Calendar

December/January

December 4 (Wed): 

Broadway Oyster Bar – Voodoo Rolling Stones 

COCA (Center of Creative Arts) – 7p; Joyful Vocal Concert; Join us in celebrating the holiday season with Joyful, a festive repertoire of musical theatre, pop, traditional & winter favorites from COCA’s vocal companies, Allegro & Adagio 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p; Alicia Olatuja; Originally from St. Louis, Alicia Olatuja has been astounding audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor 

Powell Hall – 7:30p; Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis; Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World” and “Brazilian Sleigh Ride,” Big Band Holidays is an uplifting holiday program that’s sure to brighten up your season 

PSOP (Belleville) – 6p; Monthly meeting of the Gateway East Artists’ Guild; GEAG is a non-profit group that promotes the visual arts in the Metro-East community; GEAG is an organization for art enthusiasts with ALL levels of skill; The meetings are open to the public.   

SqWires Restaurant and Annex – 5p; Tastings & Tunes featuring Mike Mattingly; Free Wine Tasting 5:30-7:00pm; Live Music by Mike Mattingly 6:00-8:30pm 

The Fabulous Fox – 7:30p; Wicked; So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle 

December 5 (Thurs): 

1860’s Saloon – 6p; Andrew Dahle; live music by local singer-songwriter Andrew Dahle 

Abend & Garfield Streets (Belleville) – 5p-9p; The 5th Annual Old Belleville Historical Luminary Walk; streets are lined with candle lit luminaries, neighborhood museums are open, a secret passage to the Emma Kunz house, decorated homes are open for view, carolers singing, seasonal refreshments available and St. Nicholas might be seen 

Blue Strawberry STL – 8p; Debby Lennon’s Holiday Show; Nick Schlueter, Piano & Jeremy Pfeffer, Bass 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Downtown (Belleville)  8:30-11a; Gingerbread 5k Run/Walk  

El Volcán Discoteque – 9p; DownRight Entertainment & Ronin Productions proudly present: Bleep BloopMeso, Patches O’Malley, Letters 

Jazz St. Louis – 11a; Alicia Olatuja; See Description on 12/04 

Joe’s Café – 8p; The Funky Butt Holiday Warmup; The Funky Butt Brass Band was formed in St. Louis, Missouri in 2007 by six talented musicians who respect and revere the New Orleans brass band tradition 

Lincoln Theatre (Belleville) – 7:30p; Rock and Roll/ Holiday extravaganza stars Branson’s David Brooks tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Charles & Little Richard with The Lonesome Hearts Band plus Everett Dean tribute to Elvis, The Beatles & Chuck Berry (and other great artists) 

National Blues Museum – 6p-9p; Sittin‘ on the Porch Thursday Night Jam Sessions; These events are just that – jam sessions – where musicians can just show up and join in the fun. NBM volunteer Jesse Lopez will be running the jam session here at the National Blues Museum! It’s FREE to attend, just bring your own gear. 

Old Rock House – 7p; Pert Near Sandstone & Arkansauce 

Syberg’s – 8p; Clint & Co duo (Clint Wilson and Dan Martin) play your favorite tunes 

The Dark Room – 9:30p; Scooter Brown: Thursday Night Revue; No cover ever. Good vibes always! A gift courtesy of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p & 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 8p; Adam Maness Trio 

December 6 (Fri): 

Atomic Cowboy – 9p; Jake’s Leg 

Bostwick Studio (Edwardsville) – 12p-7p; Annual Bostwick & Friends Studio Fete & Holiday Sale; featuring the works of Anita Cooper, Jean Lanham-Curvey, Nancy Davis, Jackie Gomez, Christina MacMorran, Linda J Miller, Jim Sabo, C. Alana Tibbets – showing jewelry, stained glass, pastels, paintings, photography, mixed media art dolls & clay 

Delmar Hall – 7p; Watch What Crappens w/ Ben Mandelker & Ronnie Karam: A Podcast ’bout Bravo at Delmar Hall 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Downtown (Mascoutah) – 6:30p; Annual Lighted Christmas Parade 

Family Arena (St Charles) – 7p-10:30p; 4&20: The Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 

Fubar Lounge – 7p; Thirty Six Red: Face To Face EP Release Party w/ Guests Name It Now! Amethyst, And Vague Topic 

Jazz St. Louis – Alicia Olatuja; See Description on 12/04 

Link Auditorium – 7:30p; Tribute Series VIII – Unglued STL w/ the music of Stone Temple Pilots, followed by Rearview Mirror with the music of Pearl Jam! 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Stand-Up Jesus 

Pop’s (Sauget) – 6p; Static-X & DevilDriver – Wisconsin Death Trip Anniversary Tour 

Powell Hall – 10:30a; Baroque Fireworks; Brilliant brass gleam in Handel’s celebratory Music for the Royal Fireworks and Water Music. Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 features the famous “Air on a G string.” 

Seven (Belleville)  9p; Ahna Schoenhoff 

St. Louis Science Center – 6p; First Friday: I Love the 90’s; Kick it old school at our First Friday celebrating all things 1990s. Stop by the Gak Lab, check out Y2K technology, jam out to the greatest hits of the decade, and relive middle school science class with episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy. See a 90s science fiction film in the OMNIMAX Theater free at 10pm; First Fridays are free but some activities are ticketed 

The Fabulous Fox – 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Gaslight Theater – 8p; “A Life In The Theater” by David Mamet 

The Gogh-Getters at Sacred Grounds Cafe (Edwardsville) – 7p-9p; Opening Reception: An exhibition of the works of Dan Anderson & Steve Hartman; plus 8th year anniversary of Gogh-Getters Gallery 

The Grandel – 7p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” by John Wolbers 

The Monocle – 8p; Rak The Casbah: A Night of Belly Electric Rock with Final Veil 

The Novel Neighbor – 6p; Upcycled Craft Night @ The Novel Neighbor by Perennial 

The Pageant – 8p; O.A.R. – The Mighty Fall Tour; w/ Riker & The Beachcombers 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p-1a; Scattergun Jack 

Webster University (Webster Groves) – 8p; Jane Austin Festival; The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Webster University and the Jane Austen Society of North America’s St. Louis region are proud to present our Jane Austen Festival, running December 6-8 throughout Webster University’s campus 

