December 14, 2017: Holiday Potluck and Strum-A-Long!

The Austin Ukulele Society was very pleased to host the seventh annual Holiday Potluck and Strum-A-Long! While the regular structure of learning a new song at our other monthly meetings is, of course, a lot fun, we are also grateful to have a chance to break bread and clink glasses in a more social setting for our December get together. Attendees enjoyed lots of food, desserts, drinks and conversation at the High Road on Dawson, as well as a great view of downtown Austin from the deck. We all felt the holiday spirit, with the chance to strum all of the Christmas-time songs we’ve learned to play over the years.

If you didn’t get a chance to join us and would like to strum those holiday tunes as well, you can download the Austin Ukulele Society’s 2017 Holiday Songbook, which contains the chords and lyrics for all of the songs below in one handy PDF booklet!

Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley cover) Chord Sheet Presentation
Holly Jolly Christmas / Marshmallow World Chord Sheet Presentation Video
Let It Snow / Winter Wonderland   ★★  NEW!  ★★ Chord Sheet Presentation Video
Mele Kalikimaka / Jingle Bells Chord Sheet Presentation Video
Rockin’ Christmas Medley Chord Sheet Presentation Video
Santa Claus is Coming to Town Chord Sheet Presentation Video

We were treated to a lovely variety of talented performers during the open mic portion of the evening, with Christmas songs, other covers and originals to boot. We are grateful that Walter indulged us by reprising “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” (does anyone actually do this better than Walter?). We offer a hearty thanks to Walter, Helen, Richard H, Big Al from Ottawa, Nancy and Mandi – as we are so lucky to have you share your talent with us.

We wish everyone a very healthy, happy and safe holiday season, and look forward to seeing you back in the Memorial United Methodist Church’s (MUMC) gym on Thursday, January 11th for our next regular meeting!

We also hope to see you on Friday, January 12th, in the MUMC’s Parlor for Lil Rev’s Workshop and Concert. More info will be available soon about this exciting opportunity! 🙂

For more downloadable music, visit our Ukulele Music Library. For more Austin Ukulele Society videos, check out our YouTube Channel.

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