On the Cover:

Build a Better Club! The Winter 2018 issue of Ukulele magazine includes a special focus on clubs. As a centerpiece of the ukulele community, clubs can offer a lot to each player. In an expansive feature, we look at some of the best clubs around and share advice and tips on how you can help build a better club for you and your musical community.


Features and Departments:

  • From performing to teaching, Ralph Shaw is Canada’s “King of the Ukulele”
  • We visit a ukulele program at a homeless shelter for teens and a teacher who works with students in Vietnam
  • Heidi Swedberg explores the ukulele player’s existential dilemma, “To Strap or Not to Strap?”
  • Ralph Shaw’s lesson on nailing George Formby’s unique strumming style
  • Lessons from Daniel Ward, Fred Sokolow, Jim D’Ville, and Lil’ Rev
  • Aaron Keim shows off something invisible, but really important, to your uke in his Gear Guru feature
  • Great Ukes looks at the Cocolele
  • Product reviews of Kala and Gold Tone ukes
  • Events for December, January, February, and March


Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by August 31, 2018
  • Advertising materials due by September 7, 2018
  • Issue on sale October 23, 2018
*subject to change