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

Sierra Club festival

V-Tones of Charleston
Sierra Club festival
Santee Canal State Park
Saturday, September 29th

Hey there Nature lovers! Join the V-Tones at the historic Santee Canal State park. The good people of the Sierra Club will be having activities all day, so check it out! I'll attach the link below

Sierra Club

Feeling washed out?

Wednesday, Sept. 19th
West Ashley farmers market

V-TONES, Peter Kfoury, Robbie Madison
Friday, Sept. 21st
South of Broadway theater
Park Circle, North Charleston

Come on out for this fun and educational night of live music!

This week in Noodleland:
Thursday (6) - Rhythm Administration at MUSC greenway, 11am-1pm
Sunday (9) - Rhythm Administration at KIng Street for Second Sunday 1-3pm
Sunday (9) -She Goes He Goes for Swing Dance at Prohibition 8-11pm (free dance lesson at 7pm)

Strong Wind Ukulele



Try the Strong Wind Ukulele! If you know ukuleles, then you know they are all different and the quality varies tremendously. I've found a 17 fretter with a nice voice and volume. The intonation is pretty good up the neck and the head stock isn't too heavy. I also like the bowed back, which provides a nice resonance. You might tweak it a little bit by sanding down the saddle a micron or two-- things like that are standard for set up on stringed instruments--but I would recommend it! Of course, whenever you get a new stringed instrument, you have to play and tune, play and tune, to stretch and season the strings. And yes, the Strong Wind is  pretty, and has the fret dots in the right place! You can order them from Amazon (naturally) and contact them through Facebook.

ramblin' rose video with Strong Wind

Strong Winds facebook

Upcoming Ukulele Workshop

Adult Ukulele Workshop
Saturday, 25th
Hungry Monk School of Music
1948 Belgrade
Hey everybody! Whether you are an advanced player or just a beginner, you will benefit from this upcoming workshop. I like to teach the ukulele through songs, so once we get down the chords, strum, tempo and rhythm, we can work on alternate chords, tricks and melody. There's a lot to unpack! My strategy is to help players learn how to play well with others. Come join the merry throng! Bring your instrument !

register here

Write ON!

V-Tones of Charleston
Main Branch public library
Saturday, August 4th
11am-11:30am (lobby)

I love my public library! I'm happy to be playing in support of literacy and intelligence.
here are some details

literacy festival

Adult Ukulele Workshop

Adult Ukulele Workshop
Saturday, July 28th
Hungry Monk Music School
1948 Belgrade, Charleston (West Ashley)

Hey Y'all! Let's learn some ukulele! If you are a beginner, I'll get you started, and if you're ready for some more advanced chord forms and techniques, I'll help out with that, too. My method is to get everyone playing together and teach the ukulele though a song. That way when you leave you should be able to perfect the song as a solo piece or just jam it with others;. Please come on by! You can register at the Hungry Monk website or just drop on by on Saturday. I hope to see some ukulele enthusiasts there!

Let Freedom Sing!

V-Tones! OK so we'll be playing as a trio on Saturday, July 7th at Marion Square for the Farmers Market. That's 10am-1:30pm
V-Tones! We'll be back at Prohibition for the Swing Dance on Sunday July 8th. That's 8-11pm, with a free dance lesson at 7pm

kids ukulele workshop

Kids Ukulele Workshop
Saturday, June 30th
Hungry Monk Music School
1948 Belgrade ave

Hey there! Hi there! Ho there! You're as welcome as can be! This morning workshop is designed for all levels of players. If you already know some chords I will be able to show you some advanced techniques, and if you have never played we can start at the beginning. Bring your ukulele and join  in the fun!

hungry monk music

This week in Noodleland

Thursday, June 18th
V-Tones of Charleston
Tattooed Moose at Citadel Mall
free show

When the going gets weird, the weird go to the mall! Let's all lighten our spirits and enjoy some time together with music from the dazzling decades. Be there!

Saturday, June 23rd
V-Tones of Charleston
Orange Spot Coffeshop
Park Circle, North Charleston
5th year anniversary party

Celebrate the success of this fun and funky center, hobnob spot, community coffee spot and local business. We love the Orange Spot and you should too!

Sunday, June 24th
The Amazing Mittens
One Broad Street
free (buy some breakfast, c'mon)

Another lovable local spot down on the corner of Broad and East Bay. Drop on in for some songs of yesteryear and good food.

Join Eden and Noodle for this special event-- HEART at The Charleston Music Hall, Friday, June 6th

Happy Spoleto

The Amazing Mittens
Saturday June 2nd
One Broad Street

Join Eden and me for brunch at One Broad Street. that's on the corner of Broad and East Bay. We'll be playing an eclectic mix of tunes from the last century. If you're downtown Spoleting, drop on by!

The V-Tones of Charleston
Swing dance at Prohibition
Sunday June 3rd
dance lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm

Now, this is a free Piccolo Spoleto Jazz event ! We always have a blast playing for dancers down at Prohibition. It's free! It's fun! It's a good way to move your body! We have a special guest star, Bil McSweeney, on trombone. Come on by!

