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Fresh Heir


Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


"Believe : A 2016 Album Release, 2017 Album Preview, and Tribute to Michael Jackson

For one night only, St. Louis' own Fresh Heir will hit the stage at with two power-packed sets. ...

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6th Annual 9/11 Interfaith Commemoration in Music


Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 5:30 PM


This annual tradition brings together St. Louis arts programs on the path to peace in order to honor our city's religious diversity. Over time, Arts & Faith hopes that such events will begin to redefine the meaning and memory of September 11th. This year’s concert will feature Christine Brewer, St. ...

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St. Louis Legacy Ensemble


Tuesday, September 13, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


St. Louis Legacy Ensemble partners the city's "A-list" professional musicians with some of the area's most dedicated music students in mentoring, classes and performances. The ensemble consists of guitarists, horn players, percussionists, and vocalists playing blues, R&B and jazz. St. Louis ...

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The Second City


Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Friday, September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


The Second City has been a staple in comedy since 1959. You’ll be treated to some of the freshest and funniest improvisational comedy that has been the breakthrough for noted comedians such as Mike Meyers, the late Chris Farley, and Steve Carell. Since the 1960s, Second City has launched too many careers ...

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St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival


Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


The Sheldon and KDHX present the 5th Annual Folk and Roots Festival, a three-day event celebrating folk and roots music, throughout Grand Center.

Friday, September 23 at 8 p.m. - Jim ...

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The Music of Marvin Gaye

featuring Brian Owens and the Deacons of Soul


Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


American soul vocalist Brian Owens returns to The Sheldon with a tribute to the one and only Marvin Gaye. Proceeds benefit Let's Start. ...

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Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur


Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


With special guests Hubby Jenkins and Corn Potato String Band

Founding members of the legendary Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band, a forerunner to Jerry Garcia's Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions, Jeff Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur perform the best ...

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Elephant Revival


Saturday, September 24, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


with special guests Greg Schochet & Katie Glassman

Colorado-based Elephant Revival, made up of Bonnie Paine, Bridget Law, Charlie Rose, Dango Rose and Daniel Rodriguez, create a beautifully unique sound combing influences of gypsy, Celtic, ...

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An Evening with Pat Metheny


Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


With Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock

It is one thing to attain popularity as a musician, but it is another to receive the kind of acclaim Metheny has garnered from critics and peers. Over the years, Metheny has won countless polls as ...

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Cornet Chop Suey


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


Cornet Chop Suey wows St. Louis audiences with their exciting style of traditional jazz, swing and blues music. With Brian Casserly, Tom Tucker, Jerry Epperson and Brett Stamps on the front line, and Paul Reid, Al Sherman and John Gillick making up the rhythm section, Cornet Chop Suey promises a high-energy ...

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Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet


Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


The youngest of the New Orleans’ Marsalis jazz dynasty, percussionist Jason Marsalis returns to The Sheldon as leader of his Vibes Quartet, backed by bassist Will Goble, pianist Austin Johnson and drummer David Potter. The progressive group makes contemporary jazz relevant for a new generation ...

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Route 66 Jazz Orchestra


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


With Valerie Tichacek, Ron Wilkinson and Dean Christopher ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

If It Ain't Baroque, Don't Fix It


Friday, October 7, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


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Unity Theatre Ensemble Reunion Tribute Concert


Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 3:00 PM


A Celebration of Unity
Honoring Ralph & Bonnie Greene


Friends of UNITY THEATRE ENSEMBLE present a reunion performance/tribute honoring Ralph & Bonnie Greene’s 45 years of dedicated commitment to producing quality and insightful ...

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Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees

Featuring Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and The Milk Carton Kids


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


An intimate evening of acoustic performances in the round featuring renowned singer-songwriters Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and The Milk Carton Kids. All proceeds support Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative, designed to provide educational opportunities ...

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Kathy Mattea

Acoustic Living Room


Friday, October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Vocalist Kathy Mattea has taken a journey of discovery through folk, bluegrass, gospel and Celtic music over her eighteen albums, earning two Grammys and four Country Music Association awards along the way. Best known for the classic song “Eighteen Wheels and A Dozen Roses,” Mattea, along with ...

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Art of Time Ensemble

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band


Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Andrew Burashko, artistic director

This tribute to the classic Beatles album features vocalists Steven Paige of Bare Naked Ladies, Craig Northey, Wesley Stace (AKA John Wesley Harding) of NPR’s Cabinet ...

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ArtSounds featuring James Carter Organ Trio


Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


James Carter is a giant in the jazz world, recognized as one of the top saxophonists of his generation. His powerful solos are rooted in tradition but take listeners on excursions that combine many other musical influences —including funk, fusion, rock and soul ­­­— that were part of his experience ...

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The Capitol Steps


Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


OVER 30 YEARS AGO, the Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom ("Don't quit your day job!"), and although not all of the current members of the Steps ...

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TKT Jazz Scholarship Fund 25th Anniversary Concert


Monday, October 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


NB - The Webster University TKT Jazz Scholarship has benefited scores of students over the last 25 years, thanks in part to this annual concert of local jazz musicians who join to honor the legacy and memory of Terry Jackson, Kirk Cappello, and Tony Saputo. These young men showed exceptional professional ...

