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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October 18–21 | Reno, Nevada
The 15th Annual Reno Ukulele Festival will be held at the Nugget Casino and Resort. This family-friendly festival features daily sessions of workshops, evening concerts, open mics, community performances, raffle and an abundance of shopping. Ukulele entertainers and instructors include Daniel Ho, Steven Espaniola, Victoria Vox, Jack Maher, Heidi Swedberg, Daniel Ward, Dani Joy, Perry Stauffer, Viggy K., Ukulollo, Julie Holloman, Moses Kamai, and Art Hopkins. Concerts and jams are hosted nightly and the concert Friday evening will take place in Reno’s famous Celebrity Showroom, a lavish stage with draping gold fabric which transports the guests to a Sinatra-esque era. There are also midnight jams that organically form down the hallways of the festival floor and continue joyously into the early morning hours.
The SouthEast UKE-2-Gether
October 21 | Austell, Georgia
This free event sponsored by UKE Republic features performance by the Webb-Tigert Duo, Possum Kingdom Ramblers, Bry Harris, and Sylvia On The Ukulele, as well as ukulele group performances by West GA Ukulele Ensemble and the GUM Strummers. There’s also a strumalong with Petey Mack and much more. Bring your own camp chair, sunscreen, bug spray, snacks, and of course, your ukulele.
West Coast Ukulele Retreat
November 1–5 | Cambria, California
In the spirit of “That sure was fun, let’s do it again,” Ukulele Adventures is returning to Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria, CA for yet another magical West Coast ‘Ukulele Retreat. Three full days and four nights of ukulele instruction, merriment, and mayhem. Plus, what has become a wonderful Retreat tradition, the Sunday Morning ‘Ukulele Gospel Hour. Registration is now open and it’s not too early to start thinking about your lodging arrangements if you don’t want to stay in a shared cabin or bring your own rig (or tent!).
Great Minnesota Uke Gathering
November 10–11 | Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
This annual get-together for ukulele and roots music players (or want-to-be players) includes uke workshops, jams, and sing-alongs, for all skill levels. Artists include Lil’ Rev, Annie Savage, Ukester Brown, Dale and Brenda Moe, and the Two Harbors Ukulele Group Ensemble. Hosted by the Twin Cities Ukulele Club.
Cuban ‘Ukulele Rhythms
February 16, 2024 | Viñales, Cuba
Experience the sights, sounds, and ukulele experiences of Cuba on this 10-day trip. Guided tours include activities outside of the ukulele realm, too. Only 10 spots are available per trip.
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.
Music City Uke Fest (MCUF)
August 1–4, 2024 | Franklin, Tennessee
This festival features daily sessions of workshops, evening concerts, open mics, jam sessions, community performances, and raffle drawings, with vendors for your shopping pleasure. Featured artists and teachers include: Lil’ Rev, Dani Joy, Perry Stauffer, Ukulele (Greg) Gent, and Art Hopkins. There will also be a unique Bandscramble where you can meet up and play in band with fellow ukulele enthusiasts.
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: https://jollyrogerukulele.com/
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: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6229727495
For the songs in pdf form, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: https://calirose.com/wackyworld/
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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/245420016868367/
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.
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: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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: facebook.com/events/620883348535163/
This event is free, but you can show your host some support here: Venmo @CASongbird or paypal.me/CASongbird
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: www.facebook.com/ukulelegent/live
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: https://bit.ly/FunkyFretsTube
Uke ‘an Play Wednesday
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
Projector-style lead sheet play-along, featuring Americana and popular mainland tunes.
Link to participate: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC27Tew8n7xD-EbXcR4F3UaA/live
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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1053223368381580/
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: https://www.sunrosemusic.com/ukulele–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: https://www.anneku.com/3-chord-thurs/
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: https://calirose.com/wackyworld/zoom/
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: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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: www.learnsongbysong.com
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. https://www.uketok.com/streams.php
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: www.youtube.com/ukulelezen/live
This event is free, but you can show your host some support here: https://paypal.me/stufuchs 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: https://www.youtube.com/user/UkeJamUK
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.
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: https://www.sanjoseukeclub.org/
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