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JUNE 23

442s

Combining two members of the world-class St. Louis Symphony and two of the city’s finest jazz musicians, The 442s are a genre-defying acoustic quartet named for the modern standard tuning of 442 Hz. Brought together by the innovative and inspired [...]

JULY 6-7

Erika Johnson Sings The Rolling Stones

Vocalist Erika Johnson returns to the Bistro stage, and this time she's put together a show unlike any other. After digging deep into the crates, Johnson put together a collection of Rolling Stones songs that will leave audiences hearing both [...]

JULY 13-14

Lamar Harris presents Headnotic

Lamar Harris’s intensely creative sound soothes the ears with melodic, abstract melodies that leave audiences craving for more. The music forces the listener’s mind and soul inside the sounds, releasing their energy into a place of solitude and relaxation.  Headnotic [...]

JULY 20-21

Emily Wallace with The Funky Butt Horns

"The best musicians are the true storytellers. The people who need to sing in order to feel whole and treat lyrics like breaths of fresh air to the lungs of a dying soul. They climb on any stage and just [...]

JULY 27-28

Anita Jackson

Soulful and swinging, one of St. Louis’s premier ladies of song, Anita Jackson, makes her return to the bistro, leading a two-night run.  Jackson endears herself to audiences wherever she performs, leaving a lasting impact with her powerful voice and [...]

AUG 3-4

Groovin’ on Grover Washington Jr. w/ Tim Cunningham, Montez Coleman, & John King

A Godfather of soul & groove based jazz, saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr.’s legacy is celebrated with an all-star show featuring saxophonist Tim Cunningham, bassist John King, keyboardist Pete Ruthenburg, guitarist Leland Crenshaw, and drummer Montez Coleman.  You’ll hear this group [...]

AUG 17-18

Denise Thimes sings Roberta Flack

In a career that spans over three decades, Denise Thimes has truly been one of the most cherished voices of modern jazz, and for two-nights she'll fill the Bistro with the sounds of one of the greatest songstresses of our [...]

AUG 24-25

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects formed in 1998 as a traditional jazz trio with piano, bass and drums. Having been influenced by so many other styles of music, it was evident early on that "traditional" was not the word to describe the [...]

SEP 7-8

Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band

In a few short years, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band have built their reputation as the hard-hitting, world-class, force-of-R-&-B-nature beyond comparison.  People everywhere have done more than just take notice as this young-blooded crew has brought their [...]

SEP 14-15

Brother’s Lazaroff w/ special guest Peter Martin

Describing Brothers Lazaroff and the music they play is no easy task.  Shapeshifting through endless configurations, the group floats across genres playing their catalog of original songs with a family of some of St. Louis’ finest musicians.  The Brothers will augment their [...]

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Jazz St. Louis is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to lead our community
in advancing the uniquely American art of jazz through live performance, education and outreach

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