Maynard Ferguson Tour Date Archive – MFTourDates.NET

1991 Tour Dates

The 1991 dates come from MF’s personal handwritten gig calendar.

1991

January
1/14- 15 MF travels from India to Los Angeles, CA
1/16 – 17 Off
1/18 Fly to Miami
1/19 Rehearsal
1/20 Coconut Grove, FL  Peacock Park (Tour begins)
1/21 Off
1/22 Duck Key, FL  Hawkes Cay Resort
1/23 Springfield, FL  Springfield High School
1/24 West Palm Beach, FL  South Florida Fair
1/25 Englewood, FL  Lemon Bay Auditorium
1/26 Naples, FL  Lely High School
1/27 Fly home
1/28 – 31 Off

February
2/1 Rehearsal
2/2 Chandler, AZ  Chandler Center for the Arts
2/3 Tucson, AZ  Desert View High School (Tour ends)
2/4 Off
2/5 – 6 Mix and overdub
2/7 Fly to Billings, MT  Rehearsal
2/8 Billings, MT  Alberta Bair Theatre (MF solo)
2/9 Fly home
2/10 – 11 Mix and overdub
2/12 – 17 Hollywood, CA  Catalina Bar & Grill
2/18 – 19 Mix
2/20 Fly to Pittsburgh, PA
2/21 Rehearsal
2/22 Pittsburgh, PA  Duquesne University (Tour begins)
2/23 Off
2/24 Sherrard, IL  Sherrard High School
2/25 Granite City, IL  Granite City High School
2/26 Springfield, MO  Murphy’s
2/27 – 28 Off

March
3/1 Mesquite, TX  Eastfield College  TICKET
3/2 Austin, TX  Paramount Theatre  TICKET
3/3 Houston, TX  Rockefeller’s
3/4 Shreveport, LA  Strand Theatre
3/5 Tahlequah, OK  Northeastern State University
3/6 Wichita, KS  Crest Theatre
3/7 – 8 Off
3/9 Sioux City, IA  North High School (recording from Martin)
3/10 – 11 Off
3/12 Birmingham,AL   Grundy’s
3/13 Atlanta, GA  Rupert’s Nightclub
3/14 Knoxville, TN  Bijou Theatre, plus big band rehearsal
3/15 Fly to G ermany
3/16 Off
3/17 Burghausen, Germany  22nd Annual Internationale Jazzfestival Burghausen
A Night In TunisiaIn A Mellow ToneSt. ThomasCruisin’ For A Bluesin’Unknown song
3/18 Fly to New York, bus to Somerville, MA
3/19 – 20 Off in Somerville, MA
3/21 Somerville, MA  Johnny D’s
3/22 South Amboy, NJ  Club Bene
3/23 New London, CT  Garde Arts Center

Blue Birdland
Tunisia
Mellow tone
But Beautiful
Glenns Den
St Thomas
Wanna Candy
MF Hit Medley
Rocky

3/24 Weston, CT  Weston High School
3/25 Off
3/26 – 31 NY, NY  The Blue Note

April
4/1 Montreal, Quebec, Canada  Olympic Stadium
4/2 Mendham, NJ  West Morris Mendham High School
4/3 Off
4/4 Akron, OH  E.J. Thomas Hall
4/5 St. Mary’s, PA  St. Mary’s Area High School
4/6 California, PA  California University of Pennsylvania
4/7 Off
4/8 Rochester, NY  Harbor Beach Club
4/9 Off
4/10 Altoona, PA  Keith High School
4/11 East Stroudsburg, PA  East Stroudsburg University
4/12 – 14 Washington, DC  Blues Alley
4/15 Charleston, WV
4/16 Evansville, IN  Vanderburgh Auditorium Gold room (article)
4/17 Off
4/18 Grand Fork, ND  University of North Dakota
4/19 Bismark, ND  (Tour ends)
4/22 MF flies to India, then to Spain

May
5/2 Madrid, Spain (European tour begins)
5/3 Off
5/4 Bern, Switzerland

Blue Birdland
A Night in Tunisia
In a Mellowtone
Cruisin’ for a Bluesin’
But Beautiful
St. Thomas

5/5 Rothveil
5/6 Ulm, Germany

Blue Birdland
A Night in Tunisia
In a Mellow Tone
Cruisin’ for a Bluesin’
But Beautiful
St. Thomas
MF Hit Medley

5/7 Off
5/8 Grac, Austria
5/9 Erlangen
5/10 – 11 Off
5/12 Iserlohn, Germany
5/13 – 14 Berlin, Germany  (Club)
5/15 Heist, Netherlands
5/16 Heist, Netherlands

Set I
Blue Birdland
A Night In Tunisia
In a Mellow Tone
Cruisin’ for a Bluesin’
Hit and Run
Set II
Blue Birdland
Birdland
St. Thomas
I Can’t Get Started
Get it to Go
Close the Deal
Rocky

