Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.30 family circle; .50 parquet

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
28 September 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

21 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM
22 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM
23 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM
24 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM
25 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM
26 Nov 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details

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

Performers and/or Works Performed

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

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 20 November 1864.