Thank you to everyone who came out to our Play Your Ukulele Day event at the Saskatoon Farmers Market on February 2nd, 2019!
Play Your Ukulele Day is a worldwide celebration of the ukulele and the power of music. First celebrated in 2011, the mission of Play Your Ukulele Day is to “bring the world together, four strings at a time.”
The ukulele is thought to have originated from traditional Portuguese instruments such as the machete, cavaquinho, the timple, and the rajão. Portuguese immigrants brought these guitar-like instruments with them to Hawaii where, in the
The modern ukulele spread to North America and around the world in the early 20th century and become a popular instrument during both World Wars. Starting in the
Play Your Ukulele Day is also sometimes celebrated on May 2nd and with an instrument so fun to play, why not have 2 days of the year to celebrate?! Visit us again or join our Meetup group to find out about upcoming jam session dates and events!
Here’s the list of songs we playe on Feb 2nd (in no particular order)
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue – Jazz Standard
Let It Be – The Beatles
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da – The Beatles
This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie (Canadian Lyrics by The Travellers)