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Brian Owens

Brian Owens

13th Annual Evening of Hope


Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Please join us for the 13th Annual Evening of Hope! This year’s event will include cocktails, a seated dinner, and a musical performance by acclaimed American soul artist Brian Owens and his band. We hope you will join us for an inspiring evening of celebration and music.

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S’Wonderful! The Music of Gershwin

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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St. Louis Tionol

St. Louis Tionol


Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


St. Louis Tionól celebrates its 20th year of bringing the best traditional Irish music to St. Louis. Two National Heritage Award winners, Liz Carroll and Billy McComiskey, will lead an all-star ensemble in an evening of music and song that is sure to delight. Join us for a fun filled trip to the Emerald ...

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North County Big Band Spring Concert

North County Big Band Spring Concert


Sunday, April 30, 2017 @ 4:00 PM


Featuring Gateway City Big Band

Led by Harvey Lockhart of Riverview Gardens High School, this collaborative big band is made up of some the most talented and dedicated students from several St. Louis area high schools, including Riverview ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

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

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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The Lionel Richie Experience Notes

The Lionel Richie Experience

The Retro-Spect Band featuring David Graham


Tuesday, May 2, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind show as the Retro-Spect Band, featuring the number one Lionel Richie tribute singer in America, David Graham, takes you right back to where you were when you first heard and felt the mega-hits of one of the greatest music catalogs of all time: Lionel Richie!

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Sunset at The Sheldon Ballroom

Sunset at The Sheldon

18th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting


Friday, May 5, 2017 @ 6:30 PM


Come raise your glass and join us at The Sheldon’s 18th Annual Sunset Wine & Beer Tasting!

Taste and stock your cellar with great wines and craft beers from Lohr Distributing! Enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres and desserts, bid on silent auction items and listen to live music by Lisa Campbell ...

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Alarm Will Sound

Alarm Will Sound


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


One of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene,” Alarm Will Sound brings artists from a variety of musical backgrounds together to create new work through Alarm System. The “reliably exhilarating” (New York Times) ensemble ...

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George Benson

George Benson

Sheldon Gala 2017


Friday, May 12, 2017 @ 8:30 PM


Instrumental innovator and vocal sensation George Benson is a living legend who has redefined the worlds of jazz and pop music over his more than 50-year career. From his platinum selling breakthrough album, Breezin’, in 1976 to enduring hits such as ...

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Remembering the Legends Notes

Remembering the Legends


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 5:30 PM


Come out and join Wendy L. Gordon, Linda Kennedy and Jeanne Trevor, along with our special guests: Deborah Sharn, Rosemary Watts-Dreyer, Joe Mancuso, Jerome Davis and Marty Abdullah as we take you on a ride down memory lane singing songs made popular by some of your favorite artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, ...

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Coffee with Bach

Coffee with Bach


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


We all know that coffee has been loved and worshiped like few other beverages. Johann Sebastian Bach was also apparently a coffee enthusiast -so much so that he wrote a composition ...

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Joyce Music Notes

Joyce Music


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


Lori Barrett-Pagano, soprano
Robert Reed, baritone
Stephen Brown, piano
Jeffrey Skoblow, narrator and commentary


Thirtyish, married, teaching English in Trieste, James Joyce falls in love with one of his students, ...

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To The Best Of Our Knowledge

To The Best Of Our Knowledge

Live in St. Louis


Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 PM


To the Best of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated radio show that cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine. Each week, the show revolves around a theme. Some themes are big like “Are Humans Innately Good?”; others are micro like “Revenge ...

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Lenny: America IRL

Lenny: America IRL


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


On the heels of the series finale of their critically acclaimed HBO show GIRLS, Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner just announced a six city tour in their award winning weekly feminist newsletter LennyLetter.com.
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Paul Thorn Sessions

Paul Thorn


Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


With special guest TBA

Roots-rock songwriter Paul Thorn celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the release of his debut album, Hammer and Nail. Performing his trademark mix of Southern rock, Americana, ...

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Lamar Pilsing and Jon Garrett Notes

Lamar Pilsing and Jon Garrett

A Tribute to the Standards


Tuesday, June 6, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


If you enjoy songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Johnny Mathis and others, then you will love "A Tribute To The Standards" as Lamar Pilsing and Jon Garrett perform these great songs that live on forever. ...

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Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz


Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


With special guest Jordan Tice

"I really like that word," Sarah Jarosz says of the title of Undercurrent, her fourth Sugar Hill album. "If you look up the definition, it's 'an underlying feeling ...

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Washington Park Cemetery Gospel Celebration Notes

Washington Park Cemetery Gospel Celebration


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM


Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, It’s People and Place Gospel Celebration

Join us for the very special evening of gospel music, hosted by Evangelist Mary Tillman, Your Radio Angel, celebrating the exhibition, More Info >>

Gerald Albright

Gerald Albright

Salute to Fathers/Mentors


Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 7:00 PM


One of the biggest stars of R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz, Gerald Albright has earned his reputation as a “musician’s musician.” Born in Los Angeles, he began piano lessons at an early age. Albright’s love of music picked up considerably when he was given a saxophone that had belonged ...

