MUSIC IS THE BOND

Nearly 35 years ago, four Southside friends started an event that honors the values of friendship, tradition, and the love of music. It’s called the Oldies Dance - a classic story of friendship, musical memories, and shared experiences.

At a time when reflecting back to the good ole days is a faddish priority for many people, the Oldies Dance is the real-deal and not a modern day invention. Currently sponsored by the South High School Alumni Association, the seeds for this dance were planted when four life-long friends decided more than 30 years ago to have a party!

They invited their friends to listen and dance to the music they loved as teenagers and young men in the 50’s and 60’s growing-up in the Southend. Left to right in this picture, Andy Poczik (’64), John Komives (’65) and Dave Benyi (’65), Frank Meszaros (‘6