The Blue Light Live has been wowing Texans with their live musical performances since it opened in 1999. Nestled in the heart of the Historic Depot Entertainment District, this venue showcases authentic music from Texas and is equipped with a great sound system. Take a sip of beer and enjoy the tunes of regional musicians. Some of their previous performances have includes such acts as Ross Cooper, Dovetail, Jason Eady, The Goners and The Novel Ideas.
Pull out the pom pons and jerseys and head straight for Jones AT&T Stadium on the campus of Texas Tech University. With a capacity of over 50,000 people, this stadium is the home field of the Red Raiders as they play their Big 12 college football schedule every season. And talk about re-constructive surgery, this stadium was recently renovated to the tune of $90 million. A luxurious West Stadium Building has been added, which includes private suites as well as viewing boxes for the media.
Recreating the best parts about the 1950s, the Stars & Stripes allows you to experience drive-in movies as well as eat at a diner. The food is exactly what one would hope for at a drive-in: corn fritters, nachos, burgers, hot dogs, chicken strips, funnel cakes, and popcorn are all on the menu. Movies are part of a double feature, and the price is the same whether you watch both films or only one. Stay cozy in your car while tuning into the radio station which provides the sound for the movie, or use lawn chairs and enjoy the atmosphere.
For live performances in Lubbock, the Cactus Theater is the place to go. Originally a second-run movie theater and closed for a while before being refurbished and reopened. Now the Cactus Theater shows groups from all over western Texas and groups such as The JD's and Nostalgia Nites. Musicals and plays are also performed here as well as some that are locally written.
Once upon a time, in a far away land, the tickets for Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball games were easily available. But the recent prominence of the team on the national stage has made tickets harder to come by for their home games at . The crowd is always filled with students and alumni and is quite rowdy. This stadium is not only for sports, as it has also hosted concerts by such world famous acts as Sir Elton John and Kiss.
For over a decade, The Lonestar Amphitheater has hosted major concerts for the multitudes of fans of big name bands. Bands like Jimmy Eat World, Journey, Megadeth and Staind have all graced the stage at the Lonestar Amphitheater. Every seat in the house provides a fantastic view, and the sound system is state-of-the-art. The center houses both indoor and outdoor stages. There is plenty of parking onsite.
Lonestar Amphitheatre situated inside the Lonestar Event Center is a haven for fans of performing arts in the city. This amphitheater features a stage with a high ceiling that is supported by four metal pillars, a state-of-the-art light system that adds fun to the concert and a world-class sound system topping the list of amazing amenities here. Lonestar Amphitheatre plays host to a wide range of music and cultural festivals throughout the year drawing a large crowd from across the city.
Feel the adrenaline rush of the crowds cheering their favorite teams at the Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. It was opened in the year 1988 under the operation and ownership of the Texas Tech University. The ballpark was used for tournaments such as the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournaments Regionals and Super Regionals as well as the SWC in 1996. Texas Tech Red Raiders Baseball team have has their home ground at this venue.