Cool Hand Uke performs on a 1928 Wendall Hall Professional Model banjo-ukulele manufactured by Ludwig, and on a spruce-top mahogany concert ukulele by Kala.


A few upcoming gigs:

Currently booking my fifth iUke in the Fall tour, Northern California to Liverpool, Nova Scotia and back. Sept 24 to Nov 15.

Workshops and/or performances in Truckee, Salt Lake City, Eau Clare, Skokie, Chicago, Altoona, Reston, Cape Cod, Liverpool, Catonsville, Columbia, Oklahome City, Albuquerque, more to come. If you would like to host an event along I-80, I-95 or I-40, please write me at


Cool Hand Uke and The Strum Bums have performed monthly since 1999 at Sierra View Manor Assisted Living Home, Spring Hill Convalescent Home, Helping Hands Alzheimer's Support Center and Crystal Ridge Convalescent Home; quarterly at Empire Convalescent Home as well as at other senior centers, benefits, schools and county fairs throughout the year. They also have been featured at festivals in New York City, Santa Cruz CA, Auburn CA, and twice at the Honolulu HI International Ukulele Festival.



Cool Hand Uke Gigs Summer/Fall 2013

July 21 43rd International Ukulele Festival, Honolulu HI, leading the Strum Bums

August 7, 1:30, Nevada County Fair, leading the Strum Bums

August 17, Auburn Gold Pan Ukulele Festival, Auburn CA workshops, Strum Bums, solo performances

September 6-7, Wine Country Ukulele Festival, Calistoga CA, workshops, performance

iUke tour poster

September 30, Salt Lake City UT, workshop, performance

October 5, Chicago, Wonderwall Emporium

October 8, Milwaukee WI, workshop, performance

October 12, Pittsburgh PA, workshop, performance

October 13, Reston VA, workshop, performance

October 16, Milford, Connecticut

October 18, Orleans MA, workshop, performance

October 23-27, International Ukulele Ceilidh, Liverpool, NS Canada, workshop, performance, emcee

October 30, Appalachia Bluegrass, Catonsville MD, workshop

November 7, Austin TX

November 10, Albuquerque NM