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Abby Eddy, director of marketing, 765-494-9712 or aeeddy@purdue.edu.

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Concert in Elliott Hall of Music

 

Guerrilla Girls

The Guerrilla Girls are feminist activist artists who wear gorilla masks and use facts, humor, and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias, and corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture. The Guerrilla Girls could be anyone because they are everywhere. more… Photo by Andrew Hinderaker.

Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls print

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global Fest: Séamus Egan Project

Séamus Egan is among contemporary Irish music’s most prolific torchbearers. more… Photo provided by the artists.

Seamus Egan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global Fest: Orquesta el Macabeo

This Puerto Rican salsa sensation “revindicates” traditional sounds with stories to which anyone can relate…and move their feet. more… Photo provided by the artists.

Orquesta el Macabeo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argus Quartet

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. more… Photos by Ben Gibbs.

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Something Rotten!

In the Broadway show “SOMETHING ROTTEN!”, two brothers set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! more… Photos provided by the production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alfredo Rodríguez Trio

Grammy®-nominated jazz pianist Alfredo Rodríguez embraces a global sound spanning African Highlife influences to Middle Eastern flourishes. more… Photos by Anna Webber.

Alfredo RodriguezAlfredo Rodriguez Trio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frankenstein

Written 200 years ago, Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus wrestled with fundamental questions of innovation: “Just because we can do it, should we?” and “If we succeed, what now?” . more… Photo provided by the production.

Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

88Rising

88rising – the pioneering music and arts collective who have the most groundbreaking artists from Asia bridging Eastern and Western youth culture. more… Photo provided by the artists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Camp and Matthew West

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

Jeremy Camp Matthew West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Les Violons du Roy

Les Violins du Roy, joined by acclaimed countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, perform Handel arias and Glass songs in “a unique, refined, and explosive concert.” more… Photos by Atwood Photographie (ensemble) and Matthu Placek (Anthony Roth Costanzo).

Les Violons du Roy

Anthony Roth Costanzo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Circa: Humans

In Humans, Circa—one of Australia’s most in demand circus arts companies—tests the limits of the body’s ability to carry the weight of life. more… Photos by Pedro Greig.

Circa Humans

Circa Humans group

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m With Her

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. more… Photos by Shervin Lainez.

Im With Her

I'm With Her

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Westerlies

The Westerlies, a self-described “accidental brass quartet,” bring a signature blend of jazz, roots, rock, and chamber music. more… Photos by Sasha Arutyunova.

The Westerlies

The Westerlies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danny Carmo’s Mathematical Mysteries

Theatre, technology, and mathematics come together in this fun, interactive performance from Northern Ireland’s premier children’s theatre company. more… Photos provided by the production.

Danny Carmo's Mathematical Mysteries

Danny Carmo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gabriel Royal

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

Gabriel Royal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flor de Toloache

New York’s first and only all-woman mariachi group, Flor de Toloache, creates an edgy, versatile sound with a fresh take on tradition. more… Photos courtesy of the artists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinderella

CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. more… Photos by Carol Rosegg.

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Kinky Boots

With songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots is the six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical with high heels and a huge heart. more… Photos by Matthew Murphy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stefon Harris and Blackout

Stefon Harris’s ensemble, Blackout, rejects traditional jazz definitions in favor of sleek, slinky soul, funk, hip-hop, and go-go. more… Photos provided by the artist.

Stefon HarrisStefon Harris and Blackout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Pints

Two Pints is a hilarious, bittersweet, innovative work from Dublin’s celebrated Abbey Theatre and Roddy Doyle, the poet laureate of Ireland’s working class. more… Photos by Ros Kavanagh.

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!: King for a Day

Daniel Tiger learns what it takes to be King of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. This grrr-ific musical based on the PBS Kids series is tiger-tastic! more… Photos provided by the production.

Daniel TigerDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Banda Magda

Banda Magda, fresh off their Grammy® winning collaboration with Snarky Puppy, embraces multiple musical styles to match their multicultural ensemble. more… Photos by Shervin Lainez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

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

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn Bela Fleck Abigail Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Goode

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. more… Photos by Steve Riskind.

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David Finckel and Wu Han

At any given time, Finckel and Wu Han are collaborating on 20 projects, including serving as the creative directors for Lincoln Center. more… Photos by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco.

David Finckel Wu HanFinckel and Han

 

 

 

 

 

STOMP

Explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, utterly unique—STOMP is an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. more… Photos by Steve McNicholas.

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Call of the Wild

Author Jack London’s Call of the Wild is a thrilling tale of courage and survival that is now a beautiful, live multimedia storytelling adventure. more… Photos provided by the production.

Call of the Wild

Noel Gaulin Call of the Wild

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Violin

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

Black ViolinBlack Violin on sofa
 

Peg + Cat Live! The Big Dog Problem

Get ready for Peg + Cat Live!: The Big Dog Problem, a musical with wild comedy, fun songs, and an appearance from the coolest pals ever, Ramone! more… Art provided by the production.

Peg Plus Cat
 

Sin Salida

Union Tanguera and Kate Weare Company present Sin Salida, a dynamic collaboration between the French-Argentinian tango company and choreographer Kate Weare. more… Photos by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang.

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Monty Python’s Spamalot

Monty Python’s Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Go see it, or we shall taunt you a second time! more… Photos provided by the production.

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Veronica Swift Trio

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. more… Photos provided by the artist.

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Mahan Esfahani

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani presents an extraordinary recital experience for a limited engagement in Duncan Hall. more… Photos provided by the artist.

Mahan EsfahaniMahan Esfahani harpsichord