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June 4, 2021, 7:30 pm

Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries
3648 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO United States

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Join us for these casual, outdoor concerts on The Sheldon’s elegant Steward Family Plaza! Enjoy live music by some of St. Louis’ best musicians, while enjoying a boxed picnic dinner and drinks at socially-distanced tables of 2-4 people.

Tables will be sold for up to 2 or 4 guests from the same family or quarantine group and capacity is limited. An optional picnic dinner and bottles of wine may be purchased along with your concert ticket. Picnics must be ordered by noon on Wednesday, June 2. Place picnic orders here.

Drinks may also be purchased on-site. No outside food or beverages, please. Advance registration is required. No tables will be sold on the night of the event. Guests ages 9 and above are required wearing face masks at all times except when seated at their reserved tables.

St. Louis native Tru Born (Anthony Michael Peterson), is a guitarist, singer-songwriter, lap steel player, music educator and author. His studied classical guitar at St. Louis Conservatory of Music, then went on to Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he graduated and became a faculty member. He moved to New York to extend his career, touring and working with fellow St. Louisan Oliver Lake, Joan Baez, Janis Ian, Cassandra Wilson, Peter Gabriel and George Benson. He also played with saxophonist Branford Marsalis while on tour in St. Louis at Jazz at the Bistro. Tru later earned his Master’s in Music Composition and Jazz Studies at North Carolina Central University and has authored a book on jazz improvisation for all instruments, Three Masters, Five Ways, which is available at trubornworldwide.com.

Picnics on the Plaza are sponsored by PNC.

Rain date: June 6

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