Eats & Bounds: Lubbock Concerts, Events, & TTU Sports – 10/20/16

It’s time for a bit of off-the-field distraction.

Fall is my favorite time of the year for the normal reasons (weather, football, fair food, etc.), but it also is the start of Oscar season at the box office. This summer was a bit disappointing for me, but I’ve already seen two movies in the last few months that I would highly recommend.

We saw Sully in IMAX and I was blown away. It does a great job of allowing the viewer to experience the incredible landing in the Hudson from a variety of perspectives without it feeling redundant. When I’m watching a movie like that, it constantly makes me think of what I would do or how I would have reacted in the same situation. All scenarios end with me needing to change my pants.

Hell or High Water went above and beyond my expectations. I had been sold since the trailer debuted about two brothers robbing banks in Texas being chased down by a Texas Ranger (Jeff Bridges). The soundtrack alone had me smiling with tracks from Townes Van Zandt, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Waylon Jennings, and Chris Stapleton. It’s a modern day western without trying too hard. The action is there, but they let the movie breathe in places. It’s also interesting to hear name drops of familiar West Texas towns including Childress, Olney, and Post.

Any movies you’ve seen this year that you would recommend?

Lubbock Events

Thursday, October 20th

CapRock Winery
Junior Vasquez hosts Junior’s Listening Room with Alissa Beyer & The Powell Brothers
Food Trucks – 6pm, Music – 6:30pm

United Supermarkets Arena

Cactus Theater
Deana Carter – 7:30pm

The Blue Light
The Reed Brothers

Friday, October 21st

United Supermarkets Arena
TTU Women’s Volleyball v. Texas – 6pm

Lonestar Amphitheater
KALF FRY 2016 featuring Randy Rogers Band, William Clark Green, and Red Shahan

Charley B’s
Your Brother’s Uncle

The Blue Light
Taddy Porter with Nicnos

The Office
Phil Hamilton with the Powell Brothers

Saturday, October 22nd

Buffalo Springs Lake
Harvest Festival – Starts at 11am

Buffalo Springs lake will be hosting a Harvest Festival on October 22, 2016. The Fall Craft Fair will begin at 11:00am including Live Music, games, and rides for children. At dusk the Zombie Run will begin followed by a spooky movie on a large screen!  It will be a fun filled day, with the Zombie Run proceeds benefiting Women’s Protective Services. You can register for the Zombie Run at the festival for $20.  Join us for a great day at the Lake!

Rocky Johnson Field
TTU Softball v. Howard College – 12pm
TTU Softball v. ENMU – 2:30pm

Jones AT&T Stadium
Kickoff – 7pm
TV – Fox

Texas Tech Football Watch Parties
Alamo Drafthouse – $5 food/beverage voucher
Cactus Theater – FREE

The Blue Light
Grady Spencer & The Work with Jared Deckard

Charley B’s
Mark McKinney

Wild West
Jon Langston

Sunday, October 23rd

Texas Tech Museum
El Dia de los Muertos – 2-4pm

The Blue Light
Lubbock Music Now CD Release

Tuesday, October 25th

Rocky Johnson Field
TTU Softball v. Odessa College (Game 1) – 5pm
TTU Softball v. Odessa College (Game 2) – 7pm

Wild West
The Northern Lights Tour featuring Zeds Dead, Nebbra, and Memorecks

Wednesday, October 26th

United Supermarkets Arena
TTU Women’s Volleyball v. Kansas – 6pm

The Blue Light
Eddie & The Eat

Wild West
Freakfest featuring The Pretty Reckless, Holy White Hounds, and Them Evils

Ongoing/Upcoming Events

September 17th – November 12th
The Maize
Tues-Fri: 6-9pm
Sat: 10am-9pm
Sun: 2-9pm
Closed Monday

September 30th-October 31st
Nightmare on 19th St
Fridays & Saturdays: 7:30-11:30pm
Sundays thru Thursdays: 7:30-11pm
Only open on the following dates: 10/20-10/23, & 10/27-10-31

October 1st-October 31st
Halls of Horror Haunted House
Open Thur-Sat & Halloween Night

October 28th & 29th
Caprock Jazz Festival

November 3rd
Jason Boland

November 4th
Wade Bowen

November 11th & 12th
LSO Presents Romeo & Juliet

November 15th
Willie Nelson

November 18th-27th
Lubbock Moonlight Musicals presents The Phantom of the Opera


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