Lubbock, Texas has long been an incubator for incredible talent. Whether a musician, dancer or visual artist, the well-known artists which Lubbock has quietly produced are numerous. Buddy Holly, Mac Davis, Joe Ely, Kimmie Rhodes and Josh Abbott are just some of the amazing talents who have called the Hub City home. Join us as we take time in 2021 to meet our modern Lubbock legends. Venues and people who are making a name for themselves and a difference in the community while calling Lubbock home.
We’ll explore Lubbock’s museums, galleries and performing arts venues to take a look behind the scenes. We’ll meet up and coming Lubbock stars who will share their work, their spirit and their hearts with us as we journey to learn what makes Lubbock so special and the South Plains Region such a ripe place for creativity and talent.
The mural picture proudly showcases a few Lubbock Legends including Patrick Mahomes and Buddy Holly. Painted by Jme Brock, this standout testament to the power of murals and art to educate and inspire graces the front window of the American Council for the Blind Shop. This piece seemed a great place to begin as we launch our Lubbock Legends blog.