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Jazz Edge Big Band Notes

Jazz Edge Big Band

Tribute to Wes Montgomery


Friday, June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM


with special guests Eric Slaughter, Rick Haydon and Greg Haynes and the North County Big Band

One of St. Louis’ longest running big bands, the award-winning Jazz Edge Big Band pays tribute to legendary jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, with ...

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Rachel Seiler Notes

Rachel Seiler


Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


Join singer/songwriter Rachel Seiler for an acoustic night of original songs in what will be her last St. Louis concert before moving to Nashville this fall.

Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Rachel Seiler’s sweet personality and positive attitude leaves an impression on audiences. ...

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Val Kilmer presents Cinema Twain

Val Kilmer presents Cinema Twain


Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Val Kilmer will appear in person to introduce the screening of his one-man play about Mark Twain. The one-man show, Citizen Twain, played to sold-out houses at several performing arts venues in Los Angeles and now the writer, actor and director, Val Kilmer, presents a special film screening ...

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An Evening with Margaret Atwood

An Evening with Margaret Atwood

2017 St. Louis Literary Award Ceremony


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM


In a career spanning more than fifty years, Margaret Atwood has demonstrated a remarkable literary range in moving seamlessly from genre to genre. Atwood is best known for her works of fiction, including The Handmaid’s Tale, Cat’s Eye, and More Info >>

Black Violin Special

Black Violin


Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


Black Violin, made up of Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester, blends classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B and bluegrass music in this groundbreaking collaboration. Their inventive music has seen them perform for everyone from the troops in Iraq to President Barack Obama at his Inaugural Ball ...

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Zoe Vonder Haar and Friends Coffee

Zoe Vonder Haar and Friends

It's A Musical


Tuesday, October 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


Zoe Vonder Haar is one of St. Louis’ most acclaimed musical theatre performers. She is joined by fellow local favorites Ben Nordstrom, John Flack, Alicia Like and Steve Neale for a fun-filled morning of Broadway favorites – from West Side Story to More Info >>

HONEYHONEY Special

HONEYHONEY


Sunday, October 8, 2017 @ 7:30 PM


With special guest TBD

Led by singer/banjo player/violinist Suzanne Santo and vocalist/guitarist Ben Jaffe, HONEYHONEY are known for their edgy, harmony-driven sound, crossing genres of rock, pop, alt-country and blues. With an easy on-stage ...

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Hudson Jazz

Hudson

Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski and Larry Grenadier


Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette invites bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski and guitarist John Scofield to help ring in his 75th birthday in this amazing new collaboration. Each known as hard swinging jazz masters in their own right, these acclaimed musicians concentrate their ...

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Folk

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn


Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet, utilizing just two banjos and one voice. Washburn’s beguiling vocals, blended with Fleck’s riveting and virtuosic musicianship create music unique yet familiar, with influences ranging from Americana ...

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ArtSounds!: John Pizzarelli Special

ArtSounds!: John Pizzarelli


Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


John Pizzarelli is one of today’s top jazz guitarists and vocalists, with a repertoire that includes everyone from Nat “King” Cole and Frank Sinatra to the Beatles. His multi-faceted career has teamed him with Rosemary Clooney, James Taylor, George Shearing and Sir Paul McCartney. Join us for ...

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Folk

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder


Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


The winner of 14 Grammys, multiple Country Music Association Awards, and 12 number one hits, Ricky Skaggs is among Nashville’s most revered and established performers. A “recognized master” of the mandolin, Skaggs and his all-star band are known for their high-energy live shows, focusing ...

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Red Lehr and The Powerhouse Five Coffee

Red Lehr and The Powerhouse Five


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


When five talented jazz musicians with an abundance of ideas and energy get together, you get Red Lehr’s Powerhouse Five! Sousaphonist David “Red” Lehr, along with Noel Kaletsky on reeds, Steve Lilley on cornet, Ray Templin on piano and vocals, and Don Schroeder on drums, weave a seamless jazz ...

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Cécile McLorin Salvant Jazz

Cécile McLorin Salvant


Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


One of the fastest rising stars in the jazz world, vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant performs imaginative renditions of classic songs and lesser-known gems. A 2016 Grammy award winner for her album For One to Love, McLorin Salvant has been praised by More Info >>

Tim Schall and Carol Schmidt Coffee

Tim Schall and Carol Schmidt

We Need a Little Christmas


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


Kick off your holidays with the swingin’ sounds of the season! Tim Schall and music director/arranger Carol Schmidt deliver fresh takes on favorites including “Let It Snow,” “Little Drummer Boy,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and more. Find out why the More Info >>

Spanish Harlem Orchestra Special

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Salsa Navidad


Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


Celebrate the holidays with the two-time Grammy winning salsa and Latin jazz band Spanish Harlem Orchestra! The 13-piece band sets the standard for excellence in authentic, New York style, hard core salsa, with a musically precise, yet fresh and exciting, take on the music. ...

