Hub City Happenings: May

Written By Visit Lubbock Interns

May 01, 2023

By: Maggi Gallaspy

Dance your way through Lubbock’s Depot District under the instruction of award-winning Tango teacher, Leah Anne. There is a $10 attendance fee.

Four Bar K hosts Friday Lunch every week from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. This event includes two trips through the buffet, free beer, and live music. Tickets are $12 per person. 

The iconic Cactus Theater is hosting this rejuvenated band eager to deliver to live audiences! Tickets are on sale now. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

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.

May 5 – Eternal Light

The Lubbock Chorale is hosting a performance exploring life’s challenges, differences and shortcomings. Hoping to bright light to Lubbock, the local arts organization has opened tickets for purchase online.

This one-night production is full of hit songs performed by the most talented kids in West Texas! Performers from 6 to 18 years old are bringing award-winning music their way. Tickets are on sale now!

May 6 – Corgi Derby Day

It’s time to get down and derby! Little Woodrow’s is hosting a corgi race. Register your pup or go out and watch. You might just see a few participants make it big for a debut at a 2024 Big 12 Men’s Basketball game. Registration begins at 11 a.m. the day of the race. 

If live animals, fun games, giveaways, coloring and a photobooth sound like fun, sign your kids up for this free event hosted by Texas Tech’s Association for Natural Resource Scientists! 

May 6 – Music of Queen

Conductor and arranger Brent Havens presents “The Music of Queen,” a listening experience performed by an orchestra and accompanied by a full rock band and vocals. A night at The Buddy Holly Hall is never a bad idea. Get your tickets now!

It’s official! The ‘What Are We Waiting For’ The Tour Part II is coming to Lubbock. Performing its newest album with fresh stage production, this concert at the United Supermarkets Arena is one you don’t want to miss. Get your tickets now!

This American southern rock and alternative country band from Alabama is shaking things up in Hub City! With opener Amythyst Kiah, this show at The Buddy Holly Hall is a can’t-miss. 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!

Rising to the top during the 80s, Graham Brown celebrates everything it is to love country music. He’s bringing his latest tour to the Cactus Theater! Get your tickets now. 

From dive bars to some of the most iconic stages in America, Ashley McBryde has made a name for herself in the country music industry. With guest Corey Kent, this Cook’s Garage concert will benefit the Lubbock Cooper Education Foundation.

Welcome The Oak Ridge Boys to the 806 the right way. From country to pop to gospel, this group does it all and has a lineup of hit songs. Tickets are on sale now!

A combination of a Tony-award-winning book and a clever score, Tootsie is bringing musical comedy to the stage at The Buddy Holly Hall. From May 15 to 17, join the audience and witness a love letter to theater!

A night of live vocals all the way from Vegas, the Edwards Twins are bringing their variety show to Lubbock. Tickets are on sale now!

May 18 – Skincare Workshop

Head over to Gold Stripe Coffee Roasters for a skincare workshop and leave with a personalized skincare routine. With limited spots, make sure to reserve your spot in advance. 

This yearly event is a part of the Texas Wake & Surf Series. A pro and amateur event for all ages and skill levels, head out to Buffalo Springs Lake for a day of action on the water. 

Handpicked by KISS as one of the top tributes in the world, this show is sure to be a good time. Tickets are on sale now! The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

It was so popular, it’s back again! Secure your spot in the audience for a night of rock ‘n’ roll that throws it back to the 80s. Tickets are on sale now!

Star of hit TLC show “The Long Island Medium,” Theresa Caputo is bringing her healing messages directly to audience members in her live show. Tickets are on sale now!

Starring in hundreds of movies and TV shows over the last 40 years, Barry Corbin is bringing a celebration of his personal and professional life to the Cactus Theater. Tickets to this fundraising event are on sale now!

Go on a nocturnal adventure through the Yellowhouse Draw. The monthly night hike takes guests through the Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark and makes the perfect summer activity. A free event, gather up your family and friends for a night of fun in nature. 


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