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Science Friday Live


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff.

All of our work is independently produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a non-profit ...

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An Evening with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen


Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


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Two of today’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Texas-natives and old friends Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen perform a very special night of music together, swapping songs on acoustic guitars ...

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Mildred Thimes Foundation 12th Annual Benefit Concert

Featuring Denise Thimes with Dee Alexander and Monique Marvez


Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


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The SteelDrivers


Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Right there, at two minutes and ten seconds into the first song, "Long Way Down." The part where Gary Nichols sings, "Girl, we both know where your soul is bound." Only he bleeds it as much as he sings it. He sounds murderous, maniacal. Her soul is bound for nothing skyward, for nothing heavenly. And he's ...

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Family Day Block Party


Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


Bring the entire family as the Sheldon Art Galleries partners with Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis and the Vaughn Cultural Center for art activities, performances, storytelling, face painting and more! Event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public (best ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Fall Classics...Music...Not Baseball


Monday, October 31, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


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The Gaslight Squares


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


The Gaslight Squares are a traditional jazz band playing a dynamic style of ragtime and a variety of both jazz and blues with an ensemble stretching from a trio to a seven-piece band. Led by British trumpet player TJ Muller, the band consists of Jacob Alspach (tenor banjo), Matt Sellers (piano) and Jon ...

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Mavis Staples

Friends of The Sheldon Benefit Concert


Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Now in the seventh decade of her illustrious career, Mavis Staples is a musical icon, who crosses genres of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock and hip hop. She continues to influence, yet also learn from, contemporary artists, as on her new album, Livin’ on a High Note, produced by M. Ward with ...

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Darrell Scott


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Singer-songwriter Darrell Scott returns to The Sheldon with music from his latest album, Couchville Sessions, an emotionally charged collection of songs that continue Scott’s long tradition of tackling the profound issues—loneliness, the demise ...

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They Write The Songs

Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Will Nance & Steve Williams


Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


These top Nashville singer/songwriters have written a host of hit songs that have been performed by some of today’s most popular and respected musicians. They come together on The Sheldon stage to share their stories and songs. Gary Burr has 32 top 40 hits, 24 top tens and 14 number ones, and he’s been ...

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Songwriting Workshop

Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Will Nance & Steve Williams


Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


Top Nashville musicians Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Wil Nance and Steve Williams lead a workshop for local singer/songwriters who want to learn how to write great songs, get them performed and get them published. ...

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Chucho Valdés-Joe Lovano Quintet


Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Jazz piano giant Chucho Valdés has been a key figure in the evolution of Afro-Cuban jazz for the past 50 years, while saxophonist Joe Lovano has recorded more albums on Blue Note than any other artist. Both fearless innovators at the forefront of artistic expression, these legendary artists come together ...

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Marc Cohn


Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn celebrates the 25th anniversary of his landmark, self-titled release, featuring his signature hit song, “Walking in Memphis.” Joined by an all-star band, Cohn performs his platinum-selling debut record in its entirety, from start to finish. Photographs ...

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Grisha Goryachev


Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


Flamenco guitarist Grisha Goryachev has been recognized the world over not only for his extraordinary virtuosity and musical breadth but for the classical sensitivity underlying all he does. Grisha will present the flamenco music of Vicente Amigo, Ernesto Lecuona, Mario Escudero, Manolo Sanlúcar, ...

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Amira

Queen of Sevdahlinka


Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


Sarajevo-born AMIRA was in her teens in 1992, when the Bosnian war and its following atrocities broke loose. According to a recent interview she gave the Observer's Ed Vulliamy, the idea of being a singer was then still unformed in her young mind. Instead, she eagerly rushed to attend the risky, do-it-yourself, ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Viva Italiano


Monday, November 21, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


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iLLPHONiCS: A Formal Affair for Charity


Friday, November 25, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Over the last 10 years, iLLPHONiCS have put themselves at the forefront of the music scene in Saint Louis and beyond. With a style all their own, the two-time Riverfront Times Music Award winners for "Best Hip-Hop Group" (2011, 2016) have honed their skills after hundreds of shows, and with experience ...

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Winter Wonderland

featuring Zoe Vonder Haar, John Flack, Peter Merideth, Emily Peterson and Steve Neale


Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 11:00 AM


Celebrate the season with a wonderful mix of winter and holiday music, old and new, performed by acclaimed actress Zoe Vonder Haar and a cast of some of St. Louis’ finest singers! Hear favorites such as “Snow,” from White Christmas, “Sleigh Ride,” “Joy to the World” and many more! ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Blown Away


Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


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Mayor Taylor


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


Mayor Taylor is Lydia Ruffin, guitar/ukulele; Charlie Pfeffer, mandolin; and Mike Tiefenbrun, bass, performing roots music influenced by folk, jazz, gospel and more. Enjoy great American music, along with a few holiday favorites! ...

