Upcoming Events

Faith Prince and Jason Graae

St. Louis Cabaret Festival

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

The Prince and The Showboy
Alex Rybeck, Piano

“These unabashed hams are a well matched pair of competitive scene stealers” – New York Times

Tony Award winner Faith ...

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Marilyn Maye and her Piano Men

St. Louis Cabaret Festival

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Special Guest Ann Hampton Callaway
Two Divas and Two Pianos on One Stage - A St. Louis Cabaret Festival World Premiere

When the legendary Marvelous Marilyn Maye performs, it's with one of her two favorite musical collaborators at ...

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Tony DeSare

St. Louis Cabaret Festival

Friday, July 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

“Two parts young Sinatra to one part Billy Joel” – New York Times

Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare brings his youthful, contemporary flair to the masterful ...

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UNCF 'An Evening of Stars'

Benefit Concert with LEDISI

Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Live Performance by LEDISI
Honoring Cedric the Entertainer

The 1st Inaugural “UNCF St Louis Evening Of Stars – Concert Gala” will be the premier fundraising benefit concert in St. Louis, focusing on raising public awareness ...

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Pepperland: The Beatles Revue

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Pepperland’s purpose is to be your good gurus guide through the surreal songbook of John, Paul, George and Ringo. By performing Beatles and solo years material with an off-beat, updated twist, Pepperland looks to tune in and turn on the post sixties generations who didn’t hear the initial gong, ...

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St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 7:30 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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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 Katie Glassman and Greg Schochet

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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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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TK 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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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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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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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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Alarm Will Sound

Thursday, December 1, 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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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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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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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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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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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


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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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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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

Thursday, June 1, 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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