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1 June 1941 — Kenton, Stanley (Ballroom) Balboa Beach, Ca., b

15 June 1941 — Kenton, Stanley (Ballroom) Balboa Beach, Ca., b

1 July 1941 — Kenton, Stanley (Ballroom) Balboa Beach, Ca., b

15 November 1941 — Kenton, Stanley (Famous Door) NYC, nc

1 March 1942 — Kenton, Stanley (Roseland) NYC, b

15 March 1942 — Kenton, Stan Flatbush t, Bkln. 3/12-19; Windsor t, Bronx, 3/20-22

1 July 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook C.C.) Cedar Grove, N.J.

15 August 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Theater Tour) GAC

1 September 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Palace) Cleveland,O., 9-11-17, t

15 September 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, Mich., 9/18-27

1 October 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Strand) NYC, Opng. 10/9, t.

15 October 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Strand) NYC, t

1 November 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Ray-Mor) Boston, Mass., Clsng. 11/8, b

15 November 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Tune-Town) St. Louis, Mo., b

1 December 1942 — Kenton, Stan (Sherman) Chicago, Opng., 12/4, h

15 January 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Palace) Columbus, O., 1/19-21, t; (Oriental) Chicago, 1/22-28, t

1 February 1943 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

15 February 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Central) Passaic, N.J., 2/19-22, t; (Metropolitan) Providence, R.I., 2/26-28, t

1 March 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Raymor) Boston, Mass., 3/2-12, b

1 April 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Tune Town) St. Louis, Mo., Clsng. 4/12 b., Clsng. 5/13, b

15 April 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Maryland) Baltimore, Md., 4/16-22, t; (Central) Passaic, N.J., 2/23-25 t.

1 May 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Sherman) Chicago., Clsng. 5/13, h

15 May 1943 — Kenton, Stan (One-nighters) GAC, 5/15-20; (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, 5/21-27, b

1 June 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Terrace Room) Newark, N.J., Clsng. 6/13, nc

1 August 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Orpheum) Los Angeles, Cal., 8/4-10, t; (Orpheum) Oakland, Cal., 8/12-18, t

15 August 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Golden Gate) S.F., Cal., 8/26-9/1, t

1 September 1943 — Kenton, Stan (Jantzen Beach) Portland, Ore., b

15 September 1943 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

1 October 1943 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

15 October 1943 — Kenton, Stan (NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

1 November 1943 — Kenton, Stan (NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

1 December 1943 — Kenton, Stan (NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

1 January 1944 — Kenton, Stan (Bob Hope Show, NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

15 January 1944 — Kenton, Stan (Bob Hope Show, NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

1 February 1944 — Kenton, Stan (Bob Hope Show, NBC) Hollywood, Cal.

1 June 1944 — Kenton, S. (Aragon) Ocean Pk., Cal., 6/2-4, b

15 June 1944 — Kenton, S. (Orpheum) Omaha, 6/16-22, t; (Lakeside Pk.) Denver, Opng. 6/23, b

1 July 1944 — Kenton, S. (Lakeside Pk.) Denver, clsng. 7/6, b

15 July 1944 — Kenton, S. (Palace) Columbus, O., Clsng. 7/20, t; (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, 7/21-27, b

1 August 1944 — Kenton, S. (Oriental) Chicago, 8/11-17, t

15 August 1944 — Kenton, S. (Riverside) Milw., 8/18-24, t; (Cedar Point) Sandusky, O., 8/25-26, b

1 September 1944 — Kenton, S. (Adams) Newark, Clsng. 9/6, t

15 September 1944 — Kenton, S. (Palace) Columbus, O., 9/15-21, t; (State) Hartford, 9/22-24, t

1 October 1944 — Kenton, S. (RKO) Boston, Clsng. 10/18, t

15 October 1944 — Kenton, S. (Metropolitan) Providence, 10/20-22, t; (Tune-Town) St. Louis, Opng. 10/31, b

1 November 1944 — Kenton, S. (St. Charles) New Orleans, 11/9-15, t

15 November 1944 — Kenton, S. (Palladium) Hollywood, Cal., Opng. 11/28, b

1 December 1944 — Kenton, S. (Palladium) Hollywood, Cal., b

15 December 1944 — Kenton, S. (Palladium) Hollywood, Cal., Clsng. 12/25, b

1 January 1945 — Kenton, S. (Orpheum) Los Angeles, 1/9-15, t

15 January 1945 — Kenton, S. (Tune-Town) St. Louis, Opng. 1/23, b

1 February 1945 — Kenton, S. (Tune-Town) St. Louis, Clsng. 2/11, b

15 February 1945 — Kenton, S. (Earle) Philadelphia, 2/23-3/1, t

15 March 1945 — Kenton, S. (Oriental) Chicago, 3/16-22, t

1 May 1945 — Kenton, S. (Sherman) Chicago, Clsng. 5/10, h

15 May 1945 — Kenton, S. (Frolics) Miami, b

1 June 1945 — Kenton, S. (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, 6/8-14, b

1 July 1945 — Kenton, S. (Paramount) NYC, Opng. 7/4, t

1 August 1945 — Kenton, S. (Paramount) NYC, t

15 August 1945 — Kenton, S. (Coney Island) Cincinnati, 8/18-24, b; (RKO) Boston, Opng. 8/25, b.

1 September 1945 — Kenton, S. (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, 8/3-9, b

15 September 1945 — Kenton, S. (RKO) Boston, Clsng., 9/5, t; (Pennsylvania) NYC, Opng. 9/10, h

1 October 1945 — Kenton, S. (Pennsylvania) NYC, h

15 October 1945 — Kenton, S. (Pennsylvania) NYC, Clsng. 10/13, h

1 November 1945 — Kenton, S. (Palladium) Hollywood, Cal., Opng. 10/30, b

1 December 1945 — Kenton, S. (Palladium) Hollywood, Cal., b

14 January 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Orpheum) Los Angeles, 1/15-21, t

28 January 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook) Cedar Grove, NJ, Opng. 2/5, nc

11 February 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook) Cedar Grove, NJ, nc

25 February 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Adams) Newark, 2/28-3/6, t; (Metropolitan) Providence, RI, 3/8-10, t

