After Lubbock Entertainment \ Performing Arts Association (LEPAA) revealed its plans for development back in 2013, The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences is at last coming to fruition in 2020.
After several years of envisioning a performing arts venue that would house acclaimed entertainment and revolutionary performances in a facility designed by world-renowned architects, LEPAA has nearly surpassed their monetary goal to construct this 220,000-square-foot campus, thanks to local contributions.
Located in the heart of downtown Lubbock and designed for local, national and international entertainment and arts education, The Buddy Holly Hall will boast the following:
In addition to the artistic influence and educational opportunities this state-of-the-art facility will attract, The Buddy Holly Hall will pose a huge economic impact for the “Hub City”. Serving as a catalyst for downtown revitalization, the economic impact of The Buddy Holly Hall will create an estimated 1,200 new jobs during construction and a total of 36 new jobs after opening, with more than $3.7 million impact annually to Lubbock’s tax revenue.
Since The Buddy Holly Hall is privately funded and operated, ALL contributions directly fund construction of the project. A capital endowment alongside innovative partnerships with local arts organizations, public schools and universities, and private corporations will allow The Buddy Holly Hall to be financially self-sustaining upon opening.
For more information on LEPAA and The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, visit the LEPAA website.
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