CONTACT DIRECT: NOODLEMCDOODLE@YAHOO.COM

Contact me directly!

NOODLEMCDOODLE@YAHOO.COM


Need a uke player for a wedding, birthday or other event? Have uke, will travel!


LIVING THEATRE

My photo
Charleston, South Carolina
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.

This week in Noodleland

Monday, June 19th
Folly Beach Farmers' Market
Talent Show
5-8pm
free

Show your stuff! Come on out and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of Folly Beach! The mic is open to any and all who want to demonstrate their talents! BIG FUN, y'all come!

Wednesday, June 21st
The V-Tones of Charleston with special guest stars
John Holenko and Arnold Gottlieb
West Ashley Farmers' Market
3;15-7pm
free

We're super excited about getting the chance to play with John Holenko and Arnold Gottlieb at the West Ashley Farmers' market. So, there's music, but there's also vegetables! Fun for the whole family
Y'all come on out and celebrate the Solstice

Special guest stars!

Wednesday, June 14th
Prohibition
Swing Dance 
8-11pm
free dance lesson at 7pm
no cover

Join the V-Tones of Charleston at the Swing Dance spot on King street! We'll have a bouquet of special guest stars this time: Keith Namm on saxophone, Arnold Gottlieb on drums and Brad Bolchoz on drums. Y'all drop on by!

Marion Squares

V-Tones Trio
Saturday, June 10th
10:30am-1:30pm
Marion Square Farmers' Market
Free

Greetings to all! I hope everyone is having a fantastic festival season. Thanks to all the Piccolo Spoleto staff for having us play. We V-Tones are happy to be playing down in the center of town. Come on by and boogie with us!

PICCOLO SPOLETO!!!!!!

It's Festival Season again! Hooray! For two weeks Charleston turns into an international destination for arts and culture. I'm playing with several groups for many different and exciting events (check the calendar below), but I want to draw your attention to the

V-TONES SWING DANCE HARBOR CRUISE!!!!!!
with dance instruction from Stephan Duane and Hilary Keck-Arnold
Thursday June 1st
8-10pm
Spirit Lines Dock at the Aquarium Wharf
360 Concord Str., Charleston, SC
$25

BOARDING @ 7:30PM. Cash bar and snacks available for purchase onboard. No backpacks or large tote bags will be allowed onboard. Boat has limited handicapped accessibility; please call Spiritline Cruises at (843) 722-2628

Put on your dancing shoes and swing the night away with one of Charleston’s favorite local bands. The V-Tones of Charleston have been entertaining for over a decade at dances, oyster roasts, benefits, art galleries and all kinds of parties. Stephen Duane will be on hand to keep everyone dancing.

go to www.piccolospoleto.com/  for tickets and their calendar! tickets

Mother's Day Hooray!

The V-TONES OF CHARLESTON
at Cooper River Brewery
Sunday, May 14th
3-6pm
free

Come on and hang out with us at this funky, family friendly spot with special guest star Arnold Gottleib!

The V-TONES OF CHARLESTON
at the Folly Beach Farmers' Market
Monday, May 15th
6-9pm
free

Come on and hang out with us at this funky, family friendly spot with special guest star Brad Edwardson!

The V-TONES OF CHARLESTON
at Prohibition for the Swing Dance
Wednesday, May 17th
free lesson with Stephan Duane 7pm
live music 8-11pm
free

Drink! Dance ! Dining! and I'm sure we'll have a special guest star for this show too!


She Goes He Goes

She Goes He Goes 
at Prohibition
for the Roaring 20s Hot Jazz Dance Club
Swing Dance
Wednesday, May 10th
7pm free dance lesson
8-11pm live music

DRINKS DANCING! DINING!! ALL ARE WELCOME!!!

BAR NORMANDY

The Amazing Mittens
at Bar Normandy
Thursday, May 4th
7-9pm
free

Bar Normandy is the secret night time identity of Normandy Farms on Broad street. The food is excellent! Or you can just hang out and have some wine or beer. It's a small space, good for Mittens. So  we'll be there on Thursday night, playing vintage love songs and feeling the life of the city. Join us!

Dig the Digitalsouth

DIG! SOUTH
 Hey if you are a DIG! South conference attendee then, you're already coming to our show tonight, right? See y'all there!

SHE GOES HE GOES
Swing Dance at Prohibition
Wed. April 26th
free dance lesson at 7pm
live music 8-11pm
no cover, but Prohibition did get voted best cocktails, so...

