Nationally known acts headed to Lubbock Music Fest - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Nationally known acts headed to Lubbock Music Fest

Map of venues and road closures Map of venues and road closures

The Lubbock Music Fest 2012 announced some big name acts for the event in late September. 

The schedule for Thursday Sept. 27 has educational or academic events such as a West Texas Walk of Fame Induction, and an Allison House Celebration. (It's the house in which J.I. Allison and Buddy Holly wrote "That'll Be The Day.")

Thursday also includes a free concert with the Crickets (Buddy Holly's band mates) at 7 PM in the Cactus Theater.

The following evening features Red & The Vityls, 8 PM at the Plaza Stage followed by Cody Canada & The Departed at 10 PM.  Also, on Friday is Shiny Toy Guns at 8:00 PM on the Texas Avenue Stage followed by GroupLove at 10PM and Silent Disco at 11:30 PM. 

Other acts that same night are Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward, Bob Schneider, The Flatlanders, Kinky Wizards, Philip & Mr. Mason,  Daniel Vasquez, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, a local artist showcase and plenty more. 

On Saturday Sept 29 Rare Earth plays at 7:30 PM on the Texas Avenue Stage.  America then plays at 9:30 PM.  Silent Disco is set to play at the corner of Buddy Holly Avenue & 18th Street at 10 PM.  Other acts on Saturday include Emory Quinn, Brandon Adams & The Sad Bastards, Allison Firefly, Jason Fellers & Amber Pennington, Austin Allsup, Thrift Store Cowboys, White Panda, Sheena Fadeyi & Jeff McCreight, Joe Ely, Alissa Beyer and Ryan Garza, Whips & Kisses, and plenty more.

Venues include the Arts Alliance, The Blue Light, Cactus Theater, Kong's, La Diosa, Louie Louie's, melt, McPherson Cellars, Triple J Chophouse, Tornado Gallery and the Lubbock Civic Center. 

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