Friends of Convocations Priority Points Presale* Extended to October 24!


*Friends of Convocations members are seated before the general public using the Priority Points system. Donations of $50 or more qualify for priority seating and other perks, and provide crucial support for performances, education, outreach and special programs. Patrons may add a gift with their ticket order to immediately receive the Priority Points seating benefits or visit convocations.org/friends. Friends of Convocations presale orders must be received by October 24, 2021, 11:59pm for both PICK5 discounted subscriptions and single show tickets. If you have questions about your order, please call the campus box office at 765-494-3933. If you have questions about your Friends of Convos membership, please email convos@purdue.edu or call 765-494-9712 to speak to a development team member.

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September 2019

Margo Price
Thu, Sep 19, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Rising star Margo Price fuses Nashville country, Memphis soul and Texas twang while challenging country conventions through brutally honest, beautifully poetic portraits of everyday life.

24th Annual Global Fest
Sat, Sep 21, 2019 / 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by the City of West Lafayette, Purdue Convocations and the International Center of West Lafayette

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Since 1980, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet has embraced the diverse, adventurous spirit of guitar virtuoso Andreś Segovia and infused new vigor into canonical classics while bridging classical, jazz, rock and pop in contemporary explorations.

October 2019

Big Gigantic
Fri, Oct 11, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Elliott Hall of Music

Giant Leaps Free Fall Concert at Slayter Hill on Homecoming Weekend will feature Big Gigantic with special guest MadeinTYO.

Camille Thomas, cello
Thu, Oct 24, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Paris-born Camille Thomas is a rising-star cellist delivering dynamic virtuosity on her 18th-century Gagliano cello, while letting breathe her blend of verve, intimacy, and tenderness on works from Brahms, Beethoven and more.

November 2019

Yi-Nuo Wang, piano
Thu, Nov 14, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Fresh off her first place finish at the Concert Artists Guild Victor Emaleh Competition, pianist Yi-Nuo Wang makes her Purdue debut.

Novalima
Fri, Nov 15, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Carnahan Hall

Blending electronica beats with traditional instruments and tempos of Afro-Peruvian folk, Novalima conjures the soundtrack to both contemporary midnight mysteries and cultures that have endured for hundreds of years.

January 2020

Neyla Pekarek
Thu, Jan 23, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Cellist/vocalist Neyla Pekarek—formerly of the Grammy®️-nominated indie-folk band the Lumineers – combines Americana, blues, 60s pop and more on her 2019 solo debut Rattlesnake.

February 2020

Jake Owen: Down to the Tiki Tonk Acoustic Tour
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Elliott Hall of Music

Featuring special guests Larry Fleet and Scotty Emerick

The Brother Brothers
Thu, Feb 27, 2020 - Fri, Feb 28, 2020

After making their Purdue debut last year opening for I’m With Her, the Brother Brothers are back for more as the Outreach Artists-in-Residence.

March 2020

Casting Crowns
Thu, Mar 5, 2020 / 7:00 pm
Elliott Hall of Music

After an amazing performance in 2017, Casting Crowns makes their triumphant return to Elliott Hall of Music with Matthew West as part of their Only Jesus Tour.

Third Coast Percussion
Fri, Mar 6, 2020 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Accompanying the Oscar®-nominated film Paddle to the Sea live, Third Coast Percussion interweaves original compositions with water-inspired works to create a piece both spirited and serene.

December 2020

Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol
Fri, Dec 4, 2020 - Sun, Dec 13, 2020

Friday, December 4 @ 8pm EST / Saturday, December 5 @ 8pm EST
Friday, December 11 @ 8pm EST / Saturday, December 12 @ 8pm EST
Sunday, December 13 @ 4pm EST

February 2021

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Feb 8 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Feb 15 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Feb 22 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Ran Dank & Soyeon Kate Lee
Thu, Feb 25 / 7:30 pm

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor Transcription for Two Pianos by Franz Liszt

March 2021

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Mar 1 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Mar 8 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Mar 15 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Mar 22 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Thu, Mar 25 / 7:30 pm

The Haydn Discovery Experience

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Mar 29 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

April 2021

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Apr 5 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Apr 12 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Apr 19 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

Omar Apollo
Thu, Apr 22 / 7:30 pm

Join SCC for a virtual performance and Q&A session with R&B powerhouse and Indiana native Omar Apollo.

Live from Emmet’s Place
Mon, Apr 26 / 7:30 pm

“We need to play music to be ourselves--to heal people,” says jazz pianist Emmet Cohen from his Harlem apartment during the COVID shutdown--and he means it.

August 2021

Hand to Hand
Wed, Aug 25 - Thu, Aug 26
Purdue Memorial Mall

Rigged like a sailing ship and sized like houses, two giant puppet hands propel this outdoor spectacle alongside a performance of propulsive progressive rock in Hand to Hand by post-industrialists Squonk Opera.

September 2021

Mucca Pazza
Thu, Sep 9 / 12:00 am - Fri, Sep 10 / 11:59 pm

With blaring trumpets, slithering saxophones, clarinets, trombones, and tubas, a drumline, and a diverse collection of instruments that don’t belong anywhere in a marching band, music ensemble Mucca Pazza creates danceable tunes that defy genre.

26th Annual West Lafayette Global Fest
Sat, Sep 18 / 3:30 pm
Downtown West Lafayette

Global Fest is back for 2021 with world cuisine, culture, dance, arts, and music. The main stage features Iraqi maqams from The Rahim AlHaj Trio, a body moving mixture of contemporary funk and Brazilian forró from Nation Beat, and a fusion of fiery Bomba with folkloric guaracha and salsa from Los Hacheros.

Choir! Choir! Choir!
Thu, Sep 30 - Fri, Oct 1
Slayter Center for the Performing Arts

EPIC SING-ALONG!
Thursday, Sept 30, 7:30PM / The Beatles Jukebox
Friday, Oct 1, 6PM / Don't Stop Believin' in the 80s (before Homecoming Parade)
Friday, Oct 1, 9PM / I Want It That 2000s Pop Way (after Homecoming Parade)

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