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Odessa Concert Band predates Oom Pas and Mas band

 

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100 years ago

The Odessa Record

December 8, 1916

O.C.B. remodeling the opera house. “The Odessa Concert Band’s opening dance at their new home in the opera house Thanksgiving night was a decided success. Over 60 couples were in attendance.” [Editor’s note: The remainder of the article is paraphrased below.]

The condition of the floor was not considered up to standard by the band members, however, and plans were made to refurbish the floor and remodel the building that the band had purchased. A.R. Mead, C.N. Clark and Fred Schulz were named to the buildi...



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