Wild Carrot – 7:30p; Time Travelers Ball: A Fundraiser for Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation 

December 7 (Sat): 

American Legion (Mascoutah) – 7p; 13th Annual Friends of Bluegrass Show featuring George Portz 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Zach Deputy 

Bennie’s (Belleville)  6p; 3X’s The Limit 

Blue Strawberry STL – 8p; The Drinkwater Brothers 

Bostwick Studio (Edwardsville) – 10a-5p; Annual Bostwick & Friends Studio Fete & Holiday Sale; featuring the works of Anita Cooper, Jean Lanham-Curvey, Nancy Davis, Jackie Gomez, Christina MacMorran, Linda J Miller, Jim Sabo, C. Alana Tibbets – showing jewelry, stained glass, pastels, paintings, photography, mixed media art dolls & clay 

Cherokee Street – 10a-6p; 12th Annual Cherokee Print Bazaar; StL’s largest local, handmade, holiday shopping event featuring 100+ artists and thousands of one-of-a-kind gifts 

Cherokee Street – 6p; St. Louis Krampusnacht Pub Crawl 2019; Stops include: Yaquis, B-Side, Whiskey Ring, Fortune Teller Bar and Earthbound Beer. There is no charge to participate in the crawl. Costumes are encouraged but not required. But there will be prizes for the best costumes, so dress up! St. Louis Krampusnacht is a growing St. Louis festival inspired by the Krampus celebrations of Europe 

Delmar Hall – 8p; An Evening w/ Metal Blade Records’ Anacrusis at Delmar Hall 

Downtown (Belleville) – 8:30a Start Time: Gingerbread 5k Run / Walk 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Downtown (Edwardsville) – 9a-12p; 7th Annual Land of Goshen Community Market featuring artisans, baked goods, crafters, locally grown items, and unique, boutique gifts and products from our neighborhood and the surrounding communities; free crafts for children, caroling from local groups, and more 

Drost Park (Maryville)  Frosty Frolic 5k Run/Walk; reg 8a; run 9a; benefits American Cancer Society 

Europe Night Club – 10p; Disco Donnie Presents and B&W Productions proudly bring you: Eptic & Tynan 

Jazz St. Louis – Alicia Olatuja; See Description on 12/04 

O’Fallon Station (O’Fallon) – 10a-2p; Tinsel Around Town Winter Farmers Market 

Off Broadway – 7:30p; Steve Forbert–Seated show 

Papa Vito’s Downtown (Belleville) – 7-10p; Mikey B 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Stand-Up Jesus 

Powell Hall – 1p; St. Louis Children’s Choirs: Holiday Magic; The St. Louis Children’s Choirs proudly presents its 2019 Holiday Concert – “Holiday Magic” with guest artist, Eli Magic. The SLSO is not appearing as part of this event 

Powell Hall – 8p; Baroque Fireworks; See description on 12/06 

Seven (Belleville)  9p; Gavin M 

Soulard (STL) – 44th Annual Holiday Parlour Tour; Dec 7 & 8 

The Fabulous Fox – 2p & 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 (closed caption performance) 

The Gaslight Theater – 8p; “A Life In The Theater” by David Mamet 

The Grandel – 4p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” by John Wolbers 

The Monocle – 8p; Jordan Rooks’ A Magical Journey; a high energy magic show that is good for the whole family! He’s worked with the best magicians in the world, and now he brings his show to The Monocle! 

The Pageant – 8p; Louis The Child – Here For Now Tour; Louis the Child have partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket will go to organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it; www.plus1.org 

The Ready Room – 7p; 2nd annual STL Women of Rock Showcase – Benefit for STL Area Foodbank; 2019’s featured bands are: Crystal Lady, Ahna Schoenhoff, Mammoth Piano, and Tiger Rider! “St. Louis has an incredible LIVE music scene, with music to fit everyone’s taste. Rock, pop, jazz, blues, you name it … we’ve got it! One thing STL is lucky to have is some awesome bands with ROCKING lead ladies! Thanks to this show, last year we were able to provide over 3600 meals to hungry members of our community and we are looking to do even better this year!” 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p-1a; Well Hungarians 

Webster University (Webster Groves) – 8p; Jane Austin Festival; See description on 12/06 

December 8 (Sun): 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Ethical Society (StL– 12:30p-2:30p; Opening Reception for Mark Witzling exhibition of larger and smaller paintings, and paintings on both panel and paper 

Jazz St. Louis – Alicia Olatuja; See Description on 12/04 

Powell Hall – 3p; Baroque Fireworks; See description on 12/06 

Soulard (STL) – 44th Annual Holiday Parlour Tour; Dec 7 & 8 

St Clare Catholic Church (O’Fallon)  7:30p-10p; A Masterworks Chorale Christmas Concert: Both Ancient and New featuring candlelight procession and favorite carols, full orchestra plus sing-a-long and pre & post receptions 

 St. James Parish Center (Millstadt) – 10a-5p; 25th Annual Weihnachtsfest (German Christmas Festival); craft fair opens at 10:00 am, holiday Cookie Walk, German food (sauerbraten, bratwurst, schnitzel, potato pancakes, red cabbage, sauerkraut, and strudel) will be served beginning 11:30 am; St. Nikolaus will arrive in a parade at 12:00 noon; Millstadt Community Choir, Waterloo German Band and St. Louis German Cultural Society Jugendgruppe (youth group) dancers; benefit Millstadt Sister Cities’ annual Youth Ambassadors Exchange and other programs with Gross-Bieberau, Germany 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p & 6:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Grandel – 2p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” By John Wolbers 

Webster University (Webster Groves) – 8p; Jane Austin Festival; See description on 12/06 

December 9 (Mon): 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

The Hett @ McKendree University (Lebanon) – 7:30p; McKendree Presents: USAF Band of Mid-America 

The Shaved Duck – 5:30p; Dizzy Atmosphere; unique blend of Hot Club hits, swing standards and Latin classics 

The Pageant – 8p; Scott Bradlee’s ‘A Very Postmodern Christmas’ 

Tick Tock Tavern – 7p-9p; Ghost Light Monday Night at Tick Tock; No Cover 

December 10 (Tues): 

Alpha Brewing Co – 7p; Lost Treasures of St. Louis with Cameron Collins; Join us for our Tuesday Night Lecture series, where Cameron Collins will discuss his book, “Lost Treasures of St. Louis!” 

