Ukulele Festivals, Cheap Beer, and Dream Bookings

On this week's Live Lesson, the guys are joined by a special guest (all the way from the other side of the world) Mr. Ben Anderson. Ben is the organizer of the Czech Ukulele Festival. The guys ask Ben tons of questions about the challenges and highlights of running an ukulele festival. They also chat about Hawaiian food, cheap beer, and their dream lineup for an ukulele festival.

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Questions Asked this Week:
3:35 What's the difference between audiences in the UK vs the US?

10:35 What are some do's and don'ts when running a festival?

11:35 How many people attend festivals for the workshops vs the performances?

13:35 Do you have any funny stories you can share?

19:50 What did you mean by "keep it simple" when organizing a festival?

20:55 How is the reception for Hawaiian artists at your festival?

22:30 Who would your want to book that you haven't gotten already?

24:25 Will you show us a European ukulele technique?

28:35 What does it take to put on an ukulele festival?

32:55 Who is your dream festival lineup?

42:40 What makes a performance great?

44:10 Are there any up and coming uke players that you'd like to have on your festival?

48:45 Why is Hawaiian food so healthy?

54:35 Why is beer so cheap in the Czech Republic?

References/resources for this video:
Website - Czech Ukulele Festival
Czech Ukulele Festival - Gallery
Facebook - Czech Ukulele Festival

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