CLIMATE PARADE
muster at The Royal American
Saturday, April 29th
9am-noon
freedom!
Bring your marching instruments and let's jam!
I'll be there
  

Little David Ukulele and Dulcimer Festival

This week in Noodleland:
public shows
Wednesday April 19th V-Tones at Prohibition for the Swing Dance 8-11pm (free lesson at 7pm) with Stephan Berry

Sunday April 23rd, teaching and performing at the Little David Ukulele And Dulcimer Festival 
being held at the Stony House at the Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. The Festival Starts at 10:30 and ends at 4. The festival is free for park admission. ($3, $2 for folks 65 and older, kids 6 and under free). 
  We will have a lesson at 10:30, 3 band concert, open mic, group strums, plus uke, food and craft vendors. Come and meet new players and jam!
  It's all for the benefit of the Music Speaks Autism Awareness Project.
Bring your entire family to enjoy the miles of walking trails, interpretive center, and museum, and then kayak/canoe the old canal. Plenty for non-players to enjoy.
Questions? (843) 312-8438

EARTH DAY

The V-Tones of Charleston (duo)
with MUSC all star band
MUSC Earth Day celebration
at the Horseshoe
Wednesday, April 12th
11am-2pm
free

  Don't you love your planet? Of course you do! That's why you'll be happy to hang out with the good people of MUSC on Wednesday and celebrate the only biosphere we've got! Eden and I will be there to fill the air with encouraging tunes and add our push to the movement. It's free and fun-- come on out-- no styrofoam allowed!



Dance! Drink! OUt of COntrol!

The V-Tones of Charleston
Swing Dance night at Prohibition
Wednesday, April 5th
free lesson at 7pm
live music 8-11pm
NO COVER

The Amazing Mittens
at Bar Normandy
Thursday, April 6th
7-9pm
NO COVER





this week in Noodleland

This week in Noodleland! 
Wed. 27th pirate music at the Storm Eye charity golf tournament presented by the Riverdogs at Wild Dunes. I play for registration, 9am-10am!!!
Wed. 27th She Goes He Goes plays swing dance at Prohibition, 8-11pm, free dance lesson at 7pm
Saturday, April 1st, V-Tones of Charleston play Fools' Fest at Tattooed Moose (Johns Island) along with several other foolish bands! Free we play 3-4pm
Sunday April 2nd, The V-Tones of Charleston play the Honey and Bee Expo, noon-3pm at Cinnebarre, Mt. Pleasant, free


Carousel of FUN

THE CAROUSEL OF FUN AIN'T STOPPIN'!
Friday (24th) The Amazing Mittens at Incluza-Palooza, College of Charleston, along with many many other acts, 6-9pm $
Saturday (25th) The Amazing Mittens at Lefty & Pancito, upper King, 5-7pm
Sunday (26th) The Amazing Mittens at Artist & Craftsmen, 1pm celebrate throughout the day
Sunday (26th) The V-Tones of Charleston power trio at Cooper River Brewery 3-6pm, free

Charleston Puppetry Day

It's Ol' one eye Noodle here lettin' y'all know about Charleston Puppetry Day on Tuesday, March 22nd. There's an event at the DART library in the morning (10amish) and the a party at 6pm at the Read Brothers courtyard. Eden and I ( the Amazing Mittens) will be playing for that. The Read Brothers building is on the corner of King and Spring. Better ride a bike! Have fun HAPPY SPRING

House Concert!

HOUSE CONCERT
The V-Tones of Charleston
Saturday, March 4th
7-10pm
314 East Erie on Folly Beach 
BYOB and food , if you wish 
donation

The band is really excited to be a part of this interesting series. It'll be a bigger version of the band, with special guest star, Mr. Roger Bellow. Come on by!


Teddy Bears Picnic
The V-Tones of Charleston
Sunday, March 5th
1:30-4:30 pm
Hampton Park Gazebo
free

Calling all bears, calling all bears, this is a kids' parade party emergency! Actually, stuffed animals of all kinds are welcome, and bring your costumes and musical instruments. It's a field day for all with a soundtrack of antique musique provided by the V-Tones of Charleston. V for Vernal!



