Virtual uke jams, meet ups, lessons, and performances are a a great way to stay connected to the ukulele community. Check out our ukulele online events calendar to keep you strumming, picking, and singing from wherever you are.

Please note: we do our best to make sure the information provided here is accurate and up-to-date. If you notice something that has changed since it was listed or is no longer happening, we want to hear about it! To let us know about a change to a recurring event listed here please click here to let us know. All times shown are for the Pacific time zone.

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Ashokan Uke Fest
May 26–29 | Olivebridge, New York
Expand your skills or capture the aloha spirit of the ukulele with workshops for all levels, a staff concert, group strums, a “Camper Cabaret” open mic, and lots more. Artists include Steven Espaniola, Gracie Terzian, Eve Goldberg, Ben Hassenger, Neal Chin, and Danielle Ate the Sandwich. Registration fee includes meals and tuition. Lodging fees vary, camping is free.

Simplifying Chords Free Livestream Workshop
May 27, 11:45am | Online
Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel go through and play a variety of songs in a variety of keys to discuss chord substitutions to make things a bit easier to play. You’ll be surprised with how, with just a TINY bit of theory, you can leave open strings, take away fingers, just to make it through a jam more successfully. This is a great class for all level of player. Break out of the Key of C comfort zone and enjoy playing even more!

Kris Fuchigami Livestream Concert
May 28, Noon | Online
Craig and Sarah’s Backyard Concert Series presents Kris Fuchigami, the 2019 & 2021 Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner for “Instrumental Composition of the Year”. For this second season of the Backyard Concert Series, not only are the concerts free to the public, but also the digital program that includes a lesson utilizing one of the songs from the program and box charts for some of the other songs. You also get to learn more about the artists and the songs that are performed. 

Kamloops Summer Ukulele Festival
June 15–18 | Sorrento, British Columbia, Canada
Set in the Shuswap Lake region of British Columbia on a beautiful open 24-acre retreat known as Sorrento Centre, the line up of instructors for this event includes Victoria Vox, Eduardo Garcia, Daniel Ward, Heidi Swedberg, Tina Hebner, Dani Joy and Perry Stauffer. These instructors offer a wide-ranging menu of musical skills and experiences including, flamenco, vintage jazz, Latin rhythms, classical, blues, old time swing, bass, percussion, mouth trumpet, song writing and singing harmony.

Attendees will have the chance to participate at open mics, jam sessions, browse the vendors booths, and explore some percussion and bass sessions. Several classes are also available for the harmonica enthusiast to be taught by Debbie Korn. Two concerts show casing the instructors specific talents take place on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Mighty Uke Day 13
June 23–25 | East Lansing, Michigan
Workshops for all skill levels and performances by teaching artists Aldrine Guerrero, Heidi Swedberg & Daniel Ward, Luongo Legacy Ensemble, Aaron Nakumura, the Corner Laughers, Marlowe, and Megan Dooley.

Midwest Uke & Harmonica Camp
July 8–10 | North Manchester, Indiana
Ukulele, U-bass, and harmonica workshops. Teaching artists include Ukulenny, Gracie Terzian, Neal Chin, Victoria Vox, Bakithi Kumalo, Cynthia Kinnunen, Andy Wilson, Charissa Hoffman, Grace van’t Hof, Sandy Weltman, Bernadette Etcheverry (Bernadette Teaches Music), and others.

Jake Shimabukuro’s ‘Ukulele Time In Nashville
June 26–29 | Nashville, Tennessee
Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan, our four-day programs offer activities and workshops for you. The environments are non-competitive and are strictly about immersing oneself in the joys of music and our lovely surroundings! Teachers & Performers include Jake Shimabukuro, Bryan Tolentino, Jeff Peterson, Bruch Shimabukuro, Herb Ohta Jr., Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel, and Sam Bush.

Craig & Sarah’s Ukulele Retreat Long Beach
July 30–August 3 | Long Beach, California
There is nothing like this truly intimate retreat, and you won’t want to miss it. Get a chance to learn from Bryan Tolentino, Herb Ohta Jr., Craig Chee, and Sarah Maisel, with many open mic and jam sessions in between.

