May 25, 2017


May 25….2017 Summer Showcase Concert Series - The Buddy Holly Center will kick off the 2017 series with popular local group Element – specialists in authentic, showstopping R&B and Funk. For over 17 years, the Summer Showcase experience has offered something for every taste in live, original music. All concerts are free to the public and family friendly. Patrons will enjoy live, music, food trucks, cash bar and free children’s craft activities; all in the beautiful, shaded Meadows Courtyard. The Summer Showcase Concert Series is 100% funded through sponsorships and donations. Your support helps us keep the Summer Showcase Concert Series free to the public! If you would like to become a sponsor or make a contribution, please contact Tonja Hagy-Valdine at, or call 806-775-3566. There will be a cash bar, food and beverages available for purchase. Please remember, no outside beverages are allowed. Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Avenue; 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

May 25….Moonlight Directions Presents: A Night at the Tonys - With the Tony Awards just around the corner and Tony nominations just being released, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Youth Ensemble, Moonlight Directions is proud to present "Night at the Tony's: A Broadway Revue," featuring numbers from Best Musical Tony Award winning shows. Come see show stopping selections from smash shows such as "Guys and Dolls," "Anything Goes," "Chicago," "Hairspray," and the 2016 Best Musical, "Hamilton." Get dressed to impress as we present this one night only affair. To reserve tickets call Select A Seat. Lubbock Dream Center, 1111 30th St; 7 p.m.


May 27….Tribute to the Rolling Stones - Cream - The Doors - In this stellar tribute concert, you'll hear the unforgettable songs by The Doors - including "Light My Fire", "Riders On the Storm", "Break On Through (To the Other Side)", "Love Her Madly" and other big hits. We'll revisit the brief but notable late '60s work by Cream - led by Eric Clapton - a group that produced the classic rock staples "White Room", "Badge", "Strange Brew" and, of course, "Sunshine of Your Love". And, we'll salute the group that many have called The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band of all time - The Rolling Stones. Just a small sampling of the songs you'll hear: "Start Me Up", "Satisfaction", "Wild Horses", "Beast of Burden" and "It's All Over Now". Featured vocalists on this show are Craig Elliott, Jason Fellers, Mark Paden and Amber Pennington...all backed by The Rhythm Machine. Get your tickets now for this highly-anticipated tribute to three of the greatest rock ensembles ever! Tickets only $20 for reserved floor seats; $15 for standard balcony. Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 pm or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue: 7:30 p.m.


May 27 - 28….2nd Annual Lubbock-Con – All are invited to this fun 2 day event featuring comic books, cosplay, gaming, sci-fi, anime, multiple panel rooms, activity areas and contests which will fill up the show’s floor and schedule while providing Lubbock with a weekend of fun and memorable experiences. Lubbock-Con is the endeavor of a local non-profit organization, Panhandle Pop Culture Ventures (PPCV). PPCV was established in 2015 by a group of fans, from the Lubbock area, hoping to cultivate and connect the fandom communities here in Lubbock. Through those connections, they hoped to build a large multi-genre, pop culture community with year round activities. For tickets, visit the website at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
This Week's Trivia Question....

For this week's contest, the winner will receive two (2) tickets to the Sounds of West Texas concert next Saturday, June 3 at the Cactus Theater.

To win these tickets, correctly answer the trivia question below and email it to us at using the fun phrase "Git Along Little Guit-Steel" as your subject title.

The Question:
Which Texas musician is credited with creating the "guit-steel" instrument...a combination of electric guitar and steel guitar?

The deadline for this contest is this Sunday night at midnight. and the winner will be contacted Monday by noon. Please provide a daytime phone number where we may contact you if you are the winner We'd also like to know the city/town in which you please include. Thanks!

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

June 3….Caprock Corvette Club Charity Car Show
June 3….Sounds of West Texas: A Tribute To Our Military
June 10....The Roundtable presents: Kody Bessent

June 17….West Texas 1st Annual 5v5 & Skills Soccer Tourney

Many more UPCOMING FUN THINGS TO DO are listed on our website...lots further out than the weekly postcard. Click here to go to our CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more info on these activites and MORE>

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