**Bonus Distribution at Ashokan Uke Fest, Mighty Uke Day, and Sweetwater GearFest!**

On the Cover:

Get Rhythm! A special focus on building your rhythm chops, with a lesson from Daniel Ward to improve your groove, Casey MacGill teaches his swing strum, and a look at the hands of several famous players.


Features and Departments:

  • Swing maestro Casey MacGill on the power and groove of the ukulele
  • Benny Chong, from Don Ho to taking the ukulele into jazzier spaces
  • James Hill on the next step for ukulele festivals
  • Cynthia Kinnunen talks about the life-altering power of a mid-life return to the ukulele
  • Checking out the uke scene at Island Bazaar
  • Fingerpicking boot camp with Aaron Keim
  • Aaron also kicks off the first part of his three-part series on building a ukulele
  • Sandor Nagyszalanczy on the history of Chalmers Doane’s Northern Uke  
  • New ukulele reviews of the Ovation and two new ukes from Romero Creations
  • Plus, reviews of the latest recordings, books, and more
  • Pages ukulele events for June, July, August, and September!


Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by March 2, 2018
  • Advertising materials due by March 9, 2018
  • Issue on sale April 24, 2018
*subject to change