jazz musicians performing at Jazz at Holmes

Jazz at Holmes

Join the WashU community for free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists.

Jazz at Holmes is canceling the remaining dates of its spring concert season due to the to the University’s response to COVID-19​​​​. We ask students not come to campus for the remainder of the spring semester. 

Jazz at Holmes offers free admission concerts weekly serving our students, students throughout St. Louis, our musicians, as well the community-at-large.

Throughout the semester, enjoy free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists from 8-10 p.m. Thursday nights at Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall on the Danforth campus.*

Parking permitted in yellow zones and the Danforth University Center (DUC) parking garage only.

Jazz at Holmes is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, Student Union, Congress of the South 40, Department of Music, University College, and the Danforth University Center & Event Management. We operate on a tight budget and depend upon volunteerism and community.  Please consider supporting us.

Make a gift

For more information about giving, contact Deborah Stine at deborah_stine@wustl.edu or 314-910-3104.

WashU Student Union

Jazz at Holmes Concert Schedule

Download the Spring 2020 Jazz at Holmes Concert Poster.

January 23 (canceled)

Pianist Kara Mehrmann Quartet

January 30

Pianist Aaron Diehl Masterclass 
*NOTE: This event is from 5 to 7 p.m.

Drummer Demarius Hicks Quartet
NOTE: This performance starts at 8 p.m.

January 31

Aaron Diehl in concert 
*NOTE: This performance starts at 7:30 p.m. and is at WashU's 560 Music Center at Trinity and Delmar
$20 General Admission / $15 WashU Faculty/Staff

February 6

Tenor Saxophonist Jeff Anderson Group

February 13

Kasimu-tet with Trumpeter Kasimu Taylor

February 20

Guitarists Bill Lenihan
Featuring the Vince Varvel Group

February 27

Pianist Helen Kaul Group 

March 5

Trumpeter Joe Bozzi Band 

March 19 (canceled)

Saxophonist Rob Denty 
Featuring the Percussionist Tim Mulvenna with Guitarist Vince Varvel 

March 26 (canceled)

Ensemble Dal Niente: Music of Roscoe Mitchell
With the Saxophonist Ken Vandermark
*NOTE: This performance is at WashU's Pillsbury Theatre in the 560 Music Center at Trinity and Delmar

April 2 (canceled)

Saxophonist Tucker Hirsch
Featuring Pianist Campbell Eshleman Project 

April 9 (canceled)

Guitarist Miguel Espinosa  
Featuring the Flamenco Fusion Group 

April 16 (canceled)

WashU's Student Jazz Combo Highlights