Blueberry Hill Duck Room – 8p; The Get Up Kids w/ Hembree, SONTALK 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Funny Bone – 7:30p; Hacksaw Jim Duggan 2×4 Tour 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p & 9:30p; Jazz St. Louis Big Band plays Ellington’s Nutcracker; “Celebrate the Holidays with a special showcase of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite performed by the Jazz St. Louis Big Band” 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 7:30p; Bach Society Christmas Candlelight Concert; A St. Louis Christmas tradition, the Christmas Candlelight Concert is sure to leave you feeling merry and bright. Join us for an evening filled with Holiday cheer! The SLSO is not appearing as part of this event 

The Fabulous Fox – 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Heavy Anchor – 9p; Dizzy Birdy Comedy Hypnosis Stage Show 

The Pageant – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Highly Suspect w/ Slothrust 

December 11 (Wed): 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Goose 

Broadway Oyster Bar – 9:30p; Voodoo Highwaymen (Cash, Waylon, Willie, and Kris) 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: The Nixons & Sponge w/ Bleach 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Fubar – 6p; Backstage Productions Presents: Abigail Williams and Aenimus 

Gateway Convention Center (Collinsville) – 6p; Festival of Trees! 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p & 9:30p; Jazz St. Louis Big Band plays Ellington’s Nutcracker; See description on 12/10 

Morningside of Shiloh – 7p; Christmas Concert 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Schlafly Bottleworks (Maplewood) – 8p; Miss Jubilee; “Come dance away your mid-week blues with Miss Jubilee!” 

The Fabulous Fox – 2p & 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Pageant – 8p; Steel Panther – Heavy Metal Rules Tour 

December 12 (Thurs): 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Kitchen Dwellers w/ One Way Traffic & Grassfed 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Helium Comedy Club – Matt Braunger (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Mad TV) comes to St. Louis with his new hour of comedy to be taped for a new special early next year. Don’t miss it! 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p & 9:30p; Jazz St. Louis Big Band plays Ellington’s Nutcracker; See description on 12/10 

Off Broadway – 8p; Beth Bombara w/ Essential Knots 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Tamm Avenue Bar – 7p; Anthony Live 

The Heavy Anchor – 9p; Sweetheart, Satan Section, Biologist 

The Pageant – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: 311 w/ Boomtown United 

December 13 (Fri): 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Jamo Presents: Kung Fu 

Belle-Clair Expo Center (Belleville) – A Forever Vintage “Farmhouse Christmas” Market; Friday 3p-8p; Saturday 10a-5p; Sunday 10a-4p 

Blueberry Hill Duck Room – 8p; Life Without Wayne & Disturbing The Peace; w/ James Whalen 

Bottleneck Blues Bar (St. Charles) – 8p; Up All Night 

Columbia City Saloon (Columbia) – Alexandra Kay Trio; “Bring your friends and let’s have a party!” 

Crown Room – 8p; Disco Donnie Presents and B&W Productions proudly bring you: Breathe Carolina 

Delmar Hall – 8p; Matisyahu w/ Bedouin Soundclash 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Helium Comedy Club – Matt Braunger (Netflix) live; See description on 12/12 

Mitrata Nepal – Javier Mendoza Christmas Concert; “The Chapel seats 110 people, making for an intimate venue to enjoy Javier’s powerful, moving music. 20% of concert proceeds will benefit Mitrata, going towards our 40 under-sponsored children this year.” 

Off Broadway – 8p; Chris Knight 

Powell Hall – 2p & 7:30p; Mercy Holiday Celebration; Check laughter and cheer off your holiday list at Mercy Holiday Celebration with the SLSO. This unforgettable experience will put you in the holiday spirit and show you why thousands of St. Louis residents make this concert an annual tradition 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p-12a; BongoJak vs The Loop Machine 

Skeeter’s Pub (Staunton) – 9p; P-Nut and The Shells 

St Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – Mistletoe Market 

Stifel Theatre – 7:30p; 93.7 The Bull’s Santa Jam Benefitting Youth In Need; The lineup includes: Abby Anderson, Tenille Townes, Jon Langston, Jordan Davis, Chris Janson and Trea Landon! 

The Grandel – 7p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” By John Wolbers 

The Ready Room – 9:30p; Emo Nite at The Ready Room 

Venice Café – 9p; A Very Darrells Christmas! “Join us for our annual Christmas Party!” 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p; Black Top Boulevard Returns 

West Park Bowl (Columbia) – Alexandra Kay; 8p-12 

December 14 (Sat): 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Neal Francis 

Belle-Clair Expo Center (Belleville) – 10a-5p; A Forever Vintage “Farmhouse Christmas” Market; & Sunday 10a-4p 

Blueberry Hill Duck Room – 8p; Chadwick Stokes & The Pintos 

Delmar Hall – 8p; Foxing w/ Tonina & Jr. Clooney 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Dunham Hall @ SIUE (Edwardsville) – The Nutcracker at SIUE; During the holiday season, Turning Pointe Academy of Dance brings to life Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet, The Nutcracker. This year the performance spotlights local young dancers and professional guest artists: Robert Poe, founding member of The Big Muddy Dance Company -and- Ashley Hamann, former member of Missouri Ballet Theater 

Gaslight – 9p; FiftyTwo Thank You Show; Celebrating the completion of 52 singles in 52 weeks. Friends, family and special guests; Oddsoul and the sound w/ VERY special guests: Tim Leavy Band, Boxcar w/ individual special guests playing with Oddsoul and the sound 

 Good Weather Gallery (Edwardsville) – 12p-4p; Christmas Art Bizaar; shop various artworks from over 25 local artists 

Helium Comedy Club – Matt Braunger (Netflix) live; See description on 12/12 

Joe’s Cafe & Gallery – 8p; New Music Circle presents: Fred Frith 

Mitrata Nepal – Javier Mendoza Christmas Concert; See description on 12/13 

Off Broadway – 8p; Old 97’s Holiday Hoopla; Featuring Caseymagic (Diy Punk Rock Magician) & a special solo acoustic set by Rhett Miller 

