October Uketorial

October’s uketorial will be on Sunday, October 4th at 3PM. We will continue working on tablature (aka tab) since it’s an invaluable tool for playing any stringed instrument. This time, we will look at Amazing Grace and Oh Susanna. If there’s time, I want to take a look at St James Infirmary. It’s a tricky one but it’s a great little song and worth spending time on.

http://saskatoonukulele.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Amazing-Grace-Tab.pdf
http://saskatoonukulele.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Oh-Susanna-TAB.pdf
http://saskatoonukulele.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/St.-James-Infirmary-TAB.pdf

Next Jam

Our next jam will be Sunday, September 27 at 3pm on Zoom. For the last jam of the month, I thought we could do another request edition. I would also like to open this jam up to anyone who wants to lead a song themselves or wants to perform something special for us. I know this can be a bit scary but performing or leading a song is a great way to grow as a musician. It forces you to set a small goal and work towards it. And we’re a pretty friendly group so please, don’t feel intimidated. Email us for login details! [email protected]

Topic: SUP Online Open Uke Jam
Time: Sep 27, 2020 03:00 PM Saskatchewan

Email us at [email protected] for login details

Make sure you download the Zoom app before the jam at: zoom.us/download

Tutorial & Jam Event

Our next jam will be on Sunday, September 13 at 3 PM Saskatchewan time on Zoom.

This session will be a bit different as I’ll be starting with a tutorial on how to read tab. It’s a great skill to have but it can be a little intimidating so I thought it could be a fun afternoon activity for those who want to learn or just can’t remember how to read tab and want a refresher.

The songs I’ll use are Lullaby (a new one) and Alona Waltz which are both in our songbook. After our mini-lesson, I’ll take requests for the rest of the hour. (From our songbook only, please.) If this works well, I’m happy to keep doing tutorials perhaps, once a month.

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Topic: SUP Tutorial & Jam

Time: Sep 13, 2020 03:00 PM Saskatchewan

Play On The Porch Day

The last Saturday of August is traditionally World Play On Your Porch Day. So let’s try a jam this Saturday on August 29 to say farewell to the summer. The event will be held online but I would like a few people to join me in person on my lawn to help me play on my porch! Please contact me at [email protected] if you’re interested. Otherwise, take your laptop or tablet and your ukulele on your porch and join us online!


Topic: SUP Play On Your Porch Day

Time: Aug 29, 2020 07:00 PM Saskatchewan


Songs for the event:

– Hallelulele

– Down On The Corner

– The Lion Sleeps Tonight

– Bad Moon Rising

– The Log Drivers Waltz

– The Last Saskatchewan Pirate

– Summertime

– Don’t Worry, Be Happy

– With A Little Help From My Friends

– Put A Little Love In Your Heart

(Keep Happy Birthday on hand as it will be my neighbour’s birthday that day!)


All songs can be downloaded from our website: saskatoonukulele.com

Make sure you download the Zoom app before the jam at: zoom.us/download

Upcoming Online Jams

Here are the scheduled jams for the coming week. Everyone is welcome to join! Just send an email to [email protected] for login info!

Topic: SUP Sunday Online Jam
Time: Aug 23, 2020 03:00 PM Saskatchewan

The songs will be:

  • Hallelulele (Opener)
  • Oh Susanna
  • Stuck In The Middle
  • The Gambler
  • Five Foot Two
  • Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
  • Skye Boat Song/Outlander Theme
  • The Last Saskatchewan Pirate
  • Let It Be
  • Put A Little Love In Your Heart (Closer)

All songs can be downloaded from our website: saskatoonukulele.com/song-book

Make sure you download the Zoom app before the jam at: zoom.us/download

Canada Day Jam!

Canada has such a rich musical history so let’s take a moment to celebrate it the best way we know how – with ukuleles! On July 1, 2020, we’ll be celebrating all things Canadian with a brunch-time jam. For more information, check out our Canada Day page!

Upcoming Jams

*IMPORTANT UPDATE*

All in-person Saskatoon Ukulele Player jam sessions and events are canceled until further notice.

We will be closely following the information given by health officials in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and hope to return soon. Until then, join the discussions on Meetup and Facebook and most importantly, keep on strummin’!

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Join the fun at Amigos Cantina (Duffern & 10th)! Next jam sessions are:

We will start with a beginner session at 3:00pm – 3:30pm and a novice/advanced session from 3:30pm – 4:30 pm. Feel free to come and go as you need.

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