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Uke Got Art Skillz? ANOTHER Uke Contest…

Posted by BeatNik on May 5, 2010

Look at this SWEET Tiki Ukulele poster:

Last Year's (2009) Winning Poster

There’s still time to get out your digital brushes, waxy crayons and fingerpaints and enter the 2010 Wine Country Uke Fest poster competiton – deadline for entries is May 21, 2010.

This baby could be yours!

The winner will win an amazing, Sonny “D” Ohta-san Bell-shape Concert ‘ukulele handmade in Hawai’i by Sonny Dahlin–’ukulele builder for the stars. The sound board is Alaskan yellow cedar with blond koa back and sides. It has an ebony fretboard with 14 exposed frets (19 total), a neck of African mahogany, and koa crown. The tuners are made by Schaller–silver with pearloid buttons.  The rosette is olivewood and the bindings are maple.  It is beautifully balanced and has fret markers on the top of the fretboard and down the side, so you can see them while you’re playing.

Go to http://winecountryukefest.com/festival-updates/ for contest rules and submission links.

I will be posting a separate article soon about this amazing festival, scheduled for September 11 – 12, 2010 in  St. Helena, California. But you can get all the info you need now at WineCountryUkeFest.com!

Special Guest Interview: Artist Amy Crehore


Who is BeatNik???  BeatNik is a 21st century bohemian: animator, game developer, artist, and super ukulele geek! He also is a new dad, and owns and operates http://UkeCanPlay.com!