Ukulele Artists

Taking the main stage with their ukulele in-hand, these phenomenal artists have helped to redefine the instrument in the modern age. Coming from all different backgrounds and cultures, they each bring their own style to the Kala Ukulele. We are so proud to work with each and every one. Check out their profiles to learn more and hear their music.
Vance Joy
James Keogh was born in Melbourne, Australia, and took the stage name Vance Joy from a character in...
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Tyler Joseph

(Twenty One Pilots)

Tyler Joseph was born in Columbus, OH, the eldest of four siblings. Tyler is a founding member of...
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mxmtoon
Born and raised in Oakland, mxmtoon is a self-made singer-songwriter catapulted to the forefront of the indie pop...
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Walk Off The Earth
Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional indie pop outfit formed in 2006 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.  The...
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Mandy Harvey
Mandy Harvey makes the impossible possible. Recognized for her inspiring performances on last season's America's Got Talent, the...
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Dodie
At just 25, dodie has already done a lot of living. Some of that has played out online...
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John Atkins

(The Ukulele Teacher)

John Atkins got his start as The Ukulele Teacher when a video he made as a joke for...
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Dirty Heads
Following in the footsteps of their California brothers Sublime, Huntington Beach's Dirty Heads mix hip-hop, reggae, and rock...
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Young the Giant
Assembled in Irvine, CA, in 2004, indie rock band Young the Giant were initially called The Jakes when...
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Rob Scallon
Rob Scallon is a self-taught, multi-instrumentalist from Chicago. He started playing drums in fourth grade, and later took...
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John Driskell Hopkins

(Zac Brown Band)

Born in San Antonio, TX, and raised in Gainesville, GA, John Driskell Hopkins is best known for his...
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Avonlea
Avonlea Martin is a singer/songwriter from Santa Rosa, CA who began playing music after letting her parents store...
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Trish Jetton

(HIRIE)

HIRIE front woman Trish Jetton is high energy and hard work personified. For the past three years, she...
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Julia Nunes
Julia Nunes was born into a musical family in Fairport, NY, her father a pianist and composer of...
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Ali'i Keanaaina
Award-winning Hawaiian singer-songwriter Ali'i Keanaaina seamlessly blends traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music. After winning the 2010 Clyde "Kindy"...
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Grecia
Grecia is by far one of the most versatile developing latin artists of 2021 and with the most...
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Kaleo Wassman

(Pepper)

Kailua-Kona born and raised, Kaleo Wassman is one of reggae-rock's most beloved musicians, songwriters and collaborators. Best known...
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Ariana Savalas
Ariana Savalas gained international fame as one of the founding members of vintage phenomenon, Postmodern Jukebox. A singer,...
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EmiSunshine
EmiSunshine has graced some of country music's most revered stages, including the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman...
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Duke Tatom

(Kahulanui)

Robert Duke Tatom is a ukulele player from the Big Island of Hawaii. Duke plays ukulele for Nā...
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KBong
Raised on Oahu, Kevin Bong, aka 'KBong', is a multi-instrumental artist who is well known for his key...
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Daudia
Daudia is the internationally-acclaimed duo of Italian singer-songwriters Davide and Claudia, known for their seamless harmonies, intimate arrangements,...
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Sunny and The Black Pack
In 2015, Sunny Promyotin began pursuing his masterful vision to create a band that challenges the status quo...
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Ari Chi
Ari Chi is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist & producer currently based in Florida. In January of 2015 Ari...
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Kanekoa
Every time the Maui-based jam-band Kanekoa takes the stage, their improvisational blend of Hawaiian, rock, folk, blues, reggae,...
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Stan Hill

(Eat My Uke)

Stan Hill (Eat My Uke) is a UK-based music and video creator using the ukulele to explore the...
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Ukulenny
Ukulenny was born Lendl San Jose in San Diego, CA, and received musical guidance from his brother, sisters,...
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Peter Luongo
Peter Luongo is the founder and former Musical Director of The Langley Ukulele Ensemble. The ensemble became internationally...
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Anthony Stanley
Ukulele virtuoso and composer, Anthony Ka’uka Stanley is the youngest son of renowned Kumu (hula teacher) Kathy Heali’i...
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Kevin Presbrey

(All For Uke)

Midwestern born singer-songwriter + ukulele influencer Kevin Presbrey has worked in the music industry in several capacities for...
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Victoria Vox
Victoria Vox (née Victoria Davitt) is a singer/songwriter and musician who was raised in Green Bay, WI. Victoria...
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Emily Arrow
Based in Houston, TX, Emily Arrow creates music inspired by literature for children. Her goal is not only...
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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Formed in 1985, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is an ensemble of ukuleles in different registers with...
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Vana Liya
Nirvana Goberdhan a.k.a Vana Liya is based in Santa Cruz, CA but grew up outside New York City....
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Ian Clarkson

(Jive Aces)

Born in the Liverpool area, Ian Clarkson got his musical start singing to entertain his family as a...
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Leslie "Bimwala" Ludiazo

(J Boog)

Leslie “Bimwala” Ludiazo​ (better known as Les) is a x2 Grammy-nominated producer, chart-topping musician, and trailblazing music executive...
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Hula Hi-Fi
As a multi-instrumentalist and producer in Nashville, Josh Kaler had spent the better part of a decade helping...
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Alyssa Trahan
A jill-of-all-trades, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Alyssa is the real deal. Growing up in the small town...
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Wheeland Brothers
From San Onofre, CA, the Wheeland Brothers core members are brothers Nate Frogg and Travis, often backed up...
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Tammy Byerly
Tammy Byerly is a singer-songwriter from the San Francisco Bay Area and part of the Black Pack Family...
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The Dales
The Dales are a band carried by three-part harmonies and a deep appreciation for classic songwriting. They are...
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