COVID-19 Updates

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Sheldon Vaccination and Testing Policy

Beginning April 22, 2022, The Sheldon will no longer require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to attend concerts or events. As previously announced, masks are also no longer required for entry. For the health and safety of patrons, volunteers, staff and artists, The Sheldon recommends masking at all times, unless eating or drinking, especially for those who are unvaccinated.

Masking and vaccination policies are subject to change at the request of the performer or event organizer, and guests are encouraged to check The Sheldon’s website for the most updated information. Ticket holders will also be contacted directly if the policy for their event differs from general Sheldon policies.

The Sheldon will continue to carefully monitor COVID safety recommendations and policies from the Centers for Disease Control, and our fellow arts organizations in the Grand Center District, and will not hesitate to change this policy should conditions change.

All public facing staff, including ushers, bartenders, security personnel and box office staff will remain masked, and are required to be fully vaccinated.

  • Mask and vaccination policies are subject to change at the request of the performer or event organizer.  Please check the website for information about individual events. 
  • Ticket holders will be contacted directly if the policy for their event differs from general Sheldon policies.
  • All public facing staff, including ushers, bartenders, security personnel and box office staff will remain masked.
  • The Sheldon will also maintain a flexible ticket exchange policy throughout the season to accommodate any health and safety-related concerns
  • This policy will be re-evaluated as vaccination and transmission rates change over the coming months.

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 April 22, 2022, The Sheldon will no longer require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to attend concerts or events. As previously announced, masks are also no longer required for entry. For the health and safety of patrons, volunteers, staff and artists, The Sheldon recommends masking at all times, unless eating or drinking, especially for those who are unvaccinated.

Masking and vaccination policies are subject to change at the request of the performer or event organizer, and guests are encouraged to check The Sheldon’s website for the most updated information. Ticket holders will also be contacted directly if the policy for their event differs from general Sheldon policies.

The Sheldon will continue to carefully monitor COVID safety recommendations and policies from the Centers for Disease Control, and our fellow arts organizations in the Grand Center District, and will not hesitate to change this policy should conditions change.

All public facing staff, including ushers, bartenders, security personnel and box office staff will remain masked, and are required to be fully vaccinated.

  • Mask and vaccination policies are subject to change at the request of the performer or event organizer.  Please check the website for information about individual events. 
  • Ticket holders will be contacted directly if the policy for their event differs from general Sheldon policies.
  • All public facing staff, including ushers, bartenders, security personnel and box office staff will remain masked.
  • The Sheldon will also maintain a flexible ticket exchange policy throughout the season to accommodate any health and safety-related concerns
  • This policy will be re-evaluated as vaccination and transmission rates change over the coming months.

Staff, Artist & Vendor Guidelines:

  • Musicians and artist teams will be required to follow COVID-19 safety procedures and protocols at all times.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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:

STL Rebel Con, March 21 and 22, 2020: CANCELLED. Ticket buyers will be automatically refunded.

Einav Yarden, May 6, 2020: RESCHEDULED to March 15, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets – they will be honored for the new date.

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

Paula Poundstone, September 25, 2020: RESCHEDULED to April 30, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

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

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 May 8, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

An Evening with Drew + Ellie Holcomb, February 26, 2021: RESCHEDULED to February 23, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

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.

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.

Rick Wakeman, November 19, 2021: RESCHEDULED to March 6, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

An Evening with Tony Winner Laura Benanti, January 21, 2022: RESCHEDULED to April 29, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Dianne Reeves, January 22, 2022: RESCHEDULED to April 7, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

Valentine’s a la Flamenca, February 12, 2022: RESCHEDULED to May 13, 2022. Ticket buyers should retain their tickets; they will be honored for the new date.

 

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