Ford Auditorium

Address: 
20 E. Jefferson Avenue
City: 
Detroit
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Postal Code: 
48226
Opened: 
1956
Closed: 
1989
Capacity: 
3,000
Photo Credit: 
By Goldnpuppy - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12805911

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Featured Artist(s)
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 09/20/1957 Roy Eldridge
Ella Fitzgerald
Stan Getz
Coleman Hawkins
Milt Jackson
Illinois Jacquet
J. J. Johnson
Papa Jo Jones
Modern Jazz Quartet
Oscar Peterson
Flip Phillips
Sonny Stitt
Lester Young
Ted Heath 10/10/1958 Ted Heath
New Jazz @ Ford Auditorium 02/13/1959 Cannonball Adderley
Dave Brubeck
Paul Chambers
John Coltrane
Miles Davis
Paul Desmond
Red Garland
Thelonious Monk
Joe Morello
Sarah Vaughan
America's Top Jazz Concert 05/02/1959 Benny Goodman
Ahmad Jamal
Dakota Staton
Greatest Jazz Festival of 1959 05/14/1959 Stan Kenton
Ramsey Lewis
George Shearing
Battle of Jazz 05/25/1959 Duke Ellington
Sarah Vaughan
Stan Kenton
Sam Cooke
Ahmad Jamal Trio 02/19/1960 Ahmad Jamal
Ella Fitzgerald 10/01/1960 Ella Fitzgerald
Pete Seeger 02/04/1961 Pete Seeger
Odetta 03/11/1961 Odetta
The Limeliters 04/22/1961 The Limeliters
Miriam Makeba 11/10/1961 Miriam Makeba
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 11/17/1961 Duke Ellington
Ferrante & Teicher 01/09/1962 Ferrante & Teicher
The Limeliters 05/04/1962 The Limeliters
Ella Fitzgerald 06/03/1962 Ella Fitzgerald
Joan Baez 11/07/1962 Joan Baez
Stan Getz 02/20/1963 Stan Getz
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 03/28/1963 Duke Ellington
Dinah Washington 05/31/1963 Dinah Washington
George Shearing Quintet 10/24/1964 George Shearing
Dorothy Ashby Trio 02/14/1965 Dorothy Ashby
The Dave Clark Five 06/18/1966 The Dave Clark Five
Soul Show 09/23/1966 Moms Mabley
The Miracles
London-Look Beauty Bash 05/06/1967 The Four Seasons
The Rationals
The Unrelated Segments

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