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Will Soll Notes

Will Soll

Remembering America


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Will Soll’s solo program is a cavalcade of the U.S. musical heritage before 1953: show tunes, blues, Stephen Foster, cowboy songs, jazz standards, sea shanties, Yiddish song, R&B, John Philip Sousa, sweatshop laments, Civil War songs, Billie Holiday, spirituals, Scott Joplin and more. The songs ...

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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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Route 66 Jazz Orchestra Notes

Route 66 Jazz Orchestra


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


The Route 66 Jazz Orchestra is made up of both working musicians and others who are involved in careers unrelated to music. The participation of all of our members in this activity demonstrates a love of, and a dedication to, this very special art form. The group rehearses one night a week for two hours preparing ...

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SteelDrivers

SteelDrivers


Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With special guest Kane and Gellert

Richard Bailey’s banjo plays funky, little Kentucky-goes-to-Memphis rolls. Tammy Rogers’ fiddle soars. Brent Truitt’s mandolin chops time, and Mike Fleming’s bass pounds the downbeat. And ...

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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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I'm With Her Sessions

I'm With Her

Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


See You Around Tour
With special guest Andrew Combs


I’m With Her is Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. From their early contributions in bands such as Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, these three musicians are noteworthy ...

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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

Re:Generation Tour with Sarah Lee and Abe Guthrie


Friday, March 9, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Friends of The Sheldon Benefit Concert

Folk music ...

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Paul O'Dette and Ronn McFarlane, lutes

Paul O'Dette and Ronn McFarlane, lutes


Saturday, March 10, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Paul O’Dette is currently Director of Early Music at the Eastman School of Music and Artistic Director of the Boston Early Music Festival. His 100+ recordings includes John Dowland Complete Lute Works. Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane was ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Baroque, Too


Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Woodwinds shine in a Baroque program showcasing flute, oboe, bassoon and harpsichord.

Handel - Trio Sonata in F major for oboe, bassoon and continuo
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Dale's Pale Ale Presents Steep Canyon Rangers Sessions

Dale's Pale Ale Presents Steep Canyon Rangers


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With Out in the Open, Steep Canyon Rangers affirm their place as one of the most versatile bands in contemporary American music. The GRAMMY® Award-winning sextet has spent nearly two decades bending and shaping the bluegrass aesthetic, wedding it to elements ...

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Snap Judgment Live in St. Louis

Snap Judgment Live in St. Louis


Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington. See it live in St. Louis for the first time.

Proceeds benefit St. Louis Public Radio. ...

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Muny Magic at The Sheldon

Muny Magic at The Sheldon


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


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St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival

St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival


Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Folk and Roots Festival runs March 22-24

Package includes:

  • Murder Ballad Ball Kickoff on Thursday, March 22 at KDHX

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Michael Daves

Michael Daves

St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival


Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With special guests Kaia Kater and Steve James

Heralded as “a leading light of the New York bluegrass scene” by the New York Times, Atlanta native and new York transplant More Info >>

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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The Hillbenders

The Hillbenders

St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival


Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With special guests Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert

This dynamic bluegrass quintet from Springfield, MO — with their high-octane shows, tight harmonies and stunning instrumental prowess — have been winning fans and making waves at festivals ...

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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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Paul Bonn and the Bluesmen Notes

Paul Bonn and the Bluesmen


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 @ 7:00 PM


Singer, composer and entertainer Paul Bonn has formed a blues band that features "cream of the crop" players from the St. Louis area. Paul Bonn & The Bluesmen feature Paul on vocals, harmonica, and percussion, John Higgerson on lead guitar, Sharon Foehner on bass, and Derek Bonn on drums.

Their ...

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 29, 2018 @ 7:00 PM


The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a program of The Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. With stops planned ...

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Karen Choi Notes

Karen Choi


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


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Norm Lewis

Norm Lewis


Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Norm Lewis recently performed the dream role of the Phantom in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera – the first African American actor to take on the iconic role. “In his big solo “The Music of the Night,” Mr. Lewis’s supple phrasing and power combined ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

The French Connection


Monday, April 9, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Some à la carte offerings at chez CMSSL with a coup de grâce that is sure to please!

