Mike has recently/or is currently performing at the following festivals:


Island Vibe Festival, North Stradbroke Island
Turning Wave Festival
Illawarra Folk Festival
Lake Jindabyne Flowing Festival
St Kilda Festival
Tamworth Country Music Festival
Tamar Valley Folk Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Brunswick Music Festival
Australian National Folk Festival
Queenscliff Music Festival
Kids Universe
Fairbridge Festival of Folk/Roots Music
Maldon Folk Festival
Woodford Folk Festival

United Kingdom

Towersey Village Festival
Broadstairs Folk Week
Feis an Eilein, Isle of Skye Festival

New Zealand

New Zealand Ukulele Festival


Vancouver International Children’s Festival
Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival
Winnipeg International Children’s Festival

Mike Jackson CDs and Books are available at:

In Perth, Western Australia at Zenith Music

In Brisbane, Queensland at The Book Garden

Mike recommends Makala ukes for beginners – and for more advanced players, check out the higher end Kala ukes

Mike Jackson’s harmonicas, melodeons and concert ukulele (with pick up) are proudly sponsored by Hohner

Mike’s instruments have travelled the world protected by Aerolyte flight cases for over 25 years.

Lyrics are likely to be found at Mudcat Cafe

Mike plays an Alcock Dulcimer

and a Watchorn Hurdy Gurdy

is a member of Folk Alliance Australia

and an avid reader of (and reviewed by) Trad & Now

Mike is a member of the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective

For a wonderful range os ukuleles and guitars in Melbourne visit

Mike recommends a delightful book “Ozzie – Pozzie’s Rhymes for Aussie Kids” by Patricia Vivian-Lall
Ozzie – Pozzie’s Rhymes for Aussie Kids

Flying Wombat Music and ToeTapper Records use:

Hugh McDonald Studios for recording of Uke ‘n’ Play Ukulele CD

likely story media and Joanna Bailey for design & production of promotional material

Music Junction stocks Mike Jackson books

Sibagraphics for web development & internet promotion

Australian Music & Arts Links

Eden Circus Australia – Good times travelling Australian circus with clowns, acrobats and jugglers.
Marquee Hire Australia
Paul McCloud – Musician
Somersault Productions

International Music & Arts Links

EntsWeb Directory – The UK’s international directory of entertainment, music and leisure. EntsWeb is an in depth directory tightly focused on the entertainment, music, leisure and events industries.
Ukulele World

General Links

Come on Aussie dot Com
Free Kids Music – MP3 Song Downloads – Free, legal MP3 downloads from a site exclusively dedicated to music for young children.

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