July 27, 2017


July 27….Buddy Holly Summer Showcase Series - This week, Mike Pritchard plays Rock 'n' Roll. Summer Showcase 2017 is free to the public. There will be a cash bar, food and beverages available for purchase. Please, no outside beverages are allowed. Performances every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Meadows Courtyard, 1810 Crickets Ave.

July 27….Prosperity Bank Catfish Fry
- Come enjoy all-you-can-eat catfish and support our area South Plains Food Bank with live music, beer and wine, a silent auction and kids activities! Tickets can be purchased for $10 in advance at all Lubbock and surrounding area Prosperity Bank locations. Kids under the age of 5 eat for free. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mad Davis; 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

July 27….Cactus Theater Presents: Dawn and Hawkes - Live in Concert - Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes met when he crossed an Austin barroom floor and asked her to dance. The first time they sang together they found a sound Texas Monthly calls "undeniably intimate". Their initial duo effort, Golden Heart, climbed to No. 25 in Billboard’s Folk chart and landed at No. 2 in iTunes singer-songwriter albums and kicked off a whirlwind of constant cross-country touring and performances with artists like Patty Griffin, Dan Tyminski & Alison Krauss, Chris Issak, Old 97s, Robert Earl Keen, and showcases at festivals. Their most recent album, Yours and Mine, is foremost a celebration of life’s beautiful moments that make us want to take another breath and another step – despite uncertainty. "Impeccable vocal harmonies and instrumentation” - Acoustic Guitar "Transcendent alternative-folk - you will find yourself craving more from this amazing, dynamic duo"- Huffington Post “Songs of introspective bliss, this singer-songwriter team genuinely helps the listener feel the spirit of life” - Performer Magazine “lovely, lilting and clearly heartfelt” - Elmore Magazine “Outstanding musicians individually, they are absolutely magical together.” - Houston Press “The audience caved for their interplay, romance, and music. They won everyone over by being raw, real, and original.” - Austin Chronicle “Roots music that sears the heart yet goes down smooth. Blues, folk, country and rock tangle in their sound, every element amplified by the pair's lovely, tortured harmonies” - Columbia Tribune “Undeniably intimate” - Texas Monthly. Reserved floor seats $20; standard balcony $15; limited box seats $40 - which includes concession treats. Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 p.m.; call (806) 762-3233; or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave: 7:30 p.m.

July 28….ENCORE! Cactus Theater presents: ’70s Disco Daze: A Cactus Tribute to ABBA • Bee Gees • Donna • Olivia - Get ready to get down and fabulously funky in a time trip back to the height of the vinyl age as we present ’70s DISCO DAZE: A Cactus Tribute to ABBA, The Bee Gees, Donna Summer and Olivia Newton-John. It's a chance to revisit the greatest pop hits of the mid-to-late ’70s and the "dy-no-mite" vibe of polyester pantsuits, big collars and silk shirts! We'll channel the greatest hits of ABBA, the Brothers Gibb, the queen of disco herself - Donna Summer - and, yes....we'll get physical with the music of Olivia Newton-John! Confirmed performers: Craig Elliott, Jeff Bailey, Angela Crowson and Gabriella Flores. A sampling of the mega-hits you'll hear includes "Dancing Queen", "Stayin' Alive", "Last Dance" and "Physical" among many more. It'll be a Friday night fun-fest as we churn the classics with your favorite Cactus vocalists - all backed by our movin' and groovin' masters of funky fun - The Rhythm Machine. Come dressed in your disco best...it'll be a total blast from the past! Reserved floor seats $20; standard balcony $15. Limited box seats $40 - which includes concession goodies with your ticket! . Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 p.m. or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave: 7:30 p.m.


uly 28-29….Moonlight Children’s Theatre presents “Shrek Jr.”
- Moonlight Children’s Theatre will present SHREK JR in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre in Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, "Shrek Jr" brings all the beloved film characters you know to life on stage, and tells the tale of an unusual hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a gingerbread man with an attitude, and many other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got a musical like none you’ve ever seen! Tickets can be reserved by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre, 413 E. Broadway; Designed for youngsters, the performances begin at 9 a.m.

July 28-29….Moonlight Musicals Presents “Sister Act”
- To continue the 12th summer season, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, will present the hit musical comedy, Sister Act! Dazzling diva turns comical convert! Based on the popular Whoopi Goldberg film, Sister Act centers around nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier. Forced to flee her gangster boyfriend, Deloris suddenly finds herself thrust into the confines of a convent with a habit for disguise! Unaccustomed to a low-key lifestyle, Deloris shakes up her sister sisters with her flamboyant tales of rock and Reno! As penance for her “un-nunly like” behavior, Deloris is forced to tune up the tone-deaf choir and finds herself winning friends and influencing papal… we mean people. Tickets can be reserved by calling Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000. Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre, 413 E Broadway. Gates open at 7 p.m; performance begins at 8 p.m.


July 29….Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market - Looking for best in local produce, handmade and artisan products? If the answer is YES...then visit the Downtown Farmers Market each Saturday at 19th and Buddy Holly Ave from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a taste of downtown Lubbock, and the finest in local produce, meat, dairy, cheese. baked goods and arts. The market will be every Saturday thru October 28th from 9 a.m. until vendors sell out. For more info, visit lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com/. We look forward to seeing you every Saturday at the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market at 19th Street & Buddy Holly Ave

July 29….Children’s Book Signing at the Haven – The Haven ACS is honored to have Ms. Susan Balentine as their guest at a book signing for her children’s book, “Lost in Cabo” featuring a shelter dog named Pedro. Books will be available to purchase and part of the proceeds will benefit the Haven shelter. For more info, call 806-763-0092. The Haven, 4501 N. FM 1729; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

July 29….Cactus Theater Presents: Los Chicos del 512 – The Selena Tribute - The members of Los Chicos del 512 came to together for one reason. That one reason is to bring the magic of Selena to old and new fans worldwide. Since the group's inception in 2014, they have been successfully doing just that. Having sold out venue after venue and with a most recent performance for the Chicago Bulls halftime show, Los Chicos del 512 are on fire! This show is a mind-blowing experience and the closest once can get to live a Selena concert. These musicians came together and orchestrated an extraordinary show that will have you back to 1995 within seconds of their first song. Los Chicos del 512 will bring to you the finest Selena tribute that you can possibly imagine. Now, get ready to sing, dance and relive Selena! Reserved floor seats $30/$25; standard balcony $20. Box office open daily 3:00-5:30 p.m. or call (806) 762-3233 or order online at cactustheater.com. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave: 7:30 p.m

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

August 2....Ireland's Jewel: An Evening with Mary Black
August 3....A Night of Magic and Music: A Cactus Special Event!
August 5....Tribute to Chicago, Steely Dan and The Doobie Bros
Aug 11-12….Moonlight Musicals: Seven Brides / Seven Brothers
August 12….9th Annual “Vamos a Pescar, Let’s Go Fishing”
August 12....The Roundtable presents: Beth Roesler
August 13…..12th Annual K-9 Spashfest

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