News and Updates
Live Music, Broadway, Theatre, and Ideas at Purdue University
July 21, 2022
Friends of Convocations donor benefit changes
We have recently needed to update the benefits offered to the Friends to ensure that we meet IRS deductibility rules, continue to respond to physical landscape changes on campus, and to manage the continued growth of the Friends support for the Convos mission.As a member of the Friends of Convocations you are part of a dynamic group of arts supporters whose gifts allow Convocations to keep ticket prices low, bring educational programs for students of all ages, and make big projects a...
July 7, 2022
Announcing our 120th Season!
Purdue Convocations announces is 2022-23 season filled with Broadway hits, energetic concerts, educational performances, and more!Purdue Convocations presents its 120th season with a lineup of innovative projects and performances from around the world, outdoor spectacles, award-winning country, jazz and chamber musicians, a repertory theater residency, thought-provoking lectures, family-friendly engagements and award-winning Broadway musicals. The list...
March 18, 2022
Mask Policy Update
Effective March 21, 2022, Purdue Convocations will now follow “mask optional” guidance.Dear Convocations Friends, Purdue Convocations (Convos) is announcing an update to its mask policy for the second half of the Spring 2022 semester. Effective March 21, 2022, any performances hosted by Purdue Convocations or the Student Concert Committee, regardless of...
March 7, 2022
Live from Loeb Playhouse: Emmet Cohen Trio and the Live From Emmet’s Place All-Stars
Live From Emmet’s Place All-Stars joined the Emmet Cohen Trio for an incredible night of jazz.Recorded live at Loeb Playhouse February 12, 2022, Live From Emmet’s Place All-Stars joined the Emmet Cohen Trio for an incredible night of jazz. Now, see it again (or for the first time) premiering Monday, March 7 on YouTube and Facebook. Harkening back...
November 12, 2021
Tickets now available for Purdue Convocations’ Spring 2022 events
October 26, 2021
Dökk performance by fuse* originally scheduled for February 3, 2022 cancelled due to COVID-19-related complications
Due to COVID-19 related complications, the U.S. tour of Dökk has been cancelled. Ticket purchases will be refunded automatically.The high-tech dance/media performance, Dökk, by the Milan, Italy-based company, fuse*, was scheduled to perform in Loeb Playhouse on February 3, 2022. Due to COVID-19 related complications, the U.S. tour has been cancelled. While the Convocations team is currently working to...
September 23, 2021
Music group Choir! Choir! Choir! to lead Purdue Homecoming audiences in epic sing-alongs
Purdue Convocations presents Toronto-based singing group Choir! Choir! Choir! to lead three unique Homecoming Week sing-alongs at Slayter Center for the Performing Arts.Purdue Convocations presents Toronto-based singing group Choir! Choir! Choir! to lead three epic Homecoming Week sing-alongs at Slayter Center for the Performing Arts. Led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, the duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are...
September 1, 2021
Chicago’s Mucca Pazza marching to Purdue in September
Marching band tradition meets underground street theatre, mismatched uniforms, & genre-bending original music. Chicago’s Mucca Pazza will perform 6 FREE pop-up shows around campus September 9-10.Our beloved Purdue "All American" Marching Band was the first of its kind to break military ranks and form the Block "P" on the football field—thus a tradition of tight field formations was formed. Mucca Pazza, on the other hand,...
August 2, 2021
Convos announces a return to live events for the fall in first of two 2021-22 series announcements
February 8, 2021
Purdue Convocations announces Spring 2021 virtual events