Annual Tea Room with Lime & the Coconuts

Lime & the Coconuts
2nd Presbyterian Tea Room 
Wraggsborough Square
Friday, Saturday May 25th and 26th
Sunday May 27th

How many years has this been going on? You know that it's Spoleto time when the churches around town open their doors for their charming tea rooms. You can get some good food here! Plus, music by internationally known artist Mary Edna Fraser and her wild bunch of coconuts. It should be fun- and it will be fun ;)

Second Sunday

She Goes He Goes 
Second Sunday 
Sunday, May13th
corner of King and George

On Second Sunday, Charleston closes down King street to motorized traffic and we have a street party. I'll be there and you should come there too, if you're not at the LEAF festival in North Carolina!

The V-Tones of Charleston
Folly Beach Farmers Market
Folly Beach Park
Monday, May 15th

Come on out to the beach! We'll be joined by travelling bass player, Fuller Condon. We always enjoy ourselves out here-- and we're sure you will too! Plus, VEGETABLES


Awakening Motion Parade
Saturday, April 28th
upper King street
Free !!!!

Please join your local neighbourhood Noodle and Enough Pie as we celebrate and promote alternate methods of transportation! I'll be marching with my banjo and would love it if any of y'all brought an instrument to jam along. We meet at the Cynthia Herd memorial butterfly garden, which is across from Food Lion up on King street. JOIN US!


Friday, April 13th
The Amazing Mittens and a cast of amazing performers
Stern Center
College of Charleston
$5 donation

Eden and I are just one of the acts performing in this annual event which is dedicated to promoting tolerance and mutual respect throughout South Carolina. It's always a hoot, a holler, a stitch and a scream! Come on out

The V-Tones of Charleston
Sunday April 8, 2018
Cinebarre, Mrt. Pleansant

The V-Tones of Charleston are bee-lighted to play again at this annual event. We've got local legend Roger Below with us as well as newcomer Arnold Gottlieb. We're looking forward to it! Bee-lieve it!


Swing Dance
with The V-Tones of Charleston
Sunday March 18th
free dance lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm

Get on out and dance your blues away with the hardest working Swing dance band in Charleston! We've got special guest stars Matthew Sciarro (clarinet) and Brad Bolchoz (drums). YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO DO IT ! Fun Fun Fun...

Parker Milsap with
The V-Tones of Charleston
Wine & Food Festival
Wednesday, February 28th
free with admission the festival

Western swing Set with local lovable legend, Roger Bellow! We're thrilled to be on the big stage once again!

Three of My Bands !

Bliss Yoga Studio Fundraiser
1163 Pleasant Oaks Drive, Mt. Pleasant, 29464
Roaring Twenties Party
with the V-Tones of Charleston
Saturday, Feb. 24th
$45 individual
$70 couple

Party and Dance with the V-Tones! Twenty Three Skidoo!

Sierra Club Oyster Roast
Bowens Island
with Lime & the Coconuts
Sunday, Feb. 25th

Prohibition Swing Dance
with She Goes He Goes
Sunday, Feb. 25th
(free lesson at 7pm)

My Three Bands!

Weekend Shows

Bar Normandy
Friday, February 9th

Noodle and friends
Johns Island Farmers Market
Saturday, February 10th

The V-Tones of Charleston
Swing Dance
Sunday, February 11th
dance lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm

MC McDoodle!

Women & the Dead concert
Charleston Music Hall
Friday, January 12th

Hey now! I just got drafted to be the MC for Friday night's show at the Music Hall. The "Women &" series has local women covering different artists. They've had "Women & the Stones", "Women & Tom Waits" and so on. It's always a great show with a fantastic cast of characters and excellent performances. DROP EVERYTHING! The Music Hall is a great place to see music. LET'S HAVE SOME FUN!

V-Tones are back !!!!

The V-Tones of Charleston 
Sunday, JANUARY 14th
Swing Dance
presented by the Roaring Twenties Hot Jazz Dance Club
dance lesson at 7pm,
 live music 8-11pm

Pirate Noodle

Pirate Noodle
Charles Pinkney Historical Site

Massive Schedule


Friday, September 28th, V-Tones at Seanachai, 8-11pm, no cover//
Saturday, September 29th, V-Tones at Sierra Club fundraiser, Santee Canal park, 8pm, more info tba//

Thursday, October 4th, She Goes He Goes, at the Pourhouse deck, 6-9pm, free//
Saturday, October 6th, Octoberfest on Daniel Island with Arnold Gottlieb, more info tba//
Saturday, October 6th, Sprouse wedding, private, 5pm//
Sunday, October 7th, She Goes He Goes, Prohibition Swing Dance, 8-11pm (free dance lesson at 7pm), free//
Saturday, October 13th, V-Tones at Middleton Plantation for wedding, 4-5pm, private//
Sunday, October 14th, V-Tones of Charleston, Prohibition Swing Dance, 8-11pm (free dance lesson at 7pm), free//
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//


April 7th, V-Tones at the Honey & Bee Expo! noon-3pm, free//
April 7th, Lime & the Coconuts, 5-7pm//