicityrental.com:8081/Andy's/

2:00PM Hui o Hawai’i
Beginner and Intermediate Ukulele (Two separate groups)
752 Grand Ave.
Spring Valley, CA

Usually around 1:30PM Ukulele Friends
Various locations in North County San Diego, California
http://www.meetup.com/Ukulele-music-group/
 

salukulady

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Aldrine, as you know Shirley at Island Bazaar in Huntington Beach has groups every Tuesday and Thursday nights plus some on Friday and Saturday.

In Corona Del Mar to the south I know Oasis Uke group meets also. Not sure what day.

There are several in the LA area also.


By the way, you're doing this AND NAMM? Boy are you and Aaron going to be tired. Wow.
 

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Would love to see you in San Jose! Maybe a workshop at Gryphon Strings in Palo Alto... they might even pay you...
 

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Going to have to take some time off to do some Aaron and Aldrine stalking:)

I'll get you contact info for the Los Gatos Uke Club tomorrow. Don't have my glasses and the phone's starting to look fuzzy.
 

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Do come to Santa Cruz! Get in touch with Sandor Nagyszalanczy or Peter Thomas re. UCSC, and if you're in town, come on by and visit the birthplace of Compass Rose Ukes, my shop. You can also visit two of the biggest uke collections in the US...Ukulele Dick, aka Rick McKee has about 250, and Sandor's latest count was 430. Yes, real numbers...
 

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Whoa! So much love and responses! Okay, I'll take all of these into consideration and plan out an attack for January. Unfortunately, we can't hit up all of them due to time constraints (2 weeks max) but we'll see what we can do! Thank you guys SO much! :D
 

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Surely we could set something up at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica. If you think you can make it down here I'm happy to talk to them. They move quite a few uke's, too.

I'll be curious to see where this goes, if anywhere. The contact is Lincoln at mccabesconcerts@gmail.com for booking, if that helps... while they have great uke classes and it is a generally uke-friendly place, I can count the number of times I've seen any sort of uke performance there on one hand.
 

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More than the uke clubs, you gotta have some Korean BBQ! Lot's of good places by Anaheim.
 

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More than the uke clubs, you gotta have some Korean BBQ! Lot's of good places by Anaheim.

you got to take Aldrine to "El Patio" a Mom and Pop Mexican restaurant with the best shredded deep fried beef taco's...they are in Anahiem...they open all night long!

Daniel I know you know food...just like Gary in Norcal...haha
 

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I can probably get something together in Ventura county.
We even have some housing available for you.