Hey everybody! Do you have a ukulele that needs some attention? Are you interested in learning how to play it? We will be covering the basics in this 4 week Beginner's Ukulele Class. Tune, strum, pick and play your ukulele and learn how to make music with others. Noodle will have time to teach the class as a whole as well as provide individual attention. Learn songs that are fun to play on the ukulele each Saturday in February. The Kids' Class is from 10am -11am, followed by Adult Beginner's from 11am-noon. For the complete series it is $80, or $25 for drop-ins. We'll have you dreaming on Hawaii in no time!
Beginner's Ukulele Classes
Saturdays in February
at Hungry Monk Music School
1948 Belgrade (West Ashley)
$80 for all 4 classes
or $25 drop in
Noodle: Fearless leader of the V-Tones of Charleston and local ukulele enthusiast, Noodle McDoodle, has a colorful muical and theatrical history. He got his nickname while working at Wavy Gravy's Camp Winnarainbow (a circus and performing arts camp), and has studied the uke with Joel Eckhaus, Gerald Ross, Jim Deville, Li'L Rev and Pops Bayless. He has taught at the North Carolina Ukulele Academy, and at the Augusta Heritage Music Camp's Swing week. These days he enjoys playing music fro Swing dances, listening to records and solving quadratic equations.
Ah...the wake up call! Time to stretch, grab my ol' uke and head to the coffeeshop. On Friday, January 24th I'll be doing just that at the Elliotborough Minibar, starting up around 9am. The EBMB is on Bogard street, just up a few blocks from D'Allesandro's Pizza. It's cozy and a great place for acoustic music.We'll get through this together. Drop on in!
Check out the travelling band, the Bumper Jacksons at the Sparrow (North Charleston) on Tuesday night, January 7th. The V-Tones will open for them, probably going on around 9pm. We all play fun Jazz, Swing, Jugband and party music. Come on out! If there is a cover it's pretty small. Support live music! Support travelling musicians! Wahoo!
Dance your way into a brand new year with the V-Tones! We'll be at the Charleston Ballroom Dance Club (1632 Ashley Hall Road) on Sunday, January 5th. Lessons will start at 6pm, followed by live music at 7:30pm. This is always a fun place to play! $10 gets you everything--lessons, live music, snacks, jokes and exercise. Remember Dancing! the fun way to stay in shape! We'd love to see everybody there!
Even More Videos!
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//
September 20th, wedding at Whitepoint Gardens, private//