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Port Orchard, WA
USA

253-327-9583

We have an Oceana ukulele waiting for you to play... be it the songs of the Islands, or gypsies, pirates, punk rockers, or the deep down blues. We pour our hearts and souls into our ukuleles, it's up to you to make it sing!  Oceana Ukuleles, makers of finely crafted instruments.

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Events

Oceana Ukuleles is frequently on the road at music festivals.  Check out our upcoming events, we hope to meet you there!


Westside Ukulele Expo
Aug
9
to Aug 11

Westside Ukulele Expo

Together with STRUM and Oceana Ukuleles we are excited to announce the upcoming, spectacular 1st annual WESTSIDE UKULELE EXPO!

Here at our Oceana Gardens and Studio:

1129 West Ave. Port Orchard, Washington

Westside Ukulele Expo Schedule:

Friday 8/9/19

6:00- 7:00 PM Meet/ greet , registration check in / ukulele jam

CONCERT

7:00-7:45 PM Brook Adams- The Beatles Abbey Road on the Ukulele

7:45-8:00 PM Break, snacks, Hitched Mobile Bar

8:00- 8:45 PM James Luna Hula Group performance (Kapana Pu’uwai)

9:00-10:00 Campfire Jam/Kanikapila

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Saturday 8/10/19

9:30-11:00 AM Workshop Brook Adams “Playing Beatles songs

11:00-11:15 AM break

11:15- 12:30 PM Builder Forum ( half the group}

11:15- 12:30 PM Workshop- Neal Chin “Finding chords, Notes up the neck” ( half the group)

12:30 – 1:45 PM BBQ lunch, Hitched Mobile Bar

1:45 – 3:00 PM SWITCH OUT Builder Forum/ Neal Chin workshop

3:00-3:15 PM break

3:15- 3:45 PM Workshop “Amps and electronics” by Teddy Randazzo Jr of DAZZO pick ups

3:45 – 4:45 PM Workshop-James Luna , “Playing Hawaiian style ukulele, and playing for hula dancers”

5:00-7:00 Break for dinner

CONCERT

7:00-7:45 PM Neal Chin

7:45-8:00 Break -snacks, Hitched Mobile Bar

8:00- 9:00 PM Steve Grimes “ 2ality”

9:00-10:00 Campfire Jam/Kanikapila

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Sunday, 8/11/19

9:30- 11:00 PM Workshop-Matt Dahlberg “Chord Melody”

11:00- 11:15 AM break

11:15-12:15 AM Workshop – Cecelia Frances, music therapist, “Protocol and awareness when playing in a hospital, hospice, for friends or relatives. What every musician should know about how their music affects others”

12:15- 1:00 AM Builders/ Players conclusion-Ending Song

Friday and Saturday evening concerts open to everyone for a suggested $20 donation

Saturday only option: $100 includes:

  • all workshops

  • BBQ lunch

  • evening concert with desserts and snacks

Follow this link to buy your tickets.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4230866

  • Two evenings of amazing concerts and entertainment featuring: Brook Adams, Neil Chin, Steve Grimes, Kerry Char, Kapana Pu’uwia, Matt Dahlberg and more!

  • Three days of incredible interactive ukulele lessons from some of the best musicians; Playing the Beatles on the ukulele, music therapy, playing techniques, practice techniques, chord melody, how to play for hula dancers, and more. Lots of fun here!

  • Q & A with Professional Builders: Understanding the ukuleles you play, from the masters who build them. Your opportunity to share and ask questions to builders. This will be a round table discussion. Including an interactive builders discussions and demonstrations.

Great food, BBQ, ukulele jams and much more!

Tickets are limited to 40 people because we want an intimate and powerful learning experience for your own personal growth as a musician!

Buy your tickets early to guarantee your place in this event! Price includes snacks and non alcoholic drinks all three days, BBQ lunch Saturday!

Cash bar provided by: Hitched Mobile Bar (check them out on Facebook and Instagram @hitchedbar)

Here are some links to music by our teachers and performers

http://www.grimestunes.com/a-dream-surreal/

https://youtu.be/dady_FgxhpQ

http://brookadams.com/music/s/here_comes_the_sun

http://mattukulele.com/videos

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Zac Steimle

Oceana Ukuleles

Made by hand, play with heart!

www.oceanaukuleles.com

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A Concert with Aline Kelly, Vinicius Vivas and Leandro Donato from Brazil
Jul
20
5:30 PM17:30

A Concert with Aline Kelly, Vinicius Vivas and Leandro Donato from Brazil

We are so stoked to be hosting a concert here on our Garden Stage Saturday July 20th

Aline Kelly, Vinicius Vivas and Leandro Donato from Brazil will be touring the United States and scheduled a concert here in Port Orchard!!! Oceana Studio and Gardens is at 1129 West Ave.

Come and join us for a incredible opportunity to hear something special and new!! Check them out here:

https://youtu.be/hmqkpNu7mE0

https://www.facebook.com/vinicius.vivas.7/videos/1903374223051738/

You can purchase tickets at the door: $20 *minimum suggested donation

*They have traveled very far to share their musical talent with us, so be as generous as you can!

Coffee, tea and dessert will be served.

Cash bar provided by: Hitched Mobile Bar (check it out on Facebook or Instagram @hitchedbar)

Please contact me with any questions!

Zac Steimle

Oceana Ukuleles

Made by hand, play with heart!

[email protected]

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Kalama Heritage Festival in Kalama Washington
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Kalama Heritage Festival in Kalama Washington

  • 269 North Hendrickson Drive Kalama, WA, 98625 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

3 days of music and celabration. Concerts with artist such as: Melveen Leed, Jerome Koko, Daniel Ho, and Bobby Moderow Read More Kalama Heritage Fest

A little over one hundred eighty years ago, in 1837 a 26 year-old man from Kula Maui, Hawaii John Kalama arrived in the Northwest as employees of the Hudson Bay Company. He never returned to Hawaii remaining in the Pacific Northwest Territories and started instead a dynasty.

Read more about the history of John Kalama

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May
1
to May 4

Reno Ukulele Festival, May 1-4, All day fun! Reno NV

We haven’t been down at the Reno Ukulele Festival in a while, which makes it all the more exiting to return! There will be great music and people, and hopefully you will be among them! We are looking foward to recconecting with old friends from down there, and making new ones at the same time! Really hope you can make it! Here is a link to their page, Reno Ukulele Festival

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Feb
21
to Feb 24

Wintergrass Music Festival, Febuary 21-24th 2019, Bellevue Washington

We are super exited to be coming back to Wintergrass, for another year of amazing music and people! We always enjoy coming and would really look foward to seeing you all there! There will be hallways packed with musicians jamming and live concerts from some amazing artists! We allways love coming and so will you! We will be in the Builders Room on the first floor anticipating your arrival and looking foward to all the beautiful music! Here is a link to their website, Wintergrass Music Festival

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Port Townsend Ukulele Festival
Sep
3
to Sep 7

Port Townsend Ukulele Festival

Please join us for the second Port Townsend Ukulele Festival! The workshop will be held at Fort Worden State Park, a venue unparalleled in beauty and facility. Expect four nights and three days of intense fun, ukulele instruction, and merry music making with some of the finest ukulele instructors and players working today.

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California Bluegrass Association's 39th Annual Father's Day Festival
Jun
12
to Jun 15

California Bluegrass Association's 39th Annual Father's Day Festival

The 39th Annual Father's Day Festival is right around the corner with another spectacular lineup of national headliners, impressive California talent, workshops, camping, jamming and more, all under the pines in the scenic Sierra Foothills. Start planning now to join us June 12-15, 2014!

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