Papa Vito’s Downtown (Belleville) – 7-10p; Mikey B 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 2p & 7:30p; Mercy Holiday Celebration; See description on 12/13 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p-12a; Brother Hiram 

St Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – Mistletoe Market 

The Back Room at Bottle and Barrel (Alton) – 8:30p; Garbage and No Doubt Tribute Night; Trashed- a Tribute to Garbage and Rock Steady- a Tribute to No Doubt 

The Grandel – 4p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” by John Wolbers 

The Grandel – 7p; 9th Annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo; Brothers Lazaroff take to The Grandel Theater for the second year in a row to host their 9th Annual Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo 

The Heavy Anchor – 9p; Buttercup (CD release) with sfyyrs, Blight Future (STL Post-Hardcore), R6 Implant (STL Heavy), & Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship (STL Electro/Comedy/Pop) 

The Ready Room – 8p; Mike Judy Presents: Brother Ali; w/ special guests: DJ LAST WORD & NUR-D 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p-1a; Vynal Tap 

December 15 (Sun): 

Arts & Humanities Theatre @ SWIC (Belleville)  3p; The Life of Tim Venhaus: A Film Retrospective;  a chance to celebrate a film makers life, hear his voice again, and savor the impact he had on so many 

BB’s Jazz, Blues N Soups – 8p; Watermelon Slim LIVE 

Belle-Clair Expo Center (Belleville) – 10a-4p; A Forever Vintage “Farmhouse Christmas” Market 

COCA (Center of Creative Arts) – 1p; COCA presents: Winter Rep: A Movement in Color; Featuring all three COCA Dance Ensembles— COCAdance, Ballet Eclectica and the COCA Hip-Hop Crew— celebrating the work of artists of color, including Marcus Jarrell Willis, formerly with Alvin Ailey; Claudia Schreier, the award-winning Artistic Director of Claudia Schreier & Company; and Amari Marshall, commercial hip-hop dancer and choreographer for Janet Jackson and many others 

Delmar Hall – 6p; RockHouse Ent Presents: Kleon the Comedian 

Doits Village Inn (Pontoon Beach) – 2p; Doits Village Inn Presents “Scott and Mechelle 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

First Presbyterian Church (Alton) – 3p; St Louis Brass Band Christmas Concert with St. Louis Youth Brass Band 

Gaslight – 8:30p; Gaslight’s Open Mic with Mark Zschiegner! 

Grafton Winery & Brewhaus (Grafton) – 2p; Borderline; acoustic show 

Mitrata Nepal – 6p; Javier Mendoza Christmas Concert; See description on 12/13 

Off Broadway – 8p; Marshall Crenshaw 

Old Rock House – 7p; The Motet: Speed of Light Tou w/ support from: Exmag 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 2p & 7:30p; Mercy Holiday Celebration; See description on 12/13 

St Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – Mistletoe Market 

St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Belleville) – 3p; The Belleville Philharmonic Society of Belleville presents: “Christmas Wonders” with the Philharmonic Chorale and Orchestra; Dr. Robert Hart Baker, Conductor 

St Paul United Church of Christ (Belleville) – 3p; Metro East Community Chorale Annual Christmas Concert; traditional and contemporary Christmas music, spiritual/gospel music, Christmas Carols and holiday favorites, accompanied by an orchestra, with Ms. Carol Brookshier at the piano, directed by Stephen Wilson 

The Dark Room – 11:30a; Brunchin‘ w/ Tommy Halloran 

The Grandel – 4p; “It’s a Wonderful Life” By John Wolbers 

The Judson House – 6p; Steve Davis Christmas Show with Nick Schlueter & Chris Turnbaugh 

The Pageant – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Phantogram w/ Matt Maeson 

The Wildey Theatre (Edwardsville) – 2p; Interactive White Christmas 

December 16 (Mon): 

Chez Marilyn (Alton) – 5p; Hill Williams Live; Free Show 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

The Pageant – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Angels and Airwaves w/ I Don’t Know How but They Found Me 

December 17 (Tues): 

* Bennie’s Pizza Pub (Belleville) – 6p-9p; Pizza, Pencils & Pints – A Social Drawing Event; great food & drink & lotsa art supplies; come be social and share your artistic inspirations. Very family friendly. Co-sponsored by Belleville Screen Print Company and Gesso Magazine; every third Tuesday; All Skill Levels Welcome!! 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Palaye Royale w/ The Federal Empire 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

The Ready Room – 7p; Disco Donnie Presents, B&W Productions, and The Ready Room welcome: Cashmere Cat – Princess Catgirl Tour 

December 18 (Wed): 

1818 Chophouse (Edwardsville) – 6p; Lanny & Julie Live Music in the Bistro 

4 Hands Brewing Company – 5p; Lego Night; We’ve got a bunch of legos and we always have a bunch of beer, so that calls for a Lego Night! All ages are welcome! 

Broadway Oyster Bar – 9:30p; Voodoo Led Zeppelin 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Greek Fire w/ Hounds 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p; Nate Smith & Kinfolk 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Pop’s (Sauget) – 8p; Riff Raff: Cranberry Vampire Tour 

Powell Hall – 7:30p; A Gospel Christmas; Celebrate the holiday season with the SLSO, IN UNISON Chorus and Kennedy Holmes as they perform Gospel renditions of your holiday favorites. This powerful performance is a perfect way to celebrate the joyous season 

Renaissance STL Airport Hotel – 7p; Sean Coray Solo Acoustic 

The Wildey Theatre (Edwardsville) – 7:30p; The Erin Bode Group Holiday Concert 

 World Chess Hall of Fame – 7p; Monthly Music Series: Soul of Christmas with Brian Owens in concert with the Adam Maness Trio in a program of soulful holiday classics sure to get you in the spirit of the season 

December 19 (Thurs): 

1860’s Saloon – 6p; live music by local singer-songwriter Andrew Dahle 

Blueberry Hill Duck Room – 8p; KSHE 95 – Real Rock Radio welcomes: Trigger Hippy 

Cigar Inn Jazz Club (Belleville) – 6p; Blues & NFL Night; hosted by solo guitarist Vernon Williams; This event is FREE 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Cold War Kids w/ Tidal Volume 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Imperial Pub & Club (Granite City) – 7p; Open Mic and Jam Session; “So… Grab your guitar, take the mic, sit at the drums, come up on stage (you get the idea) and join us for some fun! Even if you don’t sing or play an instrument you are sure to be entertained by many musicians; We also have a Full kitchen open until 9 pm if you want to grab a bite to eat before the fun starts!!” Jimmy G. will be running the stage and providing sound all night 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p; Nate Smith & Kinfolk 

Joe’s Café – 8p; Soulard Blues Band’s annual Joe’s Cafe Romp! 

