July 23, 2015


July 23….Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Concert Series
- The BHC is gearing up for another hot summer of music and fun. This week's featured act is The Prairie Scholars. Performances are every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Meadows Courtyard. Summer Showcase is FREE to the public. There will be a cash bar, beverages and food available for purchase. No outside beverages are allowed. Buddy Holly Meadows Courtyard, 1801 Crickets Ave.

July 23….Junior’s Listening Room
– Music meets wine every Thursday in an intimate music experience at Cap*Rock Winery, bringing out some of Lubbock’s talented artists. Guest host Andy Wilkinson will perform along with special guests Chuck Hawthorne and Andy Hedges. There will be local food trucks serving from 6 p.m. onward. Cap*Rock will offer half-off bottles and various cocktails.Music starts at 7 p.m. For more info visit http://www.junior-vasquez.com/. Cap*Rock Winery, 408 E Woodrow Rd; 6 – 9:30 p.m.

July 23….Bri Bagwell in Concert
- Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 8 p.m.


July 24…. The Quebe Sisters
- The Quebe Sisters return to the Cactus for the second time. Get your tickets early, this concert will sell out! When the sisters sing their three-part harmony audiences are blown away. Their unique brand of music has taken the Americana music scene by storm. They perform a refreshing blend of swing, vintage country, bluegrass, jazz & swing standards, and Texas style fiddling. Quebe Sisters previous appearances include: Grand Ole Opry, the Kennedy Center, NYC’s Lincoln Center, the Marty Stuart Show, the Eddie Stubbs’ Show on WSM, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, The Birchmere, the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree (host band) and National Folk Festival. “One thing is for sure, you don’t see a group like the Quebe Sisters Band come along everyday,” says Grand Ole Opry announcer Eddie Stubbs. “Give them your undivided attention and if you’re not already, you too, will become a fan.” Check them out here: https://youtu.be/HFFYkF5v7Kk Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


July 24 - 25….Beauty & The Beast Jr. -
"Be our guest" for this enchanted musical tale as Lubbock Moonlight Musicals debuts its newest outreach: Moonlight Children's Theatre -a theatrical production group supported entirely by members of their youth performance ensemble, Moonlight Directions! Based on Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' love for education and family-fun, this production shall provide additional performance practice for Moonlight Directions and an entertaining experience for all guests! Featuring music from the classic film, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Jr." tells a "tale as old as time" of young provincial woman, Belle, and her search to find the love she has only glimpsed among the pages of her beloved books.Similarly searching, though for vastly different reasons, a spell-bound young prince, now only known as the Beast, must learn the true meanings of love before time runs out. "Be our guest" and enjoy Saturday morning performances and budget-friendly tickets for Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Jr."!" To purchase General Admission only tickets, please visit http://www.ticketsage.com/_lubbock/. Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre – Pavilion, 413 E. Broadway; 10 a.m.

July 24-25
(Repeats July 31 and August 1)….Children and Adults Theatrical Studio proudly presents "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" - Written by C.S. Lewis and directed by Zachery Kocurek, this new dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan. All the memorable episodes from the story are represented in this exciting dramatization: the temptation of Edmund by the witch, the slaying of the evil wolf by Peter, the witnessing of Aslan's resurrection by Susan and Lucy, the crowing of the four new rulers of Narnia, and more. The supporting characters are also here: the unicorn, the centaur and other forest animals, along with Father Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver and Tumnus the Faun. This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life. Ticket prices are $7 for students/seniors and $10 for adults. Children and Adults Theatrical Studio, 2257 34th St; Doors will open at 7 p.m. and show time is 7:30 p.m.

