1901 : John Philip Sousa and His Band Perform in Detroit

March 24, 2022 all-day

On March 24, 1901, John Philip Sousa, known as “the March King,” and his band played to a capacity crowd at the Lyceum Theater in Detroit.

Source : Detroit Historical Society Facebook Page

Sousa and Soloists Delighted Large Audience, Detroit Free Press March 25, 1901, p. 8.

Note : The Main Library now provides the MSU community online access to the historical Detroit Free Press from 1858 through 1922.

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