Tuesday, November 16, 2010

John Pizzarelli to play benefit gala
for the Sheldon on Saturday, April 9

Guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli (pictured) and the Swing Seven will headline the Sheldon Concert Hall's 2011 benefit gala at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Sheldon.

Pizzarelli, a frequent visitor to St. Louis who has performed in recent years at the Sheldon, the TouPAC, and Jazz at the Bistro, will feature music from his most recent CD Rockin’ in Rhythm, a tribute to Duke Ellington that includes interpretations of songs such as “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,” “I’m Beginning to See the Light,” “Satin Doll” and “In My Solitude.”

Patron tickets for the event are on sale now. Prices start at $500 and include pre-concert cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; a post-concert supper and dancing; preferred concert seating; complimentary valet parking; and a tax deduction. To order, call the Sheldon at 314-533-9900.

Single tickets for the concert portion of the evening will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26 via Metrotix and the Sheldon, and will priced at $40 for orchestra seats, $35 for the balcony.

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