Mardi Gras, Y'all!


this week in Noodleland

This week in Noodleland:
Tonight (Tues): "Stupid Cupid" comedy show/true stories, Gala Coffee {Avondale} 7:30pm, free
Wed. (22) The V-Tones of Charleston at Prohibition Swing dance -free show-- dance lesson at 7pm, live music 8-11pm
Thursday (23) She Goes,He Goes on the Pourhouse deck, 6-9pmish, free
Friday (24) Eden is performing in the Women and Stones show at the Charleston Music Hall--I'll be there!
Saturday (25th) at our neighbourhood deli 10am-noon (Huger street, near Huger and Rutledge) busking!
Sunday (26th) With Lime and the Coconuts at the Sierra Club Oyster Roast, 2-5pm, $$$
Tuesday (28) Mardi Gras parade on Daniel Island--bring your instruments and assemble at the Black Tie music academy. Parade at 6pm, V-Tones to follow!!!!! Community event
whew!!!!

GAGE HALL

The V-Tones of Charleston
Benefit concert
Saturday, February 18th
Gage Hall (Charleston, SC)
7:30-9:30pm
$15 donation

Please join us for an evening of music and surprises! We've got some great guest stars and we'll be doing our thing on the big stage! Those of you who know Roger Bellow will be happy to hear him play with us---what a great talent. Some of the money form this show will go the educational enrichment fund for the school across the street. So, good cause and a good time. Come on out, y'all!


plus
UKULELE WORKSHOP
with Rachel Manke
Sunday, February 19th
3pm-beginners
4pm-strumming technique
Hungry Monk School of Music (1948 Belgrade)
$25 (pay at door, no registration necessary)

I'll be there too, helping Rachel and soaking up the ukulele knowledge from this wonderful, traveling teacher and performer. Don't forget about it!

Rachel Manke ukulele workshop

Hey Ukulele Enthusiasts! I week form today, that's Sunday Feb. 19th, please come to a workshop by Rachel Manke, who has taught at Ashokan and other ukulele camps and has even appeared on 'A Prairie Home Companion'!!!! She's be teaching 2 workshops: at 3pm one for beginners, and at 4pm a workshop on Strumming (just what you need!) Each workshop is $25. This is all a'happening at the Hungry Monk School of Music (1948 Belgrade, West Ashley, here in Charleston, SC) LET ME KNOW IF YOU'LL BE THERE!!!

Time to Party????

The V-Tones of Charleston
Swing Dance at Prohibition
Wednesday, Feb. 8th
free lesson at 7pm
live music 8-11pm
no cover!

Thanks to the good people at the Roaring 20s Hot Jazz Dance Club, the V-Tones are back at Prohibition! I know, I know...in this Vale of Tears one might ask oneself why? Why  dance? Why celebrate? It's important to get out there and be connected to the world---life is more than just Tweets and Screen time. Get out and shake it up! You'll be glad you did. PS Usually there are plenty of talented dancers just waiting to lead you on the dance floor (or try to follow you!). The crowd is not snooty or judgmental at all. Come on out!


HappY Noodle Year!

HAPPY NOODLE YEAR!

The V-Tones of Charleston
Wednesday, Jan. 4th
Prohibition
Swing Dance
free lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm
free

With special guest star Mr. Peter Coish on the steel guitar!

The V-Tones of Charleston
Sunday, Jan. 8th
Prohibition
Swing Dance
free lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm
free

Grooving the night away!

Pirate Noodle

Pirate Noodle
Charles Pinkney Historical Site

Massive Schedule

2017

Wednesday, June 28th, The V-Tones of Charleston with the Swamp Gypsies, Joy Pilots at the Music Farm Farmers' Market, //
Thursday, June 29th, The Amazing Mittens at Bar Normandy, 7-9pm, free (eat some food!)//



Saturday, July 1st, Noodle and friends at the Johns Island Farmers' Market, 9am-1pm, free//
Friday, July 7th, The Amazing Mittens at Bishop Gadsden birthday celebration, 3;30-4:30pm, private//
Saturday, July 8th, Wedding at the Confederate House with the V-Tones of Charleston, 7-10pm, private//
Tuesday, July 11th, The V-Tones at the Mount Pleasant farmers' market, 3:30-7pm, free show//
Saturday, July 29th, V-Tones trio, private show at Senior Citizens' center (thanks Nancy!) 2-3pm//

Saturday, August 19th, V-Tones quartet at birthday party, 5-8pm, Hanahan, private//

Saturday, September 30th, 50th! Anniversary Party, V-Tones, 4-8pm, private//

Saturday, December 9th, The Amazing Mittens at Jingles and Jammies, bruch party, private//
Sunday, December 10th, The V-Tones 13th Annual Holiday Extravaganza, at the Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library, 3pm, free//
Saturday, December 16th, Holiday Band for private Christmas party, pm//