Vocalist Shrikant Bakale of Laxmeshwar will perform the 12th monthly concert organised by the Artistes Forum to be held on Saturday.

A disciple of Pandit Arjunsa Nakod, Shrikant Bakale was born in Laxmeshwar of Gadag district.

Mr. Bakale had his initial music lessons from Pt. Gururaj Patil before continuing music education under Pt. Nakod. Mr. Bakale, who lives in Hubli, has performed in various music festivals and given concerts in Bangalore, Mysore, Belgaum and also at a few places in Maharashtra and Kerala. The music concert will be held at Nagarkar Library Sabhabhavan on Lamington Road.