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BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER - Plaza Performance Series - Ukulele Bartt with his Rocking String Quartet

2018 Performers

June 8 – Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five  <Read More>
June 15 – Nevenka East European Folk Ensemble  <Read More>
June 22 – Armenian ensemble  <Read More>

UkuleleBartt Live SMJune 29 – Ukulele Bartt with his Rocking String Quartet 

Ukulele Bartt Warburton has performed worldwide across Australia, New Zealand, England, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Greece, America, and lots of other places. His romantic and quirky songs, from “Pluck You” to “Do You Know Where I’d Like to Kiss You?” appear on his three studio albums, and in videos that have garnered millions of views.

Known for his revved-up ukulele renditions of Classical and Flamenco music, Bartt’s live show is packed with fancy fingers and mirth. This special concert will feature Bartt’s full band: Classical string quartet, electric bass and drums. Beethoven and Mozart would love it!

As a music educator, Bartt was named “Teacher of the Year” in the 40,000-teacher Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the world. He’s been profiled on American television and in newspapers, and has released numerous music albums on his own label, Warburtunes Music. He’s also written three ukulele instructional books, and he has several full-length instructional videos available worldwide. His signature Ukulele, the Mahalo Starter Pack, is the world’s best-selling uke, as certified by Check him out at right now!

July 6 – LA Bluescasters  <Read More>
July 13 – Alison Lewis Quintet  <Read More>
July 20 – Big City Swing Committee  <Read More>
July 27 – Carl Verheyen Band  <Read More>

August 3 – Holy Crow Jazz Band  <Read More>
August 10 – Yuko Mabuchi Trio  <Read More>
August 17 – Other Mother Brother Band  <Read More>
August 24 – Marc Berger & Ride  <Read More>
August 31 – Bobby Barron & the Swing Thing Band with Barbara Morrison  <Read More>

Seating is limited and first come first served, no reserved seating. The Plaza seats 75 - 90 people for a performance; visitors are welcome to bring a chair or blanket and sit on the grassy hillsides in Brand Park. Performances run between 60 and 90 minutes without intermission.

The City of Glendale’s Performance Series began in 2014 to celebrate the renovation and reopening of the historic Brand Library & Art Center. The Brand Library & Art Center provides a free cultural asset to residents and attracts visitors to experience arts and cultural opportunities in the city. This Performance Series is designed to support arts organizations and to bring distinguished cultural programming to Glendale. The Performance Series is supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program and the Brand Associates.

Don’t Miss More Free Summer Concerts sponsored by the Community Services & Parks Department

  • Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Verdugo Park, North End
  • July 11 through August 15   <Read More>


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