Our Fayette Opera House début

I’m writing this in the car on the way to our gig at the Fayette, Ohio, Opera House, feeling strongly tempted to spout some kind of gobbledy-gook about Known Unknowns and Unknown Knowables with Uncertainty Sauce. It’s a new location, new promoters, and a new audience base.  We learned this afternoon that tickets are $10 …

Ukulele Admonishments

It’s finally happened: I’ve descended to the absolute depths of self-absorbed geekdom, and I’m about to write a narcissistic little blog post in which I admonish myself for my own, personal ukulele issues … that is … my bad ukulele habits. Here we go (assuming you are so bored with your own life that you …

“Cheat chords” part 1

The GRÜBS have a history — about as old as the band itself — of trying to introduce the ukulele to beginners through relatively low-stress classes, workshops, jam sessions, and private lessons. Since May 2016, the Wood County District Public Library has been doing the heavy lifting of organizing and hosting a “ukulele club” on …