Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.30 family circle; .50 parquet

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
20 July 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

12 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
13 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
14 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
15 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
16 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
17 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

4)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
5)
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
7)
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
Text Author: Reed
8)
aka Johnny Schmoker ("Pilly Willy Wink" in refrain.); Pillwillywink Band; Johani Schmoker
10)
aka Pompey's blunders!; Pomp's blunders
11)
aka Who struck Billy Patterson?
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett
12)
Composer(s): Emmett

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 12 December 1864, 4.

      “Ethiopian Songs, Dances, Burlesques, &c.—High Daddy.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 12 December 1864, 7.

      “Plantation festival scenes.”