ESVA UkeFest

June 14-16, 2019

1st Annual ESVA UkeFest on the Chesapeake Bay, featuring local & regional ukulele acts, beach jam, workshops & more! Come play   with us, visit local shops & restaurants, and discoveror rediscover!our beautiful home,  the Eastern Shore of Virginia!

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PERFORMERS AND WORKSHOPS

Educational workshops, local & regional ukulele clubs, & professional headliners await you at our inaugural event. Whether you are looking to hone your fingerpicking skills, learn the finer points of songwriting, or just sit back and listen to some great ukulele tunes, we have something for you! Please note that most events require paid registration. All live music in Central Park on Saturday is FREE and open to the public! For a detailed schedule click here for a printable PDF (you’ll receive a copy of the schedule at registration check-in, too!).

HEADLINERS

Rachel Manke

Saturday 8-8:45 pm

With a slick hand on her ukulele and a firm grip on entertaining songs, Rachel is a ukulele performer and singer to be reckoned with!

Richmond, VA

Skye Zentz

Saturday 7-7:45 pm

Homegrown Virginia folk with heart and soul. 

Norfolk, VA

Margaret Hooligans

Saturday 6-6:45 pm 

Energetic, eclectic mix of originals and covers by family band members.  Led by Melissa Nannen on lead vocals and ukulele, Rob Sherman on conga, and little Lena Sherman on back up vocals, tambourine and dance.

Philadelphia, PA

REGIONAL UKE GROUPS

The Sonic Ukes

Saturday 4-4:20pm

Eastville, VA

P.U.P. Daddy & Friends

Saturday 4:30-4:50 pm

Hampton, VA

River City Ukulele Society

Saturday 5-5:20 pm

Richmond, VA

The Midnight Ukulele Society

Saturday 5:30-5:50 pm

Richmond, VA

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Fingerpicking                       w/Melissa Nannen

Saturday 9-10 am

Mouth Music                            w/David Reuckert

Saturday 10-11 am

Uke for Guitar Players           w/Scott Wade

Saturday 11-Noon

Kids Uke Workshop                        w/Ally Tarwater

Saturday 9-10 am

Songwriting w/Skye Zentz

Saturday 10-11 am

Workshop TBA                            w/Rachel Manke

Saturday 11-Noon

PRICING & REGISTRATION

Register now at the Early Bird price to reserve your workshop choices!

WE THANK OUR SPONSORS