Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
11 June 2015

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

28 Mar 1864, 7:45 PM
29 Mar 1864, 7:45 PM
30 Mar 1864, 7:45 PM
31 Mar 1864, 7:45 PM
01 Apr 1864, 7:45 PM
02 Apr 1864, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

4)
aka Johnny Schmoker ("Pilly Willy Wink" in refrain.); Pillwillywink Band; Johani Schmoker
5)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
Participants:  Dan Bryant;  Nelse Seymour
6)
Composer(s): Unidentified
8)
aka Polly Ann
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
9)
aka U. S. Grant; USG; plantation festival scene; US Grant; Ulysses S. Grant
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 29 March 1864.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 02 April 1864, 403.
“The ‘boys’ gave us a jolly programme [last] week, but promise us something richer still for the Easter holidays.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 02 April 1864, 408.