Jazzalele kicks off ukulele fest

The McMillan Arts Centre is hosting the kickoff for the Nanaimo Aloha Ukulele Festival with Jazzalele Friday, July 25.

The show will begin with a brief ukulele open mic session and then Jazzalele will perform. Jazzalele features Anna Acevedo Lyman on vocals and ukulele and Steve Sutton on U-bass and ukulele.

The duo performs jazz and world music but they also like to include movie themes, love songs and more.  Jazzalele has performed at the Pender Harbour Jazzfest and the Winecountry Ukulele Festival in Napa among other places. The show runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, $12 for OCAC members.

Get tickets in advance from the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville or at the door the night of the performance. For more on the Nanaimo Aloha Ukulele Festival visit www.prshopper.com/alohafest.htm.

 

—News Staff