The online touring information service Pollstar has just added a listing showing a performance by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band (pictured) on Sunday, December 9 at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
The PHJB, the touring version of the house band at the famed New Orleans traditional music venue, has played in the St. Louis area several times in the last few years, most recently in April 2011 at the Family Arena in St. Charles as part of a joint tour with the Del McCoury Band.
The group also was one of a number of bands and musicians included in a recent poll conducted by Jazz St. Louis, asking respondents who they'd like to see play next season at Jazz at the Bistro; a PHJB show at the Sheldon would seem to render that option moot.
Although listings on Pollstar should not be considered confirmed until officially announced by the presenter or venue, the site's track record for accuracy is generally good. Either way, we'll know for sure when the Sheldon releases details on their 2012-13 season schedule in a few weeks.
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