The 7th annual Pittsburg Bell Festival is taking place on Saturday June 1st at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The ringing begins at 7pm. Director of Bells of the Balkans, Janis Saket joined us on a Thursday Morning Edition to speak about how the group formed and how they stepped out of the the box to play jazz, pop and even the song Bohemian Rhapsody. The Bells of the Balkans are one of five groups that will be performing others include Belles of the Bells, the PittPres ringers, the St. Lutheran’s Bell Choir, and Bell soloist Terry Cox. The event is open to the public and donations will be accepted to further promote bell ringing in the Four States.
The concert is taking place in the Linda and Lee Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.