by AVA News Service, April 21, 2016
[Apr 30] The Fifth Annual Caspar UkeFest, celebrating the ukulele as a friendly and playful instrument, will wrap up a full day of workshops and jam sessions with an evening concert on Saturday, April 30 at 7 PM at the Caspar Community Center, 15051 Caspar Road in Caspar. Performers will include ensemble workshop students playing “Ode to Joy”, The Ukeladies, The Ukeholics and duo Pattie and Janna in the first set, with Del Rey headlining the second set. Ukulele virtuoso Del Rey takes the instrument to new musical heights, winning over listeners with arrangements that captivate contemporary ears with vintage sounds. From her first gig in 1974 to performances around the world, she plays music that is nostalgic, fresh and thoughtful. Tickets for this concert finale to UkeFest are available at the door, online at BrownPaperTickets.com, or included in the UkeFest all-day pass. For more information go to mendocinostories.com/UkeFest.html or call 707-937-1732.