Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Program

Here it is ... the long awaited program for the 2017 Festival!

This link opens a 2 page document - don't forget to scroll to the 2nd page for the actual program.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The 2017 Blue Mountains Ukulele festival is nearly here!

It's always big, it's always fun and it's always welcoming. For lovers of all kinds of music - this is the largest ukulele festival in the world and it's all community-based. Find out more here or on our Facebook 

Sunday, August 28, 2016

The Blue MUGs have relocated!

The Blue MUGs member website (at has been a fantastic resource for 8 years but we have finally outgrown it. The Blue Mugs have now moved to a new website and we excited to invite you to join us there!
For new members please sign up at and feel free to attend any of our upcoming events.
For returning members who haven't yet signed in to the new site please follow these steps:
Step 1: Please DO NOT create a new account - you will lose any legacy photos or history from the old site.
Step 2: Go to this link and enter the email address you use to login to the old website with - the one you received this message with (to get a password reset email).
Step 3: Look in your emails for a password reset message from (actually from mail at and follow the links provided to reset your password (it can be the same password you use for the old website but you must reset it using this process - or choose a new one you can remember).
Step 4: IMPORTANT: If you can’t find the password reset email or it doesn’t arrive in more than a few minutes please check your spam folder! You may have to add mail at to your contacts so that these emails don’t go to spam.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket or three.
It helped us raise money to cover a big part of our costs. So now we can start to plan for the 8th Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival in 2017 (10 to 12 February)!

The Raffle winners were:

1st prize: M Bonwick
2nd prize: A Andersen
3rd prize: R Pinkerton
4th prize: G Cook

And of course a huge "Thank You" to our raffle sponsors, Helloworld Katoomba, KoAloha Ukuleles, Blue Mountains Accommodation and Tourism Association and The Carrington Hotel!

(See Raffle Terms and Conditions for more information.)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Festival cost - Free!

The Festival is just days away and we often receive messages at this time asking how much it costs to attend the festival.

And we are always delighted to tell you ... it's FREE!

All through Saturday and Sunday the performances and workshops are all free.

However if there is a workshop you are keen on make sure you get there nice and early to grab a seat and as they do fill up fast.

Don't forget to take a look at the program to plan how to spend your weekend.

Have a great Festival!

Monday, January 25, 2016

Festival fundraising raffle

We always have a great raffle each year to fund our free festival. 2016 is no exception. Our wonderful sponsors have chipped in help us offer these exciting prizes:

1st prize: Return Economy Class flights for 2 people to Melbourne plus 2 nights accommodation in a 4 star CBD hotel plus return airport to hotel transfers* courtesy of Helloworld Katoomba.

2nd prize: A Koaloha Hawaiian ukulele.

3rd prize: Mid-week break for two in the Blue Mountains courtesy of Blue Mountains Accommodation and Tourism Association.

4th prize: High Tea for two at the iconic Carrington Hotel (Katoomba, NSW).

Look out at the festival for our wandering Raffle Ticket Sellers!

*See Raffle Terms and Conditions for more information.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Program is here!!

It's always exciting when we can get our hands on the Festival program and we know how many of you use it to plan your weekend.

So here it is!!

Page 1 & 4 for the introduction, sponsor kudos and map of the area,

Page 2 & 3 for the nitty gritty program.

Of course you can pick up a copy on the day so no need to print at home unless you really need to get your highlighters out and plan away!