Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.30 family circle; .50 parquet

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
1 October 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

14 Nov 1864, 7:45 PM
15 Nov 1864, 7:45 PM
16 Nov 1865, 7:45 PM
17 Nov 1865, 7:45 PM
18 Nov 1865, 7:45 PM
19 Nov 1865, 7:45 PM

Program Details

“Challenge dance,” Dan Bryant
Includes: “Essence of Old Virginny” Bryant


Bryants’ Minstrels are also on the program for J. W. Lingard’s Benefit at the Academy of Music on Thursday night. That event starts at 8 pm.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Participants:  Dan Bryant
3)
aka Essence of old Virginia; Essence of ol' Virginny; Essence of ole Virginia; Quint essence of Old Virginny; Quaint essence of Old Virginny; Quintessence of Old Virginny; Essence of Old Birginia
4)
Text Author: White
6)
aka Sacred contraband
7)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
8)
aka Johnny Schmoker ("Pilly Willy Wink" in refrain.); Pillwillywink Band; Johani Schmoker
9)
aka Sally come up
10)
aka Monster tin panonion; Monster concert tin-pan-on-ion; Grand tin-pan-on-ion; Grand tinpanonion; Grand Tin Pano-ni-on; Tin-pan-o-ni-on; Tin-Pan O-Ni-On concert
11)
aka How are you greenbacks?; How are you green-backs? ; How are you, greenbacks!; We're comin', Fadder Abram; We're coming, Fadder Abram; We're coming, Father Abram
Composer(s): Glover
Text Author: Griffin, Bowers

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 November 1864.
Immense success of the laughable characteristic “Challenge Dance,” in which Dan Bryant will introduce his far famed Essence of Old Virginny.