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The Good Deeds Notes

The Good Deeds


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Born out of the musings of singer/songwriter Ian McGowan, The Good Deeds take influence from all over. Their sound has evolved over the years into a conglomeration of blues, indie, Americana, Latin... even dub-step! With its 5 member ensemble, The Good Deeds are all about the folk experience, where ...

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Dark Angel: Hidden Treasures in the Lou Notes

Dark Angel: Hidden Treasures in the Lou


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Featuring music, dance and comedy, this variety show of some of St. Louis’ best hidden talent is a benefit for the non-profit organization Monica’s Voice. Monica’s Voice was established in memory of Monica Sykes who went missing, and is no longer with us. The organization’s mission is to help ...

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An Evening with Gillian Welch Special

An Evening with Gillian Welch


Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Gillian Welch’s rich and remarkable career spans over twenty years, and is a pillar of the modern acoustic music world. After moving to Nashville in the early 1990s, Welch was launched into the public consciousness when Emmylou Harris recorded a cover of Welch’s “Orphan Girl.” Her career continued ...

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iLLPHONiCS with Black Spade Ballroom

iLLPHONiCS with Black Spade

Hip Hop Live


Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


The Sheldon celebrates St. Louis’ long-standing and nationally respected hip hop scene as we partner with acclaimed group iLLPHONiCS to curate a series featuring some of the best hip hop acts the city has to offer.

A five‐piece experimental ...

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SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 @ 9:00 PM


6:30 p.m. - VIP Meet and Greet
8:00 p.m. - GA Doors
9:00 p.m. - Show

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is the sexiest, smartest, geekiest, and most fun definitive pop-culture burlesque show! Featuring none other than SuicideGirls themselves, the show has been performed ...

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The Band of Heathens Ballroom

The Band of Heathens


Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Made up of Ed Jurdi, guitar, keys and vocals; Gordy Quist, guitar and vocals; Trevor Nealon, keys and vocals; Richard Milsap, drums and vocals; and Scott Davis, bass and vocals, Americana group The Band of Heathens mark their 10th anniversary with the release of their 8th album, More Info >>

Chamber Project St. Louis Notes

Chamber Project St. Louis


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Retakes, revisions and remixes: Chamber Project St. Louis will present the chamber music of Piazzolla, Ravel, Sibelius and Bunch featuring flute, violin, violas, cello and harp. Delight in new combinations of masterworks and genius composers finessing the musical creations of their early years. ...

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Come Fly With Me: The Music of Frank Sinatra Notes

Come Fly With Me: The Music of Frank Sinatra

Featuring Andy Waggoner


Tuesday, October 2, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Andy Waggoner, piano/vocals
Steve Schenkel, guitar
Glen Smith, bass
Kevin Gianino, Drums

“The Way You Look Tonight,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Summer Wind”...these songs have been central to Andy Waggoner's repertoire since he first started ...

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Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

A Spy in the Desert


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural ...

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Susan Werner and Ellis Paul Folk

Susan Werner and Ellis Paul


Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Susan Werner has been called one of today’s “most innovative songwriters” by The Chicago Tribune, and is acclaimed for her wry, poetic lyrics and unique concept albums, including her latest, An American in Havana.
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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Espana


Monday, October 8, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Enjoy the warm, seductive musical flavors of the Iberian Peninsula, courtesy of Falla, Albeñiz, Granados, Sarasate and Halffter… we sneak in a little Bizet, as well.

Granados- Intermezzo, from the opera “Goyescas,” for cello and piano
Albeñiz- Suite Española, ...

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Cornet Chop Suey Coffee

Cornet Chop Suey

Toe Tappin' Jazz Party


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 10:00 AM


Cornet Chop Suey wows St. Louis audiences with their exciting style of traditional jazz, swing and blues music. The band's unique front line with Brian Casserly on trumpet, Tom Tucker on cornet, Jerry Epperson on reeds and Brett Stamps on trombone is driven by a powerful rhythm section consisting of ...

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Puddles Pity Party

Puddles Pity Party


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex!  This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing lots of humor with the awkward, tender moments.

A veritable “Pagliacci ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Friends of The Sheldon Benefit


Friday, October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center's programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and ...

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Muny Magic at The Sheldon

Muny Magic at The Sheldon


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Featuring Jenny Powers & Matt Kavanaugh ...

