Adrian Jones and his Big Bag of Ukes

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 •  The Pavilion

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist sideman, teacher and performer. Adrian has released 3 albums and a live DVD with global rock jam band snack! (who are Riverfest alum), taught 1200 students at his two music schools and performed alongside a diverse collection of musicians including members of Broken Social Scene, Rheostatics, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Buck 65 and many more. His music is just as diverse, blending world beat elements and a classical sensitivity to his songs.
This year at Riverfest, he will bring along his big bag of ukes for everyone to learn a few chords & play a few tunes!

A selection of songs will be played throughout the workshop. He will make sure that the songs are very easy so that all ages and levels can play them (even those that have never played before). He will also come armed with more challenging parts for each song in case there are experienced ukulele players. Let's jam!

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CITY AND COLOUR (St. Catharines, ON) at Riverfest 2019

CITY AND COLOUR (St. Catharines, ON)

THE SHEEPDOGS (Saskatoon, SK) at Riverfest 2019

THE SHEEPDOGS (Saskatoon, SK)

THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES (Boston, MA, USA) at Riverfest 2019

THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES (Boston, MA, USA)

ALICE MERTON (Berlin, Germany) at Riverfest 2019

ALICE MERTON (Berlin, Germany)

A TRIBE CALLED RED (Ottawa, ON) at Riverfest 2019

A TRIBE CALLED RED (Ottawa, ON)

JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY (Dartmouth, NS) at Riverfest 2019

JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY (Dartmouth, NS)

MEN WITHOUT HATS (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

MEN WITHOUT HATS (Montreal, QC)

K-OS (Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

K-OS (Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON)

MIX MASTER MIKE (Los Angeles, CA, USA) at Riverfest 2019

MIX MASTER MIKE (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

TERRA LIGHTFOOT (Hamilton, ON) at Riverfest 2019

TERRA LIGHTFOOT (Hamilton, ON)

REUKJAVIKURDÆTUR (Reykjavik, Iceland) at Riverfest 2019

REUKJAVIKURDÆTUR (Reykjavik, Iceland)

HUBERT LENOIR (Beauport, QC) at Riverfest 2019

HUBERT LENOIR (Beauport, QC)

BLACK CAVIAR (New York City, NY, USA) at Riverfest 2019

BLACK CAVIAR (New York City, NY, USA)

NARCY (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

NARCY (Montreal, QC)

THE DARCYS (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

THE DARCYS (Toronto, ON)

BEGONIA (Winnipeg, MB) at Riverfest 2019

BEGONIA (Winnipeg, MB)

JIM BRYSON (Ottawa, ON) at Riverfest 2019

JIM BRYSON (Ottawa, ON)

LOWDOWN BRASS BAND (Chicago, IL, USA) at Riverfest 2019

LOWDOWN BRASS BAND (Chicago, IL, USA)

MONOWHALES (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

MONOWHALES (Toronto, ON)

BONJAY (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

BONJAY (Toronto, ON)

PKEW PKEW PKEW (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

PKEW PKEW PKEW (Toronto, ON)

SKYE WALLACE (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

SKYE WALLACE (Toronto, ON)

BEN ROGERS (Vancouver, BC) at Riverfest 2019

BEN ROGERS (Vancouver, BC)

B.A. JOHNSTON (Hamilton, ON) at Riverfest 2019

B.A. JOHNSTON (Hamilton, ON)

KALLE MATTSON (Ottawa, ON) at Riverfest 2019

KALLE MATTSON (Ottawa, ON)

KANDLE (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

KANDLE (Montreal, QC)

ART D'ECCO (Gulf Islands, BC) at Riverfest 2019

ART D'ECCO (Gulf Islands, BC)

JOHN JACOB MAGISTERY (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

JOHN JACOB MAGISTERY (Montreal, QC)

THE ANTI-QUEENS (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

THE ANTI-QUEENS (Toronto, ON)

LOS POETAS (Toronto, ON / Vancouver, BC) at Riverfest 2019

LOS POETAS (Toronto, ON / Vancouver, BC)

PALE LIPS (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

PALE LIPS (Montreal, QC)

MOSCOW APARTMENT (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

MOSCOW APARTMENT (Toronto, ON)

JUST JOHN X DOM DIAS (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

JUST JOHN X DOM DIAS (Toronto, ON)

LONG RANGE HUSTLE (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

LONG RANGE HUSTLE (Toronto, ON)

MOUTH BREATHER (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

MOUTH BREATHER (Montreal, QC)

THE REDHILL VALLEYS (Hamilton, ON) at Riverfest 2019

THE REDHILL VALLEYS (Hamilton, ON)

TAYLOR KNOX (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

TAYLOR KNOX (Toronto, ON)

HOTKID (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

HOTKID (Toronto, ON)

DIJAHSB (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

DIJAHSB (Toronto, ON)

BRETT NEWSKI (Milwaukee, WI, USA) at Riverfest 2019

BRETT NEWSKI (Milwaukee, WI, USA)

DENNIS ELLSWORTH (Charlottetown, PE) at Riverfest 2019

DENNIS ELLSWORTH (Charlottetown, PE)

SARAH SMITH (London, ON) at Riverfest 2019

SARAH SMITH (London, ON)

MERIVAL (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

MERIVAL (Toronto, ON)

KARAOKE LIVE! WITH THE BOO RADLEY PROJECT (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

KARAOKE LIVE! WITH THE BOO RADLEY PROJECT (Elora, ON)

JANETTE KING (Montreal, QC) at Riverfest 2019

JANETTE KING (Montreal, QC)

BRAVE MOON (Guelph, ON) at Riverfest 2019

BRAVE MOON (Guelph, ON)

ACE OF WANDS (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

ACE OF WANDS (Toronto, ON)

NICOLETTE AND THE NOBODIES (Guelph, ON) at Riverfest 2019

NICOLETTE AND THE NOBODIES (Guelph, ON)

BILLY MOON (Elora, ON / Hamilton, ON) at Riverfest 2019

BILLY MOON (Elora, ON / Hamilton, ON)

CUBS REFRAIN (Toronto, ON) at Riverfest 2019

CUBS REFRAIN (Toronto, ON)

KITZL (Guelph, ON) at Riverfest 2019

KITZL (Guelph, ON)

LUVR (Guelph, ON) at Riverfest 2019

LUVR (Guelph, ON)

HELLO DELAWARE (Halifax, NS) at Riverfest 2019

HELLO DELAWARE (Halifax, NS)

HYNESS (Kitchener, ON / Niagara Falls, ON) at Riverfest 2019

HYNESS (Kitchener, ON / Niagara Falls, ON)

BROADWAY DRAWS (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

BROADWAY DRAWS (Elora, ON)

THE BEARSKINS (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

THE BEARSKINS (Elora, ON)

ADRIAN JONES MUSIC SCHOOL RIVERCITAL (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

ADRIAN JONES MUSIC SCHOOL RIVERCITAL (Elora, ON)

PETER PIPER (Fergus, ON) at Riverfest 2019

PETER PIPER (Fergus, ON)

YOGA WITH TANIA (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

YOGA WITH TANIA (Elora, ON)

ADRIAN JONES & HIS BIG BAG OF UKES (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

ADRIAN JONES & HIS BIG BAG OF UKES (Elora, ON)

MISSED CONNECTIONS LIVE: THE RIVERFEST EDITION (Elora, ON) at Riverfest 2019

MISSED CONNECTIONS LIVE: THE RIVERFEST EDITION (Elora, ON)