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Your experience starts with ours.

The Contemporary team has been creating memorable experiences for fifty years. Combining talent booking, creative design and event management services, we deliver unforgettable events for every occasion. Our work is guided by decades of experience and a passion to bring our clients’ events to life.

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Our Story

1969

1969

Contemporary Productions is founded

“You can’t take anything away from anyone who went from nothing and achieved what Zuckerman and Schankman achieved. Those two guys changed the face of the music industry.”
– Sammy Hagar

1976

1976

Contemporary produces the first SUPERJAM in St. Louis

Featuring Jefferson Starship, Fleetwood Mac, Ted Nugent and Jeff Beck.

1991

1991

Contemporary Opens Riverport Amphitheater

Hosted famous artists including Jimmy Buffet, Pearl Jam and the Who.

1999

1999

Contemporary Produces Papal Visit

We set the stage for Pope John Paul II to celebrate Mass with over 110,000 in attendance at America’s Center.

2001

2001

Contemporary Begins a New Chapter

Contemporary reinvents itself as the region’s premier event and entertainment producer.

2002

2002

Contemporary Brings U2 to the Super Bowl

U2’s performance was a moving tribute for a nation emerging from its darkest hour after 9/11.

2008

2008

Contemporary Production’s 40th Anniversary Book Launches

The story of how two kids went from booking rock-n-roll bands to running one of the nation’s top five entertainment firms.

2017

2017

Contemporary L.A. Opens

As we continued growing, we opened a second place to call home.

Our Team

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Are you a go-getter with an eagle eye for detail?

We’re looking for enthusiastic, passionate professionals to join us in delivering world-class events and exceptional entertainment.

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