ABC Perth in Western Australia
A live interview Ukulele Russ did about ukuleles, Alaska, and himself in Perth, Western Australia for the Australian Broadcast Company.
Access: Ukulele tour gives young professionals valuable business experience.
An Australian concert tour that not only brings one of the best-known ukulele players to his fans, but provides essential work skills that will boost the CVs of aspiring young professionals. Those in the know love how the â€˜ukeâ€™ lends itself to a broad repertoire, from rock to RnB, jazz, funk and blues, country and even metal! And no one demonstrates its versatility better than Alaskaâ€™s â€œUkulele Russâ€.
Central Maine: Maine native returns to uke it up.
Everybody has this preconceived notion that Iâ€™m going to be singing songs about beaches and rainbows and playing all happy songs. Thatâ€™s really what people think about when they think ukulele â€” â€˜Aww, itâ€™s that cute little guitar from Hawaii.' Instead, he brings rock, blues, tongue-in-cheek and a catalog as varied as â€œYouâ€™re the One,â€ a sweet song to his wife, Dixmont native Lindsey, to â€œTwo Ply,â€ a Stevie Wonder-ish ode to toilet paper.
KAMUKE: Talk Story Ukulele Russ
When you think of the ukulele, you immediately think of... Alaska? Hailing from The Last Frontier, one-man band Ukulele Russ plays everything from rock'n'roll to funk, bluegrass and hip-hop. We caught up with the Wild Man Of Uke between moose hunts (no, really).
UkeMarket: Ukulele Russ Live Performance Review
Not only is Ukulele Russ a great musician and performer, but his schtick is perfectly suited for the venue in which he performed. He engaged the audience, talked to the crowd, cracked jokes and even managed to diffuse an obnoxious drunk. Heâ€™s energetic, funny and genuinely enjoyable.