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It’s Official!! Award-Winning Ukearists!!

May 19, 2010

Just back from the Edinburgh Folk Club Annual Song Writing Competition where our very own Yvonne, David, Jane and Jim’s song The Kist was performed for a discerning panel of judges and audience.

Both the official Judges and the audience voted The Kist 2nd place!

Well done!!

(Yvonne even mentioned the Monday Ukearist in the introduction to the song and the compere has dubbed us the Ukulele Orchestra of Leith! Make of that what you will!)

And here’s a video of the performance:

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  1. David
    June 8, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    We are entering the Kist into the songwriting competition at the Loanhead Music Festival. That’ll be this Saturday, June 12, between 14:00 and 16:00 at Loanhead Miners Welfare. As far as I know adnission is free.

    http://www.loanheadfest.webeden.co.uk/

    David

  2. chris
    June 3, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    Just seen the video – not getting rss feeds for some reason. I am blown away by the beauty of this song. Well done guys, I feel inspired by what you have done 🙂
    Really excellent!!

    Chris

  3. Jane
    June 2, 2010 at 9:27 am

    Thanks, Zoe. We were the only ukes there. Mostly it was acoustic guitars, a couple of unaccompanied singers, and one guy had an electric piano though his chum had a guitar. So we had something a bit different to offer which was nice!

  4. zoe
    June 1, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    excellent!!!
    sounds beautiful, well done to all involved, did you notice if there were many other ukulele players competeing?
    well done again
    x

  5. John
    May 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    I’ve changed the link at the top now, it works again!

  6. Jane
    May 20, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Sorry – typo corrected – here is new link:

  7. John
    May 20, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    Hmmm, appears that it has indeed been deleted. I hope it comes back! It certainly was working earlier.

  8. edinuker
    May 20, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    Message says “This video has been removed by the user”. Is it fibbing or fussing?

  9. John
    May 20, 2010 at 10:53 am

    It’s there now!

  10. Jane
    May 20, 2010 at 10:09 am

    Video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8c1zIrhr0NQ
    Could somebody please help and get it on here? Thanks!

  11. John
    May 19, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    Awesome! Well done folks!

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