Note: Be sure to check festival's web site, as not all festivals are annual. The Festival by Month page has the festivals listed that are scheduled for the current year – or at least my attempt to list current festivals.
I totally rely on people associated with the festival for festival dates and listing information. I do check the festival site for additional information.
2008 - I'll be performing Saturday night and presenting an advanced ukulele workshop Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Last festival was 2008.
Windy City Uke Fest
August 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2008, VIP Reception on July 31st at 9 PM, The Tiki Terrace (www.thetikiterrace.com)
Just outside Chicago in Des Plaines, Illinois, 1591 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60018 - NE Corner of Lee/Manheim & Oakton
(from festival site) - This will be the largest ukulele festivals in the Midwest. Chicago has had a strong ukulele history from ukulele manufactures to great ukulele performers. We wish to continue the aloha spirit and share with you everything the ukulele has to offer. The `ukulele is the gift that keeps on giving. We will have performers and ukulele instructors from around the world giving world-class ukulele workshops. Come and delight in the three fun-filled days of ukulele paradise. We will have an UkeTube stage where any uke player can show their stuff. The main stage will have top performers from the ukulele community. We will have starter workshops for people and kids that have never played a musical instrument of any type.
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