On the Cover

Sylvie Simmons: Esteemed rock journalist releases a stunning uke-based album.

Focus on “Get out and Play!”

  • Summer Camp: How to choose a uke camp that’s right for you.
  • How to Entertain the Old Folks.
  • Kid Friendly: Introducing the uke to your children.

Features and Departments

  • Cowboy Sid Hausman: The uke plays Western swing.
  • Custom Ukes: A guide to making the uke of your dreams.
  • Why I Uke: Nashville TV star Laura Benanti moonlights as a uke-toting folk-rocker.
  • Club Uke: Photo essay on the Uke Club of Chinatown.
  • Gods of Uke: John King, classical uke virtuoso.
  • Mixed Media: Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Jim Beloff, Mark Nelson.
  • Gear Reviews: Graziano Selmer-Style Tenor, Pono MGBD (Mango Baritone Deluxe), Kala Waterman.

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by February 27, 2015
  • Advertising materials due by March 6, 2015
  • Issue on sale April 21, 2015