Tag: Buddy Holly

Little-Known Lubbock

While Lubbock may bring to mind sunsets and cotton, a trip to the “Hub City” is most notably characterized by live music and artistic expression experienced in both galleries and wine glasses. Experience Lubbock as the locals do, and you’ll find that West Texas has plenty of personality and charm. Lubbock Libations Lubbock’s signature cocktail,

7 Last Minute Lubbock-Inspired Costumes

There are two types of people in this world: those who pre-plan their Halloween costume months in advance, anxiously awaiting the arrival of pumpkins, haunted houses and the annual screenings of Hocus Pocus on TV. And there are those of us who, truthfully, are only into it for the candy and frantically search our closets

Beat the Heat in the “Hub City!”

Here in the “Hub City” we enjoy an average of 263 sunny days every year, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But with summer in full swing, it’s occasionally necessary to find a few ways to beat the heat. Here are a few of our favorite ways to do just that! Lubbock Water

Rich in History: 4 of Lubbock’s Must-See Historical Markers

As the daughter of a Texas historian, I grew up hearing about the importance of history on a daily basis. Although I never could appreciate the historical significance my dad could find in just about anything (and I do mean anything), I’m starting to understand why it is so special to him, but we’ll keep

Live Love Lubbock with Amanda Rodriguez

If you’re looking for Amanda Rodriguez, you’re likely to find her at the First Friday Art Trail or at a Ryan Todd Garza show. In our latest addition to the Live Love Lubbock series, she tells us where to get a scoop of ice cream, update your wardrobe and her go-to spot for girls night. Grab

Live Love Lubbock with Cleto Cordero

Cleto Cordero, best known as the frontman and chief songwriter for Flatland Cavalry, came to Lubbock, following in the footsteps of Pat Green, Josh Abbott and countless others. Since then his band has released an EP (Come May) and full length album (Humble Folks) to major success. When Cleto isn’t topping the iTunes country chart or landing on Billboard,

Live Love Lubbock with Sarah Monroe

We couldn’t think of a better way to introduce our newest social media intern than adding her to our Live Love Lubbock series. Sarah has grown up in Lubbock and has a passion for the city, so we could not be more excited to have her share her “Hub City” favorites with you. Learn about McPherson’s Patio

Destination Spotlight – Buddy Holly Center

Many people hear the word Lubbock and immediately think Buddy Holly. In fact, some might say that Lubbock was the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, and we would agree! Holly is definitely Lubbock’s most famous son, and his music has carried through artist after artist over the years. Did you know that The Beatles named

Live Love Lubbock with Calvin Davis

This sharp dressed man is a love song kinda guy. Calvin Davis fell in love with the “Hub City’s” cultural district, barbecue and previous interviewee, Renee Davis. You can find Calvin helping small businesses by day and singing karaoke by night. Grab a mic and Live Love Lubbock with Calvin Davis.     See the

10 Most “Insta-Worthy” Lubbock Locations

If Instagram has taught us anything it’s with the right angle and an expertly chosen filter, anything can become post-worthy. Cool architecture, your friend’s pet, another friend’s coffee, a well-plated meal, a neon sign – all make frequent appearances on our feeds. But the simple fact remains that some things are more Insta-worthy than others.