Edward Jones Dome
901 N. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
Date: Sept 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Beyonce’s Formation World Tour is a celebration of her game-changing “Lemonade” album. The staging for this all-stadium tour includes a 60-foot rotating LED box called the Monolith, a treadmill runway, and a secondary stage that houses 2,000 gallons of water. Each rotation of the Monolith opens a new section of the show which corresponds to the chapters in the “Lemonade” album.The tour is drawing rave reviews for its production values, vocal power and sheer entertainment.
Fabulous Fox Theatre
527 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
The Fox will play host for this powerful R&B double bill concert supporting the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ club. The evening opens with an awards show, celebrating the achievements of local youth, volunteers, and generous community members. Then three-time Grammy nominee El Debarge will take the stage, followed by Chaka Khan herself, who has won a whopping 10 Grammy awards. Support this great cause and enjoy an evening of rocking entertainment.
Peabody Opera House
1400 Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Date: Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Cedric will definitely entertain you with his comedic talents, but the real star of this show will be Cedric’s featured guest, Aretha Franklin. Ms. Franklin has been the undisputed Queen of Soul for nearly six decades, and she shows no sign of slowing down. Her hits span half a century, from her gospel roots to her current Diva status, including titles like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “Chain of Fools,” and “A Rose Is Still A Rose.” Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening listen to a voice that is widely considered one of America’s national treasures.
3648 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
This is the inaugural event for an annual UNCF benefit gala that will make a welcome addition to the St. Louis music and charity scenes. The event acknowledges UNCF’s local Youth Scholarship recipient and honors their Person of the Year Award recipient. This year’s Person of the Year is the actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer. This year’s musical highlight will be a live performance by national recording artist Ledisi, which will be a treat in the Sheldon’s perfect acoustical environment. All proceeds benefit the United Negro College Fund.
6161 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
Date: Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Hiatus Kaiyote is a future-soul group from Australia. They were nominated for a Grammy for their song “Nakamarra” in 2013, which they recorded with Q-Tip. Hiatus Kaiyote is a multi-dimensional group, and R&B is just part of their repertoire. Expect and eclectic performance at The Pageant, with smooth tunes from a variety of genres.