Flower City Ukulele Festival


October 25th & 26th @ First Unitarian Church, 220 South Winton Road

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The Flower City Ukulele Festival in Rochester New York, is an event for all ukulele enthusiasts from beginner to advanced players. Participants will have an opportunity to attend concerts and workshops, play with others in jam sessions and ensembles and connect with a vibrant ukulele community. The Friday performance and Saturday evening concert are open to the public.

The full festival all access pass includes the Friday evening reception at Bernunzio Uptown Music followed by an open performance at the Little Theater Cafe, all day Saturday workshops and performances, jams, vendors and the Saturday evening concert. There is a beginner registration available at a lower fee which will include two introductory workshops only. Concert tickets may be purchased separately.

Featured performers include Peter Pashoukos, Amy Kucharik, Cammy Enaharo and the The Rochester Ukulele Orchestra.

Workshops - Registrants will have an opportunity to select from a wide variety of classes taught by talented instructors.

Saturday lunch - you can bring your own, go out to a nearby restaurant or pre-purchase a box lunch on the registration page. Saturday dinner is on your own.

Festival Flea Market - It's time to clean out your music stash! If you have a ukulele you don't play anymore, a tuner you've replaced, or books of music that haven't been opened for a long while, bring them on down to the the festival flea market. We'll mind the table and you can split the profit 50/50 with RAIHN. It's win, win, win for everyone!

You're Strumming for Good! The festival proceeds benefit the Rochester Interfaith Hospitality Network (RAIHN). Since 2004 RAIHN has served nearly 475 families, including over 850 children providing emergency shelter, meals, counseling, support and assistance in securing safe, affordable housing. Aftercare ensures that close to 90% of the families do not fall back into homelessness. The network includes 44 member congregations utilizing over 1,800 trained volunteers. RAIHN is an affiliate of the national organization Family Promise. To learn more go to www.raihn.org.

Click here for the festival schedule and more information!