Pittsburgh band to perform Eastern European music Sept. 14

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The folk group Tamburaški Sastav Ponoć will perform Eastern European music at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 14, in Slippery Rock University’s Swope Recital Hall. The musicians play a guitar-like instrument called a tambura.

Sept. 10, 2015

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Tamburaški Sastav Ponoć, a Pittsburgh-based group that plays music from Croatia and the other Eastern European countries, will perform at Slippery Rock University at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 14, in Swope Recital Hall.

Warren Davidson, SRU assistant professor of music, lined up the group's appearance as part of his class "Introduction to World Music." The concert is open to all audiences.

Tamburaški Sastav Ponoć ("midnight" in English) focuses on music from Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina and Serbia. The band also plays gypsy, Greek, Hungarian and Italian in traditional becar, modern pop, ballad and instrumental styles.

The musicians play a guitar-like instrument called a tambura. The group formed in 2013 and has performed in Pittsburgh, New York City and Chicago.

Admission is $5.


MEDIA CONTACT: Gordon Ovenshine | 724.738.4854 | gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu