DOVER —The Southern NH Ukulele Group will host its seventh annual winter ukulele festival on Sat., February 2 at the Historic STRAND Theater in Dover. Starting at 2:00 p.m. the day's festivities will feature wildly talented ukulele groups from near and far, including: The Silvertones, The Ukulele Strummers of Southern Maine, The Flukes, Steve Roy, and more!

The ukulele is a simple, four-stringed instrument. Easy to learn, easy to play, it produces sweet, resonant tones, and gives everyone an opportunity to let their souls sing! Along with performances there'll be food, raffles, sing-alongs and play-alongs.

Tickets are at Brown Paper Tickets: https://snhugluau7.brownpapertickets.com/, and a few sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Proceeds from SNHUG's Groundhog Day Luau will go to benefit the Ukulele Kids Club, a US non-profit dedicated to bringing the healing gift of music to hospitalized children. Founded in 2014 by Corey and Edda Bergman, the UKC operates in over 200 hospitals and has donated more than 6500 ukuleles. Kids and their families in difficult situations really benefit from the simple, therapeutic effect of music. Learn more about the UKC's mission at https://theukc.org.

The Southern New Hampshire Ukulele Group (SNHUG) is an all-volunteer, non-profit group that provides a forum for area ukulele players. All levels are welcome to share songs, techniques and friendship while learning more about this happy instrument. SNHUG’s bi-monthly meetings include lessons, group jams, solo performances and practice sessions. Details on SNHUG's Facebook page or on Meetup.com

Formed in 2012, SNHUG has grown to become the largest and most active ukulele group in New England. They do numerous community shows, open-mic performances, and host the summer SNHUGFEST at Henry Law Park in Dover. SNHUG also supports area & national non-profits through love of the ukulele.

For more information, contact June Pinkham: junepinkham@msn.com, or Steve Hobbs: steve@circlesquaredllc.com.

 

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