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Alarm Will Sound


Thursday, May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Alarm Will Sound continues its second season of Alarm System through new collaborations with Mira Calix and Rashad Becker. On May 26th at 8pm at the Sheldon in St. Louis, Alarm Will Sound performs new music by both artists, as well as a new piece by former Battles front-man, Tyondai Braxton, and work created ...

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Sherdonna Denholm


Tuesday, May 31, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


Originally a classically trained clarinetist, Sherdonna has a wide variety of musical influences. As a self produced Singer Songwriter she creates a soulful and honest sound by integrating thought provoking lyrics with beautiful melodies and textures. Her music has been featured on the #1 Women ...

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Wine & Beer Tasting

Sunset at The Sheldon


Friday, June 3, 2016 @ 6:30 PM


The Friends of The Sheldon present the 17th Annual Sunset at The Sheldon Wine & Beer Tasting, Friday, June 3, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. until sunset in The Sheldon Ballroom and on the Observation Deck.

Patrons will have the opportunity to taste wine and stock their cellars with great new offerings ...

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Jeremy Davenport


Sunday, June 5, 2016 @ 2:00 PM


A St. Louis native, Jeremy Davenport is a vital part of the New Orleans music scene. With his original lyrics and music, Davenport infuses his unique style with a modern edge, but also the distinct feeling of a time when jazz was at the peak of popularity. A born entertainer known for his vocal and trumpet ...

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Parsonsfield


Wednesday, June 8, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


with guest Salt of the Earth

Parsonsfield is a five-piece alt/folk band from Northampton, MA that infuses a rowdy, rock-‘n’-roll spirit into its bluegrass and folk influences, blowing away any preconception of what you think banjos and ...

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Bach Society of St. Louis 75th Anniversary Gala

Presented by Mercy


Thursday, June 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM


Featuring David & Miran Halen and Friends
With the Calidore String Quartet and the Bach Society Chorus


This special 75th Anniversary event will feature a concert of glorious music performed by St. Louis Symphony concertmaster David ...

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Jane Lynch

See Jane Sing


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


See Jane Sing

Prepare for a side-splitting evening of musical comedy with more than a dash of wit as Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch displays her signature quick wit while exploring her love of the beauty and absurdity of show tunes and the American standard.

Lynch, ...

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The 442s

RELAY Album Release Concert


Thursday, June 16, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


The 442s are thrilled to release their sophomore album, Relay, at the beautiful Sheldon Concert Hall. Featuring special guests: Peter Martin, Peter Henderson, Erin Bode, Montez Coleman, and Peter Schlamb. ...

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Family Day Block Party


Saturday, June 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM


Join The Sheldon, Pulitzer and Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis for a day of free family-friendly activities! Visit each institution to create your very own superhero costume while enjoying crafts, face-painting, snacks and a dance party with Grandfather Paul Stark of KDHX's More Info >>

An Evening With Gordon Lightfoot


Sunday, June 19, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


The Legend Lives On

Legendary balladeer Gordon Lightfoot weaves tales of love and longing in eloquent musical masterpieces that have become enduring standards. His poetic journeys have been told with such timeless, thought-provoking ...

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Keltic Soul


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 @ 7:30 PM


Featuring Mitzi MacDonald & Keltic Reign and One Kindred Soul

Keltic Reign (of Christmas in the Kitchen) and One Kindred Soul come together to celebrate the heritage of Scottish, Irish and Americana music. Blending the connection between the ...

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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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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


Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 7:45 AM


The Sheldon and KDHX present the 4th 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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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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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.” A natural storyteller, Cohn’s “distinctive voice and nuanced delivery capture and hold your attention until the ...

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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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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

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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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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