Scene briefs

Uke Mullum is holding a ukulele-centric celebration of Australian songs and songwriters next Thursday, January 31. Ukulele fanatics will assemble at the Courthouse Hotel in Mullum with hosts Stukelele and Miss Amber and special guests Sara Tindley and Ashley Bell of Starboard Cannons. You can download sheet music ( in preparation for the big night, which kicks off at 7pm and costs $10, kids under 15 free.

Marcelle Townsend-Cross and Chris Fisher, (aka Monkey & the Fish) head out to the Sphinx Rock Cafe this Sunday arvo, January 27. Che Fisher joins the line-up on percussion and material will include songs from the band's two releases, In Cahoots and Singin' for Change'.

Three-piece rock outfit Nitestar play the Nimbin pub this Saturday, January 26. Led by a woman called Star, they claim to have a fresh approach to performance. Curious? Nimbin pub, 5pm. Flag-waving optional.

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