Magic Chef Mansion – 7:30p; Third Thursday House Concert 

Peace By Piece Co. (Swansea) – 4p; Bro’s, Bows, Brats & Beverages; “Ok, GENTLEMEN, this event is for YOU! Jason will be teaching gift wrapping skills and General Sherman’s Food Truck will be joining in on the fun! Of course we will have frosty beverages for you as well!” 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 7:30p; A Gospel Christmas; See description on 12/18 

Red Fish, Blue Fish (St. Charles) – 8p-1a; The Dancing Bear Tribe Christmas Party; featuring live music by BongoJak vs The Loop Machine & SeamzLegit; The Dancing Bear Tribe will be showcasing a flow performance ‘flowcase‘, accenting performances, aerial dancers, and LED dancers! 

Stifel Theatre – 7p; Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical 

Syberg’s on Gravois – 8p; Clint & Co duo (Clint Wilson and Dan Martin) play your favorite tunes 

Synergy Smoothie & Elixir Bar – 7p; Open Mic Night 

Tamm Avenue Bar – 7p; Anthony Live 

The Pageant – 8p; KSHE 95 – Real Rock Radio & Weber Chevrolet Present: El Monstero: The U.S. Pink Floyd Experience 

The Ready Room – 7p; Lewberger 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 8p; Adam Maness Trio 

Touhill Performing Arts Center – 7p; The Nutcracker 

December 20 (Fri): 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 11th Annual Holiday Brasstravaganza featuring the Funky Butt Brass Band w/ special guests 

dotZach – 10p; Janet Evra in Sophie’s Lounge 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p & 9:30p; Nate Smith & Kinfolk 

Off Broadway – 8p; Hooten Hallers w/ Tortuga & Ryne Watts 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 7p; Home Alone In Concert; Back by popular demand, the SLSO performs Home Alone, featuring John William’s whimsical score. This 1990’s classic will put you in the holiday spirit 

Reifschneider’s (Freeburg) –7p; Mikey B 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p-12a; Curt Copeland & Roaming Home 

South Gate Saloon (SAFB / Belleville)  9p-1a; Alexandra Kay 

The Pageant – 8p; KSHE 95 – Real Rock Radio & Weber Chevrolet Present: El Monstero: The U.S. Pink Floyd Experience 

Touhill Performing Arts Center – 2:30p & 7p; The Nutcracker 

December 21 (Sat): 

Atomic Cowboy – 8p; Surco 4th Annual Winter Disco Presented by: 2nd Shift Brewing w/ One Way Traffic 

Big Daddy’s (Edwardsville) – 5:30p; Justus & The Experience 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 11th Annual Holiday Brasstravaganza featuring: Funky Butt Brass Band w/ special guests 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Evangeline’s – 7p; Janet Evra 

Gezellig – 1p; Saturday Bluegrass Sessions 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p & 9:30p; Nate Smith & Kinfolk 

Old Rock House – 7p; Tim Reynolds & TR3 

Pop’s (Sauget– 7p; Glory Pro Wrestling – Unsanctioned II 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 2p; Home Alone In Concert; See description on 12/20 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p; Phillip Russo; “Strolling through the genres on piano & guitar” 

Stagger Inn Again (Edwardsville) – 10p; Cherokee Moon; four hours of easy listening and soulful grooves! 

The Back Room at Bottle and Barrel (Alton) – 8p; Reckless Intent 

The Dark Room – 5:30p-7:30p; Dine & Discover w/ Christopher Parrish 

The Grandel – 8p; Lioness”, The Amy Winehouse Tribute; “Spanning an incredible career, “Lioness” will play greatest hits as well as deep cuts from the remarkable Amy Winehouse. The tribute show will feature a ten-piece band highlighted by the talented Leslie Craig” 

The Heavy Anchor – 8p; A Heavy Anchor Holiday Party/Ugly Sweater Party 

The Old Bakery Beer Company (Alton) – 7p; Live music by Guy Cantonwine 

Touhill Performing Arts Center – 2:30p & 7p; The Nutcracker 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p-1a; Headswitch 

December 22 (Sun): 

Ballpark Village – 7p; Ginuwine; Hear Ginuwine’s top hits like “Pony” and “So Anxious” 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point HoHo Show: Sum 41 w/ Broadside 

Discovery Comedy Theater (St. Charles) – 3:30p; The Adventure Comedy Show; Join the Captain and First Mate as they take on the challenges of living on the High Seas. This show contains singing, swordfighting, and silly jokes appropriate for all ages 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Fast Eddie’s Bon Air (Alton) – 2p; Social Remedy; “Celebrate the holidays with Shelley and the boys!” 