September 16 | Dover, New Hampshire
The Southern New Hampshire Ukulele Group’s 7th annual Central Coast Ukulele Festival features local ukulele groups. It is a free to the public event and features a group strum sing along. Also represented are two local Hula Dancer groups.

Placer Uke Fest & Concert
September 16 | Roseville, California
Ukulele workshops for beginning and intermediate players will be presented throughout the day by local artists Carla Fontanilla, John Sandoval, Dr. Dennis Fisher, Steve Kritzer, and Budd Snell. The event will be capped off by an evening concert featuring Santa Cruz artist Rhan Wilson. All proceeds from the festival support the Ukes For Schools charity. Everyone is welcome to strum and sing along!

Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival
September 22–23 | Torrance, California
This 7th annual celebration of the little 4-stringed wonder provides lots of opportunities to jump in and be a part of the fun. Performers include Abe Lagrimas Jr., Kalei Gamiao, Corey Fujimoto, Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel, Lil Rev, Ukulollo, Ukulenny, Peter Luongo, and more!

The Great Alaska ‘Ukulele Adventure
September 22–29 | Southeast Alaska
Grab your ‘ukuleles and join us for 7 action-packed days aboard the Wilderness Legacy as we strum and hum our way through the wilds of Southeast Alaska. Kayaking, whale watching, bear viewing, hiking, and loads more, with the added advantage of retiring to our cozy beds each evening after a delicious farm-to-table meal. And, of course, an evening of ‘ukulele instruction and merriment.

Craig & Sarah’s Ukulele Retreat Hawaii
March 17–21, 2024 | Honolulu, Hawaii
The curriculum for this retreat will be geared for confident beginners to intermediate players. “Confident beginners” are players that know most of their first position chords, some barre chords, and are comfortable with a handful of picking and strumming patterns. Though they do not need to read tablature, it will be beneficial if they have a basic understanding of it. Breakout sessions will allow for working with different levels in smaller groups.



Instrumental Ukulele Lessons Daily

Mondays at 12 pm (and ongoing daily)

Join the Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra for a daily lesson. Topics and levels will vary—many are beginner friendly, some will be “hard as heck.”

Link to participate:

Woodstock Monday Noontime Strum

Mondays at 12 pm

The Woodstock Monday Noontime Strum has been an ongoing get together for more than three years, and now hosts an online gathering as well.

Link to participate:

For the songs in pdf form, email

This event is free, but we encourage you to show your host some support via paypal at the email listed above.

Cali Rose & The CC Strummers Beginners Class

Mondays at 3:30 pm

Cali Rose & The CC Strummers are now online and players of all ages, living near and far, are invited to join us. Our Beginners Class is every Monday. We play easier songs and Cali gives more instruction about the basic fundamentals. 3:30–4:30 pm.

Link to participate:

Kanikapila Brentwood

Mondays at 6 pm

Just like we used to do in our yards, basements or garages, we improvise and teach each other along the way on Zoom. We take turns leading our favorite Hawaiian meles, while learning about the history and meaning of the songs we sing. All our music is Hawaiian music.

Link to participate:


Philadelphia Main Line Ukulele Meetup

Tuesdays at 11 am

PMLUG has launched a series of free online uke jams. Beginners welcome! Check the calendar link to participate and to see all PMLUG ongoing events.

Craig’s Ukes

First Tuesday of the month, 7–8:30 pm

Song sheets on screen with chord boxes for G-C-E-A tuning, some beginner songs, some advanced. Pop songs, classic rock, 80s. A few tips and tricks along the way. Free to participate online via Zoom.


Virus-Free Ukulele Open Mic

Wednesdays at 6:30–8 pm

A weekly Open Mic allowing folks to perform a song of their choice to an accepting and appreciative audience as well as lead a song for the group. All levels welcome and participation to perform or lead is optional. We are having great fun!

Link to participate:

This event is free, but you can show your hosts some support here: Venmo: @Carmen-Borgia-1 or @John-Sturman

RUM (Richmond Ukulele Mayhem)

Wednesdays at 4 pm

We play songs from 1900’s up to whatever we feel like. The set list is sent out a day or two before, along with links to the charts. All songs are streamed online, so you’re covered. Send a PM on Facebook for Zoom instructions and the set list.

