"I had 'heard about' Ralph Shaw but never had the experience til last night. You are more than a performer and entertainer - you are a powerful force onstage, celebrating all that is good and delightful and human - we are caught up and swept along in your enthusiastic celebration. Thank you for sharing your fun and your wonderful musicianship - you are a gift on the planet!" Joey Minshall, West Coast Sings
Ralph Shaw is coming to tour Ontario!: April 2 to 14. Check out the
and note that dates are still being added. I look forward to seeing you if you can make it!
Closer to home you'll find me playing local concerts and hosting my monthly Vancouver Ukulele Circle - a cozy group of 80 - 100+ players!
Pre-order The Art of Ukulele!!! My latest book is close to being finished! With a foreword by legendary uke teacher J. Chalmers Doane it's a little longer than my previous book and is generously packed with knowledge to encourage and assist your personal growth as a uke player, singer and live performer. It's a self-produced work which means I bear the costs of editing, book cover/interior design, and manufacture. I'm not going the crowd-funding route this time so placing a pre-order will be a huge help!
By pre-ordering you get: A signed copy of the book delivered to your home. To be among the first to get the book and brag to friends on social media before it goes on sale in any shops or even online. A complimentary Ralph Shaw Signature DIY Bowtie Kit.
Due to differing shipping costs I have three prices (US dollars) (depending where you want your book/s shipped):
Canada Customers Preorder Here ($25 + $7 shipping)
USA Customers Preorder Here ($25 + $10 shipping)
International Customers (not North America) Preorder Here ($25 + $18 shipping)
Donate to The Art of Ukulele with Paypal (This is if you want to help with the project but are perhaps holding out for the e-Book version).
...and if you've not yet read my first book -- The Ukulele Entertainer - Powerful Pointers for Players and Performers is "a must-have guide" to improve your skills as a player, singer and performer. It's in my
where you'll find CDs plus DVDs showing how to play ukulele like a pro. It's also on eBookKindle and Kobo and other major eBook platforms.
The e-newsletter: The Ukulele Entertainer is packed with info to help you play, sing and perform better than ever! Sign up for it at the
page to download a Free Ukulele Chord Chart!!!
I look forward to meeting you soon, Sithee with Aloha! Ralph Shaw
"Ukulele King Ralph Shaw offered the most radical makeover of the night, showing us what George Formby might have done with "London Calling" and "Hateful". I'll state here and now that I'd pay to hear him do the entire album this way — it was magnificent." Adrian Mack, Georgia Straight