Grand National Exhibition of the American Institute

Event Information

Twenty-Second Regiment Armory

Event Type:
Band, Chamber (includes Solo)

Performance Forces:

Record Information


Last Updated:
9 August 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

02 Oct 1865, All Day
03 Oct 1865, All Day
04 Oct 1865, All Day
05 Oct 1865, All Day
06 Oct 1865, All Day
07 Oct 1865, All Day

Program Details

The Fair opened at 9 a.m. and closed at 10 p.m. each day. Dodworth’s Band performed each evening. No times are mentioned for the organ performances.

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New-York Times, 01 October 1865, 7.

“Dodworth’s 22d regiment band engaged.”

Advertisement: New York Herald, 02 October 1865, 7.

“Dodworth’s Twenty-second regiment band performs every evening.”

Announcement: New-York Times, 02 October 1865, 8.

“We learn that during this week Messrs. Mason and Mills will give a concert at the request of the exhibitors in the organ department.  We have already heard these gentlemen at the rooms, and Mr. King, another of our best known and most highly respecgted organists has played with great satisfaction to those who were privileged to hear him. . . .

          . . . [A] fine band of music will as usual be in attendance.”