Link to participate:

This event is free, but you can show your host some support here: Venmo @CASongbird or

Ukulele Gent – Weekly OnLine Play-along

Wednesdays at 4 pm

Weekly online ukulele play along, with scrolling chords and lyrics, a little bit of instruction. It’s a great time. Come and join us.

Link to participate:

Funky Frets TV

Wednesdays at 4 pm

Weekly live show featuring ukulele news, artist interviews, product reviews, ukulele mini lessons and more.

Link to participate:

Uke ‘an Play Wednesday

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Projector-style lead sheet play-along, featuring Americana and popular mainland tunes.

Link to participate:


Pop Up Uke Lessons

Thursday at 2 pm (and ongoing daily Thursday through Saturday)

Ukulele Contributing Editor Jim D’Ville offers free spontaneous ukulele lessons at POP UP UKE via Zoom. Learn song structure, the number system, solfege, and how to play by ear.

Link to participate:

Virtual Ukulele Jam with the Honeyville Rascals

Thursdays at 6:30 pm

Join us on Zoom for a fun jam and a chance to give. Each week we will jam to support a non-profit organization.

To participate, please contact for the Zoom meeting link:–voice-lessons.html

Three Chord Thursdays at Three

Thursdays at 12 pm

Join Ukulele Union of Boston for an hour playing songs with just three chords. Focus is on the right hand and exploring many genres and themes. Everyone anywhere in the world is welcome.

Link to participate:

Cali Rose & The CC Strummers Thursday Intermediate/Beginners Ukulele Class

Thursdays at 10 am

Every Thursday, Cali Rose offers an intermediate/beginners level ukulele class. We play more challenging tunes and explore techniques like fingerpicking, complex strum patterns and chord embellishments using Cali’s own song arrangements. We also have open mics and jam sessions.

Link to participate:


Hygienic Jam with Carmen and Friends

Saturdays at 1:30 pm

This group of ukers have been playing together for a few years in Catskill, NY. Now they’re taking the meeting online and you’re welcome to join!

Link to participate:

This event is free, but you can show your host some support here: @carmen-borgia-1 (venmo)

Song by Song™ Quarantuners Weekly Jam

Saturdays at 1 pm

Join us for our weekly Zoom jam. Designed for our ukulele students, but open to all musicians! Sign up for the mailing list to get the Zoom meeting link and password, the updated jam book, and special tutorials for the Song of the Week.

Link to participate:


Uke-tok Strum Along

First Sunday of the month at 11:30am


This UK-based club meets every month in a live play-along event on YouTube. Regular online club meetings take place twice a week and are open to anyone.

Sunday Uke Lessons with Stu

Sundays at 9AM (first Sunday of each month)

Join Grammy-nominated musician & teaching artist Stu Fuchs for in-depth instruction on ukulele techniques, fun songs, and how to create a relaxing and nourishing music practice for joy and wellbeing. Open to all levels of player.

Link to participate:

This event is free, but you can show your host some support here: or Venmo @Stuart-Fuchs

UkejamUK on Youtube

Sundays at 12 pm (first and third Sundays of the month)

At Ukejam we run jams for all levels to play together! The YouTube Ukejam has scrolling words and chords on screen, ukulele-chord-semaphore, lots of silliness, some fun interaction, and songs you know and love.

Link to participate:

The PDX Virtual Ukulele Jam

Sundays at 2 pm

Portland, OR area uke groups are uniting to host weekly virtual jams. We’ll be features different local teachers and group leaders as well as donating proceeds to a local community non-profit music venue.

Link to participate:

This event is free but we encourage you to show your hosts some support using the link above.

San Jose Ukulele Club Sunday Zoom meeting

Sundays at 2 pm (second and fourth Sunday of each month)

Songs are scrolled onscreen, multiple song leaders, members suggest songs to play. New songs introduced on the first meeting of the month.

Please contact the club to be added to their email list and receive the Zoom invitation:

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