Night Owls kick off Pemberville concert series


PEMBERVILLE – The Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society will kick off a new season of "Live In
The House" concerts in the Pemberville Opera House on July 25.
"Live In The House" is a
series of concerts and programs running the first Saturday of each month September through May.
To kick off the series with a concert by the Night Owls at 7:30 p.m. preceded by a chicken barbecue at 4
p.m. on the old brick street outside the theater.
The Night Owls is a 10-piece orchestra that specializes in the authentic performance of the hot
dance music of the 1920s.
Employing the standard dance band instrumentation of the time, three saxophones, two trumpets, trombone,
piano, banjo, tuba and drums, the tuxedo-clad Night Owls perform songs such as "You’re Driving Me
Crazy" "Crazy" and "Crazy Words, Crazy Tunes", as well as fox trots, waltzes,
and standards of the 20’s such as "Baby Face" all evoking the era of "The Great
The orchestra has performed at the Cleveland Playhouse, University Club, Hermit Club, Oberlin College,
the Cleveland Institute of Music, and numerous private parties.
Directed by Ted Witt, the Cleveland-area band features Phil Cartwright on banjo and vocals.
Tickets for the concert are $10 and $8 for the barbecue. Tickets are available at Beeker’s General Store
or by contacting Carol Bailey
at (419) 287-4848 or [email protected].
The "Live in the House" series starting in September will feature nine concerts. Tickets are
$10 for each concert or $75 for a season subscription.
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