17-18 single show tickets now on sale!

Single show tickets for the Purdue Convocations 2017-18 Season are now on sale.

Purdue Convocations‘ 2017-18 season will feature more than 30 events, including an array of Broadway musicals, lectures, theatre, music and concerts. In addition to the following performances, Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee will continue to announce additional performances and concerts throughout the year.

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Highlights of the season include Jersey Boys, The Illusionists present Adam Trent, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, The Joey Alexander Trio, MONK’estra (Purdue Jazz Festival headliner), and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with André Watts.

Purdue Convocations catalyzes the curriculum, energizes the community, and distinguishes Purdue through powerful performances, illuminating discourse, and extraordinary learning encounters.

In addition to scheduled public performances, thousands of students from preschool through high school also will attend a series of matinees and artist-in-residence activities that will be brought to schools. These events are open to all schools, and a complete list can be found at convocations.org/education

Complete ticket pricing information and details on all performances are available at convocations.org, in the 2017-18 Convocations brochure, or by calling 765-494-9712. Tickets can also be ordered at the campus box offices, by phone at 765-494-3933, or at convocations.org/tickets

THE PURDUE CONVOCATIONS 2017-18 SEASON SCHEDULE INCLUDES

Lucinda Williams, The Ghosts of Highway 20 Tour — Aug. 5, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse, Tickets: $39.50-75.

Rhiannon Giddens The Freedom Highway Tour – Sept. 15, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse, Tickets: $24-28.

Global Fest Featured Performance: Pascuala Ilabaca Y Fauna – Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. (Exact time subject to change), Columbia St. & Chauncey Ave. Free Admission. All ages show. This performance is a Purdue Convocations contribution to the expanded 2017 Global Fest lineup.

Global Fest Featured Performance: Delgres – Sept. 16, 9 p.m. (Exact time subject to change), Columbia St. & Chauncey Ave. Free Admission. All ages show. This performance is a Purdue Convocations contribution to the expanded 2017 Global Fest lineup.

An Evening with Pat McAfee – Sept. 23, 8 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $27.50-45 (Single tickets now on sale. ZONE A sold out). Showtime subject to change based on Purdue Homecoming Football game time.

Dawn or Doom 2017: Is Technology Moving Faster Than Our Ability to Understand? – A technology conference curated by the Office of the System Chief Information Officer. Keynote speakers include: Dr. Michael Bess and Dr. Robb Fraley. Sept. 26 and 27, Stewart Center, general admission seating, free admission.

Diavolo L.O.S.T. – Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-30.

ensemble 4.1 – Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-28.

The Joey Alexander Trio – Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $20-26. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. in the PMU Anniversary Drawing Room. Join Don Seybold, host of WBAA’s “Inside Jazz,” for a discussion about the evening’s performance.

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with André Watts, piano – Oct. 15, 4 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $20-50. Pre-show discussion at 3 p.m. in Stewart Center, room 206. Nick Palmer, Music Director and Conductor of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, will discuss the program.

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science– Oct. 22, 4 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $34-99.

The Illusionists present Adam Trent – Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-58.

Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo – Nov. 10, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-28.

Daymé Arocena – Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Carnahan Hall. Tickets: $15-20. Pre-show discussion at 6:30 p.m. in Carnahan Hall. Join the artist, Daymé Arocena, for a moderated discussion on the evening’s performance.

My Father’s Dragon – Nov. 12, 3 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $10-15. Pre-show activity at 2 p.m. in Stewart Center West Lobby. Get your picture taken with a dragon and enjoy dragon activities. The Columbian Park Zoo will present animals from the story.

The Steel Wheels – Dec.7, 7:30 p.m., Carnahan Hall. Tickets: $15-20.

Cabaret – Jan.11, 7:30 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-58.

John Beasley’s MONK’estra, headliner of the 2018 Purdue Jazz Festival – Jan. 19, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $24-34. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. in Stewart Center, room 310. Join Don Seybold, host of WBAA’sInside Jazz,” for a discussion about the evening’s performance.

Jiji, guitar – Jan. 26, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $15-20.

Mad River Theater Works’ Freedom Riders – Jan. 28, 3 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $10-15. Pre-show activity at 2 p.m. in Stewart Center West Lobby. Learn more about the Freedom Riders and peaceful protests through displays and activities presented by the Purdue Black Cultural Center.

Troker – Feb. 2, 8 p.m., PMU Ballrooms. Tickets: $15-20.

wild Up: Future Folk – Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $21-30

At the Illusionist’s Table – Feb. 13-16, 6 p.m.; Feb. 17, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Feb. 18, 6 p.m.; Marriott Hall. Tickets: $45-95. Limited engagement. Attendees must be 21+.

PostSecret: The Show – Feb. 20-21, 7 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $6-10. Pre-show activity at 6:15 p.m. in Stewart Center West Lobby. Learn more about the “PostSecret” project and create your own post card.

Orlando Consort: Voices Appeared Silent Cinema and Medieval Music – Feb. 23, 8 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas. Tickets: $22-28. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. Location TBD. Join us for a discussion on the evening’s program.

Jersey Boys – Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-58.

TEDxPurdueU – Mar. 3, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $15-$25. TEDxPurdueU is proud to be a student organization under the Purdue Convocations umbrella.

Curious George: The Golden Meatball – Mar. 4, 3 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $10-15. Pre-show activity at 2 p.m. in Stewart Center West Lobby. Get your picture taken with Curious George and enjoy Curious George activities. College of Education music education students will present monkey and music related activities.

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra No Place to Go – Mar. 23, 8 p.m., Carnahan Hall. Tickets: $20-25.

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra The Outer Space – Mar. 24, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Carnahan Hall. Tickets: $20-25.

Songs of Freedom – Apr. 5, 7:30 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $20-26

Drew Petersen, piano – Apr. 6, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $15-20.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder The Broadway Musical – Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-58.

World Without Us (Ontroerend Goed), Plymouth Theatre, Richard Jordan Productions – Apr. 13-14, 8 p.m., Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-30. Post-show discussion in Loeb Playhouse. Join the cast and artistic team immediately following the performance.

The Wizard of Oz – Apr. 28, 7 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-58

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