Graystone Ballroom

Address: 
4235 Woodward Avenue
City: 
Detroit
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Postal Code: 
48201
Opened: 
1922
Closed: 
1980
Capacity: 
3,000
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Concerts

Event Datesort descending Featured Artist(s) Additional Artists
The Ink Spots 05/18/1941 The Ink Spots
Benny Carter / Maxine Sullivan 08/12/1941 Benny Carter
Maxine Sullivan
Count Basie & His Band 08/25/1941 Count Basie
Don Byas
Buck Clayton
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Freddie Green
Helen Humes
Papa Jo Jones
Al Killian
Ed Lewis
Dan Minor
Walter Page
Eli Robinson
Jimmy Rushing
Tab Smith
Buddy Tate
Earle Warren
Jack Washington
Dicky Wells
International Sweethearts of Rhythm 09/22/1941 International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Victory Dance 08/10/1942 Pha Terrell
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/18/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/19/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/20/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/21/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/22/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/23/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Al Kavelin Orchestra 12/24/1942 Al Kavelin Orchestra
Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 05/08/1943 Fletcher Henderson
Art Blakey
Gordon Austin
Ray Crawford
George Floyd
Walter Harris
Grover Lofton
Grand Re-Opening 06/07/1943 The Ink Spots
Lucky Millinder
Panama Francis
Stafford Simon
Tab Smith
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Trevor Bacon (V)
Erskine Hawkins 06/21/1943 Erskine Hawkins
Dud Bascomb
Paul Bascomb
Haywood Henry
Sammy Lowe
Jimmie Mitchell (V)
Duke Ellington Orchestra 10/11/1943 Duke Ellington
Shorty Baker
Lawrence Brown
Harry Carney
Sonny Greer
Fred Guy
Jimmy Hamilton
Otto Hardwick
Johnny Hodges
Taft Jordan
Ray Nance
Tricky Sam Nanton
Junior Raglin
Rex Stewart
Billy Strayhorn
Juan Tizol
Pre-Christmas Dance 12/20/1943 Erskine Hawkins
Dud Bascomb
Paul Bascomb
Haywood Henry
Sammy Lowe
Jimmie Mitchell (V)
Andy Kirk Orchestra 01/17/1944 Andy Kirk
Jimmy Forrest
June Richmond
Ben Thigpen
Count Basie Orchestra 02/14/1944 Count Basie
Thelma Carpenter
Ted Donnelly
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Freddie Green
Papa Jo Jones
Ed Lewis
Joe Newman
Rodney Richardson
Eli Robinson
Jimmy Rushing
Rudy Rutherford
Buddy Tate
Earle Warren
Jack Washington
Dicky Wells
Big Spring Opening 03/20/1944 Buddy Johnson
King Kolax
Ella Johnson
Joe Medlin
1st Annual Sport Dance 09/10/1945 Leroy Smith King Porter
Bathing Beauty Contest & Dance 11/05/1945 Leroy Smith
Vaughn Monroe Orchestra 03/12/1946 Vaughn Monroe
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 06/17/1946 Lionel Hampton
Milt Buckner
Arnett Cobb
Herbie Fields
Charles Fowlkes
Madeline Green
Johnny Griffin
Charlie Harris
George Jenkins
Billy Mackel
Jimmy Nottingham
Britt Woodman
Winnie Brown (V)
Al Hayes (TB)
Duke Ellington Orchestra 04/14/1947 Duke Ellington
Cat Anderson
Shorty Baker
Lawrence Brown
Harry Carney
Wilbur de Paris
Tyree Glenn
Sonny Greer
Fred Guy
Jimmy Hamilton
Al Hibbler
Johnny Hodges
Claude Jones
Taft Jordan
Al Killian
Ray Nance
Oscar Pettiford
Russell Procope
Al Sears
Billy Strayhorn
Francis Williams

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