Events Calendar

Key to Music Genre Codes:
A=Americana, B=Blues, Bg=Bluegrass, C=Country, Ca=Cajun, F=Folk, J=Jazz, LM=Louisiana Mix, Lt=Latin, OT=Old Time, P=Pop, Pa=Polka, R=Rock, RB=R&B, RR=Roots Rock, Ry= Rockabilly, Ss=Singer/Songwriter, Sw=Swing, Z=Zydeco

Check with the venue to verify bookings, the music business is very volatile!
Additional listings can be found at the KDHX concert calendar,
Folkfire Calendar
, or St. Louis Live Music. For dance group activity go to Dance Groups.

April 2018
check the Clubs & Venues link for club locations
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Sunday April 1 Charlie Walden & Pat Plunkett - fiddle/piano Focal Point 2:00pm
  contra dance with Charlie Walden & friends, caller Ted Steele Monday Club 7:00pm
Thursday April 5 Spencer Bohren - Americana music/storyteller from New Orleans Joe's Cafe 8:00pm
  Dave Stone Trio (J) Dark Room in Grand Ctr 9:30pm
April 6 - 7
Big Muddy Folk Festival & BBQ
if you like quilts, check out their home page!
Boonville, MO see link for schedule
Friday April 6 Spencer Bohren - Americana music/storyteller from New Orleans Focal Point 8:00pm
  Soulard Art Gallery - Alchemy: Water & Pigment exhibit opening 12th & Russell
  Bottlesnakes - boogie & blues piano/guitar duo Schlafly Bottleworks 9:00pm
Saturday April 7 Caller's Choice contra dance with Ellen Gomez & friends Monday Club 7:00pm
  Ragged Blade Trio Dierberg's in Des Peres 5:30-8:30pm
  Willi Carlisle Goehring - old time from the Ozarks Focal Point 8:00pm
Sunday April 8 Arcadia Dance Orchestra - TJ Muller's big band Christ Church Cathedral ($10)
1210 Locust St - downtown
  contra dance with Music Folk String Band, caller Bob Green Monday Club 7:00pm
  Gurf Morlix (Ss) - an evening with Off Broadway - seated show 8:00pm
Tuesday April 10 Earth Day film series presents - This Cold Life - Webster University Moore Auditorium (free) 7:30pm
Thursday April 12 Martin Carthy - English folk singer - with Eimear Arkins - Irish fiddle Focal Point ($25/$30)
recommend advance tickets
  Sweet & Low - Cecilia & Adam (R,P) Joe's Cafe ($10, BYOB) 8:00pm
Friday April 13 St Louis English Country dance with Original Speckled Band Brentwood UCC
2400 S. Brentwood Blvd
  Martin Carthy/Eimear Arkins - English folk singer with Irish fiddle Focal Point
(SOLD OUT, see Thursday)
  The Tillers with Pert Near Sandstone Off Broadway 8:00pm
Saturday April 14 Liquid Gold (C) - celebrating birthdays of 3 of their spring chickens! Joe Clark's - Fenton 6:30-9:30pm
  Aching Hearts EP release (F,C) Focal Point 8:00pm
  Joey Kenig & Roger Netherton Stone Spiral Coffee (tips) 7:30-10:00pm
  Midwest Jazz-Tette with Valerie Tickachek Webster Groves Concert Hall ($15) 7:30pm
Sunday April 15 contra dance with Doss Branch String Ticklers (Ellen Gomez), caller Mac McKeever Monday Club 7:00pm
April 18 - 21
musical play - Avenue Q - lyrics co-written by Robert Lopez (Book of Mormon) & Jeff Marx Meramec Community College theatre (free) 7:30pm, Sun-2:00pm
Thursday April 19 Brothers Lazeroff - (A) Joe's Cafe ($10, BYOB) 8:00pm
  Shawn Pittman, Aaron Griffin & Willie J. Campbell (B) Blues City Deli 6:00-8:00pm
April 20 - 22
TIONOL! St. Louis' annual Irish festival/gathering Fri-Focal Point, Sat-Sheldon Concert Hall, Sun-jamming at McGurk's in Soulard  
April 20 - 21
Kevin Bowers - Nova (J) Jazz St Louis at the Bistro - 2 sets nightly 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Friday April 20 Childgrove English Country Dance - Tu' Penny Uprights with caller Jon Sivier Monday Club 7:00pm
  St Louis Square Dance with The Last Minute Men The Stage at KDHX 7:30pm
Saturday April 21 contra dance with Campeau Creek Boys, caller Lisa Harris Monday Club 7:00pm
Sunday April 22 Sunset Stomp - St Louis Jazz Club Concert Doubletree Hotel - Westport 2:00-4:30pm
  Eddie Korosa & the Boys from Illinois - St Louis Metro Polka Club dance Polish Hall
826 Greenwood, Madison, IL
  Waltz Party with Halcyon Light Orchestra, dance workshop 6pm Monday Club 6:00-9:00pm
Monday April 23 St Louis English Country dance with Original Speckled Band Focal Point 7:30pm
  Symphony Chaco - Meramec Concert Choir & Orchestra w/UMSL Univ. Singers & Percussion, guest Artist R. Carlos Nakai (native American flute) Touhill Performing Arts Center - UMSL
free concert
Tuesday April 24 Earth Day film series, River to the Heart Webster University Moore Auditorium (free) 7:30pm
Wednesday April 25 Songbird Cafe - Will Kimbrough, Tommy Womack, Matraca Berg, Marshall Chapman Focal Point ($44)
advance tickets recommended
Thursday April 26 Lindsay Beaver & 24th St. Wailers Blues City Deli 6:00-8:00pm
  Peter Case (Ss) The Stage at KDHX ($20) 7:30pm
  Hooten Hallers (R,A) - with Kellie Everett on sax, vocals Off Broadway ($10/$12) 8:00pm
April 27 - 29
St Louis English Country Dancers Playford Ball Weekend! see link for schedule & location of events - the Ball is Saturday night  
Friday April 27 Greg Silsby (B,A) Focal Point 8:00pm
Saturday April 28 Vlach Village Bulgarian Dance workshop 1-4pm, culture session 4-5pm, potluck 5:30pm & evening dance party-7:30pm University United Methodist Church see flyer on Facebook
  Tempest! anniversary tour Focal Point ($20/$25) 8:00pm
Sunday April 29 Dave Hylla's Good Times Band, Polish Hall 101 year Anniversary - food, dancing & fun

Polish Hall,
826 Greenwood, Madison, IL

  contra dance with the Root Diggers, caller Jim Hemphill Monday Club 7:00pm
  tribute to Duke Ellington's Birthday - Christopher Parish Octet Focal Point ($15/$20) 7:00pm
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