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Baroque Music for Strings Classics

Baroque Music for Strings


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Guitarist extraordinaire Kirk Hanser is joined by harpsichordist Charles Metz, bassist Erik Harris and members of the St. Louis Symphony to perform music by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Boccherini and more! ...

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Amy Helm Folk

Amy Helm


Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Amy Helm has won widespread praise as a singer, songwriter and live performer, first as a member of the celebrated alt-country band Ollabelle and then for her extensive work with her father, the late musical icon Levon Helm. Drawing on first-person experience and universal themes of life, love and loss, ...

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Sarah Jane & The Blue Notes Matinee

Sarah Jane & The Blue Notes


Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 AM


Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes perform horn infused, swingin’ hot jazz and blues from the 1920s to the 1940s. The band specializes in forgotten songs from the era and sprinkles in a dash of favorite standards as well, with a sound that seamlessly blends speakeasy, New Orleans Dixieland, Harlem night ...

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ALARM WILL SOUND Special

ALARM WILL SOUND


Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Called “one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American Music scene” by The New York Times, Alarm Will Sound performs cutting edge chamber music contemporary composers such as by John Adams, Aphex Twin and John Medeski. They return for their ...

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Brian Owens Coffee

Brian Owens

Love Songs


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM


SPECIAL COFFEE CONCERT (NOT part of subscription series)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with acclaimed soul singer Brian Owens as he performs timeless love songs. Owens is quickly making a name for himself locally and nationally with a recently ...

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Livingston Taylor Folk

Livingston Taylor


Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Known for his warm stage presence and diverse repertoire, Livingston Taylor has created well-crafted original songs for over 50 years. He has toured and collaborated with artists such as Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac and brother James Taylor, earning Top 40 hits with songs such as “I Will Be in Love ...

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Delfeayo Marsalis and The Uptown Jazz Orchestra Jazz

Delfeayo Marsalis and The Uptown Jazz Orchestra


Saturday, March 3, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Delfeayo Marsalis is one of the top trombonists in jazz today. Known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor…” (Los Angeles Times), he and his band perform songs that combine spontaneous arrangements with a New ...

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Debussy and Friends Classics

Debussy and Friends


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Concertmaster David Halen, along with members of the St. Louis Symphony, mark the 100th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s death in 1918 with a program that includes music by Debussy, Ravel and other composers of the era. ...

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie

Friends of The Sheldon Benefit Concert


Friday, March 9, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie Family legacy. With enduring hits like "City of New Orleans" and "Alice’s Restaurant," Guthrie is a singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator. ...

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The 442s Matinee

The 442s


Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 AM


The 442s are an acoustic instrumental group that combine outstanding musicianship, group singing and inventive improvisation, while breaking down barriers between jazz, classical, folk and pop music. The 442s are brought together by the innovative and inspired compositions of multi-instrumentalist ...

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Deborah Sharn & Carolbeth True Coffee

Deborah Sharn & Carolbeth True

Great Ladies of Song


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 10:00 AM


St. Louis favorites, vocalist Deborah Sharn and pianist Carolbeth True, perform classic songs by Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Doris Day and other “great ladies of song.” Enjoy “Tenderly,” “Fever,” “Mambo Italiano,” “Over the Rainbow” and more! ...

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Bernstein and Barber Classics

Bernstein and Barber


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


In commemoration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, violinist Celeste Golden Boyer, cellist Bjorn Ranheim and members of the St. Louis Symphony perform works by American composers, including Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings. ...

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Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya and Hugh Masekela Jazz

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya and Hugh Masekela

Jazz Epistles - The Story in Concert


Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


South African music legends reunite for a historic concert that tells the story of The Jazz Epistles, one of the country’s most acclaimed and influential jazz ensembles, and crusaders for the anti-apartheid movement. Abdullah Ibrahim (formerly known as Dollar Brand) and Hugh Masekela reimagine ...

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Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives Folk

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives


Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With an eclectic combination of rockabilly, honky-tonk and traditional country music, Grammy Award-winning Marty Stuart has performed and recorded with music legends including Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash, and is destined to join their ranks as a country music icon. Along with his high-octane ...

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The People’s Key Matinee

The People’s Key


Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 AM


Combining the upbeat, swinging feel of the Kansas City jazz scene with the hard, soulful groove of St. Louis funk, soul and blues, The People’s Key provides listeners the opportunity to ride along as they take listeners on a musical journey through the ages, with music by everyone from Michael Jackson ...

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Clarion Brass Coffee

Clarion Brass

Brass Two-Lips


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM


Led by trumpeter Mary Weber, Clarion Brass will swing us into spring with songs like “Royal Garden Blues,” “Blue Rondo Ala Turk,” “Edelweiss,” “Maple Leaf Rag” and “Blue Skies!” Composed of five of the best brass players St. Louis has to offer, the Clarion Brass captures the beauty ...

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ALARM WILL SOUND Special

ALARM WILL SOUND


Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Called “one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American Music scene” by The New York Times, Alarm Will Sound performs cutting edge chamber music contemporary composers such as by John Adams, Aphex Twin and John Medeski. They return for their ...

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