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Jon Batiste Jazz

Jon Batiste


Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


New Orleans-bred, New York-based Jon Batiste is a musician, educator and television personality whose talent has earned international acclaim. The virtuosic piano player incorporates soulful vocals and a playful stage presence and into his live performances, as he balances a demanding performance ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Go For Baroque


Monday, October 22, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Nicholas McGegan returns for his annual visit, featuring a harp concerto and harpsichord suite by Handel, and Bach’s 4th Brandenburg Concerto.

Albinoni- Sinfonia in G Major
Telemann- Suite for Flute and Orchestra in A Minor
Handel- Suite in D Minor for harpsichord, ...

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The Legendary Melvin Turnage Band Notes

The Legendary Melvin Turnage Band

featuring Tonya Poynter


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


The Legendary Melvin Turnage along with Tonya Poynter has been leaving audiences spellbound for many years with their renditions of classics. Band leader and guitarist, Melvin Turnage has performed concerts nationwide and toured internationally in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Greenland, ...

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Julia Bullock Special

Julia Bullock


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Soprano Julia Bullock is a rising star in the opera world, with performances in New York, Boston, San Francisco and Paris to her credit. Equally at home with opera and concert repertoire, she has captivated audiences with her versatile artistry and commanding stage presence. Recently recognized as ...

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Hot Rize Folk

Hot Rize


Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Legendary bluegrass group Hot Rize recently celebrated their 40th anniversary and are at the top of their musical game! Original members Tim O’Brien, Pete Wernick, Nick Forster and recent addition Bryan Sutton have continued to evolve, drawing on their diverse inspirations – from Leadbelly ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

For the Birds


Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Birds have fascinated many composers. This program features some of the more appealing outcomes, composed by Haydn, Vaughan-Williams, Daquin, Saint-Saëns, Schumann and Grieg.

Haydn- String Quartet, Hob. lll-39 Op. 33, “The Bird”
Vaughan-Williams- The Lark Ascending, ...

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Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Special

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet


Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Grammy Award-winning LAGQ is comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians bringing a new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from bluegrass to Bach. Their inventive, critically acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at the music of the past, while ...

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Dana Goldberg Live

Dana Goldberg Live


Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


With special guest Shannon Yarbrough

Raised by a wild pack of Jews, otherwise known as her mother and siblings, Dana Goldberg is a force of nature on stage. She sets the standard for smart comedy, and her timing and tongue-in-cheek edginess is ...

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Lila Downs Special

Lila Downs


Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Thanks to a generous grant from the Whitaker Foundation, The Sheldon is pleased to bring the best music from around the globe directly to The Sheldon stage.

Iconic Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs is one of the world’s most powerful ...

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The Feyza Eren Group Coffee

The Feyza Eren Group

A Dozen Divas


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


Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Feyza Eren returned to her hometown of St. Louis from Istanbul in 2011, after spending 15 years singing jazz with Turkey's finest musicians. Eren and her popular local band pay tribute to the music of beloved vocalists Carmen McRae, Dinah Washington, Billie ...

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LOOPRAT with Mathias and The Pirates Ballroom

LOOPRAT with Mathias and The Pirates

Hip Hop Live


Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


The Sheldon celebrates St. Louis’ long-standing and nationally respected hip hop scene as we partner with acclaimed group iLLPHONiCS to curate a series featuring some of the best hip hop acts the city has to offer.

Consisting of four MCs ...

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Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Memphis Soulphony Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Memphis Soulphony


Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists. The Memphis native, accompanied by the Memphis Soulphony, presents a revolutionary reinterpretation of American blues and R&B classics, ...

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Sierra Hull Special

Sierra Hull

Christmas Time is Here


Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Inspired by bluegrass and roots music, but not defined by it, singer and virtuoso mandolinist Sierra Hull is finding critical and popular acclaim as a unique songwriter of complexity and depth beyond her years. Christmas Time Is Here is a holiday celebration ...

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A John Waters Christmas

A John Waters Christmas


Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM


Like a damaged St. Nick for the Christmas corrupted, John Waters – legendary filmmaker (“Female Trouble,” “Hairspray.” “Serial Mom”), raconteur and author of bestselling books, Carsick, Role Models and Make ...

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Home for Christmas Special

Home for Christmas

Scott Kennebeck, Emily Truckenbrod & John Powel Walsh


Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 AM


Acclaimed vocalists Scott Kennebeck and Emily Truckenbrod, along with accompanist John Powel Walsh, take listeners on a heartwarming holiday journey through favorite sacred and secular songs of the season, including “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” ...

