COVID-19 Updates

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Sheldon Vaccination and Testing Policy

  • Beginning September 2, 2021, anyone aged 12 or older, attending a ticketed event at The Sheldon, will be asked to show proof of full vaccination* OR a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours before time of entry into the event. Patrons should be prepared to show their vaccination card, or proof of negative COVID test, or a photo of their vaccination card or test results on their mobile devices, before entering The Sheldon. SELF-ADMINISTERED TESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. (policy is slightly different for My Bluegrass Heart. Click here).
  • All concert staff, ushers, bartenders, crew and artists will be required to show proof of vaccination, or provide a recent negative COVID test, as well.
  • Masks are also required at all times when inside The Sheldon unless actively eating or drinking.
  • The Sheldon will also maintain a flexible ticket exchange policy throughout the season to accommodate any health and safety-related concerns
  • The vaccination policy does not apply to the Sheldon Art Galleries (including “Golf the Galleries”), Sheldon Educational Programs or private events.
  • This policy will be re-evaluated as vaccination and transmission rates change over the coming months.

* The Sheldon recognizes all vaccines approved vaccines through the CDC or WHO (emergency use authorization) guidelines, including Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Astra Zeneca and Sinopharm. Full vaccination is complete 14 days after your final dose of vaccine. 

Ticket-holders still in need of vaccination can visit https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/covid-19/vaccine/ for information and to book their appointment today.

Missouri Testing Site Information

Scroll to see the most updated list of concert reschedules and cancellations as well as health and safety guidelines for concerts and gallery exhibits. 

Thank you for your continued support. Stay well, and we will see you soon at The Sheldon.

Health and Safety Guidelines

The health and safety of our guests, staff, artists and volunteers is our top priority. The Sheldon is a proud Missouri ArtSafe certified venue.

As The Sheldon continues to monitor the regulations and recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the City of St. Louis regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the following practices will be in place to ensure the health and wellness of The Sheldon’s patrons, artists and staff while attending concerts or gallery exhibits.

By attending an event at The Sheldon, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By entering The Sheldon, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Sheldon Arts Foundation, or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.

Vaccination and Testing Policy:

  • Beginning September 2, 2021, anyone aged 12 or older, attending a ticketed event at The Sheldon, will be asked to show proof of full vaccination* OR a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours before time of entry into the event. Patrons should be prepared to show their vaccination card, or proof of negative COVID test, or a photo of their vaccination card or test results on their mobile devices, before entering The Sheldon.
  • All concert staff, ushers, bartenders, crew and artists will be required to show proof of vaccination, or provide a recent negative COVID test, as well.
  • Masks are also required at all times when inside The Sheldon unless actively eating or drinking.
  • The Sheldon will also maintain a flexible ticket exchange policy throughout the season to accommodate any health and safety-related concerns
  • The vaccination policy does not apply to the Sheldon Art Galleries, Sheldon Educational Programs or private events.
  • This policy will be re-evaluated as vaccination and transmission rates change over the coming months.

* The Sheldon recognizes all vaccines approved vaccines through the CDC or WHO (emergency use authorization) guidelines, including Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Astra Zeneca and Sinopharm.

Visitor Experience and Arrival:

  • In accordance with City of St. Louis guidelines, we require everyone over the age of 5 wear a mask.
  • Visitors who do not feel well on the day of their visit are asked to return on a different day.
  • Concert tickets will be sold online or via phone through MetroTix, and the night of show.
  • On-site box office and gallery welcome desk will be fitted with a plexiglass barrier.
  • Tickets will be accounted for via contactless scanners, operated by volunteer ushers who will be required to wear masks.
  • All bar sales (if applicable) will be limited to credit card payments only. No cash or check payments will be accepted. A plexiglass barrier will separate guests from staff.
  • Social distancing will be encouraged with signage throughout The Sheldon. Floor markings will be used in high traffic areas such as restrooms and bar.
  • No coat check will be available.
  • Water fountains and public spaces not in use will be cordoned off from public access.

Staff, Artist & Vendor Guidelines:

  • Musicians and artist teams will be required to follow COVID-19 safety procedures and protocols at all times, including using proper PPE at all times unless performing.
  • All staff (including volunteer ushers) and vendors must clear the City of St. Louis “Health Question Checklist” and have a temperature check before they enter the building. If a temperature of 100.4 or over is registered, that person will not be allowed entry to the facility.
  • Sheldon staff will be trained in safety and sanitation procedures.
  • All staff will be required to wear masks when inside the building and in public spaces including inside the concert hall. PPE will be available to staff members who do not provide their own.

Cleaning and Sanitation:

  • We are pleased to announce the installation of MERV13 filters throughout The Sheldon! In addition, the HVAC system turns the air over in the concert hall every 9 minutes!
  • Enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures will be in place throughout public areas, including frequent sanitation of credit card terminals, hard surfaces such as table tops and counters, light switches, elevator buttons, bathroom faucets, sinks, toilets, door handles and push/pull bars, etc.
  • HVAC system will turn over air inside concert hall every 9 minutes.
  • Hand sanitizing stations with at least 70% alcohol formulas will be located throughout The Sheldon, including at arrival stations, box office, at the bar and in staff work areas.
  • Increased cleaning during all events using CDC approved cleansers.

