WEST TEXAS MUSIC SEMINAR PROGRAM SET
September 30, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 30, 2005
CONTACT: Sally Logue Post, firstname.lastname@example.org
LUBBOCK – Dancing West Texas style, Tejano music and rock ‘n’ roll are three of the
15 topics up for discussion during the symposium “West Texas Music: A Century of Accomplishment.”
Events kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 with a reception at the Buddy Holly Center Courtyard,
18th and Avenue G. Music will be provided by the Prophets of Rockabilly and Mike Pritchard
and Hat Trick.
The reception is held in conjunction with the closing of the exhibit “The Velvet Years,”
a traveling exhibition from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The photographs by Stephen
Shore record Andy Warhol’s involvement with and influence on the band Velvet Underground,
whom he promoted during the ‘60s.
“West Texas Music: A Century of Accomplishment” is free to the public and opens at
10 a.m. Oct. 8 in the Pioneer Room at the National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121
4th St. The schedule is as follows:
10-11 a.m. -- The History of West Texas Music
Chris Oglesby An Abstract Examination of the Question, Why Lubbock?
Joe Carr An Overview of Country Music in West Texas
Curtis Peoples M