Show Route

LIVIN’ & LOVIN’ ON CAR # 66 
25,000+ Miles Across North America


From nightly storytelling to fights and falling in love, Harlem in Havana’s traincar 66 was a fast moving mix of propensities, creative talent and human activity.  For more than 30 years, Leon Claxton and his 50+ member show troupe traveled the U.S. and Western Canada railways as a part of Royal American Shows carnival exhibition. Each year, from April to November, the Harlem in Havana entertainers left their winter-quarters in Tampa, Florida and set out on a 25,000+ mile tour, playing state fairs and carnivals from Memphis to Saskatoon. Thus, life for the Harlem in Havana troupe was a flourish on train car #66 (similar to the image above), home to Claxton’s troupe for nine months out of the year. Below is a  list of states and provinces the Harlem in Havana revue performed while on tour. 

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U.S.
  •  Mobile, Alabama
  •  Birmingham, Alabama 
  •  Little Rock, Arkansas
  •  Grand Forks, North Dakota 
  •  Tampa, Florida
  •  Miami, Florida 
  •  Sarasota, Florida 
  •  Pensacola, Florida
  •  Augusta, Georgia
  •  Peoria, Illinois
  •  Annual Shrine Jubilee, Davenport, Iowa
  •  Topeka, Kansas
  •  Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, Kansas
  •  Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota
  •  Bicentennial Festival, St. Louis, Missouri
  •  Mississippi State Fair, Jackson, Mississippi
  •  Oklahoma State Fair, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  •  Louisiana State Fair, Shreveport, Louisiana  
  •  New York
  •  Steubenville, Ohio
  •  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  •  Chattanooga, Tennessee
  •  Knoxville, Tennessee
  •  Nashville, Tennessee
  •  Cotton Carnival, Memphis, Tennessee
  •  Tri-State Fair, Superior, Wisconsin
  •  Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CANADA


  •  Red River Exhibition, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  •  Brandon, Manitoba
  •  Ft. Williams/Port Author
  •  Calgary Exhibition & Stampede, Calgary, Alberta
  •  Edmonton Exhibit, Edmonton, Alberta
  •  Saskatoon Exhibition, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  •  Regina Exhibition, Regina
  •  Montreal