Category: Live Music

How to Spend 24 hours in Lubbock

By: Jessica Merrill If you find yourself passing through, having an extended layover or wanting a 24 hour adventure, get ready for a memorable day showcasing a range of attractions. Whether you’re a history junkie, art lover, or simply looking for a taste of authentic Texas charm, Lubbock has it all.  Let’s dive into an

From Cherry Blossoms to Tumbleweeds: How Buddy Holly inspired a trip 6,248 miles across the world

It’s August in Saitama, Japan, and the mild summer warmth gives way to sunflower fields, blueberry picking and marigold blooms. Across the world, in the High Plains of West Texas, there’s an uncanny familiarity in the seasonal landscape, despite the arid climate and higher temperatures.  A musician from Japan is settling into his dream vacation

Upcoming Concerts in Lubbock, TX 2024

Some know Lubbock as the birthplace of Buddy Holly, and I’m happy to report that the rock ‘n roll legend’s passion and legacy has only grown over time. Whether you’re walking under the neon lights at Cook’s Garage off Highway 87, sitting inside Cactus Theater in the heart of the Depot Entertainment District or spending

A Luxury Weekend Itinerary in Lubbock, Texas

By: Aubrie Harris Thursday Afternoon: Arrive in Lubbock Check-in 5:00 p.m. | Cotton Court | 1610 Broadway Street Stop by and freshen up from your full day of travel at the Cotton Court. This unique boutique hotel is located in the heart of downtown Lubbock. With local live music performances and The Midnight Shift restaurant

Plan a Night on one of Lubbock’s Most Iconic Streets 

Named after Lubbock native and iconic rock n’ roll legend Buddy Holly, this avenue in the downtown Depot District is lined with activities perfect for a progressive night out. From scenes that honor the city’s music history to internationally inspired cuisine, there’s a curated experience around every corner. During your next visit to Lubbock, spend

5 Reasons to Travel to Lubbock as a Digital Nomad

Now more than ever, remote workers and digital nomads are on the move. Whether you are bringing business with you to visit family over the holidays or planning your next short-term travel destination as a digital nomad, Lubbock is the ideal spot to explore. If you have the flexibility to work from anywhere, you should

Lubbock’s Hidden Speakeasy Revealed

By: Annie Kinnison Manhattan 9, Lubbock’s first speakeasy bar, offers a variety of martinis, cocktails and drinks expertly crafted using the highest quality alcohol at a premium price. Designed to mimic a 1920s prohibition-era lounge, guests walk the red carpet under the marquee lights only to be met by a bouncer who plays the part

5 Ways to Celebrate Buddy Holly’s Birthday in Lubbock

By: Aubrie Harris A local rock ‘n’ roll legend’s birthday is just around the corner. On September 7, the music community will celebrate Buddy Holly’s 87th birthday. Learn more about Lubbock’s favorite son and how you can join the festivities below. Ever since he was young, Buddy enjoyed listening to and making music. He rocketed

5 Local Spots Red Raiders Love to Visit

By: Aubrie Harris Whether you’re an alumni coming back to Raiderland, an out-of-towner stopping in for a visit, or hoping to catch a game over the weekend, there’s something to do for every visitor. A wide variety of delicious food, tasty drinks and fun activities to try are located all across the Hub City. Here’s

Talking Lubbock Music with Booga Bradshaw

Lubbock has a remarkable music history. As storied as the past may be, the future is looking bright for artists like Byron Smith aka Booga Bradshaw. Like many Lubbock musicians before him, Boog is bucking trends and forging ahead pioneering a hip hop community, and he’s excited to be doing it in Lubbock. We sat

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