Archive for the ‘Folk Uke’ Category

See Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie, Folk Uke, at the Continental Club in Austin (6/16/18)

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

www.FolkUke.com

Folk Uke at the Continental Club Gallery
Austin, Texas
Saturday, June 16, 2018

See Amy Nelson, Cathy Guthrie (Folk Uke) in Austin May 12th

Sunday, April 8th, 2018


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Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie, aka Folk Uke perform on May 12 in Austin at the One-2-One Bar.  Show at 8.  Find them on Facebook or visit their website for more information.  Check out their great music videos on YouTube.

www.FolkUke.com

Vote for Folk Uke!

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

 

VOTE FOR FOLK UKE!

Someone amazing at The Recording Conservatory of Austin has nominated us, FOLK UKE, to receive a grant for some serious future music making puzzle pieces. I’m not describing it well. How about you guys just check out the link below and they’ll explain it better.

Did we mention that we’re competing with some serious Austin talent? When you scroll the page, try not to look at them. Try not to look at us very long either. It wasn’t one of our best promo photos.

You might not have guessed this, but we don’t have very may fans, so you guys are really going to have to step it up and vote for us if we’re going to have a fighting chance.

Love, Amy (and Cathy will probably approve this message)

Visit the TRCoA page here and vote!

Texas NORML’s 5th Annual Puff n Putt Fundraiser (March 31, 2018)

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Texas NORML is proud to announce the 5th Annual Puff-N-Putt Spring Fling on Saturday, March 31st, 2018. Come and enjoy a day of golf, live music, disc golf, vendors, food, glass blowing and a great day at the legendary Willie Nelson’s Cut-N-Putt Golf Course located in Spicewood, Texas. This family-friendly event is a benefit to raise funds for Texas NORML’s mission to gain safe access to cannabis for adults with a focus on supporting Texas Veterans and their fight in the war to re-­legalize cannabis. To be a sponsor for our event, check out our Puff N Putt – Sponsorship Packet – 2018 PDF. Check out this video of previous year’s Puff N’ Putts!

Purchase general admission, golfer tickets or sign up as a seasoned sponsor, starter sponsor or vendor

In addition to the round of golf and festival admission, your golf player registration includes a meal voucher, a gift bag filled with goodies from Texas NORML and our supporters, and custom prizes for the winning team members of each round. Learn more about the golf details here. We will have prizes for the winning morning and afternoon golf teams as well as Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin.

For disc golf, we will have prizes for Closest to the Pin and Ring of Fire. Disc golf comes with general admission but is first come first served as space is limited.

We are pre-selling event shirts with purchase of a General Admission or Golf Pass until 3/9/18. Pre-ordering your shirt ensures that your size is available as there will be a limited supply of shirts. You can add the shirt to your purchase when you are checking out. This is the only way to ensure that we will have the event shirt available in your size.

Do you want to volunteer for this event? Sign up HERE.

We will enjoy music from:

Folk Uke

Texas KGB

Matt Hubbard Trio

Scrapelli

Lucas Johnson

DJ Isabella von Black

With more to be announced!

All Prizes Donated by Austin Made Glass Co.

Folk Uke at the Saxon Pub (Saturday, February 17th)

Friday, February 16th, 2018
 See the talented Folk Uke duo of Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie at the Saxon Pub tomorrow night in Austin.  6 pm.
www.FolkUke.com

Folk Uke with Amy Nelson and Cathie Guthrie at the Saxon January 20th

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

See Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie, Folk Uke, in concert in Texas

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Folk Uke, The GRAMMY AWARD watching duo, will be playing  shows in Texas:

Dec. 16  One-2-One Bar  Austin, TX
Jan. 20  Saxon Pub  Austin, TX
Feb. 17  Saxon Pub  Austin, TX
Mar. 10  Saxon Pub  Austin, TX

If you are in the gift buying mode, they have some great gifts at their website for the music lovers in your life and for your music-loving self.

www.FolkUke.com

See Folk Uke in Austin Dec. 16

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie, Folk Uke

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Daughters of famed music icons form singing duo

Amy Nelson, Cathy Guthrie make music ‘their own way’

www.ksat.com
by:  Paul Venema

SAN ANTONIO – Midway through their latest tour, a duo called “Folk Uke,” played to a sellout crowd at the Paper Tiger Club along the revitalized St. Mary’s Strip.

The duo, Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie are the daughters of county music icon Willie Nelson and folk music legend Arlo Guthrie.

Nelson plays guitar, Guthrie the ukulele, thus the name “Folk Uke.”

“It’s hard to tell what type of music we play,” Nelson said. “I think we just end up writing songs to make ourselves laugh about something.”
Their songs are sometimes edgy. Their sense of humor and wit, on and off stage, is dry.

