One of Lubbock's most anticipated music events is set to start rocking. Lubbock will honor its favorite son, Buddy Holly with a music festival and symposium. Not only will several bands play, but you can also go inside the museum to see the Buddy memorabilia. You can also see a new display featuring the life of Littlefield native, Waylon Jennings. Some of the bands performing this weekend include: Dangerous Dan and the Soul Patch Band, D.G. Flewellyn, Kyle aAernathie, and Miz Ayn's Electro Pie. The event lasts through Sunday and ends at 6 p.m.
It started with five dollars and a typewriter and now more than two decades later the Southwest Digest remains strong. The publication is celebrating its 25th anniversary of serving the African-American community in Lubbock and West Texas. Friday, Co-Editors T.J. Patterson and Eddie Richardson announced plans for an anniversary banquet. It will be on September 4th at 7:30 p.m. in the McInturf Center at UMC. You can make reservations by calling the Southwest Digest at 762-3612. Tickets are $25 a person.