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

Throughout the fall 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.

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Jazz at Holmes Concert Schedule

Download the Fall 2019 Jazz at Holmes Concert Poster.

September 12

Ptah Williams Project
Modern jazz

September 19

Noted St. Louis pianist Carolbeth True
With Two Times True

September 26

Harvey Lockhart Quintet
Straight-ahead St. Lous jazz

October 17

Ken Kehner, William Lenihan, and Joseph Lepore—from New York
With Trio de Cuerdas de Bonarense: Music of Argentina⁠—tango, rhumba, milonga and Music of Brazil⁠—a tribute to Joiio Gilberto

October 24

Brian Vaccaro Quartet
Modern jazz

October 31

Master European vibraphonist Marco Pacassoni
Featuring William Lenihan, Joseph Lepore and Steve Davis—an all-star group from Europe, St. Louis, and New York

November 7

VEHACHI (Vince Varvel, Joel Vanderheyden, and Joe Pastor)
Eclectic electronica

November 14

Alexandre Pierrepoint
Contemporary improvised music
*NOTE: This performance is at WashU's 560 Music Center at Trinity and Delmar

November 21

Jim Hegarty Ensemble
Free Improvisation

December 5

Kim Portnoy/William Lenihan Quartet
Contemporary compositions and improvisation

December 12

WashU's Jazz Combo Program presents its students in concert