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Update to COVID-19 Mitigation Practices at the Focal Point

Beginning Saturday, March 19th, 2022, The Focal Point will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Patrons will also not be required to wear a mask during the performance. There may be future shows where masks or vaccination/negative test will be required at the request of the performer. This will be clearly noted on our website and all social media platforms when the event is advertised. We will also continue to follow the St. Louis County Health Department guidelines and will update our practices accordingly. Thank you for your continued support for The Focal Point. We are very grateful for our patrons, performers, and volunteers for all they have done over the past 2 years.



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July 2022

The Mound City Slickers

July 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63143 United States
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$15 – $20

The Mound City Slickers are one of St. Louis, Missouri's finest old-time string bands. They bring to the stage their vast repertoire of fiddle tunes, ragtime numbers, songs and good humor. These guys are guaranteed to get your feet tapping and put a smile on your face. The Mound City Slickers are: Sean Belt on ukulele and vocals, Lindell Blackford on fiddle, Keith ("Mr. Bluegrass") Dudding on guitar, mandolin and vocals, Rich ("The Old Professer") Egan on piano, and Rich…

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The St. Louis Rhythm Kings

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63143 United States
$10

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR Wow, here’s a show we added at the last minute featuring musical royalty! The St. Louis Rhythm Kings showcase some of St. Louis’ finest traditional jazz and ragtime musicians and graduates of Gaslight Square and the Goldenrod showboat. Some have been performing around St. Louis since the 1940’s. TJ Mueller called asking to use Focal Point for a recording session for the band. When we saw who was in the band, we persuaded them to…

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The Boogie-Woogie Piano Showcase: with Ethan Leinwand and Chase Garrett

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63143 United States
$15 – $20

TICKETS COMING SOON Ethan Leinwand, known from Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys, The St. Louis Steady Grinders and The Bottlesnakes joins Chase Garrett known from Sweetie and the Toothaches to present a night dedicated to boogie-woogie piano! Come learn some history and have some fun with two masters of this essential piano style!

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Nathan Kalish with opening set by Jesse Irwin and Ryan Koenig

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63143 United States
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$15 – $20

Nathan Kalish is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, and wandering storyteller. Born in Milwaukee, WI, to missionary parents, he was moved around for most of his formative years. By the time he graduated high school, he had already lived in many different cities across Europe and the USA. He then spent over a decade performing music across both, playing bars and Honky-Tonks for 200+ shows a year. Now he lives and creates in Nashville, TN. On his latest full-length album, Great…

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Van Orman and Helwin

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63143 United States
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$15 – $20

The music of John C. Van Orman & Adam Helwin blends textures and texts of antique and modern soundscapes, familiar enough to be warm and welcoming, adequately exotic to be fresh and surprising. Two singers accompanying themselves on guitars, harmonium, concertina, hurdy-gurdy, and other instruments, they share traditional and contemporary songs of a world populated by cowboys, sailors, hoboes, and many sorts of lovers. Their most recent album was largely inspired by the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, Van Orman &…

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