“People expect stupid from us. So we just try to deliver the best that we can,” Nelson said, unable to hold back from laughing.

“We just try to lower the expectations immediately and have a good time,” Guthrie added.

Though they come from strong music roots, performing their famous father’s music is not a part of their act.

“When you cover a song you need to bring something else to it and make sure that you do it justice in some way, and I don’t think that I’m singing my dad’s songs very well right now,” Nelson said.

Both women are quick to add that their fathers are a constant source of encouragement.

“He’s very supportive of us and I think he’s proud,” Nelson said.

That support, coupled with their father’s names, continue to follow them to the ticket office.

“It helps us sell tickets and get first-time goers,” she said. “But it doesn’t help anybody want to come back.”
That is up to them.

Judging from the crowds they continue to draw, they’re doing a good job of that.

See Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie, Folk Uke at One-2-One Bar in Austin (June 29, 2017)

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017


One-2-One Bar
1509 South Lamar
Austin, TX
June 29, 2017

Time: 8:30pm     Day: Thursday     Doors: 8:00pm     Ages: 21+ Ages     Price: $10
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It was 1998 in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter when Cathy Guthrie and Amy Nelson met at a bar…where they both worked. One was a tramp and one was devastatingly pure. With a ukulele and an acoustic guitar, they formed a band for the same reason kids join gangs— just to survive, but also to unleash the brilliance that was poking them from within.

Don’t believe the rumors. Folk Uke is not totally amazing. They’re just kind of amazing. If you find yourself at a Folk Uke show, you are in for a treat— but maybe not the kind of treat that you like the taste of. Come to a show and see for yourself.

Better yet, buy their albums first and you may save yourself the trouble. And if you make it to a live Folk Uke show, do your best to enjoy it…and then give them two more chances. They are hit and miss, but so are you most likely, and that is their charm. We live to inspire and we’re tired of writing in third person.

Love, Cathy & Amy

http://folkuke.com/index.html

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July PIcnic Concert in Austin 2017

Monday, April 17th, 2017

www.austin360amphitheater.com

Tickets for Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic are open to the public starting at 10 a.m. on April 21. It’s the third year for the annual event to be held at the Circuit of the Americas and the 44th edition of the picnic overall.

This year’s all-day event features performances from artists on two stages, including Willie Nelson & Family, Sheryl Crow, Kacey Musgraves, Jamey Johnson, Steve Earle, Margo Price, Asleep At The Wheel, Turnpike Troubadours, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Johnny Bush, Billy Joe Shaver, David Allan Coe, Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real, Insects vs. Robots, Raelyn Nelson Band, Folk Uke.

Tickets are priced at $89.50 for the GA Pit Section and Reserved Seat Section in front of the stage. Reserved bowl tickets are $69.50-$89.50 and $39.50 for H-E-B General Admission Lawn. There are also a limited number of special VIP packages available for sale including the “Outlaw” hospitality package for $350, the “Trigger” package for $450, and “Shotgun” hospitality for $550.

All tickets will be available at ticketmaster.com, thecircuit.com, all Ticketmaster outlets throughout Texas, or they can be charged by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Standard parking lots at Circuit of The Americas open at 10 a.m. and gates to the Austin360 Amphitheater will open at 11:00 a.m. Standard Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Premium Parking, Bus Parking, RV Parking, as well as campsites are also available for purchase at the time tickets are purchased.

Live Nation, C3 Presents and Circuit of The Americas (COTA) are proud to announce the return of Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic to Circuit of The Americas. The legendary Willie Nelson plays host to one of America’s most celebrated festivals, and the 4th of July Picnic returns to COTA for the third year. Joining Willie at this year’s party is a star-studded cavalcade of his friends.

Ticket and pre-sale information here.  

See Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie in Folk Uke in Australia this month

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Amy Nelson, Cathy Guthrie are Folk Uke! See them in Australia in March

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Track Folk Uke Here

Folk Uke on tour

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
FOLK UKE and DOG TRUMPET 2017 TOUR
March 9  Lighthouse Theatre  Warrnambool VIC
March 10-13  Port Fairy Folk Festival  VIC
March 15  Gasometer Hotel  Collingwood VIC
March 16  Newtown Social Club  Sydney NSW
March 17-19  Blue Mountains Music Festival  NSW

They Just Arrived!

FU’s logo is now available as a 1.25″ lapel pin.
We’re so excited, we’re offering a special deal on these amazing new little adornments. For a limited time, get yours for $6 (reg. price $10).
1.25″ die-struck, full-color, soft-enamel pin
with double military-style clutch back.
Get Yours Here!

 

Amy Nelson and Cathy Guthrie and Folk Uke in Austin (Feb. 10)

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017