July 24 - 25….Lubbock Moonlight Musicals “1776 ~ The Musical”
- Join Lubbock Moonlight Musicals this July as they present the history-rich musical “1776” in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre in Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park. Making use of Texas Tech and community talent, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals always strives to create high quality, family-friendly entertainment that all ages may enjoy. Attendants to “1776” shall witness the birth of a nation as America’s founding fathers struggle to craft the American Declaration of Independence. This pivotal event in the pages of American history blazes to vivid life as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, irritable, charming and ultimately noble figures determined to do the right thing for their fledgling nation. “1776” is a humorous, insightful, and historic musical that follows John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson as they attempt to persuade the members of the second Continental Congress to vote for and sign the Declaration of Independence. Step back to the summer of 1776 and a nation ready to declare independence…if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Book by Peter Stone. Picnic suppers welcome, though our newly expanded concession building will be open immediately prior to and during the shows. Tickets are now available through Select-A-Seat by calling 806.770.2000, online at www.SelectASeatLubbock.com, at all Select-A-Seat locations, and at the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre box office immediately prior to shows. Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre, 413 East Broadway; Gates open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.


uly 24, 25, 26….Cotton Patch Gospel - Broadway Church of Christ, Monterey Church of Christ, and LCU Theatre present: Cotton Patch Gospel, book by Tom Key and Russell Treyz, music and lyrics by Harry Chapin. Come and enjoy this toe-tapping musical version of the book of Matthew set in Georgia! Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students/children. To reserve tickets contact Lynne Waide at 806.720.7429 or www.lcu.edu/tickets. McDonald Moody Auditorium, LCU, 5601 19th Street; 7:30 p.m.


July 25.....Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market - Held each Saturday, June through October, this unique gathering of area producers, specialty food and beverage providers and select artisans specializing in homegrown or homemade. Held in the Depot District area, this weekly event has become a highlight of the summer months and offers something for everyone. Support your local growers and be part of the "locally produced" movement. Be there at 9:00 am – produce is available until vendors sell out! Tornado Gallery,1822 Buddy Holly Avenue; 9 a.m.

July 25....The Roundtable presents Neil Kurtzman on The Boys of Summer: Personal Reminiscences of the Brooklyn Dodgers - Our luncheons are held at Hillcrest Country Club 4011 N Boston Ave, Lubbock. North on University past State Living Facility to Newcomb, left for about 4 blocks and you will come to the entrance of the Hillcrest Country Club at Boston and Newcomb. We meet from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with registration and meal selection at 11 along with networking so we are ready to begin the meeting at 11:30.Public is invited. fee per person to cover cost of meal.Limited menu includes beverage and dessert. There are no membership fees or dues. Any extra proceeds goes to the Dudley E. Faver/Adolph Hanslik endowed scholarship to benefit TTU Honors College students. Our Saturday luncheons are a great way to (1) learn more about current global/US/Texas/Lubbock issues and events, (2) meet other people in area who may become lifetime friends (3) feel more at home in Lubbock. Most wear business or business-casual attire. No RSVP is necessary. Show up whenever your schedule allows, feel free to bring a guest(s) and email this invitation to anyone you think might be interested. Questions: email Marie Evans - Chair: MEvans1398@aol.com

July 25….The Tejas Brothers
- The Tejas Brothers have recorded 3 major Americana albums, all making it to the top of the charts. Their most recent album featured guest appearances by Larry Joe Taylor, Augie Meyers, Deryl Dodd, and was produced by Lloyd Maines. Roothog radio in Dallas says, "If this music doesn't put a wiggle in your walk, you'd better get your hearing tested." All of us at The Cactus Theater are excited to present this long-awaited evening of unforgettable music and fun! Guarateed to keep you smiling !! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 8 p.m.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....

July 31…Jason Feller: Tribute Billy Joel/Phil Collins/Don Henley
August 1….10th Annual Hub City Beach Party
August 7 - 8….Moonlight Musicals presents: ”Oklahoma"
August 8…The Roundtable presents: Diana Walker
August 8....Maines Brothers Band Concert & Panhandle Dance
August 14, 15….Whitplay Productions presents: Bride of Uforia
August 15….Remembering Elvis

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