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Zoe Vonder Haar & Friends Coffee

Zoe Vonder Haar & Friends

That's Christmas to Me


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 AM


Kick off your holidays with the swingin’ sounds of the season! Zoe Vonder Haar is one of St. Louis’ most acclaimed musical theatre performers, with nationally touring roles and awards for her work at STAGES St. Louis and The Muny to her credit. Join Zoe and friends for this fun-filled, fast-paced ...

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Dean Christopher: Rat Pack Christmas Notes

Dean Christopher: Rat Pack Christmas


Thursday, December 20, 2018 @ 7:30 PM


Award-winning actor, singer and impressionist Dean Christopher, along with his band, return for a repeat performance to bring you this one-of-a-kind holiday show you won’t soon forget. One of the greatest eras in the history of entertainment…”classic Vegas” meets the holiday season head-on, ...

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The Clairvoyants

The Clairvoyants


Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass (The Clairvoyants) were both born and raised in Austria and now reside in both Austria and America. When they met in 2011, they began to develop their “second sight” act, and two months later brought it to the stage for the first time. Within a year they had developed a full-length ...

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Midwest Avengers with Anthony Lucius

Midwest Avengers with Anthony Lucius

Hip Hop Live


Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


The Sheldon celebrates St. Louis’ long-standing and nationally respected hip hop scene as we partner with acclaimed group iLLPHONiCS to curate a series featuring some of the best hip hop acts the city has to offer.

Coming off of their 25th ...

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1969 - The Moon Landing Classics

1969 - The Moon Landing


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Pianist Peter Henderson and the Ilex Trio, with violinist Kristin Ahlstrom and cellist Anne Fagerburg, commemorate the wonder and significance of the moon landing 50 years ago with lunar-themed pieces such as Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Debussy’s ...

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Carrie Newcomer & Over the Rhine Folk

Carrie Newcomer & Over the Rhine


Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer invites listeners to “pause the perpetual motion” of their lives with her elegantly layered, engaging and often contemplative songs. Described as a “soaring songstress” by Billboard, Newcomer’s spiritually ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Amadeus


Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


The popularity of our 2018 all-Mozart program obliged us to offer more from Wolfgang Amadeus. His works with horn, viola and fortepiano will enchant and inspire you.

Mozart- String Quintet No. 1 in B-flat major, K. 174
Mozart- ‘Rondo alla Turca,’ from Sonata #11 in A Major, ...

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Anita Jackson Matinee

Anita Jackson

Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald


Saturday, February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 AM


Soulful and swinging, one of St. Louis’ premier ladies of song, Anita Jackson, makes her Sheldon series debut, paying tribute to jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald. Jackson has appeared as a featured vocalist with several jazz, R&B, blues and gospel groups around St. Louis, leaving a lasting impact with ...

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Dianne Reeves Jazz

Dianne Reeves


Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Dianne Reeves is one of the pre-eminent jazz vocalists in the world today, known for her virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique jazz and R&B stylings. Reeves has received five Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album, an honorary doctorate of music from Julliard and was recently named a 2018 ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Endless Lovefest


Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


Love and romance have inspired countless musical masterpieces. Set up a “date night” and celebrate Valentine’s Day with Beethoven, Schumann, Poulenc and CMSSL.

Beethoven- Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 “Moonlight”
Elgar- Romance for Bassoon and ...

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo Special

Ladysmith Black Mambazo


Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


Thanks to a generous grant from the Whitaker Foundation, The Sheldon is pleased to bring the best music from around the globe directly to The Sheldon stage.

For over 50 years, South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has spread ...

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Eliane Elias Jazz

Eliane Elias


Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Grammy Award-winning pianist and singer Eliane Elias is known for a distinctive style that blends her Brazilian roots with an alluring voice and impressive compositional skills. With a career that spans over 26 albums, Elias has collaborated with artists ranging from opera sensation Denyce Graves ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Brilliance


Monday, March 4, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


Robert and Clara Schumann, Mendelssohn and Brahms comprised one of the most extraordinary circles in music history. Enjoy this collective brilliance, featuring violin, horn and piano.

Brahms- Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano, Op. 40
Mendelssohn- On Wings of Song, Op. 34, #2 ...

