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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.

Lucky 13 Swing Dance with the V-Tones

"Why is Friday the 13th considered bad luck, anyway?", asked the precocious eleven year old. "Ah well", mumbled Professor Humbug," It goes back to the Egyptians...." Whatever the case may be my friends, grab your rabbit's foot, four leaf clover, or talisman and hop to the Swing Dance on April 13th at Spirit Moves. The V-Tones will be conjuring up our spirited Gypsy Jazz set for your dancing pleasure. Special guest stars, surprises, new songs....All this and more (plus lessons (Int.7:15, Beg. 8pm) for just $10! Live music starts up around 8:45. I predict that you will have fun!!!

Noodle opens for Tik Tok at Tin Roof!

OK all y'all Southern-fried Steampunks, grab your goggles and dancing shoes for a night of genre twisting, string bending fun at the Tin Roof on Saturday, March 31st. Tik-Tok are impossible to describe--the last time we played with them they had a robot that delivered decrees in between their banjo/washboard/songs. It's jugband music from Dystopia? In any case it's fun, funny and great! Catch these globe trotting freaks (from Berlin, etc) while they swing through Charleston. Plus, noodlin' Noodle will try to rise to the occasion!

Breath of Spring Festival

V-Tones
Saturday, March 24th
Breath of Spring Festival
Cypress Gardens, Monks Corner
noon-1pm
$10

Nothing evokes Spring like those rambunctious V-Tones! Join us and a plucking
plethora of other musicians (including ukesters the Charleston Hot
Shots) as we celebrate the burgeoning call of the wild all around us! The
Breath of Spring Festival has music all day, and your cost of admission
includes, naturally, entrance to the Gardens. What? You've never been to Cypress
Gardens? Well, my friends, they've got rowboats and alligators and azaleas and
the butterfly house and the reptilarium and fun all-ages stuff like that. Soak
up some natural inspiration with the V-Tones! V for vegetation!

She Goes, He Goes

Good news, people! I'm playing tenor banjo with a new Swing band, "She Goes, He Goes". We'll be playing the dance on Friday, March 16th, at Spirit Moves. Admission is $10, and that includes dance lessons at 7:15pm (intermediate) and 8pm (beginning), with live music starting about 8:45pm. The theme is St. Patrick's Warm Up, so wear your green, lovely people. All ages and stages are welcome: dancing is fun, and the scene is low-pressure. Wish me luck with the new instrument! My first love is still the ukulele!!!

V-Tones at Kidsfair!

Sunday, March 11th, 1:30pm, Gaillard Auditorium! Be there! For just $1, you, yes you, can experience Charleston's biggest Kids' Fair! We had a blast last year at this event and expect fun, mirth and hilarity this year as well. We'll play for about 45 minutes, followed by our pals at Homespun Hoops. Wow!

Pirate Noodle

Pirate Noodle
Charles Pinkney Historical Site

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//