Uke shows coming up around Central Texas

Here are some great opportunities to hear and see some of wonderfully talented ukulele music acts, coming up very soon – all across the Austin area, and at the Kerrville Folk Festival!

It’s also worth noting that there is a 3-day Ukulele Workshop at Kerrville this year, from May 28th – 30th.  Details can be found here:

The list is sorted by band, followed by the date(s) and info for that band’s performance(s).  Check them out!

Who: The Paper Moonshiners

Date: Wednesday, 5/29

Cost: please visit

Location: Threadgill stage, Kerrville Folk Festival (Kerrville, TX)

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Who: Pops Bayless & the Dark City Trio

Date: Thursday 5/30

Cost: no cover

Location:  The Whip In (1950 IH35 South, Austin, TX 78704)

Time: 9:30p – midnight

Who: Kathy Murray & Bill Monster Jones

Date: Sat 6/1

Cost: no cover

Location: Green Mesquite (Barton Springs Rd & Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, 78704)

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Who: Del Rey (all the way from Seattle!)

Date: Sat 6/1

Cost: you will receive a  $5 discount, from $15 to $10, if you attend one of Jim D’ville’s workshops earlier that day in Austin . For more information about and to RSVP to Jim D’ville’s workshops, which Kevin Carroll is hosting at his home/music studio, please visit the Meetup page here:

Location: Sandy’s garage in south central Austin – please email for details:

Time: 8:00 – 10:00

Who: The Love Leighs

Tuesday residence at the Firehouse Lounge – 605 Brazos St, 10pm, no cover!

I’ll share information about wonderful upcoming ukulele music in June, in the next week or so. Please keep Voyage to Uketania (6/13 – after our meeting) in mind as well as Deb Porter’s workshop on 6/20!

For more info about The Paper Moonshiners and their upcoming gigs, visit:

For more info about Kathy Murray & Bill Monster Jones and their upcoming gigs, visit

For more info about The Love Leighs‘ upcoming gigs, visit: Jen

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