Jazz St. Louis – 6:30p; Nate Smith & Kinfolk 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Sister’s Christmas Catechism 

Powell Hall – 3p; The Compton Heights Concert Band’s 21st Annual Holiday Pops Spectacular; features its 60-piece Band, with an all-star lineup of guest artists, Hugh Smith, tenor, Gina Galati, soprano, Bob Ellison, baritone, Beverly Stewart-Anderson, soprano, and the Abbey Road Warriors. The SLSO is not appearing as part of this event 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p & 6:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Gaslight Theater – 3p; A Life In The Theater by David Mamet 

The Marcelle – 7p; Daphne’s Dive by Quiara Alegria Hudes; “In a tucked away corner of North Philly, six regulars gather at a neighborhood watering hole. Over twenty years, they turn their collective memories into a vivacious mythology. The tales they’d rather forget, however, keep sneaking up and tapping them on the shoulder. At Daphne’s Dive, an aloe plant, a girl’s sneaker, a stiff drink, and mounds of trash become talismanic treasures to a group of outsiders trying to be “in” together. Directed by Kathryn Bentley” 

The Monocle – 8p; The Pete Ayres Band Christmas Party; “Join us for an evening of soul, funk and R&B Christmas music sung and performed by NYC soul-singer Pete Ayres. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri” 

Touhill Performing Arts Center – 2:30p; The Nutcracker 

December 23 (Mon): 

Downtown (Belleville) – 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt; See description on 12/01 

Fast Eddie’s Bon Air (Alton) – 6p-10p; D-Lux Acoustic Duo 

The Fabulous Fox – 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

Touhill Performing Arts Center – 2:30p & 7p; The Nutcracker 

December 24 (Tues): 

Pop’s Blue Moon – 7p; Terrapin Tuesday Holiday Hootenanny ft: GhoSTLeg; Free show. Bring the cousins, the cool aunts and uncles, and everyone else 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

WordUp – 7p; WordUp! Cash Prize Comedy Competition; It’s our monthly Comedy Competition; Every Last Tuesday is your chance to WIN! 

December 25 (Wed): 

1860s Saloon – 6p; Ross and Mark Christmas Jamboree; Traditional, classic country music presented with a heavy metal attitude and southern grace 

December 26 (Thurs): 

1860s Saloon – 6p; Andrew Dahle 

Alpha Brewing Co – 6p; Cree Rider Frosty Band 

Cigar Inn Jazz Club (Belleville) – 6p; Blues & NFL Night; Come relax at the INN and enjoy an evening of Live Blues…hosted by solo guitarist Vernon Williams 

Enterprise Center – 3p; Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2019 Presented By Hallmark Channel; A portion of proceeds benefits The Salvation Army Tree of Lights 

Stagger Inn Again (Edwardsville) – 10p; Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints; Folk ’n’ Roll out of ole St. Lou 

Tamm Avenue Bar – 7p; Anthony Live 

The Dark Room – 9:30p; BLSTET: Thursday Night Revue; BLSTET is the 6-person ensemble led by trumpeter, composer, and Kranzberg Arts Foundation Music Artist-in-Residence, Brady Lewis. No cover ever. Good vibes always! 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p & 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Grandel – 8p; DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience Theatre Performance 

The Heavy Anchor – 8p; Sorry, Please Continue: A Comedy Storytelling Show; Described as cross between The Moth Radio Hour and Mystery Science Theater 3000, Sorry, Please Continue …features some amazing stories told by anyone who wants to participate mixed with commentary from some of St. Louis’ funniest comedians 

The Pageant – 8p; KSHE 95 – Real Rock Radio & Weber Chevrolet Present: El Monstero: The U.S. Pink Floyd Experience 

The Shaved Duck – 6:30p; Unplugged Thursdays with Brian and Adam; Join us the last Thursday of each month for unplugged acoustic blues, country, rags and more! 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 8p; Adam Maness Trio 

Tick Tock Tavern – 7p; STLVS Presents Crazy Family (with Meta Metta Gakido Koza) 

December 27 (Fri): 

Blueberry Hill Duck Room – 8:30p; Eighty-One 

Delmar Hall – 8p; 105.7 The Point and 4 Hands Brewing Company Present: My Posse in Effect: A Tribute to the Beastie Boys at Delmar Hall w/ Eazyduzit, DJ Mahf 

Elks Lodge #1063 (Granite City) – 7p; Jukebox Roulette 

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston) – 6p; Live Music by Little Known Fact 

Imperial Pub & Club (Granite City) – 9p; Live music by Wicked Mojo 

Irish Corner Pub – 9p; Dogtown Players 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p; Good 4 The Soul 

Off Broadway – 8p; Pokey LaFarge Night 1 

Old Rock House – 6p; Schlafly Beer Presents- Phillipalooza 2019; Phillipalooza returns for its 14th year at the Old Rock House in St. Louis. Back for another two nights of amazing local live music for a great cause 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Idiocracy; One man’s pain is another man’s comedy.  Especially when he’s in a coma and his five inner voices won’t stop yakking.  How he wakes up from this nightmare is profoundly hysterical 

Powell Hall – 7p; Beauty and the Beast In Concert; The treasured fairy tale – filled with fun, adventures and some of the most beloved Disney characters – comes to Powell Hall. This holiday season, share the fun, magic and music of a performance you’ll never forget as the SLSO performs this Disney animated classic 

Schmitty’s Sunset Inn Again (Troy) – 9p-1a; Steel Creek 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p-12a; Trophy Mules 

Silver Creek Saloon (Belleville) – 9p; Silver Creek Saloon Presents The Wackness! 90’s hits, pop and rock molded together with horns. That’s The Wackness. It’s gonna be DOPE! 

The Back Room at Bottle and Barrel (Alton) – 8p; Hannah Willmore brings her beautiful voice to Alton! 

The Fabulous Fox – 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Grandel – DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience Theatre Performance 

The Pageant – 8p; El Monstero: The U.S. Pink Floyd Experience 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 9p; Kendrick Smith Trio’s Friday Night Jazz Lab 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p; Scrambled; “Scrambled is a great bluegrass jam band and a crowd favorite!” 

