“Hub City” Happenings: September 2022

Written By Visit Lubbock Interns

August 30, 2022

By: Maggi Gallaspy

September 1 – The Everly Brothers Experience – Live at Cactus Theater!

Since 2016, The Zmed Brothers have honored the legacy of country rock pioneers, The Everly Brothers. Catch their Lubbock performance at the Cactus Theater. Tickets are on sale now!

September 2 – First Friday Art Trail

A visit to Lubbock during the first of the month is not complete without 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 businesses located downtown. While there, enjoy live music, food trucks, and art from local, national, and international artists.

September 2 – 2022 West Texas Watercolor Society Fall Show

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the West Texas Watercolor Society is hosting its National Juried Exhibit at the Broadway Contemporary Fine Art Gallery. Take a trip to the heart of the Lubbock art district, meet artists, and enjoy live art demonstrations by renowned artist, Tim Oliver. The fall show will take place throughout September and October on select days. 

September 8 – Gary P. Nunn – Live at Cactus Theater!

Texas music legend Gary P. Nunn is coming to the Cactus Theater! The CMA of Texas Living Legend Award recipient and writer of “London Homesick Blues” is bringing a night of country music to Lubbock. 

September 9 – Parker McCollum – Live at Cook’s Garage

Parker McCollum is returning to Cook’s Garage with Shane Smith and The Saints! The singer-songwriter is behind the platinum-selling single ‘Pretty Heart’ and released his debut album Gold Chain Cowboy in 2021. Get your tickets now!

September 11 – The Bacon Brothers – Live at Cactus Theater!

Join The Bacon Brothers for a night of “Forosoco,” a blend of folk, rock, soul, and country influences. The Bacon Brothers will celebrate their eleventh release “Erato” at the Cactus Theater. 

September 15 – Los Chicos del 512 – The Ultimate Selena Experience – Live at Cactus Theater!

Calling all Selena lovers… For the fifth time, Los Chicos del 512 is bringing the magic of Selena to the Cactus Theater with its tribute show. All past performances have sold out, so get your tickets now! 

September 16, 2022 – Eli Young Band – Live at Cook’s Garage

Composed of four University of North Texas alums, Eli Young Band is returning to its roots with this benefit concert for West Texas Hero Homes. Special guests Cameron Sacky Band and West Texas Exiles will kick off the show at 8 p.m.

September 17 – Los Texmaniacs – Past, Present & Future of Conjunto – Live at Cactus Theater!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Los Texmaniacs at the Cactus Theater! A combination of Tex Mex conjunto, blues, Texas rock, and R&B riffs, this is a show you don’t want to miss. Tickets are on sale now.

September 17 – Willie McCool Memorial Half Marathon, 5k and 10k Run

This memorial run at the Silent Wings Museum honors the Pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Willie McCool, who passed away in February 2003. This Coronado High School graduate loved running and left behind a lasting legacy. 

September 17 – Lubbock Live: Festival for the Arts

Head over to Two Docs Brewing for a night filled with musical acts, visual artists, dance performances, vendors, and various food trucks. Lubbock Live is donating 65% of its profits to The East Lubbock Art House this year. Tickets are being sold for $20 at www.lubbocklivefestival.com

September 18 – Bert Kreischer: The Berty Boy Tour Relapse – Live at The Buddy Holly Hall

Named Rolling Stone’s 1997 “Number One Partier in the Nation,” Bert Kreischer is now known for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing. Head down to The Buddy Holly Hall and enjoy The Berty Boy Tour Relapse! 

September 20 – Albert Cummings – New Blues Album “Ten” Tour – Live at Cactus Theater!

Join Albert Cummings at the Cactus Theater to experience his new album “Ten,” as he brings blues to Lubbock. This 13-track album is an emotional retelling of what Cummings has seen and done in his musical career. The show starts at 7 p.m.

September 20 – Cody Johnson – Live at Cook’s Garage

This prison guard turned outlaw country singer is coming to Cook’s Garage with friends Randy Houser and Ned Ledoux. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. 

September 23 – Gary Morris: An Intimate Evening with Gary and His Guitar – Live at Cactus Theater!

Just a guy and his guitar! This Texas-bred tenor returns with a show of his biggest hits in an intimate evening of music at the Cactus Theater. Get your tickets now! 

September 24 – Kevin James – Live at The Buddy Holly Hall

He’s everybody’s favorite mall cop! Kevin James, Emmy-nominated comedian, actor, and producer is bringing his stand-up comedy show to Lubbock. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

September 24 – Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society Annual Show & Sale

The Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society is hosting its annual show and sale at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Demonstrations and presentations by geologists will go on throughout the day. There will also be a club sales table, a silent auction, hourly door prizes, 2 Grand prizes, and a kid’s area with games and educational materials. 

September 26 – Western Art Workshop with Jason Scull and Brandon Bailey

Cowboy Artists of America Jason Scull and Brandon Bailey will hold a western art workshop at the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC). This 3-day sculpture and oil painting workshop will take place September 26-28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Experienced and aspiring artists are welcome to join!

September 29 – “Weird Al” Yankovic with Emo Philips – Live at The Buddy Holly Hall

For the second time in his career, five-time Grammy winner Weird Al is taking a break from his usual parody-filled performances to perform his original music in an intimate setting. 

September 30 – Free Fallin – The Tom Petty Concert Experience – Live at Cactus Theater!

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been performing sold-out shows for four decades. The Free Fallin tour is coming to Lubbock, giving rock fans an opportunity to hear Tom Petty’s greatest hits. Tickets are available for purchase. 


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