To celebrate ten years of Ukulele magazine, we put together a few top-ten lists, highlighting the bright spots in ukulele culture.
Ukulele superstar George Formby became the UK’s highest-paid entertainer and favorite of a queen and The Beatles, leaving a lasting impression on pop culture.
In the guitar world, Steve Grimes is a well-known builder of extraordinary acoustic guitars. But he also builds some of the finest ukuleles on the planet.
George Harrison and the ukulele were lifelong companions, and the ukulele likely inspired some of his songs with the Beatles, the Traveling Wilburys, and beyond.
FROM THE FALL 2020 ISSUE OF UKULELE | BY HEIDI SWEDBERG There are moments in time when historic events frame and create a personal narrative. Usually these moments are associated with a single date: November 22, 1963; July 20, 1969;…
All we need to play songs on ukulele are the essential 7 chords of the major scale. Here's how to play them, and how they go together.
From the Summer 2016 Issue of Ukulele Magazine | By Karen Peterson Up for some spontaneous, crazy uke fun this summer? Consider spreading your joy via what can be one of the most startling—and smile-inducing—street performances of them all: a…
This lesson will introduce you to the sound of slack key as well as one of the open tunings, some new chord shapes, and picking patterns on ukulele.
We tested 3 plastic ukuleles impervious to water to see how they'd hold up on a summer vacation: Makala Waterman, Outdoor tenor, and BugsGear Flamingo.
By Greg Olwell For some ukers, playing with a strap would be akin to smothering bacon with whipped cream. Why would you do that? But, as the craze for ukulele continues to spread across the globe, many strummers are discovering…