Performance Date(s) and Time(s)
09 May 1869, 5:00 PM
10 May 1869, 5:00 PM
Performed on the SS Bristol.
James Fisk, Jr., Managing Director.
As per the New York Herald: “Series of Grand Concerts for 1869, by Dodworth’s Brass, String and Reed Bands, will be given Every Evening on board the World Renowned Steamers Bristol and Providence, leaving pier No. 28 North river, foot of Murray street, Daily, at 5 P. M., For Boston, Via Newport and Fall River. The Brass Band will play a selection of the most popular music for one hour before leaving the dock and on their passage from the stream to the Sound.”
Performers and/or Works Performed
aka Genevieve de Brabant, selections
aka Thou art so near and yet so far ;
Thou art so near
Composer(s): Reichardt [composer]
Composer(s): Unknown composer
aka Evening stars
Advertisement: New York Herald
, 09 May 1869, 9.
Includes program. “The management being determined that nothing in the mode of transportation of first class passengers shall surpass this line on a scale of grandeur and magnificence, add this most expensive attraction and novelty, the engagement of the first orchestra of the country—the Dodworths [sic]—which will be attached to each steamer on its passage.”
Advertisement: New-York Times
, 09 May 1869, 7.