The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair

Tiparillo

This is an outdoor dance floor and band shell jointly sponsored by the Fair, which provided the facilities, and the General Cigar Company, which provides music by Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians every night except Mondays. The pavilion is used in the daytime for special performances by visiting national and local groups.

VBandstand

Originally this area was planned as an open-air venue for marching bands and other performances, but a covered bandstand was added to provide a home for Guy Lombardo, who was a personal favorite of Fair President Robert Moses. (CD #25 Set 137 #20)



Guy Lombardo

Lombardo had a long and successful career both as a recording artist and radio performer. He is often remembered for heading the orchestra in New York's Time Square on New Year's Eve. (CD #8 Set 42 #16)



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International Jugglers Association Day - July 6, 1965
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Industrial Area pavilions