Here’s the place to get all the information you need on the workshops and instructors we’ll have at Las Cruces UkeFest 2018. Click on the menu links to see instructor bios, workshop information (pending), schedule (also pending), and downloadable workshop materials (of course, also pending!).


Las Cruces UkeFest 2018 features some of the ukulele world’s most sought-after instructor/performers, so you’ll want to be sure to sign up early so you won’t miss working with them here in the Land of Enchantment! Join us to learn from Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel, Mark Baker, Lil’ Rev, and Rachel Manke. Each instructor has … Continue reading Instructors


Check back for updated information on the workshops we’ll be offering at Las Cruces UkeFest 2018! Gorton Smith Gospel According to Uke (All levels): Sunday morning kicks off with a fun sing-along featuring traditional gospel music, led by Las Cruces Ukes’ own Gorton Smith, a retired pastor. He has led this session for two years … Continue reading Classes


We’ll have a schedule for you by April, 2018! Weekend overview: Friday: 6 p.m.: Registration begins 7 p.m.: Concert at NMSU Atkinson Performing Arts Center Saturday: New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 9 a.m.: Registration begins; Vendors 9:45 a.m.: Welcome & orientation 10:15 a.m.: Workshops begin 12:30 p.m.: Lunch (buffet included in festival registration) … Continue reading Schedule

Workshop Materials

Some of our instructors will provide handouts that you can print at home and bring with you. Be sure to check back for the materials you’ll need.