The Mound City Slickers

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

The Mound City Slickers play old-time string band music with passion, drive, and a great sense of humor. Hailing from the St. Louis region, The Slickers are in high demand for house concerts and for contra and square dances throughout Missouri and Illinois. Steeped in tradition, their concerts are a unique mix of hard-driving dance […]

$10

Lunasa Night 2

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

We, at The Focal Point, highly suggest that you do not miss this opportunity to hear, listen-to and see Lunasa up close and personal . Kick off the coming of Spring (as well as St.Pat’s season) with a traditional BANG! There are only 110 seats and there isn’t a single bad spot in the house. […]

$30

Lunasa Night 1

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

We, at The Focal Point, highly suggest that you do not miss this opportunity to hear, listen-to and see Lunasa up close and personal . Kick off the coming of Spring (as well as St.Pat’s season) with a traditional BANG! There are only 110 seats and there isn’t a single bad spot in the house. […]

$30

John Calvin Abney

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

Abney is a songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist sideman who’s spent nearly 10 years in the studio and on the road in instrumental service to the songs of other writers, including John Moreland, Samantha Crain, and, recently, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, along with a veritable swath of writers and musicians that quickly become […]

$10

The Joe Park Trio CD Release

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

The Joe Park trio is a St. Louis based swing / jazz trio led by guitarist Joe Park. They released their first album “Out of Nowhere” in 2018. Now the trio is set to release their second recording, “Let’s Get Cookin’”, an intimate and vulnerable collection of standards compiled from both live studio session recordings […]

$12

Miss Tess at The Focal Point w/Ryan Koenig and the Goldenrods

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

When most people think of defiant music, they think of punk rock or outlaw country. But defying genres while transcending eras and resisting clichés is hard to pin down when it comes to artistry—unless you’re talking about Miss Tess, who does all of that and more on her new release, The Moon Is an Ashtray […]

$12

Paul Brock Band

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

Paul Brock Band features four of Ireland’s leading musicians: Paul Brock on accordion from Ennis, Co.Clare; Tipperary-born Denis Carey on piano; Clare-born and now St. Louis based Eimear Arkins on fiddle, song, and dance ; and Manchester’s Shane Farrell on banjo, fiddle, bodhran, guitar, mandolin, and song. A beacon of passion and precision, integrity and […]

$15

Switchback St. Louis Album Release Show featuring a Full Five-Piece Band!

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

For over two decades, Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack, known as Switchback, have entertained crowds with their unique American Roots ~ Celtic Soul blend of music. Brian and Marty play an exciting mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass. Their harmonies have won them comparisons to famous duos, such as the Louvin Brothers, the Everly Brothers, […]

$25

T.J Muller’s Valentines Day Show: Love Songs of the 1930s

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

The decade of the 1930’s produced some of the greatest love songs ever written. Romantic tunes were crooned on records and through the radio by heart throbs such as Al Bowly and Bing Crosby, whilst the same tunes were becoming hits on the big screen, like “Cheek to Cheek” performed by Fred Astair. This Valentine’s […]

$12

Focal Point Benefit: The Ill-Mo Boys/Rum Drum Ramblers

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

The Ill-Mo Boys – Geoff Seitz on fiddle and vocals, Curtis Buckhannon on mandolin and vocals, and Jim Nelson on guitar and vocals – officially got together in summer of 1985 and played their distinctive brand of old-time country music for square dances and concerts at festivals, clubs, and music camps coast to coast across […]

$25

Gloria Attoun

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

Prepare for uplifting and thought-provoking songs, stories, and a few surprises as multi-instrumentalist Gloria Attoun captivates at the Focal Point stage! This solo show focuses on Gloria’s original music and reveals her diverse musical influences. Born in St. Louis to French-speaking parents who had recently emigrated from Tunisia, Gloria grew up surrounded by the sliding […]

$10

Poetry at the Point – January 28 with Dwight Bitikofer, Ted Mathys, Mary Ruth Donnelly, Robert Lowes, Keith Byler

Focal Point 2720 S. Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

POETRY AT THE POINT on January 28 will feature “Presidents Day Reading” with poets Dwight Bitikofer, Ted Mathys, Mary Ruth Donnelly, Robert Lowes, and Keith Byler, all current or former Presidents of St. Louis Poetry Center. Poetry at the Point is held at THE FOCAL POINT in Maplewood. This reading series invites local and regional […]

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