5/17 Luxembourg
5/18 Hildesheim, Germany
5/19 – 20 Fly home
5/20 – 22 Off
5/23 Moscow, PA
5/24 North Windham, CT  Club Vogue
5/25 Allentown, PA

June
6/1 Long Beach, CA  Balboa Park, Stan Kenton Tribute (MF solo)
6/2 Long Beach, CA  Balboa Park, with Big Band (Stan Mark sits in)

Blue Birdland
A Night in Tunisia
But Beautiful
MF Hit Medley

6/3 – 19 Vacation
6/20 Ft. Worth, TX  Caravan of Dreams (cancelled?)
6/21 Ft. Worth, TX  Caravan of Dreams
6/22 Rochester, MN   Bear Creek Festival
6/23 – 26 Off
6/27 Indianapolis, IN  Hilton U. Brown Theatre, Starlight Musicals w/ Joe Williams

MF opens for Joe Williams, who sings with BBN as backup
Set includes MF version of ‘I Can’t Get Started’ with Williams on vocals

6/28 Omaha, NE  Orpheum Theatre
6/29 Santa Monica, CA
6/30 San Juan, Puerto Rico  Festival Hall

July
7/1 – 3 Off
7/4 Philadelphia, PA
7/5 – 19 Off
7/20 Fly to San Francisco, CA
7/21 Newark, CA  The Grove

Blue Birdland
A Night in Tunisia
In a Mellow Tone
But Beautiful
St. Thomas
MF Hit Medley

7/22 Off?
7/23 – 28 Emeryville, CA  Kimball’s East
7/29 – 31 Off

August
8/1 – 7 Japan Tour, various venues, 5 shows, 3 clinics
8/8 Fly home
8/9 – 31 Vacation

September
9/1 Fly out
9/2 Rehearse w/ Al Hirt
9/3 Clarkston, MI  The New Pine Knob w/ Al Hirt, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine
9/4 Off
9/5 – 6 Washington, DC  Blues Alley
9/7 Charlotte, NC  Jazz Charlotte

Blue Birdland
Birdland
Night in Tunisia
Mellow Tone
But Beautiful
St Thomas
Medley
Rocky

9/8 Fly home
9/9 – 18 Off
9/19 Houston, TX  Rockefeller’s
9/20 Off
9/21 San Antonio, Tx
9/22 Fly home
9/23 10/1 Vacation

October
10/2 Fly to Boston, MA
10/3 Rehearsal
10/4 Peabody, MA  Holiday Inn  Ticket (Thanks to David Fay!)

Blue Birdland
Tunisia
Mellow Tone
But Beautiful
St Thomas
Wanna Candy
Medley
Rocky

10/5 Selinsgrove, PA  Susquehanna University
10/6 – 7 Off
10/8 – 9 Ft. Worth, TX  TCU Theatre (Cancelled)
10/10 Off
10/11 Tempe, AZ  Chuy’s
10/12 Ojai, CA  Libby Bowl
10/13 Hemet, CA
10/14 Off
10/15 Chico, CA  California State University of Chico
10/16 Monterey, CA  Doc Ricketts Lab
10/17 -18 Off
10/19 La Grande, OR  East Oregon State College
10/20 Off
10/21 – 26 Seattle, WA  Jazz Alley
10/22

Blue Birdland
Get It To Go
Tunisia
But Beautiful
St Thomas
Birdland
Blue Birdland
Hit and Run
I Can’t Get Started
Close the deal

10/27 Travel Day
10/28 Omm, UT  Mountain View High School
10/29 Aspen, CO  Wheeler Opera House
10/30 Denver, CO  Jazz Works
10/31 Travel Day

November
11/1 Off
11/2 Woodstock, IL  Woodstock Opera House
11/3 Akron, OH  Tangiers
11/4 Off
11/5 Scottsville, NY  Chili Country Club
11/6 St. Mary’s, PA  St. Mary’s High School
11/7 Carteret, NJ  Carteret High School
11/8 – 9 Storrs, CT  University of Connecticut, Jorgensen Auditorium
11/10 Red Bank, NJ  Count Basie Theatre
11/11 Gettysburg, PA  Gettysburg College
11/12 Kingston, RI  Edwards Auditorium
11/13 Off
11/14 Huntington, WV  Keith-Albee Theatre
11/15 Glenelg, MD  Glenelg High School
11/16 Buffalo, NY  Impaxx
11/17 Off
11/18 Minneapolis, MN  Glam Slam Club
11/19 Off
11/20 – 24 Chicago, IL  Blackstone Hotel, Jazz Showcase (Tour ends)
11/25 off
11/26 -12/7 Brazil
12/9 Fly home

12/10 Off
12/11 – 18 Interviews and meetings

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