Quick 5: Swon Brothers to return for concert to benefit Salvation Army

Christy Biggs

Christy Biggs, chairwoman of the Salvation Army Swon concert committee, talks about the upcoming Swon Brothers concert.

 

1 How does this concert help?

"Their partnership has been such a benefit to the Salvation Army, because every year we use the funds we raise for our social services. It has been a huge blessing for us each year."

2 How does the Salvation Army use the money?

"All the social services the Salvation Army provides: For food, for clothing, utilities, different things they provide."

3 When do tickets go on sale?

"Tickets go on sale Monday and they're $20 apiece. They will be at American Bank of Oklahoma on Chandler Road or Eventbrite.com." 

4 How are you able to get the Swons to perform each year?

"They make it a priority. It has not been a problem at all. There have been years where we've said to them 'are you sure this is what you want to do,' and they're ready. It's pretty much a given we're going to do a show each year."

5 How much money does the concert raise?

"After all the expenses, we usually come out with $15,000 or $20,000. We hope to grow it." 

If you go 

WHAT: Eighth annual Beyond Bell Ringing, featuring the Swon Brothers.

WHEN: Doors open 6:30 p.m.; concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20.

WHERE: Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, 401 S. Third St.

TICKETS: $20 each, available at American Bank of Oklahoma, 2401 Chandler Road, or Eventbrite.com

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