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

Spring Has Done Sprung

Things are popping up all over! The V-Tones are very busy--so there are lots of opportunities to catch us this week.
Wednesday (March 26th) we'll be back at Prohibition, a Jazz Club on King street. Wednesday is dance night-so get on your smooth shoes and cut loose! Stephen Duane gives a free lesson after 7pm, and then the live band (us) starts up at 8pm. This is lots of fun--good food, too!
 Got uke will travel? I'm leading the jam at the Gathering on Thursday, March 27th. The Gathering is on the corner of Sam Rittenburg and Orange Grove in West Ashley.  Usually we meet 6:30-9pm.  Free, but get some food or something to drink,-bring your ukulele!
  Sunday, (March 30th), ukulele friends and fellow musicians will be up at Cypress Gardens for a camp happy Days Luau, and that's 11am-2pm. The Luau lasts all day. The regular park admission is $10, I believe, and they've got boats and alligators and spring flowers! It should be nice and relaxing....

This week with the V-Tones!

Whew! What a weekend!  Thanks for coming out to see the V-Tones from downtown to Monks' Corner! This Week: dance night on Wed (19) at Prohibition - downtown Charleston---no cover, lesson at 7pm, music at 8-11pm. This place is so cool! Good food, too!
Thursday night (20)  --at the The Sparrow-North Chalreston--Park Circle neighbourhood--we've got a great line up for ya! -no cover, drink specials, 10pm-midnight.
Sunday (23rd)--Swing dance at Trudy's dance studio (Folly rd), lesson at 7pm, live music 8-10pm, "Firefighter's Rescue Dance" $10! Presented by the good folks of the Roaring Twenties Hot Jazz Dance Club
CHEERS!

Happy St. Pattie's Day...er Weekend!

Top o' the mornin' to ya! V-Tones will be be quite busy this weekend, so come on out and catch us if you can! We play lots of FREE shows, and entertain folks of all ages--we hope you enjoy what we do as much as we enjoy doing it for you! Whoopie! OK. Saturday, March 15th--Up on East Montague street, in the Park Circle neighbourhood of North Charleston you can find the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival--we're appearing outside of the Bar-B-Que Joint at 2pm. The Charleston Hot Shots appear before us (good friends and fellow ukulelians).
  Then, Saturday night, we'll be at Prohibition (downtown Charleston, King Street) from 8-11pm for free music! We'll have Joel Hamilton with us for that show (Good Lord willing and the creek don't rise) as well as long time V-Tone Darbie Keck! Remember: Nobody does glamour like you!

 Then Sunday, March 16th, join us as we judge an open talent show at the "Be  a Celebrity in Your Swamp" contest up at Cypress Gardens. Park admission is reasonable (they've got animals and boats and flowers, lovely tropic flowers)---after judging, we'll get up and play some music, too! That entire event is 1-6pm, but we play form 3-4ish. It's a nice day for Cypress Gardens, eh?
  Whew!

Teddy Bears' Picnic

V is for Volunteer! The V-Tones of Charleston are leading a marching mob for the Teddy Bears' Picnic at Hampton Park on Sunday, March 9th. We need you, big people and little people, to help us make some noise. Please grab your favorite stuffed animal and musical instrument (I especially enjoy the hand-made ones) and join us! The whole event starts at 1pm, but the parade is at 3pm. Yes, this is an event for kids! It's a whole bunch of fun, and it's FREE!

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Massive Schedule

2017

Wednesday, Dec. 6th She Goes He Goes at Prohibition Swing Dance, 8-11pm, free dance lesson at 7pm, free//
Saturday, December 9th, The Amazing Mittens at Jingles and Jammies, brunch party, private//
Saturday, December 9th, V-Tones trio for Christmas party, Bristol apts., 7-10pm, private//
Sunday, December 10th, The V-Tones 13th Annual Holiday Extravaganza, at the Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library, 3pm, free//
Wednesday, December 13th, The V-Tones at Prohibition for the Swing Dance, free lesson at 7pm, live msuic 8-11pm, free//
Friday, December 15th, The Amazing Mittens at Savannah grace, 3pm, private//
Saturday, December 16th, Holiday band for private Christmas party, pm//
Sunday, December 17th, V-Tones at Marion Square Farmers' Market, 11am-2:30pm, free//
Wednesday, Dec. 20th, The Amazing Mittens at Respite Care Christmas Party, 1pm, private//
Wednesday, Dec. 20th She Goes He Goes at Prohibition Swing Dance, 8-11pm, free dance lesson at 7pm, free//
Thursday, Dec. 21st, Virgin Islands Benefit with Sally & George, The V-Tones, the Dubplates, Red Cedar Review, others, at the Pourhouse, $10, more info tba//
Saturday, December 23rd, V-Tones at holiday party, 4-7pm, private//
Wednesday, December 27th, The V-Tones at Prohibition for the Swing Dance, free lesson at 7pm, live music 8-11pm, free//
Thursday, December 28th, The Amazing Mittens at Vibra Rehab, 3pm, private//

2018
Wednesday, Feb. 28th, The V-Tones of Charleston open for Parker Millsap at Marion Square for the Food & Wine Festival, 6-8pm, more info tba//

Saturday, March 24th, Lime & The Coconuts, Art in the Barn, 2-5pm, more info tba//
Saturday, March 31st, music for the Annual Hat Ladies Parade, 10am-11am, Broad Street, Charleston, free//

Sunday, April 8th, The V-Tones of Charleston at the Bee Expo! noon-3pm, Cinnebaree, free//
Sunday, April 22nd, The V-Tones of Charleston, Tom & Olivia, private wedding//

Sunday, May 20th, She Goes He Goes at CHX (Lindy exchange), more info tba//

Wednesday, October 31st, Noodle at Franke at Seaside, 2;30-3:30pm, private//