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The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orch...

Rank #1 US Champaign, IL Pop


Sounds Like: Tom Waits, Amy Winehouse, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Johanne Sebastian Bach, The B-52s

Bio: Energetic and unabashedly romantic, The Duke of Uke & His Novelty Orchestra enchants audiences with witty lyrics, complex vocal harmonies and funky rhythms. Their infectiously optimistic sound draws from a wide range of influences—classical composers such as Bach, to tin pan alley ragtime tunes, ... See Full Bio

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Looking for retro-style kitchen for video shoot. You know a kitchen in C-U like that? Want to host our next video? Email duke.uke@gmail.com


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  • Sat

    Jul 19

    Champaign, IL, US | 12:00pm

    Champaign, IL, US
    Sat Jul 19 12:00pm


    The Duke of Uke & His Novelty Orchestra warm up the night for Abnormous' Album Release Party! Who's got the funk?

  • Fri

    Jul 11

    Urbana, IL, US | 8:00pm
    Urbana, IL, US
    Fri Jul 11 8:00pm


    There will be a boat-load of performers on this fine evening at PizzaM! 3 bands = 6 + 6 + 4 performers! That's 16 people, folks. 15 of them are traveling from out of town to be here. = awesome. Come show your Champaign-Urbana love! Details: Fri. July 11. 9 - 11:30 pm Pizza-M in downtown Urbana, IL Cover is $7. The bands: Energetic and unabashedly romantic, the Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra is an orchestral funk-pop ensemble, featuring 4-part vocal harmonies, ukulele, violin, tuba, saxophones, electric bass, and drums. www.facebook.com/dukeofukemusic Pageant : plays songs based in old-school country, ’50s girl-pop, and perky piano indie-pop...a fascinating and engaging amalgam. www.facebook.com/pageantband Jonathan Timm has been consistently penning some of the best country songs I’ve had the pleasure to hear (for a proper introduction, look at that tour poster: “Sad, Drunk, and Singing”. What more could you want from a guitar-touting troubadour?). www.facebook.com/JonathanTimmMusic.

  • Sat

    May 17

    Paducah, KY, US | 10:00pm

    Paducah, KY, US
    Sat May 17 10:00pm
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    May 17

    Paducah, KY, US | 8:00pm
    Sat May 17 8:00pm
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    May 11

    Urbana, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Urbana, IL, US
    Sun May 11 8:00pm
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