Confessions from Lubbock Legends
For our 2017 Visitor’s Guide, we interviewed a few of our favorite legends to get the artists’ scoop on all things Lubbock. See how they answered below:
In 2008, Green recorded his first album in between Songwriters Night and The Blue Light Live and studying for Texas Tech exams. Now he’s selling out shows at legendary venues and becoming one of the most beloved names in country music.
See William Clark Green at his annual Street Party in April hosted outside The Blue Light Live.
Gaschen is recognized internationally as a star of the musical theatre stage and remains best known for the years he devoted to the title character in the Broadway running of “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Hear more from David Gaschen.
In 1971, Don established the Don Caldwell Recording Studios where he’s produced for Terry Allen, The Maines Brothers, David Byrne, Pat Green and many other acclaimed artists.
See how we gave Don Caldwell the surprise of a lifetime.
Cleto and Flatland Cavalry are the most recent artists to reach legendary status. The band blew up in 2015 after the release of their crowdfunded EP, Come May. Wasting no time, Flatland followed up with a debut full-length, Humble Folks to a No. 2 spot on the iTunes Country charts.
Check out our Live Love Lubbock episode with Cleto Cordero.
Modern-day Renaissance woman, Jo Harvey writes poetry and plays, has acted in over 20 films and countless theatre productions and was a pioneer for women in radio. She was recently inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame alongside Natalie Maines.
See more from Jo Harvey Allen.