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The Toon in concert August 1, 2013

Start Date: August 01, 2013, 5:30 PM
End Date: August 01, 2013, 11:00 PM

The Buddy Holly Center announces The Toon as part of the Summer Showcase Concert Series. The Toon will entertain the audience with a mix of R&B, Rock, Blues, Classic Rock and Country on Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Meadows Courtyard. The concert is FREE and open to the public. A cash bar will be provided. Please, no outside beverages allowed.

The Toon is based in Lubbock, TX, and consists of Rev. Al Warner on bass guitar and vocals; Terry Vincent on the Hammond organ, piano and vocals; Jaime Moreno on drums and vocals; and Tony Adams on lead guitar. Each of the members has a long regional music history, as well as solo music performance experience. The Toon displays their professional experience with ease and are enjoyable to watch.


The Buddy Holly Center will not participate in the July First Friday Art Trail due to the Independence Day Holiday.

August First Friday Art Trail

Cottonwood Vase with Stone Inlay

On Friday, August 7, 2015 the Buddy Holly Center will be open from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. for patrons to view its exhibits during First Friday Art Trail. There will be FREE admission and refreshments. For more information on the First Friday Art Trail, visit

Illuminance, a national competitive biennial exhibition featuring photographic work from across the nation focuses on the theme, “The Feeling of Rural Night,” set by this year’s juror, Rixon Reed. Reed is the owner of photo-eye Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Illuminance will be on display in the Fine Arts Gallery. The new exhibition, John Franklin: The Natural Beauty of Wood, will be on display in the Foyer Gallery. In this exhibition, woodworking artist John Franklin displays his latest creations fashioned from a variety of woods. Franklin uses a lathe to transform wood into functional and sculptural forms, with the goal of maximizing the natural grain and inherent beauty of each type of wood.
There will be Country Night Scenes, an oil pastels interactive activity for all ages, in the Interactive Space.

Photo: Cottonwood Vase with Stone Inlay by John Franklin


       First Friday Art Trail
     Regular Participant of the First Friday Art Trail A Program of
      The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA)