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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,

Coming Up in September

Football season is here, and we can smell the freshly vacuumed turf in the air. Coming up this month, Texas Tech plays host to three out-of-state teams; Buddy Holly Center celebrates the 81st birthday of Lubbock’s favorite son; and Ballet Lubbock gets to dancing and more. For all things happening in the “Hub City,” go

What’s Coming Up in July

  This July is packed with Freedom Fest & 4th on Broadway, a performance by B.o.B, Sister Act, a musical production by Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, a Salsa & Sangria Festival at Llano Estacado Winery, Archaeology in Action at Lubbock Lake Landmark and Junior Rough Riders Corral at National Ranching Heritage Center.

Lubbock Music Spotlight: The Blue Light Live

For Lubbock songwriters, 1806 Buddy Holly Ave. is sacred ground. On the street named for Lubbock’s favorite son, The Blue Light Live‘s family of musicians keep the music alive, standing on the same stage that raised legends like Josh Abbott Band, Wade Bowen, William Clark Green and Red Shahan, just to name a few. In our interview

5 Can’t-Miss Cowboy Symposium Performances

There’s nothing Lubbock loves more than live music and its Western heritage, so when the two come together during the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration each September, you get a whole weekend full of can’t-miss performances. For the last 28 years, the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration has been honoring, preserving and passing along all

40 Years, 4 Must-Sees at The National Ranching Heritage Center

The National Ranching Heritage Center has now been open to the public for 40 years. The historical landmark to this significant era of Texan and American ranching history has called Lubbock home since 1969, but held its grand opening on July 2, 1976 with a dedication by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, coinciding with American bicentennial celebrations.

What’s Happening in the “Hub City”

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The temperatures are rising in town and so is the fun. Something about this weather brings out some of Lubbock’s greatest treasures— the things Lubbock does best, such as live music, wine, sports, art and family fun with a little West Texas flair. From now until to Sunday, April 17, we have several events happening in

Top Things to Do in Lubbock if You Love the Outdoors

Due to Lubbock’s great Texas location, it’s a popular destination year-round for outdoor attractions and events. Its rich, West Texas history is portrayed through attractions that teach about ranching and cowboys, and the area is also home to some of the best nature spots for wildlife viewing or hiking in the region. If you want to

Top 10 Annual Events and Festivals in Lubbock

Home to the legendary musician Buddy Holly, a rich western heritage and award-winning wineries, Lubbock is a popular destination for travelers to escape their everyday routines. Throughout the year, the city hosts a number of annual events, often celebrating its historical past and creative arts community. While there are many events to choose from, this guide narrows

Spotlight on 3 Local Caterers

If you’re planning a meeting or event in Lubbock, one of the best ways to go local and give the event some Texas flair is to hire local caterers that specialize in West Texas favorites like barbecue or Tex-Mex. Some local caterers go a step further—offering an event setting that feels uniquely Lubbock and complements