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September 2018

Global Fest celebrates our diverse community and world cultures through music, dance, crafts and international food. Free performances by Séamus Egan Project and Orquesta El Macabeo.

Argus Quartet
Thursday, September 20 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Blending the classical with the contemporary, the award winning Argus Quartet’s diverse, innovative repertoire speaks to a sonic wanderlust … and a journey worth taking.

Alfredo Rodríguez Trio
Friday, September 28 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Grammy®-nominated jazz pianist Alfredo Rodríguez embraces a global sound spanning African Highlife influences to Middle Eastern flourishes.

October 2018

Jeremy Camp and Matthew West
Sunday, October 14 / 7:00 pm
Elliott Hall of Music

One show: Two incredible artists. Don’t miss a chance to see both Lafayette-native Jeremy Camp and Matthew West live at Purdue!

Les Violons du Roy
Sunday, October 21 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Les Violins du Roy, joined by acclaimed countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo,
perform Handel arias and Glass songs in “a unique, refined, and explosive concert.”

November 2018

I’m With Her
Thursday, November 1 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Folk supergroup I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan) delivers indelibly pure vocal harmony, familial chemistry, and nimble instrumental interplay.

The Westerlies
Friday, November 9 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

The Westerlies, a self-described “accidental brass quartet,” bring a signature blend of jazz, roots, rock, and chamber music.

Gabriel Royal
Wednesday, November 14 - Thursday, November 15

From “Brooklyn’s best busker” to collaborations with high profile pop powerhouses, Gabriel Royal will perform multiple shows in different places on campus.

December 2018

Flor de Toloache
Thursday, December 6 / 7:30 pm
Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms

New York's first and only all-woman mariachi group, Flor de Toloache, creates an edgy, versatile sound with a fresh take on tradition.

January 2019

Stefon Harris + Blackout
Friday, January 18, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Stefon Harris’s ensemble, Blackout, rejects traditional jazz definitions in favor of sleek, slinky soul, funk, hip-hop, and go-go.

February 2019

Banda Magda
Friday, February 1, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Carnahan Hall

Banda Magda, fresh off their Grammy® winning collaboration with Snarky Puppy, embraces multiple musical styles to match their multicultural ensemble.

Béla Fleck + Abigail Washburn
Friday, February 8, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the “king and queen of the banjo” (Paste
Magazine), simultaneously showcase banjo heritage while exploring new musical realms.

Richard Goode
Sunday, February 10, 2019 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

In this dynamic performance, Grammy®-winning pianist Richard Goode will illuminate works from Classical masters Haydn and Mozart, and Romantic works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Janáčzek.

David Finckel, cello + Wu Han, piano
Thursday, February 21, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

At any given time, Finckel and Wu Han are collaborating on 20 projects, including serving as the creative directors for Lincoln Center.

STOMP
Friday, February 22, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Elliott Hall of Music

Explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, utterly unique—STOMP is an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.

Black Violin
Thursday, February 28, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Hip-hop on strings? Classical training remixed with contemporary beats? Black Violin does both in a distinctive kaleidoscope of sound, style, and swagger.

April 2019

Veronica Swift Trio
Thursday, April 11, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

By age 23, jazz vocalist Veronica Swift has already performed with Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Esperanza Spalding, and Danilo Pérez and regularly holds court at Birdland in NYC.

Mahan Esfahani
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Friday, April 26, 2019
Duncan Hall

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani presents an extraordinary recital experience for a limited engagement in Duncan Hall. Ticket requests will be filled in Friends Priority Point order.

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