You read it here first, way back in June, and now it can be confirmed: New Orleans singer/pianist Dr. John and the Crescent City's "first family of funk" the Neville Brothers (pictured) will be returning to St. Louis to perform at The Sheldon on Sunday, February 8, 2009.
As speculated in that post in June, the event will indeed be a Friends of the Sheldon fundraiser for the organization's educational programs. However, note that the actual, confirmed date is four days earlier than what had been posted to Pollstar and cited here. Chris Peimann, director of publicity and marketing for The Sheldon, says details on ticket availability and prices will be released in a couple of weeks.
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