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Holiday Packages Now Available

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  Holiday packages are back! We’ve Ukulele, Guitar and Banjo packs available starting at $119. Scroll down to check ‘em all out and for more info, visit our E-Store:  

Play O Canada at an Ottawa 67’s Game January 11th

Play O Canada at a 67s Game!

Come play O Canada at an Ottawa 67’s game (versus the Kingston Frontenacs) Sunday January 11th. All you need is a ukulele and a voice! The first 60 sign ups get a FREE ticket (with purchase of additional $15 ticket). Want to bring more than one guest? Extra tickets are available for $15 each.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Mainland Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

Mainland Red Cedar Concert Uke

A great instrument with a huge sound. The Cedar Top and Rosewood Back & Sides give this ukulele a full, warm sound that will only get better with age. Fully intonated and setup, this instrument is a dream to play. Professionals to even utter-ukulele-amateurs would have an easy time getting around on this very playable fingerboard. Be careful about picking this instrument up, you won’t want to put it down.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Kala Banjo Ukulele

Kala Banjo Uke

Kala’s Soprano sized Banjo Ukulele boasts a bright sound that will project over other instruments in ensemble settings and features an open back design for vintage tonality, fiberskyn head, 6″ hoop diameter, classic satin black finish, maple bridge with ebony cap, deluxe geared tuners with chrome buttons and comes with a free gig bag.

This Just In: Kala Tweed Ukulele Amp

Kala Tweed Amp

The Kala Tweed Ukulele Amp is a great portable practice amp. Plug your MP3 Player or smart phone into the auxiliary input, and you can play along with your favorite tunes. Battery power (two 9 volts) allows you to bring this amp wherever you want to play!

CFMA Nominees to Visit OFC for Workshops Sat. Nov. 29th

CFMA Nominee Workshops

We’re excited to announce that CFMA Nominees Shari Ulrich and Gathering Sparks will visit OFC to host some special workshops on Saturday November 29th. Admission is only $20 for each workshop (or FREE with the purchase of a CFMA Full Access Pass).

We’ll also be hosting a Canadian Folk Music themed Ukulele Jam and a Rise Up Singing singalong! Admission for these sessions is only $5 (and again, they’re FREE with the purchase of a CFMA Full Access Pass!).

Back to (Music) School!

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Starting in September our School of Music will be overflowing with workshops, classes and music lessons for kids, teens and adults. We’ve got classes planned for guitar, banjo, ukulele, djembe, fiddle, bodhran, marimba, harmonica, performance and even a brand new OFC Youth Choir! Here’s a detailed description for each workshop: Kids, Youth and Teen Workshops: […]

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.

Up next | Prochainement

  • 1 Jan 2015 OFC School of Music - Ottawa Folklore Centre School of Music
  • 1 Jan 2015 Winter 2015 Programming is Coming… - Ottawa Folklore Centre School of Music
  • 11 Jan 2015 Play O Canada at an Ottawa 67’s Game - Arthur McGregor

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Friday Featured E-Store Item

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Washburn B7 Banjo Package Holiday Banjo Pack

This is a great package for anyone looking for a banjo. The Washburn B7 openback banjo has an unusually warm and balanced tone. It’s a lightweight, no frills banjo that’s perfect for beginners and also as a travel instrument. It features a geared 5th string tuner, which makes for easier and more accurate tuning, coated Remo Weatherking head, cast aluminum tone ring, frailing scoop and a chrome standard tailpiece.

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    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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