Upcoming Events

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 ...

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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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Clare Bathé & Ptah Williams

Sunday, October 30, 2016 @ 5:00 PM

Proceeds from this special event benefit the Royal Vagabonds Foundation Scholarship Fund. ...

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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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Clovers & Stars 4th Annual Irish Music & Dance Festival

Featuring Switchback

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

with special guests St. Louis Irish Arts, McGurk's House Band and The Soulard School Orchestra ...

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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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Jazz in Pink

2016 Circle of Support Gala

Sunday, November 6, 2016 @ 5:00 PM

With guests Althea Rene, Karen Briggs and Mariea Antoinette


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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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An Evening with Crystal Lady

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

with special guests Joe Mancuso and Dave Black

Crystal Lady will take the stage at the Sheldon Concert Hall to showcase their original music, which is featured on their debut album due out in early 2017. Along with Crystal Lady's original music, ...

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Muny Magic at The Sheldon

Today's Muny Stars Salute the Legends

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

The stars of today pay tribute singing songs sung by legendary Muny performers including Ethel Merman, Shirley Jones, Bernadette Peters and more!

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The November 16th performance will open with the highly anticipated ...

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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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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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Beth Tuttle & Friends

Christmas Kiss Concert 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Get in the holiday spirit with the sultry vocals and unique song stylings of Beth Tuttle. For this festive evening, her friends are some of St. Louis’ finest musicians including Dave Black (guitar), Heather Carson (vocals), Vince Corkery (bass), Andrew Gibson (drums and percussion), Linda Gurney ...

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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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Andy Waggoner's Annual Christmas Concert

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Join Andy and friends for a night of your favorite Christmas songs all wrapped up in a new show. Featuring guest vocalists Keith Waggoner and Joy Powell with Steve Schenkel on guitars, Pam Grooms on Piano, Glen Smith on bass and Kevin Gianino on drums.

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North County Big Band Winter Concert

Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Directed by Harvey Lockhart

Join us for the end-of-semester concert by the North County Big Band. Led by Harvey Lockhart of Riverview Gardens High School, this collaborative big band is made up of 20 of the most talented and dedicated students ...

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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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Damien Escobar

The Boundless Tour

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

TIME CHANGE! The performance will be starting at 7:30pm!

With special guest Brian Owens

Easy come, easy go; was the lesson two-time Emmy Award winning violinist, Damien Escobar learned when he and his brother walked away from ...

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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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Peter Mayer

Stars & Promises 2016 - Wings of Angels

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Guitarist and singer Peter Mayer (Peter Mayer Group, Jimmy Buffett Coral Reefers) returns to The Sheldon for his 16th annual Stars and Promises Christmas Tour, Wings of Angels.The seasonal performance features ...

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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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Women's Hope Chorale

Canciones con Cortango

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

At the heart of the tango lies longing and desire...These evocative melodies date to the 19th century, but remain always fresh and changing, as they give voice to mankind’s age-old and inmost yearning: the universal desire for love. Women’s HOPE Chorale, in partnership with the electrifying Cortango ...

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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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An Evening with Gaelic Storm

Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

After nearly two decades and more than 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is looking sharper than ever with their latest release, Matching Sweaters. The new album mixes traditional Irish music with modern ...

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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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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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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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