To be a student in Princeton on May 2-3, 1930.!!!

To be a student in Princeton on May 2-3, 1930.!!!

Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

March 7th, 2017, 6:57 pm #1

Bix played at the Colonial Club with the Dorsey Brothers on that weekend. But wait, get a load of all the bands that played in the Clubs.
From the Daily Princetonian, Volume 55, Number 61, 2 May 1930.
Paul Tremaine, Roger Wolfe Kahn Duke Ellington and Broadcasting Ipana Troubadours Are Among Famous Bands Scheduled.
Undergraduate With Girl May Go to Any Club After That Hour but Stag Must Have Bid.
With over 600 guests gracing the Campus, House Party festivities open at 10 this evening with dancing at all clubs continuing until daylight. Resuming at 9 tomorrow evening the parties will last till midnight. 'The orchestras and the clubs at which they will play are as follows: Arbor Inn, the Ipana Troubadours; Campus, Louis Armstrong; Cannon, Cy Olean and the Cavaliers; Cap and Gown, Happy Rollins; Charter, Oliver Naylor; Cloister Inn, Bert Lowns; Cottage, Cobbs' All Star Orchestra; Court, Charley Johnson; Dial Lodge, Duke Ellington; Elm, Roger Wolfe Kahn; Gateway, Bunny Wagner and his orchestra; Key and Seal, Paul Tremaine; Quadrangle, Ferdinando's Orchestra; Terrace, Bob Iula; Tower, Charley Dornberger; Colonial, Ivy and Tiger Inn will hold their parties jointly at Colonial with the Dorsey Brothers' orchestra furnishing music.

The Colonial Club today.