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Manitoba Hal is Back at OFC Sat. July 5th!

Manitoba Hal Uke Workshops

Manitoba Hal is back at OFC! On Saturday July 5th he’ll be hosting two blues themed ukulele workshops: Ukulele Blues 101 and Blues Ukulele Improvisation for Beginners.

Super Cool Think of the Day: Makala Ukadelic Steampunk Ukulele

Makala Ukadelic Steampunk Uke

“Ukadelic” – Adj. A mood altering 4 string instrument that when played causes severe pleasure.

Nine unique colorful designs that incorporate art, culture, and humor in their designs. They are extremely playable and well made. We like ‘em and we think you will too! We will go so far as to say that you will go Ukadelic over them!

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Manitoba Hal Workshops Sat. July 5th

Manitoba Hal

Manitoba Hal is back at OFC! On Saturday July 5th he’ll be hosting two blues themed ukulele workshops: Ukulele Blues 101 and Blues Ukulele Improvisation for Beginners.

Win a Kala Ukulele

WIN THIS UKE

uke contestIn honour of Make Music Day on Saturday, June 21st, we’re giving away a Kala KA-ST Tenor Ukulele*. Drop by the store anytime this week to fill out a ballot. The winner will be drawn at Bytown Ukulele Group’s Play Ukulele By Ear Mini Concert & Workshop Event Sunday June 22nd.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Republic Spruce Resonator Uke

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This tenor scaled hollow body single coned resonator uke features spruce top, back & sides, handspun aluminum continental cone, a diamond coverplate, round mahogany neck, Mother-Of-Pearl position markers, rosewood biscuit, quality box tuners and comes with a Feather-lite Durafoam Case.

Kala Make Music Day – FREE Uke Jam & Demo Saturday June 21st

Make Music Day

June 21st marks the official start of Summer and what better way to ring in the sunshine at high noon with a FREE Ukulele Jam! Plus afterwards, Kala Ukulele Artist Jim D’ville will host a Ukulele Demo. And to top it off, we’ll be giving away a Kala ukulele!

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Kala Archtop Tenor Ukulele

Kala Archtop Tenor Ukulele

Kala’s signature tenor ukulele has a beautiful Archtop/Archback design with classic F-holes. Fitted with a spruce top and Mahogany back and sides, this instrument resonates with a warm, mellow sound. An active EQ provides amplification. The uke is trimmed with white pearloid binding around the body and fretboard. A stylish Mother of Pearl Palm Tree inlay decorates the fingerboard.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Kala Exotic Mahogany Ukuleles

Kala Exotic Mahogany Ukuleles

Kala’s Exotic Mahogany ukulele series are available in blue, green, and magenta. These ukes are made from specially selected wood, cut in a unique fashion which produces a number of distinctive grain patterns with variations that include a curly, flamed, streaked, or spotted appearance. The top, back and sides are made of exotic mahogany wood which is highlighted by a satin finish. Features include black binding on the top and back, a rosewood fingerboard and bridge.

This Just In: Aquila Super Nylgut Strings

Aquila Super Nylgut Uke Strings

Aquila’s Super Nylgut ukulele strings are an improvement over the traditional Nylgut. Super Nylgut strings have a natural pearl colour and a very smooth surface, giving it a soft touch & feel. Available in Soprano, Concert & Tenor (high & low G), these strings tune up quickly (and stay in tune!) and have a more focused and penetrating acoustic output.

Campfire Sing Along – Wednesday July 23rd

Campfire Sing Along

Get your campfire song-singin’ skills warmed up with this brand new song circle hosted by Arthur McGregor. Bring your guitar, ukulele, banjo, fiddle, mandolin (or any other instrument that you feel like playing!) and a song for the group to sing along to. Everybody is welcome. Wednesday July 23rd – 7:30-8:30pm, $5.

Friday Featured E-Store Item

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Folks For The Folklore Centre Tickets FundraisingPoster_new venue8*11

THE CONCERT IS SOLD OUT!!
Please consider the purchase of a virtual ticket. Please note the change of venue: Southminster United Church (15 Aylmer ave at Bank).

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  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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  • Monday-Friday  10 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday  9:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  Closed

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