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Eamonn McCrystal & Chloe Agnew


Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


Emmy® award winning Irish tenor Eamonn McCrystal and your favorite Celtic woman, Chloë Agnew, join forces for an exclusive North American tour—visiting the Sheldon Concert Hall for an evening celebrating Irish culture, great music and Christmas! This “coast-to-coast” tour will feature ...

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Alarm Will Sound


Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Cutting-edge chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound returns for its fifth “St. Louis Season!” The ensemble performs the newest music composed today with energetic virtuosity and a sense of adventure, creating programs that span a wide range of styles. ...

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Mitzi Macdonald & Keltic Reign

12th Annual Christmas in the Kitchen


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


Silent Auction 6 p.m. - live music / cash bar

A memorable Celtic music experience in a uniquely set Christmas Kitchen. Experience a special visit from a Scottish Santa, and everyone is invited on stage to partake of tea and homemade cookies during the performance! All proceeds going to ...

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Anat Cohen Quartet


Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Clarinetist Anat Cohen has won audiences the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. Voted Clarinetist of the Year eight years in a row by The Jazz Journalists Association, Cohen and her quartet have headlined at the Newport, Umbria, SF Jazz and North Sea jazz festivals ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Just For Fun


Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


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An Evening with Judy Collins


Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


With a career spanning over five decades, Judy Collins has recorded over 50 albums and numerous top ten hits, earned five Grammy nominations and achieved gold and platinum record status. Best known for her interpretations of songs such as “Send in the Clowns” and Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides ...

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Erin Schreiber & Lindsay Garritson


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Symphony violinist Erin Schreiber and former St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra concertmaster, pianist Lindsay Garritson perform the music of Kreisler, Faure and Ravel. ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

The Sonata Program


Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


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Sierra Hull


Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Inspired by bluegrass and roots music, but not defined by it, singer and virtuoso mandolinist Sierra Hull rose to fame when mentor Alison Kraus invited her to play on the Grand Ole Opry stage at the age of 11. Now, at the age of 22, Hull is finding critical and popular acclaim as a unique songwriter of complexity ...

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The Wee Heavies


Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 11:00 AM


Dedicated to music from and influenced by the Celtic tradition, a cappella quartet The Wee Heavies (Jay Harkey, Peter Merideth, Steve Neale and Aaron Schiltz) present an eclectic mix of songs from the traditional to the modern. Through performances filled with good humor and beautiful harmonies, ...

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Scott Kennebeck and John Walsh

A Tribute to John McCormack, the “Irish Caruso”


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


The hauntingly beautiful music of the Emerald Isles is celebrated in this tribute program to famed Irish tenor, John McCormack. Vocalist Scott Kennebeck and accompanist John Walsh will perform favorites like “It’s a Long Way to Tiperary,” “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling,” and of course, “Danny ...

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Etienne Charles

Creole Soul


Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


One of today’s most compelling and exciting young jazz artists, trumpeter Etienne Charles, still in his 20s, has recorded three impressive albums for his own Culture Shock Music imprint. His new album, Creole Soul, is a captivating journey that taps ...

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The Four Bs: Bach, Bolling, Bjorn & Bliznik!


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Cellist Bjorn Ranheim and new St. Louis Symphony principal trumpeter Karin Bliznik playfully celebrate two other “Bs” – the great Johann Sebastian Bach and French composer Claude Bolling. ...

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Kim Fuller

A Tribute to Nancy Wilson


Tuesday, April 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


One of St. Louis’ most versatile vocalists, Kim Fuller pays tribute to the one and only Nancy Wilson, performing classic songs such as “Save Your Love For Me,” Never Will I Marry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and more. ...

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David Halen

Serenades


Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


St. Louis Symphony concertmaster, violinist David Halen, and members of the St. Louis Symphony perform beloved serenades, including Brahms’ Serenade in D Major for winds and strings. ...

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Loudon Wainwright III


Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Singer, humorist and actor Loudon Wainwright III came of age musically in the “post-Dylan” 1970s, honing a self-deprecating wit and emotionally compelling songwriting style in the clubs and festivals of the Northeast. The three-time Grammy-winner has 28 albums to his credit, has appeared on ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

All Beethoven, All The Time


Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


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S’Wonderful! The Music of Gershwin

with Ben Nordstrom, Julie Hanson Battaglia, and Paul Cereghino


Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 11:00 AM


Popular St. Louis musical theatre performers, Ben, Julie, and Paul return to the Sheldon stage after last season’s concert featuring soaring Broadway melodies and hilarious antics. They will serve up timeless Gershwin classics such as “Embraceable You,” “Slap That Bass,” “Someone ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Modern Classics 2017


Monday, May 1, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


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Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers


Tuesday, May 2, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers entertain audiences around St. Louis and beyond with their exciting blend of authentic hot jazz, swing, rhythm & blues and rock and roll, spanning the 1920s-1950s. Fronted by a high energy female vocalist and backed by a swingin’ rhythm section, Miss Jubilee is a favorite ...

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Alarm Will Sound


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Cutting-edge chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound returns for its fifth “St. Louis Season!” The ensemble performs the newest music composed today with energetic virtuosity and a sense of adventure, creating programs that span a wide range of styles. ...

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