Save the Date: Ukulele Festival Returns July 11

2015 Ukulele FestivalSounds of tiny strings will fill Lake Anne Plaza on Saturday, July 11 when the Ukulele Festival returns for its sixth year.

The free festival will feature performances by acclaimed ukulele musicians, music demonstrations, a morning public jam session, food and drink vendors, and other family friendly activities.

This festival is the only ukulele festival in Northern Virginia. It will take place rain or shine.

Here is the 2015 lineup:

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Community Stage Morning Jam Session at Café Montmartre.

Main Stage

  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Aloha Boys (Hawaiian)
  • 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Ukeabilly Mama (Donna Frost) (Blues/Folk)
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Hula Monsters (Swing)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Gina De Simone & the Moaners (Blues & Swing)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Isa Pacifika Dancers (Traditional Hawaiian Dance Performance)
  • 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Stuart Fuchs (Folk, Classical, Jazz, Rock)
  • 4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Afternoon Jam Session lead by Gina DeSimone

The festival is hosted by the Lake Anne Merchants with support from the Reston Community Center, Friends of Lake Anne (FOLA), and the Northern Virginia Ukulele Ensemble.

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