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A Ukulele Night to Remember

Presented by Ruby Uke's

Historic Theatre

A Ukulele Night to Remember

Ruby’s Ukes (Vancouver)

A Ukulele Night to Remember

Double Bill presented by Ruby’s Ukes, the largest Ukulele School in the world outside of Hawaii.

Join us for a wonderful evening of Ukulele, Remembrance and Harmony.

First set: Ruby & Smith Vancouver’s First Lady and Duke of Uke

Fresh off a summer of Main Stage appearance at the Vancouver Folk Festival and opening for Dave Mason (Fleetwood Mac) and Steve Cropper (Booker T and the MGs) at The Vogue, performing tunes from their brand new album!

Ruby & Smith ooze charm with their stripped down approach to jazz/folk balladeering” -Robert Collins, CTV

Second set: Ruby’s (45 piece) Ukulele Orchestra conducted by Eduardo Garcia and Patrick Metzger. In it’s fourth year RUO is a testament to the dedication of students of Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School, to the Ukulele’s versatility and to beautiful music made simply. Be prepared to be amazed!

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more beautiful than Ruby & Smith’s strippeddown, throwback-jazz reading of Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town”, A Ukulele Night to Remember kicked things up to an entirely new, transporting level. 

A small army of 50 ukulele players—a mix of newbies, sophomores, and vets from Daphne Roubini’s school Ruby’s Ukes—settled in on-stage and then quietly launched into an all-handson-deck reading of Led Zeppelin’s timeless “Stairway to Heaven”. Eight heavenly, epic minutes later, it was over, followed by rapturous applause from an awestruck crowd.

Hands up if you left the Cultch convinced that it was time to think about mastering the national instrument of Hawaii–especially if you were one of the many who started playing air ukulele right around the time the piper called you to join him.

-Mike Usinger Georgia Straight Review of ‘A Ukulele Night to Remember’ 2018

Tickets:
Adult:  $25.00

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