December 28 (Sat): 

Blue Strawberry STL – 8p; Katie McGrath; Home (sick) for the Holidays; Rick Jensen, Music Director 

Chaifetz Arena – 8p; 2019 New Year’s Weekend Comedy Festival 

Great Grizzly Bear – 7:30p-11:30p; Travelin‘ Lite Mike LIVE 

Jazz St. Louis – 7:30p; Good 4 The Soul 

Llywelyn’s Pub (Webster Groves) – 9p; The OGs Band Live 

Morrison’s Irish Pub (Alton) – 8p; Paddy Does Morrison’s; Folk music of all stripes. Well….mostly Irish, Scottish, and American 

Off Broadway – 8p; Pokey LaFarge Night 2 

Old Rock House – Schlafly Beer Presents- Phillipalooza 2019 (Night 2) 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Idiocracy; See description on 12/27 

Powell Hall – 2p & 7p; Beauty and the Beast In Concert; See description on 12/27 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p-12a; Josh Eaker 

The Back Room at Bottle and Barrel (Alton) – 8p; POWJr72; joined by special guests: Pesky Flies with their awesome take on 90’s cover music 

The Crack Fox – 8p; Chaos Collective; We’re back!! Chaos Collective (formerly Thrash Society) has returned to melt the faces of St. Louis’ metal community with some of your favorite heavy anthems and deep cuts! See familiar faces and new friends shred two hours of covers from: Slayer, PanteraAmon Amarth, Cannibal Corpse, King Diamond, Testament, Morbid Angel, Sepultura, Suicidal Tendencies, Obituary, Kreator, Carcass, Coroner, Sacred Reich, Crowbar, and many more! (Karaoke After Show!) 

The Dark Room – 11:30a; Brunchin‘ w/ Point of View Jazz Ensemble 

The Fabulous Fox – 2p & 7:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Gramophone – 1p; Ross Bell and Friends; Traditional, classic country music presented with a heavy metal attitude and southern grace 

The Grandel – DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience Theatre Performance 

The Old Bakery Beer Company (Alton) – 7p; Live music by Lanny & Julie 

The Pageant – 8p; KSHE 95 – Real Rock Radio & Weber Chevrolet Present: El Monstero: The U.S. Pink Floyd Experience 

The Pump House Bar & Grill (Wood River) – 5p; Dana & John Acoustic (Patio) 

The RED Bar and Grill (Collinsville) – 8p; 3X’s the limit 

The Wildey Theatre (Edwardsville) – 8p; The Ozark Mountain Daredevils 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – Honky Tonkin’ with White Stone Revival 

White Rooster Farmhouse Brewery (Sparta) – 7p; Adam Gaffney; Adam Gaffney is a prolific songwriter based out of St. Louis’s South City and tours heavily in the midwestern region 

December 29 (Sun): 

Discovery Comedy Theater (St. Charles) – 3:30p; The Adventure Comedy Show; Join the Captain and First Mate as they take on the challenges of living on the High Seas. This show contains singing, swordfighting, and silly jokes appropriate for all ages 

Off Broadway – 8p; William Elliott Whitmore 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Idiocracy; See description on 12/27 

The Dark Room – 11:30a; Brunchin‘ w/ Alexandra Sinclair & Friends 

The Fabulous Fox – 1p & 6:30p; Wicked; See Description on 12/04 

The Grandel – DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience Theatre Performance 

December 30 (Mon): 

Old Rock House – 7p; Keller Williams’ NYE Run (2-nights); Keller & the Keels; w/ Keller Solo opening set 

Playhouse at Westport Plaza – Robert Dubac’s Idiocracy; See description on 12/27 

December 31 (Tues): 

1860’s Saloon – 9p; Ross Bell Band; “Traditional, classic country music presented with a heavy metal attitude and southern grace” 

Ballpark Village – 8p; NYE Live! New Year’s Eve St. Louis; Ballpark Village is ringing in this New Year with added entertainment featuring the region’s best DJ’s along with the Pop 2000 tour hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick of *NYSNC with performances by O-Town, Ryan Cabrera & LFO’s Brad Fischetti 

Eagle’s Home 1126 (Granite City) – 8p; 8-Track Flashback; Come out, party with us, and bring in the new year! 

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston– 8p; Roaring 20’s NYE at Hidden Lake Winery; “Roaring 20’s themed NYE Party. Come shake, dine, and dance into 2020 with us and Hidden Lakes! Book your bed and breakfast cabin and get your ticket today!” 

Off Broadway – 8p; Voodoo Grateful Dead ~ New Year’s Eve! “Ring in the new year with two huge sets of classic Grateful Dead favorites! We’ve got an all-star Voodoo Players line-up ready to take you into 2020 and beyond. Join us for a magical evening that Father Time would definitely approve of!” 

Old Rock House – 9p; Keller Williams’ NYE Run (2-nights); Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass featuring The HillBenders; w/ Keller Solo opening set; Keller’s Grateful Grass delivers anything-but-traditional bluegrass versions of Grateful Dead favorites 

Porter’s Steakhouse/Double Tree by Hilton (Collinsville) – 6p; Sip, Stay and Relax with us with deluxe accommodations for New Year’s Night, a champagne toast in Porter’s Lounge as well as live music from Jennifer Thompson and Harvest Drive and breakfast for two on New Year’s Day! 

Schatze’s Bar & Grill (Belleville) – 7p; Schatze’s New Years Eve Karaoke/Air Guitar Contest! 

St. Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – 6p; New Year’s Eve – Three For All; features three fan favorite bands performing in one fantastic night of celebration!! Live music by: Social Remedy, AmberFadeSaloonatics 

The Heavy Anchor – 8p; Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Party; “Join us for our annual NYE Bash, 1920’s themed! Free to attend; 21+ 

The Ready Room – 8p; The Mighty Pines w/ One Way Traffic 

Washy’s Saloon (Waterloo) – 9p; New Year’s Eve w/ Superjam 

Wiggler’s Bar and Grill (Edwardsville) – 7p; New Years Eve Masquerade Ball; Dead Man’s Bridge rocking the house! Party Favors, champagne toast, masquerade contest, and free biscuits & gravy at 12:30! 

January 1 (Wed): 

Doits Village Inn (Pontoon Beach) – 2p; Scott and Mechelle – New Years Day! 

Foundry Public House (Edwardsville) – 2p; Lanny & Julie New Years Day 

Gridiron Grill (Breese) – 12p; Gridiron Grill NYD Party 

Hawg Pit Barbecue Barn, Inc (Grafton) – 1p; Led Sled NEW YEARS DAY 

Hidden Lake Winery (Aviston– 2p; Retro Boogie to return to Hidden Lake Winery for NY Day Fun! 

