2017 L.A. International Ukulele Festival to Be Held Sept. 30 in Torrance

Kids will have an opportunity to learn how to play the ukulele. (Kala Koa Entertainment)

TORRANCE — Celebrating the little four-stringed wonder – the ukulele – which has been captivating hearts and bringing musical joy into people’s lives for over 100 years, the 2017 Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival, presented by Kala Koa Entertainment, is an exciting day-long event dedicated to exploring the musical versatility of the ukulele for the experienced ukulele player, the occasional strummer, or simply the curious spectator.

Taking place on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, the festival includes workshops for all levels of playing ability to work on technique or simply learn to play, live all-star performances by some of today’s most popular ukulele players (included in admission), as well as a variety of vendors and popular Hawaiian food and beverage options for purchase.