Hub City Happenings: June

Written By Maggi Gallaspy

May 31, 2023

By: Avery Frazier

A visit to Lubbock during the first of the month is only complete with stopping by the First Friday Art Trail (FFAT) hosted by LHUCA. FFAT is a free, self-guided art tour held in the Lubbock Cultural District in partnership with various art centers, museums, galleries, and downtown businesses. While there, enjoy live music, food trucks, and art from local, national, and international artists.

Celebrating 50 years of the Historic Album, Texas singer-songwriter Willis Alan Ramsey is performing some of his classic songs. 

Artist Nela Garzon hosts a gallery talk about her exhibit Not One of Us at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. 

The Summer Stampede Western Art and Gear show includes music, food, friendship and art. Meet craftsmen, view art, purchase pieces and enjoy the National Ranching Heritage Center. Tickets are on sale now. NRHC members receive a discounted price. 

Stop by Saturdays from 5-8 p.m. to shop your favorite sips at one of Lubbock’s premier wineries.

Multi-Platinum Country Artist, Brett Young, is performing at the Big Stage at Cook’s Garage. You can purchase tickets before the concert or at the door. 

The Dance Gallery School of Dance Arts presents a celebration of the arts and the artists who created them. Dancers consist of preschool through high school-aged students performing pieces in many different dance styles. 

The Silent Wings Museum is hosting educational programs throughout the weekend that include vintage aircraft and vehicles, living history participants and exhibits throughout the museum to illustrate the accomplishment of the D-Day Invasion.

From noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday this summer, take a lunch break and head downtown to the Lubbock County Courthouse for a concert under the gazebo. 

This one-of-a-kind musical tribute is coming to the Cactus Theater. Experience one of Carole King’s legendary albums live in person. Tickets are on sale now!

Join LHUCA Thursday’s following First Friday Art Trail for a glass of wine and a stroll through the galleries featuring artist meet & greets. LHUCA members will receive a free glass of wine!

The Caldwell Collective band and singers will blow you away with their tributes to these iconic bands at the Cactus Theater. 

Join the Madagascar crew as they escape New York Central Park Zoo and go on an adventure with new songs, dancing menageries and some puppets!

The Seger System tribute band is bringing its music to Lubbock in honor of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bob Seger. Tickets are on sale now!

June 11 – Mika Singh

The famous singer, composer, music director and movie artist of Bollywood Fame is coming to West Texas for the first time. With his multiple talents, he has been enthralling audiences around the world. Tickets are available now!

June 16 – West Texas Comic Con

This three-day event celebrates all things pop culture with a variety of vendors, artists, celebrities, screenings, gaming tournaments and more! Held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, make plans to get your tickets now. 

Join Daryl Felsbert, Aaron Aryanpur and Brandon Davidson for a comedy night. These three national touring comedians and dads are bringing the jokes this Father’s Day weekend. Tickets are on sale now!

June 16- Roots & Boots

Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin, and Collin Raye are coming to the Big Stage at Cook’s Garage. Tickets are on sale now!

The rescheduled performance is finally here! Frankie Valli, an American legend, is performing with the Four Seasons to present some of his countless hits. 

This string trio has toured with Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Roxy Music and more. Now, they’re bringing a mix of hot jazz and Western swing to Lubbock. Tickets are on sale now!

June 17 – Artful Family Hours

Every third Saturday of the month, this family-friendly and free art activity is based in a current LHUCA exhibition. 

Magician Zac Mirz is a distinguished winner of Penn & Teller: Fool Us and has appeared on the Travel Channel’s Magic Caught on Camera. This is a Father’s Day Show you don’t want to miss. Tickets are on sale now!

Music and art camp is kicking off for children ages 8-11 at the Buddy Holly Center. Registration is $100 per child and is open now. 

The Limeliters have entertained standing-room-only crowds with their incredible musical talent and zany sense of humor. They feature a large collection of rousing songs! Tickets are on sale now!

Live at the Cactus Theater! The return of  Wilder Blue put a spin on rock-influenced country music. Don’t miss out! Tickets are on sale now!

This West Texas country artist is back to perform some of her biggest hits! Tickets are on sale now!

Head over to Prima Vista for live 1960s music, BBQ, and good times! Featuring Live Music from The House Band, All About Alice, and Envoye Express. Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are on sale for $10 for adults. 

A nocturnal adventure through the Yellowhouse Draw. This monthly event begins 30 mins before sunset and lasts from 75 min to 90 mins. This night hike is free and open to all ages. 

LHUCA’s West Texas Battle of the Bands finalists, the top 4 bands, are performing 15-minute sets at the LHUCA plaza to compete for this year’s prizes! 

Ladies of Caldwell Collective present a night of live music like no other. Get your tickets now and head over for ladies’ night! 

The powerhouse of the Caldwell Collective band and singers present live music that will keep you on your feet all night! Get your tickets now!

The play by Jethro Compton, a classic story of good versus evil, law versus gun, and one man versus Liberty Valance. A tale of love, hope, and revenge, set in the lawless American West. 


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