January 2 (Thurs): 

Blue Strawberry STL – 8p; Rick Jensen – With A Little Help From My Friends; One of St Louis’s go-to musical directors in an evening of Rick’s original songs. Rick will be joined by St. Louis’s own Beverly Brennan, Robert BreigDionna Raedeke & Angie Nicholson 

Joe’s Cafe – 8p; Little Dylan; Little Dylan kicks off the 2020 season at Joe’s Cafe! This band is cooking with gas these days. They are red hot and we are very pleased to host them. This is blues royalty folks. 

The Dark Room – 9:30p; Scooter Brown: Thursday Night Revue; “No cover ever. Good vibes always!” 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 8p; Adam Maness Trio 

January 3 (Fri): 

Brewskeez Smokehouse & Music (O’Fallon, MO) – 8p; Rogers & Nienhaus Debut at Brewskeez! “With pristine harmonies and searing instrumentation, Rogers & Nienhaus are truly a ‘not to be missed’ act!!  Two exceptional musicians with a lifelong career of performance on the world stage, Rogers & Nienhaus are just that… world-class!!!” 

Hammerstone’s – 8p; Melissa Neels Band 

Helium Comedy Club – 7:30p & 10p; Sheryl Underwood! Host of “The Talk” 

Holiday Inn at Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka) – 7p; 38th Annual Pat Strawhun Memorial Winter Bluegrass Festival; “Our 2020 Festival is booked and ready to go! This will be our 50th year Anniversary as a committee hosting events! We plan to celebrate big time including another group of Pioneer inductees as well as a special concert honoring the 1970 vinyl recording of “Grass Cuttin Time in Missouri”. This will feature songs, artists and many special surprises from that recording!” 

Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn – 7p; A Dickens of a Killing Murder Mystery Dinner Theater; “Join us for the Holidays and enjoy an exciting evening of murder, mystery and mayhem at the most dangerous comedy dinner theater show in town. Dig into a fantastic three-course dinner at the Famously Haunted Lemp Mansion and figure out who-dun-it during A Dickens of a Killing!” 

Seven (Belleville) – 9p; Pat Nadig at Seven; “Well folks don’t miss it, it will be my first show for 2020, I will perform my best songs and bring a good mood plus you can expect great food and awesome bartenders” 

The Dark Room – 5:30p; Jazz Dinner w/ Ptah Williams; “Join us for a Jazz Dinner w/ the legendary Ptah Williams for a solo set” 

The Heavy Anchor – 9p; Dr. Slappinstein and  Brother Francis & the Soultones 

The Pump House Bar & Grill (Wood River) – 9p; Shotgun Creek; “SGC’s debut at one of the Metro East’s finest music venues.  Great food and drink options with a party atmosphere!” 

The Wildey Theatre (Edwardsville) – 8p; Silver Bullet STL: A Tribute to Bob Seger 

Thurman’s in Shaw – 9p; Kendrick Smith Trio’s Friday Night Jazz Lab; “These guys are on fire with face melting improvisational skills.  If you don’t know about Kendrick, you’re missing out” 

January 4 (Sat): 

BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups – 10:30p; BB’s Jazz Blues and Soups Presents Jeremiah Johnson 

Creve Coeur Farmers Market (Creve Coeur) – 9a; Winter Market; Please join us this Saturday, for our monthly winter farmers market. 934 East Rue De La Banque, Inside the American Legion Post Banquet Room. 9-Noon. Farm to fork meats, free range eggs, local honey, aquaponically raised lettuces, micro greens, baked goods, local crafts, Jamaican food, and more…see you there! 

Good Weather Gallery (Edwardsville) – 6p-9p; Opening Reception: “Interior Nature” Exhibition by Metra Mitchell 

Hammerstone’s – 3p; Saturday Honky Tonk with Steve Reeb; “Traditional, classic country music presented with a heavy metal attitude and southern grace” 

Helium Comedy Club – 7:30p & 10p; Sheryl Underwood! Host of “The Talk” 

Holiday Inn at Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka) – 1p; 38th Annual Pat Strawhun Memorial Winter Bluegrass Festival; See description on 01/03 

Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn – 7p; A Dickens of a Killing Murder Mystery Dinner Theater; See description on 01/03 

Maggie Malone’s (Wentzville) – 9p; Johnny Rock-itt & the Double Wide Symphony 

Sonny’s Bar (Overland) – 7p; Agitate the Airwaves Presents: 3rd Annual Paula Corley Charity Memorial Show: Hip Hop Showcase Challenge; Main Event: 8 Local Rappers will compete in the ultimate hip hop challenge of performing each other’s songs while in character. The winner will win a custom Fighting for Autism belt! BF/BF Challenge: JMoney and Kitty will go head to head performing one of each other’s songs for bragging rights. Stand Up Comedy by: Jon Not John, Larry Smith and Jon Maddy; All Ages Event (Warning Adult Themes and Content); All proceeds will support Fighting For Autism 

St. Charles Music House (St. Charles) – 8:30p; ELT at St Charles Music House 

St. Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – 9a; Flea Market; Monthly Flea Market the first full weekend of every month. New Vendors Welcome!  Free Parking and Free Admission 

January 5 (Sun): 

Ernie & Annie’s Tavern (Granite City) – 2p; Live music by Scott and Mechelle; “It’s a birthday party” 

International Tap House – 2p; Kegs For A Cause; “Come out and support AmeriCorps St. Louis’ Emergency Response Team (ERT) by having a beer with us at ITAP in Soulard.” 

Schmitty’s Sunset Inn Again (Troy, IL) – 3p; Schmitty’s Presents Jeremiah Johnson 

St. Clair County Event Center (Belleville) – 9a; Flea Market; See description on 01/04 

St. Louis Science Center – 7p; Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – The IMAX 2D Experience; “Experience the thrilling conclusion to the Skywalker saga in our newly revamped OMNIMAX® Theater. See Star Wars the way it was meant to be seen on an IMAX® Dome with Laser providing the sharpest images, greatest color range and unmatched sound quality.” 

The Cheshire Grin Cat Cafe – 9a; Kitty Yoga; “Join us for a spectacular way to stretch and relax! In this very unique yoga event, we’ll pair yoga poses with the environment of the Cheshire Grin Cat Cafe, creating a welcoming space for the kitty residents to join us on the mat as we practice.  You’re invited to touch and snuggle with the cats throughout our practice to enhance your relaxation, creating a truly special yoga experience.”