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Silkroad presents Home Within

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Home Within by Silkroad melds clarinet, cello, voice, and oud with real-time imagery into an audiovisual meditation on loss, longing and the tragedy of the Syrian conflict—haunted, yet hopeful that those who still seek home will soon discover it.

$15 – $20

Tai Verdes

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Tai Verdes, the breakout TikTok star, will perform at Purdue University as part of his HDTV Tour in support of his debut album TV, featuring “A-O-K,” “Stuck In The Middle,” “DRUGS,” more.

$15 – $20

Beatrice Rana

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Italian pianist Beatrice Rana has earned the Silver Prize at the Van Cliburn competition, headlined Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and venues worldwide. Rana’s performance at Purdue will include four scherzos by Chopin, etudes by Debussy, and more.

$20 – $26

Macbeth

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Aquila Theatre makes the relevance of political ambition and power-mongering surprisingly fresh with their creative vision of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This electric rendition is keenly aware that a certain sound and fury persists.

$22 – $30

The Great Gatsby

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby remains a vivid account of how, in the absence of true equality, pursuing the “American dream” can lead to devastating effects. Known for their powerful immersion in classic texts, Aquila Theatre brings a relevant reimagination of this classic in which Gatsby is a man of color, setting the stage for themes of class, racism and discrimination to play vividly inside the meaning of the American Dream.

$22 – $30

TEDxPurdueU

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Modern Renaissance, presented by TEDxPurdueU in a series of 18 minute-long talks, will explore the dynamics of our social, cultural, and political world post-pandemic, and how science, art, history, and social justice will reemerge in its wake

$11 – $16

Emmet Cohen Trio

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Live streamed to audiences in 2021, Live from Emmet’s Place provided front row seats in jazz pianist Emmet Cohen’s apartment. Now, Purdue welcomes Cohen’s Trio, along with the Live From Emmet’s Place All-Stars, for a real time, in-person performance.

$20 – $26

Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Returning to Purdue after her 2019 performance, banjoist Abigail Washburn will introduce us to Wu Fei, a prodigy on the Chinese guzheng. This multilingual collaboration of global folk magnifies the beauty of experiences that transcend traditions.

$20 – $26

Canceled Dökk – CANCELLED

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Dökk, a live media performance by fuse* originally scheduled for February 3, 2022, has been cancelled due to COVID-19-related complications.

Geneva Lewis

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Violinist Geneva Lewis made her professional debut at just 11 years old for the Pasadena Symphony. At Purdue, she will revel in the impressionism of Debussy’s Violin Sonata and the romantic power of Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 in D minor.

$15 – $20

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel created timeless hits like “Mrs. Robinson” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Now, The Simon & Garfunkel Story presents a multimedia experience with rare photos, video, and a live band performing their classic songs.

$30 – $54

Joshua Redman Quartet

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Joshua Redman has forged a saxophone sound that is provocative, forward-looking, & hard-swinging. Redman’s Grammy-nominated quartet generates a tight and joyous onstage alchemy that will serve as an amazing kick-off to the 2022 Purdue Jazz Festival.

$24 – $30

Gus Dapperton

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Student Presale / Friday, September 24 / 10am
General Public On Sale / Wednesday, September 29 / 10am
Student tickets just $15!

$15 – $20

Third Coast Percussion

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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.

$22 – $28

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Exciting and inspirational, Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks shows how individual determination makes a difference in freedom and equality for all.

$12 – $17

TEDxPurdueU

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

How do we choose the paths we take in life? Is there a better way? Does a balanced life mean a happy life? Join us for a discussion of Ikigai—a Japanese concept that translates to “a reason for being”—and discover how its principles can shape our lives.

$17 – $23

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Founded in 1982, this Grammy-winning chamber orchestra is bringing the Baroque to life with lesser known works by composers like Vivaldi, Handel, Bach and more.

$22 – $28

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

In this immersive production, you'll jump in and explore unknown depths of the ocean–where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago...and perhaps still exist today!

$12 – $17

Guangdong Modern Dance Company

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Founded in 1992, Guangdong Modern Dance Company explores China’s modern identity, cultural history and social perspectives through contemporary dance.

$22 – $30

Alice in Wonderland

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

This innovative interpretation of the beloved classic remains faithful to Lewis Carroll’s lively humor while springing several surprises of its own. Join Alice at the gateway to imagination.

$12 – $17

Neyla Pekarek

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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.

$20 – $25

Artemis

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

The Artemis sextet gathers their genius for selections spanning Theolonius Monk to the Beatles – presented with passion, power and sensitivity. Jazz Fest participants can order group tickets by calling 765-495-3933.

$24 – $30

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Ready to wriggle its way into your heart with a sweet and gentle show featuring a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets!

$12 – $17

Yi-Nuo Wang, piano

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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

$15 – $20

One Small Step

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

This action-packed tale about the “space race” includes dozens of characters—all played by two extraordinary actors from Oxford Playhouse in England. Check your oxygen, adjust your space suit and buckle up for the biggest mission of all time!

$15 – $20

Harlem 100

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Harlem 100 presents sounds and ideas from Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Billie Holiday and more in a modern-day variety-show homage to the Harlem Renaissance.

$24 – $30

Camille Thomas, cello

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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.

$15 – $20

1984

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

How far are we from Orwell's dystopian nightmare...or in what ways are we already there?

The Odyssey

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Across centuries and civilizations, The Odyssey remains a testament to the human spirit, the will to wander and the yearning for home.

$22 – $28

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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.

$22 – $28

Cameron Graves

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “the house pianist for the party at the end of the universe,” Cameron Graves is revitalizing funk, jazz, soul and fusion with kaleidoscopic, kinetic energy.

$20 – $26

Margo Price

Loeb Playhouse 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN

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.

$24 – $30