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The Wee Heavies Coffee

The Wee Heavies

St. Patrick's Day


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 10:00 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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Anoushka Shankar Special

Anoushka Shankar


Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Thanks to a generous grant from the Whitaker Foundation, The Sheldon is pleased to bring the best music from around the globe directly to The Sheldon stage.

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical ...

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Cherish the Ladies Folk

Cherish the Ladies


Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


All-female Celtic super-group Cherish the Ladies returns with their award-winning blend of virtuosic musicianship, captivating vocals and stunning step dancing. Under the leadership of All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden, Cherish the Ladies have played the White House and the ...

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1944 - D-Day and the Formation of the United Nations Classics

1944 - D-Day and the Formation of the United Nations


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Allied Forces began the liberation of Europe on D-Day 75 years ago and 1944 was also notable for the Dumbarton Oaks Conference that laid the foundation for the creation of the United Nations. In music, Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring was premiered. ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Ballroom

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Foolproof


Monday, April 1, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


Who knew? Our concert falls on April Fools’ Day. We never want to pass up an opportunity to have fun, so… stand back…we’ll try not to get too rowdy.

Haydn- String Quartet #2, Op.33 “The Joke”
Heidrich- Happy Birthday Variations
Dudley Moore- (Beethoven parody) ...

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Dan Rubright & Friends Matinee

Dan Rubright & Friends


Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 AM


Composer and jazz guitarist Dan Rubright is joined by top St. Louis artists Steve Davis on drums, Bob Deboo on bass and Paul DeMarinis on saxophone to perform eclectic, contemporary compositions by Rubright, which draw from jazz, world and pop influences. Don’t miss this energetic show loaded with ...

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The Gaslight Squares featuring T.J. Müller Coffee

The Gaslight Squares featuring T.J. Müller

Hot Time in the Old Town


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM


The Gaslight Squares are a traditional jazz band playing a dynamic style of ragtime and a variety of jazz and blues. Led by British trumpet player T.J. Müller, the band consists of Jacob Alspach on tenor banjo, Matt Sellers on piano and Jon Weiss on tuba. ...

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SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 9:00 PM


6:30 p.m. - VIP Meet and Greet
8:00 p.m. - GA Doors
9:00 p.m. - Show

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is the sexiest, smartest, geekiest, and most fun definitive pop-culture burlesque show! Featuring none other than SuicideGirls themselves, the show has been performed ...

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1919 - Women's Suffrage Classics

1919 - Women's Suffrage


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


One hundred years ago the U.S. Congress voted to approve the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote. We mark this long overdue congressional action with a concert that celebrates women in classical music – composers such as Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann and Amy Beach, and featuring St. ...

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Del McCoury Band Folk

Del McCoury Band


Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 PM


Bluegrass legend Del McCoury is the modern father of traditional music, known for his authentic sound and razor sharp band, featuring sons Ronnie and Rob, as well as Jason Carter and Alan Bartram. Though his career has spanned 60 years, McCoury applies a modern sensibility and originality to his music, ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Pulling Strings


Monday, April 29, 2019 @ 7:30 PM


We have two words for you… Beethoven, and the Mendelssohn Octet for Strings. Wait- that’s more than two words! Well, then let’s add a Haydn trio for strings, and that beautiful fortepiano Charles Metz unveiled last season. Enough said.

Beethoven- String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. ...

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Ben Nordstrom & Steve Neale Matinee

Ben Nordstrom & Steve Neale

The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John


Saturday, May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 AM


Two of St. Louis’ favorite musical theater performers come together to celebrate music icons Billy Joel and Elton John. Enjoy hits such as “New York State of Mind,” “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me,“ “Scenes From an Italian Restaurant” and “Your Song,” performed with Ben and Steve’s ...

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Tim Schall Special

Tim Schall

Let's Go to the Movies


Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM


Vocalist Tim Schall takes listeners back to those magic moments, sitting in a darkened theatre, hearing these cinematic masterpieces for the first time! Enjoy some of the greatest songs from Hollywood’s most beloved films of all time by songwriters such as Henry Mancini, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lerner ...

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James Carter with the Peter Martin Trio Special

James Carter with the Peter Martin Trio


Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 3:00 PM


Acclaimed saxophonist James Carter returns with the Peter Martin Trio, performing the modern, evocative jazz for which Carter has become known. With powerful solos rooted in tradition, Carter takes listeners on musical excursions that include funk, fusion, rock and soul. The program will open with ...

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