Join the Ukulele jam!
Every Wednesday at Noosa Marina you’ll hear the sweet sounds of ukulele drifting through the marina. You can join in with the Park Bench Ukulele Players group too.
Wednesday mornings from 10.30am – 12pm
Harbour Wine Bar
The ukulele group is also great for beginners and all ages.
It’s a super friendly bunch that get together and they make everyone feel welcome.
No need to book, simply turn up on the day and bring your ukulele.
Cost is only $2.
What is the ukulele?
The ukulele is originally from Hawaii and is a small guitar-like instrument.
The ukulele is part of the lute family of instruments, which also includes the guitar, banjo and violin. They are generally made from wood, with the traditional koa wood from Hawaii typically preferred, however are often made from plywood, laminate woods and more expensive woods such as mahogany.
The distinct sounds of the ukulele regained popularity with musicians such as Hawaiian Israel Kamakawiwo’ole and his medley of Over the Rainbow and What a Wonderful World.