Grammy-nominated percussionist and vocalist Pedrito Martinez leads his Afro-Cuban quintet in a high energy blend of Cuban timba, traditional rumba and the sacred sounds of Yoruba. Recently named Jazz Percussionist of The Year, by the Jazz Journalists Association, Martinez has recorded or performed with numerous musicians including Paul Simon, Wynton Marsalis, Paquito D’Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, Ruben Blades, Dave Matthews and Sting, and has contributed to over 75 albums.

All prices include a $1 per ticket historic preservation fee.

Join us for our brand new pre-show dining experience!

The Sheldon is pleased to host a Cuban-inspired pre-show buffet dinner before the  concert provided by local restaurant Mayo Ketchup.

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sheldon Ballroom. Dinner tickets are $38 per person (including gratuity) with a cash bar available.

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Mayo Ketchup was created to give family, friends and the community a warm, welcoming, casual space to come together for an experience like no other in the St. Louis area. As a team, Mayo Ketchup brings the flavors, hospitality, spirit and passion of Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Cuba to life.

Mini Cheese Empanadas
Garden Salad
Ropa Vieja (shredded beef)
Black Beans
White Rice
Maduros (ripe plantains)
Guava Pastelitos

Orders are due by Wednesday, October 11 at 12 p.m. Dinner does not include a concert ticket. 


The Sheldon’s Rhythm & Jazz Series is underwritten by the Steward Family Foundation

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