Singer, pianist and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway
(pictured) is returning to St. Louis to perform on Friday, October 2, 2009 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
, 3750 Washington Blvd in Grand Center.
The event, entitled Queens of Jazz," will serve as a kick-off for the 2009 U.S. Women's Chess Championship
, which begins the next day and continues through October 14 with events in various locations around town. St. Louis' own Denise Thimes
will open the show at 7:30 p.m., with Callaway taking the stage at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are $50.00 for general admission and $100.00 for a VIP package that includes a pre-concert reception with Thimes and a post-concert, off-site dessert reception with Callaway. To purchase tickets, call 314-678-0500.
(Edited after posting.)
This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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