2016 Festival Line Up

This year’s Line Up


11.30 – 11.50 Auditorium  Sir Robert Woodard Academy

The future of Uke music in our local school. Come in and see how great they are.

11.55 – 12.20 Foyer     Sundown Ukulele Band

Led by our very own Pete Clark the Sundowners perform all over Sussex in nursing homes and at benefit events, raising money for charity as they go.

12.25 – 12.50 Auditorium  The Ukulele Conservatoire

Portslade group who play different arrangements to well-known tunes, they meet at the Railway Inn in Portslade, the same pub where our warm up gig is held.

12.55 – 13.25 Foyer     Wukulele

The wukulele jam is the longest running local jam and sister jam to our own Uke @ the Duke, lots of joining in please.

13.25 – 13.50 Auditorium  Scandomando

Absolutely stormed last year’s festival, just had to have them back.

13.55 – 14.10 Foyer     Ukerladies

A cross between the Beverley Sisters and the Tuts, the Ukerladies now have a cult following and are not to be missed. Lots of opportunity to join in too.

14.15 – 14.40 Auditorium  The Richwoods

Mid Sussex’s own ukulele maestro Dan and friends making a rare public appearance.

14.45 – 15.10 Foyer     BAD Ukes plus friends

Brighton’s jam led by Irena and Phil will get your toes tapping and voice singing.

15.20 – 16.00 Auditorium  Sargent Peppers Ukulele Hearts Club Band

An attempt to recreate the classic album lead by members of the Uke @ the Duke jam. Some joining-in bits, you will all know the words.

16.00 – 16.30 Foyer     WOB

Our very own Uke @ the Duke barman with a huge voice that will fill the whole venue. Singer and songwriter WOB has recorded many albums of his own material.

16.30 – 17.15 Auditorium  The Corner Laughers

Uke lead band from the USA. We are really lucky to have this group play at our festival as part of a UK tour.

17.30 – 18.15 Auditorium  Sara Spade

A true Superstar of the uke who has appeared on many famous stages and television shows.

And finally Lawrie makes a racket

18.15 A couple of songs to see you on your way

It was thought that the festival should finish with us all playing, so a couple of famous classics should do it.

We will try and keep to time, but they are of course liable to change so please be patient.

Thanks for your support and see you there.