Comfort Inn & Suites
5828 I-27 S.
Lubbock, TX 79404
Phone: (806) 763-6500
Fax: (806) 763-0080
Featuring a variety of live theater productions.
MotherLand Amphitheater is a huge event space that serves as an ideal location for concerts, gigs, live acts and open-air festivals. This state-of-the-art outdoor event venue is furnished with amazing lights, acoustics and other facilities required for grand music festivals and rock concerts. MotherLand Amphitheater hosts live acts by several well-established as well as upcoming local artists or bands. Call ahead to know about upcoming events.
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 theater 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. All shows are rated to assess suitability of different ages.
Interested in learning all about the wide world and how it works? Then the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater is the place to discover all of this. Here, there is a science museum showing exhibits on NASA rockets including space suits, or take a journey down a Texan river and see all the fabulous creatures who inhabit the water. When you are done exploring, the OMNI Theater with its 58-foot (18-meter) screen helps you feel like you are immersed in the picture.
Committed to preserving and promoting the art of theater in Lubbock, C.A.T.S. Playhouse (which stands for "Children and Adults Theatrical Studios") serves up fun and enthusiastic plays all year round. The Playhouse produces a range of live performances including "comedies, dramas, children's theatre, musicals, improvisation, and related cultural productions." Many of the shows are not only acted and directed by local talent, but also written by playwrights and other writers in the area.
Located across the Texas Avenue, the Texas Republic is a modern venue. Live music concerts and other entertaining gigs are a regular feature here. Given the performances of the popular artists/bands, the place is always booked, hence to avoid last minute disappointment do reserve your tickets in advance.
Open for just 3 nights a week, Wild West Lubbock still manages to attract the who's who of Lubbock with its VIP glass lounge, sports screens, pool tables and efficient wait staff. DJs and live music along with an extensive range of reasonably priced spirits gives it an edge over other clubs in town. Also special events boost the popularity of this joint and ensure that delighted customers return for a second round!
Opened in August 2009 by local Mosaic artist and photographer Pauline Milles, the Glassy Alley is an art studio and gallery that focuses on providing space for upcoming local artists. With the help of local artists, the the gallery space is also used as a venue for workshops for children as well as adults, teaching them the nuances of art-forms like photography, mosaic art, paintings and sculpting. Spread across 3500 square feet (325 square meters), this venue is available for private events, meetings and art workshops. Watch out for the performances of regional artists/ bands who perform regularly at the Glassy Alley. For more information visit their website or call ahead.
Enjoying a superb location in the central part of Lubbock, The Foundation is an entertainment venue that is renowned for its sellout concerts which sees teenyboppers, students and visitors thronging here. Check their website for a list of upcoming shows.
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.
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.
Enjoying a superb location in the heart of Lubbock's pulsating nightlife district, Cactus Courtyard is an open-air venue that can be rented for cultural events, community events, business meetings, banquets, seminars and much more. Fully-functional, versatile and spread over a whopping 9000 square feet, Cactus offers equally impressive event management facilities where the experienced crew take care of minute details ranging from lighting and acoustics to catering.