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New Jersey's premier acoustic music and dance organization

New Jersey Uke Fest Presented by The Folk Project

Photo: James Hill.
Photo: Group strum.
Photo: Victor and Penny.
Photo: Vintage ukuleles.
Photo: Manitoba Hal.
Photo: Hallway serenade.
Photo: Jim Boggia.
Photo: Jam of the Green.
Photo: Cousin Earth.

Join us for the 2016 New Jersey Uke Fest, the Folk Project's fourth annual ukulele festival! This year, the festival will held at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany, NJ on Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27, with an outdoor Jam on the Green in Morristown on Sunday, Aug. 28. We will have everything you've come to expect from a uke fest: concerts, workshops, vendors, open mics, jams, and a healthy dose of the aloha spirit! Performers include James Hill, Victor & Penny, Manitoba Hal, Jim Boggia, and Cousin Earth, all of whom will also be presenting workshops. We are also happy to include Curt Sheller, Christine DeLeon, Marc Dutton, and FiL Wisneski as additional workshop presenters. Be sure to like the Folk Project's Facebook page to get the latest information first!


On Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 27, the New Jersey Uke Fest will be held at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, 60C North Jefferson Road Whippany, NJ 07981. Get Directions »

Looking for dining options? Check out this list of nearby restaurants.

On Sunday, Aug. 28, the uke fest's Jam on the Green will take place outdoors (weather permitting) on the Morristown Green, in the center of Morristown, NJ. Get Directions »


The New Jersey Uke Fest has negotiated special low festival pricing for rooms at the nearby Morristown Inn, just ten minutes from the Ukrainian American Cultural Center. Be sure to mention the uke fest to get the special festival rates. Make Reservations »


Friday, Aug. 26

8–11 p.m.: Concert: Victor & Penny, Jim Boggia

Saturday, Aug. 27

9 a.m. – Noon: Workshops

Noon – 1 p.m.: Lunch
(boxed lunch available on site for $6.50)

1–5:30 p.m.: Workshops

5:30–7:30 p.m.: Dinner break

7:30–11 p.m.: Concert: James Hill, Manitoba Hal, Cousin Earth

Sunday, Aug. 28

10:30 a.m.: Jammin' on the Green with the Morristown Uke Jam Meetup




Phone: 973-370-4UKE (4853)