Where in the UK is Kitty Stewart?

With a burning desire to explore my creative side, to write and play music in a peaceful setting, I took myself away for a weekend to a beautiful glamping site close to Bridport in Dorset. I couldn’t have found a more perfect spot, in a field of charming old renovated trailers and wagons, I settled […]

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How to Tune Your Ukulele

Playing a tuned ukulele is essential to making music. When your ukulele is properly tuned, a simple stroke of the strings will produce a beautiful tone, and that will inspire you to play another!   Tuning can be intimidating, but fortunately with technology, anyone can tune easily. You do not need to have perfect pitch […]

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How to Strum the Ukulele

When you start playing the ukulele, the hand on the frets might make you anxious — it can be hard to switch fingers and chords quickly! But the strumming of the strings pulled over the sound hole is really the foundation of creating music: It’s through the strum that the rhythm and melody comes to […]

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Camping With Your Ukulele

Longer days and warmer temperatures have awoken our inner adventure here at Uku Global. Our calendars have been blocked off for epic summer trips and outdoor escapades. Music and adventure go hand-in-hand, so what’s a road trip without the perfect playlist? The ukulele is the perfect musical companion for any adventure. The packability and convenience […]

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Soprano vs. Concert Ukelele

What’s The Difference Between A Soprano & Concert Ukulele?   You may have noticed that ukuleles come in many different shapes, sizes, materials and colors! It can be intimidating when looking for your first uke but fortunately so much of the decision making process is dependent on your personal preference. There’s no “wrong size” ukulele, […]

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Stay Human in the Park Recap

Happy Monday! We had an incredible weekend in Colorado with Michael Franti and friends.   As you may know, we’ve partnered with Take Note Colorado this summer. Take Note is former Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper’s non-profit established to put instruments into the hands of every K-12 student in Colorado. Through our collaboration, we will be […]

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Exciting News & Updates!

Hello friends!   We have been working hard here at Uku to create an incredible summer of events that will spread ukulele joy and continue to grow our mission and vision. We wanted to take a moment to connect with you and share all of what’s ahead, and how you can get involved.   It’s […]

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Uku Global Announces Partnership with Take Note Colorado

Uku Global is thrilled to announce a partnership with Take Note Colorado, we will be supporting their summer music programming by providing Uku Ukuleles for students to use! Uku believes in community and the power of music to bring people together and has been committed to supporting local initiatives and nonprofits with their work.  In the […]

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Where in the UK is Kitty? In 2 The Wild: Beltane Fire Festival

Starry skies, birdsong at dawn, bluebell covered forest floors, and spontaneous jams around the fire were just a few of my highlights at this year’s In 2 The Wild: Beltane Fire Festival. Set in the heart of the East Sussex countryside (around a 3-hour drive from my hometown of Bournemouth), the festival is the first […]

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Tune Your Ukulele with The Uku Global Clip on Tuner

Introducing #TuesdaysWithTim! Tim is our in-house ukulele teacher who will be walking you through the basics of learning the ukulele. Make sure to check back in on our blog or social media to follow Tim and his teachings on Tuesdays. In the first episode of the series, learn how to tune your ukulele using the […]

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