11 March 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Plymouth) Worchester, Mass., 3/11-13, t; (Temple) Rochester, NY, 3-15-17, t

25 March 1946 — Kenton, Stan (State) Hartford, 3/29-31, t

8 April 1946 — Kenton, Stan (State) Hartford, 3/29-31, t

22 April 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Tune Town) St. Louis, 4/30-5/6, b; Opng. (Rainbo) Chicago, 5/7, b

6 May 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Rainbow) Chicago, 5/7-12, b

20 May 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Mission Beach) San Diego, Cal., Opng. 5/28, b

3 June 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Mission Beach) San Diego, Cal., Clsng. 6/10, b

17 June 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Mission Beach) San Diego, Cal., b

1 July 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook) Culver City, Cal., Opng. 7/9, b

15 July 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook) Culver City, Cal., nc

29 July 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Meadowbrook) Culver City, Cal., Clsng., 8/1, b; (Walled Lake Casino) Walled Lake, Mich., 8/2-8/8, nc

12 August 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Eastwood Gardens) Detroit, Mich., 8/16-22, b; (Cedar Point) Sandusky, Ohio. Opng. 8/23, b

26 August 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Cedar Pt.) Sandusky, Ohio. Clsng. 8/29, b; (Palace) Akron, Ohio, 9/5-8, t

23 September 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Skirvin) Oklahoma City, Okla., Opng. 10/1, h

7 October 1946 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

21 October 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, t

4 November 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, t

18 November 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, t

2 December 1946 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, t

16 December 1946 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

1 January 1947 — Kenton, Stan (State) Hartford, 1/3-5, t; (Capitol) Washington, 1/9-15, t

15 January 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Adams) Newark, 1/1622, t

29 January 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Avodon) Los Angeles Opng., 2/4, b

12 February 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Avodon) Los Angeles, b

26 February 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Avodon) Los Angeles Clsng., 3/4, b

12 March 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Sweet’s) Oakland, Cal., 3/21-27, b.

26 March 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Sweet’s) Oakland, Cal., Clsng., 3/28, b.

9 April 1947 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

23 April 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Hippodrome) Baltimore, 4/24-30, t; (Howard) Washington, 5/2-8, t

27 August 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Rendezvous) Balboa, Cal., 9/12-13, b

10 September 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Rendezvous) Balboa, Cal., 9/12-13, b

24 September 1947 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

8 October 1947 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

22 October 1947 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

5 November 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Commodore) NYC, 11/25-12/22, h

19 November 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Commodore) NYC, 11/25-12/22, h

3 December 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Commodore) NYC, Out 12/21, h; (Meadowbrook) Cedar Grove, NJ, 12/23-30, b; (Paramount) NYC, 12-31-1/27, t

17 December 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Commodore) NYC, Out 12/21, h; (Meadowbrook) Cedar Grove, NJ, 12/23-1/5, b

31 December 1947 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, Out 12/27, t

14 January 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, Out 1/27, t; (Click) Philadelphia, 2/2-8, r

28 January 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Click) Philadelphia, 2/2-8, r

11 February 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Adams) Newark, 2/26-3/3, t

10 March 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Howard) Washington, 2/12-18, t; (Royal) Baltimore, 3/19-25, t

24 March 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Royal) Baltimore, Out 3/25, t; (Radio City) Minneapolis, 4/23-29, t

7 April 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Radio City) Minneapolis, 4/23-29, t

21 April 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Radio City) Minneapolis, 4/23-29, t; (Broadway-Capitol) Detroit, 5/7-13, t

5 May 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Broadway-Capitol) Detroit, 5/7-13, t

19 May 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) MCA

2 June 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

16 June 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

30 June 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Rendezvous) Balboa Beach, Cal., Out 7/2-11; (Lagoon) Salt Lake City, 7-27-7/31, b

14 July 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Rendezvous) Balboa Beach, Cal., Out 7/25; (Lagoon) Salt Lake City, 7-17-7/31, b

28 July 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Lagoon) Salt Lake City, 7/27-7/31, b; (Eastwood Park) Detroit, 8-27-9/5, b

11 August 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Eastwood Park) Detroit, 8-27-9/5, b

25 August 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Eastwood Park) Detroit, 8-27-9/5, b

8 September 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

22 September 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

6 October 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

20 October 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Click) Philadelphia, 11/1-7, nc

3 November 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Click) Philadelphia, Out 11/7, nc

17 November 1948 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

1 December 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, t

15 December 1948 — Kenton, Stan (Paramount) NYC, Out 12/21, t

2 July 1952 — Kenton, Stan (Town Casino) Cleveland, 6/16-22; (Seville) Montreal, 6/26-7/2, t

19 November 1952 — Kenton, Stan (On Tour) GAC

31 December 1952 — Kenton, Stan (Palladium) Hollywood, Calif., 1/6-2/2/53

Band Routes

4 November 1953 — Kenton, Stan (Concert Tour) GAC

14 November 1956 — Kenton, Stan (Macumba) San Francisco, Calif., 11/2-18, nc

28 April 1960 — Kenton, Stan (Concert Tour) GAC