Guest Artists

Ben Carr

Multi-instrumentalist Ben Carr is a Southern Vermont based musician and educator.  He approach to the 'ukulele is an unique one -- using intricate strum patterns, fingerpicking, percussive tones, looped beats/riffs, and harmonic textures.

Ted Gioia, jazz critic and author of History of Jazz, calls her “a genuine talent” and ICON Magazine says “she’s a beguiling singer and modern song stylist with an astute sense of swing.” 

Lil' Rev

Lil Rev grew up in Milwaukee, WI where he still resides today. Growing up in the shadows of American Motors Corp, Briggs N Stratton, and A.O. Smith, he was inspired by the sights and sounds of an industrial powerhouse in flux. His music is infused with a strong sense of humility for the common man.His heroes include: Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Josh White, Sonny Terry, Cicso Houston and Leadbelly.

Mim! (of Mim's Ukes)

Mim is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you are going to get! Best known for her on-line music store, she also has taken the stage with a unique blend of everything from oldies to rap, 80s classics to forgotten favorites, high energy grooves to rip-your-heart-out sad songs! Mim's set will give you musical whiplash!

Rachel Manke

Rachel Manke has been called one of the brightest stars in the ukulele universe, and loves sharing her astounding technique and charming singing with audiences young and old. She has appeared on stages that range from the Ashokan Uke Fest and Silver Creek International Ukulele Carnival, to Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. 

Stuart Fuchs

Stuart Fuchs has been introducing people to their natural musician for nearly two decades. Stuart is a lifelong musical, a multi instrumentalist with roots in classical, latin and gypsy jazz guitar stylings. Stuart is the creator of “Ukulele Zen”, a holistic approach to the ukulele and cultivating an ever more joyful and deepening music practice.