Debussy - Clair de lune
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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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TEDxGatewayArch

TEDxGatewayArch

Think Well: Healthcare Out Loud


Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM


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Join TEDxGatewayArch for Think ...

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Ramsey Lewis Plays the Beatles

Ramsey Lewis Plays the Beatles

The Sheldon Gala 2018


Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 8:30 PM


Grammy winner and NEA jazz master Ramsey Lewis has been an iconic leader in the contemporary jazz movement for over 50 years, with an unmistakable sound that has earned popular and critical acclaim. Join us as Ramsey and his quintet perform Beatles classics such as “And I Love Her” and “Hard Day’s ...

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Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya Jazz

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

Jazz Epistles - The Story in Concert


Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Don’t miss this historic concert that tells the story of The Jazz Epistles, one of South Africa’s most acclaimed and influential jazz ensembles, and crusaders for the anti-apartheid movement. Abdullah Ibrahim (formerly known as Dollar Brand) and his Ekaya ensemble reimagine their powerful ...

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Mandy Gonzalez

Mandy Gonzalez


Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 7:00 PM


Mandy Gonzalez possesses one of the most powerful and versatile contemporary voices of our time. She is currently starring in the role of Angelica Schuyler in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. She is also known for her emotional portrayal of Nina Rosario ...

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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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Tionol

Tionol


Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


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Perseid String Quartet Notes

Perseid String Quartet


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Formed in 2013, the St. Louis based Perseid String Quartet has already generated acclaim for its polished, energetic performances and engagement with audiences. Members of the quartet serve as faculty members at colleges and community music schools, and their collective performing experience ...

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Julian Vaughn

Julian Vaughn

A Spring Jazz Concert


Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 7:00 PM


DOJ Entertainment is pleased to present international jazz bassist Julian Vaughn with special guest, saxophonist Tim Cunningham.

A dynamic lead bass player from Kansas City, bassist Julian Vaughn ...

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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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Show-Me Sound 25 Notes

Show-Me Sound 25

SHOWDOWN Drum Line Show


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Show-Me Sound 25's - SHOWDOWN Drum Line Show is a celebration of the organization's 25 years of presenting youth percussive arts to the St. Louis community. The event will feature performances of rudimental, orchestral, jazz, and world percussion techniques ...

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Political Gabfest

Political Gabfest

Live in St. Louis


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Get ready St. Louis, Slate’s Political Gabfest is coming to the Midwest! Join Emily Bazelon of the New York Times Magazine, John Dickerson of CBS This Morning, and David Plotz of Atlas Obscura as they discuss ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

The 3 B's - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms


Monday, May 7, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Due to its popularity, this concert has been moved from the Ballroom and will be performed in the Sheldon Concert Hall.

Looking for excitement? These composers provide vehicles to take you on a ride that rivals a roller coaster.

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ALARM WILL SOUND Special

ALARM WILL SOUND


Wednesday, May 9, 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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Pavlo In Concert

Pavlo In Concert


Sunday, May 13, 2018 @ 7:00 PM


A Dream-of-a-Lifetime Concert from Greece to St. Louis! Hot off the heels of his PBS-TV concert smash hit, "Live in Kastoria,” Pavlo will perform music from his extensive catalogue.

Pavlo is known for bringing every audience to their feet. Enjoy a night of incredible musicianship, ...

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Ezinma Ramsay

Ezinma Ramsay

Strings Attached Concert


Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With special guest Rhoda G

The way she floats on a beat with her skillful use of the violin makes the hard-hitting Metro Boomin' instrumental sound graceful. Setting her apart are her passion and intensity along with her impressive career. With ...

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Notes From Home Notes

Notes From Home

Gordon Entertainment and Robbie's House of Jazz


Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 4:30 PM


Celebrating the life of music legend Robert Edwards and recognizing the talent of J. Samuel Davis actor/vocalist with special guest renowned musician Wycliffe Gordon and featuring Heal Center for the Arts Point of View Jazz Ensemble director Harvey Lockhart and some of St. Louis best artists.
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