What’s happening at Tropulele 2017


Work is in progress on the Tropulele 2017 program and we’re looking forward to presenting to you a full and exciting event spread out over 4 fabulous days and nights. Please keep checking in as information on programming is being added regularly.

Printed programs will be available at check-in and the merch tent.


Thursday night is jam session night, SCUM style. Bring your ukulele and your Sunshine Coast Ukulele Masters songbook for one of our club’s famous jam sessions led by Pineapple Crush.  All the songs will be advised prior to the festival, with access to the songs on our club page. There will be plenty of our club songbooks to purchase at the festival merch tent at only $15 each and we will have the song projected onto a big screen. Everyone will be able to join in.

Daily afternoon concerts are being planned for the program. Stay tuned for the Program.

Friday and Saturday nights will feature our main concerts in the Big Top Marquee. Stay tuned for the Program.

Sunday night is finale night in the Big Top Marquee.  Always a bit of a surprise, but it will include all our main artists and maybe the audience .


A range of workshops have been planned by our artists and will be held on  Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday mornings and Sunday afternoon.  Ukulele, drumming, singing and dance. We have some very exciting workshops coming for you.

Songwriting Competition

The annual songwriting comp will be happening again this year. The winner is going to be chosen by the audience. Please see our page for conditions of entry.    Day and time to be advised.

Open Mic Sessions

Open Mic sessions (walk-ups) will be featured daily at the Kenilworth Hotel, hosted by Harvey Bryce.  11am to 3pm


Our hilarious and notorious UkeWiz will be featured on Friday 22nd, hosted by the very witty Geoff Armstrong. The panel is made up from our guest artists with Peter Moss from the UK as our resident UkeWiz musician.

Hawaiian Buffet

On Sunday 23rd we have a very special Hawaiian Buffet you do not want to miss. This spectacular evening dinner will include your main course and dessert.   The cost is $40 per person. Hawaiian Buffet tickets can be purchased when booking your festival tickets. If you have booked your festival tickets and forgot to book your Buffet tickets, click the link below to get your dinner tickets.  Please ensure you have your dinner tickets on the night.  To be held int he Big Top Marquee – 5.30 to 7pm.

Hawaiian Drum & Dance Show

Following Atete’s hip moving hula dance workshop, you will be treated to a spectacular Hawaiian Drum and Dance Show.  In the Big Top Marquee.

Food & Coffee On-Site

We will have a selection of food to choose from at the festival site.

The Good Food Guys

Jungle Gourmet Pizzas

Noosa Dessert Kitchen

Extreme Beans Coffee

It’s only a short walk into town where there is a big range of foody & drink choices. Check out our info page about the beautiful town of Kenilworth