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.
For more information go to www.lubbockmusicfest.com