Concert Postponement + Cancellation Updates

Thank you to all of our wonderful patrons who have been so supportive of us over these past months.

Here are the latest updates on our cancelled or postponed events:

Sheldon Art Galleries: “Golf the Galleries” RESCHEDULED to open July 3!

SFJAZZ Collective, March 14, 2020: Cancelled. Refunds will be automatically applied.

Coffee Concerts: Ian Walsh and Kevin Buckley, March 17 & 18, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase, or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Wendy Gordon, March 17, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at the original point of purchase.

Welcome to Night Vale, March 20, 2020: CANCELLED. Ticket buyers will be automatically refunded.

STL Rebel Con, March 21 and 22, 2020: Postponed. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis, March 23 and 24, 2020: Postponed. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

BANFF Film Festival, March 25 and 26, 2020: Cancelled. Tickets will be automatically refunded.

Trey Kennedy, March 27, 2020: POSTPONED. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date TBD.

The Sheldon Gala with Renée Elise Goldsberry, March 28, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers have the option to request a refund or donate their tickets back to The Sheldon though May 8.

David Halen, Violin, April 1, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

An Evening Honoring Military Veterans, April 3, 2020: Cancelled. Tickets will be automatically refunded.

Brothers Lazaroff, April 4, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

The Steeldrivers, April 4, 2020: RESCHEDULED to October 16, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

John Pizzarelli, April 18, 2020: RESCHEDULED as a virtual event on June 19, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys, April 21 and 22, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Asleep at the Wheel, April 24, 2020: RESCHEDULED to June 11, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Tionol, April 25, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers will be automatically refunded.

Bjorn Ranheim, Cello, April 29, 2020: RESCHEDULED to March 17, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Sheldon Speakeasy, May 1, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, May 2, 2020: RESCHEDULED to September 17, 2021! Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Einav Yarden, May 6, 2020: RESCHEDULED to March 23, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets – they will be honored for the new date.

Matinee Concert: The 442s, May 9, 2020: CANCELLED. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Noam Pikelny and Andrew Marlin, May 9, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Celebrating Al Jarreau, May 10, 2020: RESCHEDULED to February 14, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis, May 11, 2020: Postponed. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Alarm Will Sound, May 15, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Chamber Music Project – St. Louis, May 19, 2020: Cancelled. Tickets will be automatically refunded.

Tom Papa, June 18, 2021: RESCHEDULED to January 28, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Neko Case, June 26, 2020: CANCELLED. Ticket buyers will be automatically refunded.

Clannad, September 10, 2020: RESCHEDULED to September 15, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Tommy Emmanuel, September 17 & 18, 2020: RESCHEDULED to July 9 & 10, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Paula Poundstone, September 25, 2020: RESCHEDULED to August 13, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Pat Metheny, October 17, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers will be contacted with options.

Flamenco Vivo – Carlota Santana, October 21, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers will be contacted with options.

Yonder Mountain String Band, October 28, 2020: RESCHEDULED to February 27, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Count Basie Orchestra, November 6, 2020: Cancelled. Ticket buyers will be contacted with options.

Coffee Concert: Dean Christopher: A Tribute to Dean Martin, November 10 and 11, 2020: RESCHEDULED to November 9 and 10, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Coffee Concert: Winter Wonderland, December 8 and 9, 2020: RESCHEDULED to December 7 and 8, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

A John Waters Christmas, December 14, 2020RESCHEDULED to December 13, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Alarm Will Sound, January 15, 2021: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Roger Kaza, January 20, 2021: RESCHEDULED to June 14, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Great Guitars, January 20, 2021: RESCHEDULED to May 7, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Rosanne Cash, February 12, 2021: RESCHEDULED to February 11, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Paris Combo, February 17, 2021: Cancelled. Ticket buyers will be contacted with their options.

David Halen, March 3, 2021: POSTPONED. A new date will be announced.

Bessie, Billie and Nina, March 6, 2021: RESCHEDULED to March 5, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Coffee Concert: Janet Evra, March 16 and 17, 2021: RESCHEDULED to March 15 and 16, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Croce Sings Croce, March 19, 2021: RESCHEDULED to March 18, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Zakir Hussain, April 1, 2021: Cancelled. Tickets buyers will be contacted with their options.

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, April 16 2021: RESCHEDULED to October 22, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Coffee Concert: Anita Jackson, April 20 and 21, 2021: RESCHEDULED to April 19 and 20, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Coffee Concert: Erin Bode, May 11 and 12, 2021: RESCHEDULED to October 12 and 13, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Mark O’Connor Band, April 22, 2021: Cancelled. Ticket buyers may request a refund at point of purchase or donate their tickets to The Sheldon.

Southern Journey featuring Dom Flemons, May 14, 2021: RESCHEDULED to October 15, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Todd Snider, June 2, 2021: RESCHEDULED to November 19, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

 

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