The Jubilee Singers: Two Concerts in the City Hall, on Thursday the 9th, and Friday the 10th of October, 1873

An advertisement is on the front page of The Glasgow Herald, on Tuesday the 7th of October, 1873, and reads:

 

“THE JUBILEE SINGERS,

FROM AMERICA,

EMANCIPATED SLAVES,

Now Students of Fisk University, Nashville,

Tennessee, U.S.A.,

WILL GIVE

TWO CONCERTS in the CITY HALL,

Under the Patronage of the LORD PROVOST, the MAGISTRATES,

and the TOWN COUNCIL of the City of Glasgow.

On THURSDAY EVENING, October 9, at 8 o’clock.

On FRIDAY EVENING, October 10, at 8 o’clock.

 

The Proceeds of the Concerts will be applied towards the

Building of the Jubilee Hall for the Education of Freedmen,

under the auspices of the American Missionary Association.

Tickets for each Concert – Seats Numbered and Reserved, 4s;

Front Balcony, 3s; Area 2s; Gallery 1s.

Tickets for Reserved Seats to be had from J. Muir Wood &

Co., Buchanan Street, George Gallie & Sons, Buchanan Street;

and at the Religious Institution Rooms, St. George’s Place.”