The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Ukulele Scramble at Forbes Library


WHAT: The Ukulele Scramble
WHERE: Forbes Library 40 West st. Northampton, MA.
WHEN: April 22 at 7 PM

Forbes Library is delighted to bring back The Ukulele Scramble on April 22 at 7 PM. The performance is free and welcoming for all.

The Ukulele Scramble are four time Grammy Nominee Richard Perlmutter and Ukulele Instructor and former Metropolitan Opera and Joffrey Ballet Dancer Robin Hoffman. They sing and play songs of the past 500 years - Renaissance and Classical music, 19th Century Parlor and Art Songs, jazz and swing standards, and even some folk music and rock and roll. They update, revise and rewrite lyrics for many of these songs, often humorously, and perform them on their large collection of ukuleles. They are based in Western Massachusetts.

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