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Avid Ukulele Player and teacher, member of the V-Tones of Charleston, the Amazing Mittens, Lime and the Coconuts, and She Goes He Goes.

BOO! Cannonborough/ Elliotborough Neighbourhood Parade

It's that time again folks! On Saturday, October 29th, 6pm, please muster for the neighbourhood parade! We'll gather between Cannon and Spring streets on St. Philips---(that's near Hope and Union Coffee), with costumes and instruments, then march en masse to the Line Street Park for festivities up 'til 9pm. The South Carolina Broadcasters will be playing at the park as well as your friendly local neighbourhood Noodle and the V-Tones. Fun and games, community hobnobbing, food trucks, special guest stars, and general merriment shall erupt. Be there!

Swing Dance: Pure Gold

On Friday, October 21st, y'all can enjoy the golden experience of dancing to a live (and I must say quite well-practiced) band at the Friday night swing dance. The Roaring Twenties Hot Jazz Dance Club puts on a dance every week at the Spirit Moves Dance Studio and I'm very happy to be playing for it this time around! This week's theme is 'Pure Gold', with an advanced lesson at 7:30, beginner's at 8pm, followed by live music at about 8:30. All this plus snacks for only $10!!! It's always a fun and relaxing time, so put on your fancy threads and comfortable shoes, and get those feets a movin'!
www.roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com/

UKULELE FESTIVAL!

Thursday, Oct. 13th, join the Lowcountry Strummers Ukulele Club for a workshop with Jim Deville. He'll be teaching how to play 'off paper' at 7:30. The cost is $25. I met Jim years ago at Artichoke Music in Portland Oregon, when my gal Eden was so charmed by him that she bought a pink ukulele. He's got a great reputation, and I'm encouraging all ukesters of all levels to attend. Check the Lowcountry Strummers google blog for information.

Saturday, Oct. 15th, the Strummers hoist the Blackwater Ukulele Festival at Cypress Gardens. The festival is an all day affair with a beginners' workshop in the morning (that's presented by your friendly neighbourhood Noodle at 11am), a Hula dance class, open mike, uke boat rides, and music in the afternoon by the Charleston Hot Shots and the V-Tones. We 'Tones go on at 4:30. There'll also be ukulele vendors and of course, the fabulous and beautiful gardens. Last Spring's uke fest was fantastic, and I expect this will one will be as well. Uke are not alone!

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Massive Schedule

2018

Wednesday, August 15th, V-Tones at West Ashley Farmers Market, Ackerman park, 3-7pm, free//
Friday, August 17th, The Amazing Mittens at Savannah Grace, 3pm, private//
Saturday, August 18th Noodle & friends at the Johns Island farmers market, 9am-1pm, free//
Sunday, August 19th, the V-Tones of Charleston at Prohibition for the Swing Dance, 8-11pm, free dance lesson at 7pm//
Saturday, August 25th, Adult Ukulele workshop at Hungry Monks music school,, August 18th, Noodle & friends at the Johns Island 1948 Belgrade, 10am-noon, $75//
Thursday, August 30th, the V-Tones of Charleston
at the Johns Island Tattooed Moose, 6-9pm, free//

Saturday, September 1st, The V-Tones of Charleston at Marion square farmers market, 10am-1;30pm, free//
Sunday, September 2nd, the V-Tones of Charleston at Prohibition for the Swing Dance, 8-11pm, free dance lesson at 7pm//
Tuesday, September 4th, The V-Tones of Charleston presented by Awendaw Green at the Footlights Theater, 20 Queen street, . 7-10pm,more info tba//
Friday, September 14th, the V-Tones of Charleston at the World Music cafe show, South of Broadway Theater, Park Circle, North Charleston, more info tba//
Friday, September 21st, The Amazing Mittens at Savannah Grace for their happyhour, 3pm, private//
Saturday, September 29th, V-Tones at Sierra Club fundraiser, Santee Canal park,, more info tba//

Saturday, October 13th, V-Tones at Middleton Plantation for wedding, 4-5pm, private//
Friday, October 19th, The Amazing Mittens at Savannah Grace for their happyhour, 3pm, private//
Saturday, October 20th, The V-Tones of Charleston at Marion square farmers market, 10am-1;30pm, free//
Sunday, October 21st, The V-Tones of Charleston at the Georgetown Wooden Boats Festival, 11:30am-3;30pm, free//
Wednesday, October 31st, Noodle at Franke at Seaside, 2;30-3:30pm, private//

Sunday, Nov. 4th, 100th Anniversary of the WWI armistice, Main Branch, public library, more info tba//

Sunday, December 9th, the V-Tones of Charleston present our 14th Annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Main Branch of the Public Library,3pm, free//

2019

September 20th, wedding at Whitepoint Gardens, private//