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After a long and illustrious career gracing the stages of Put-In-Bay as well as venues all over Northeast Ohio, the legendary Ben Dover and the Screamers will be performing their final show at the Boathouse Bar and Grill on August 11th! This is one day you absolutely must not miss!
The band was formed in 1980 and consisted of four local island boys starting with charismatic front man Ben Parker, along with musicians Scott Market, Jim Engle, Eddy Ros and Jeff Bykowski. Their first gig was at an event called “Boat Dock Rock” held at the Lime Kiln Dock in the summer of 1980. After many memorable years performing at the famed Round House Bar, and countless gigs on and around the island, the Screamers have become an icon of nostalgia and memories for Put-In-Bay and the surrounding area.
The Boathouse Bar and Grill is honored to be the venue for this highly celebrated final show of Ben Dover and the Screamers!
The summer of 2019 will mark 40 years since John’s first performance at the Boathouse.
Through all of these wonderful years, John’s unique character and musical brilliance has been an institution on Put-In-Bay. On behalf of the Boathouse crew and the entire Boathouse alumni, we’d like to give a very fond thank you to our beloved piano man.
Thank you John, from the bottom of our hearts, for forty years of music and memories.