August and September Events

More than a bakery, Cristaudo's is now also one of the Strip's music venues

Article about our nighttime events, published in The Southern Illinoisan, August 15, 2018

August 18th

If you didn't already know, Cristaudo's is having shows.  Come check out this one!  It's an early show, SO COME EARLY. 

With members from No Empathy, Traitors and Guided By Voices            
Local Support from  SKYRATS  and  TROPHY SHOP

Suggested Donation $5
MUSIC 7:30     DOOR 7:00


August 24th

Lauren Diaz Young is a local artist and abstract painter.

Pop in to Cristaudo's between August 6th and September 2nd to see her recent works. 
Reception is from 7-9 PM              

Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.


September 4th

Nashville’s outer blues brothers create dynamic psychedelia that seeps through minimal grooves and expands as revelatory croons

With Local Support from HANS PREDATOR
Here's their bandcamp but, honestly, if you haven't checked them out by now, you're not trying hard enough!
Suggested Donation $5
MUSIC 7:30     DOOR 7:00
This is an early show! I repeat this is an early show! Please come early! 


September 8th

We are excited to host the sale of the Lorenzo Cristaudo Collection of renowned artist Herbert L. Fink (1921-2006), first Distinguished University Professor of SIUC. 

The works offered include Herb’s original ink drawings used for etchings, original ink wash and watercolor studies, and signed and numbered prints. Nearly three dozen posters from Mr. Fink’s shows round out the offerings.  All the prints and drawings are accompanied with a certificate of authenticity.

Lorenzo Cristaudo will be present at the show's opening reception on September 8 from 6-8 PM. 

The works will be for sale in person at the reception and will be available in online auction starting September 9th.
10% of the proceeds go to support the Women’s Center of Carbondale.