A tiny instrument with a huge appeal
By Troy R. Bennett, BDN Staff
The humble ukulele is just as popular as it was in its heydays in the 1920s and 1950s. A music store in Portland is selling at least one a day. A luthier in South Portland makes his living building luxury ukes. Ukulele ensembles have sprouted on Peaks Island, in Falmouth and in Newport.
Posted June 14, 2013, at 5:55 a.m.