2419 Main Street Lubbock, TX 79401 +1 806 762 2274
Open 7 days a week and 365 days a year, Bash Riprock's which calls itself 'Lubbock's Oldest College Bar' is a super place to catch some funky live music in Lubbock. Ladies nights are extremely popular with the ladies who can choose from a range of cocktails and beer at reduced prices. While you are here, make sure to indulge in the yummy cheese fries, grilled chicken sandwiches and multi-topping pizzas. On the entertainment front, Riprocks also doubles up as an events venue playing host to social gathering and similar celebrations. Check their website for a list of upcoming events.
4232 Boston Avenue Lubbock, TX 79413 +1 806 749 2416
Exactly the kind of theater organization that should be in every community, the Lubbock Community Theatre (LCT) has been around in Lubbock since the 1940s and continues to provide live community theater. This organization allows ordinary citizens to take on new roles and experiences perhaps far different from their everyday lives. Each year, around 7 pieces are produced as well as 9 performances by individuals and provide year-round enrichment to the community. The Theatre is also very active with young ones, with the "
"Fairie Tale Tea Party and a children's musical theater program. LCT is also partly responsible for Shakespeare in the Park during the summers. Aspiring playwrights should also take note that LCT has performed several plays by local authors. For a list of current show, check the website's listings. All shows are rated to assess suitability of different ages.
Enjoy the dynamic nightlife of Lubbock with a stop in at the Thirsty Turtle. Known for dancing and drinks, the club often has live music. There is a patio upon which to relax on warm evenings, so dance, drink, and have fun until the wee hours of the morning thanks to the Thirsty Turtle.
Truly a haven for those who appreciate the finer things in life, La Diosa Cellars is the dream of Sylvana, the owner. Inspired by her father's love of Spanish cuisine, her own appreciation for art, and her father-in-law's appreciation for Texan wine. La Diosa Cellars is the only winery in the city limits of Lubbock and produces about 2000 cases a year. La Diosa also sells other Texan wines and is a great place to sample the flavors of the region. During lunch, delicious paninis such as Tropicano Julian made with walnut-crusted chicken, pineapple, Swiss cheese and spinach, are available. A variety of tapas, salads, soups, and pizzas are on the menu for most of the day. The space is decorated with art and functions as a gallery by showcasing single artists.
Actually four great nightlife locations in one convenient place, the Daiquiri Lounge has you covered in terms of nightlife. As you may imagine, the Daiquiri Lounge has some of the best well, daiquiris, in Lubbock, and is a great place to relax. The Annex Sports Lounge has a big screen perfect for watching any and all big games, or participate in a little bit of sporting yourself and indulge in a game of pool. The Beer Garden is perfect for enjoying a warm summer evening and listening to live music. The final option is for those looking to blow off some steam - dance until 3a Thursdays through Saturdays in the Champagne Room. No need to choose just one!
Located in the Depot District, Depot Alley aims to provide a fun nightspot for pedestrians in the area. With big neon arches lighting up the street, and a sign announcing its presence with the words "Depot Alley," it is hard to miss. With a stage for performances, and a patio for enjoying the night, it is the perfect place to rest between visiting some of the area's top nightlife attractions. Fun shops and cafes are located just off the alley, so it is a good place to explore, during the day or at night.
Looking for live music in Lubbock? Not a bar with a focus on live music, instead this is a live music venue that also happens to have drinks. With the focus on the music, the venue is in the heart of the Historic Depot Entertainment District and with an outdoor patio, it is a great place to be on a warm evening. Check the website for all details on bands and times.
Known as one of the hottest clubs in Lubbock, Heaven is a haven for the gay and lesbian scene. Every Friday night is a "ladies night," the club is always hopping and tons of fun. The music is provided by DJ spinning late into the night with a variety of styles including hip hop, trance, and electro, and their foam parties are regular and well-attended events.
1501 Mac Davis Lane Lubbock, TX 79401 +1 806 775 2242
If you are coming to Lubbock for some sort of large event, chances are that it is held in the Memorial Civic Center. Dedicated to the people who lost their lives in the 1970 Lubbock Tornado, the Civic Center was constructed just after the tornado and showed the spirit and resilience of the people of Lubbock. The Center has an exhibit hall, a banquet hall, theater, pedestrian mall & plaza, and meeting rooms. The largest space, the exhibit hall, can seat just under 5,000 in auditorium style seating. Great for parties and receptions, the plaza is a pretty space with landscaping, running water, and bridges.
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.
Truly a haven for those who appreciate the finer things
in life, La Diosa Cellars is the dream of Sylvana, the owner. Inspired by her father's love of Spanish cuisine, her own appreciation for art, and her father in ...
Downtown patrons of Lubbock can take to the famous Lubbock
Civic Center Theatre, the vibrant entertainment destination. The theater has developed an envious reputation for being the cultural hub of the city. Dominating the art and musical scene, it ...