Here’s the place to get all the information you need on the workshops and instructors we’ll have at Las Cruces UkeFest 2020. Click on the menu links to see instructor bios, workshop descriptions, schedule, and downloadable workshop materials (coming soon!).


Las Cruces UkeFest2022 Workshop Descriptions Casey MacGill My Three StrumsThe three strums I use regularly are THE SWING STRUM, THE SHUFFLE STRUM, and THE RUMBA STRUM. We will spend the most time learning the swing strum technique to create a danceable rhythm feel with the ukulele.  We will learn the damping technique that is essential to … Continue reading Classes


This is the weekend overview for the full festival. Friday, May 20, 2022: NMSU Atkinson Recital Hall 6 p.m.: Registration begins at Atkinson Performing Arts Center 7 p.m.: Concert at NMSU Atkinson Performing Arts Center Saturday, May 21, 2022: New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 9 a.m.: Registration begins at Farm & Ranch Museum; … Continue reading Schedule

Workshop Materials

We are posting handouts from our instructors for you to print at home and bring to the festival. Thank you for saving us and the instructors hundreds of dollars in printing costs! CASEY MacGILL My-Three-Strums_MacGill Slim’s-Jam_MacGill Polishing-the-Details_MacGill DANIEL HO AlohaPumehana AlohaPumehanaLyrics PineappleMangoLYRICS PineappleMangoSimple PineMango Parts (There are no handouts for the Tone workshop, but note-taking … Continue reading Workshop Materials