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Presidential Lecture & Performance Series Opens with Lyle Lovett

David Gay

October 4, 2017

Lyle Lovett

The 12th season of the series also includes The SteelDrivers, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, The Other Mozart and the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company.

Lyle Lovett
Lyle Lovett
Photo Courtesy: Michael Wilson

WHAT: Texas Tech University presents "Lyle Talking: An Evening of Conversation with Lyle Lovett" as part of the 2017-18 Presidential Lecture & Performance Series.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 12)

WHERE: Texas Tech University Allen Theatre, Student Union Building

EVENT: Lyle Lovett, an iconic singer, songwriter, composer and actor, will be in conversation with Paul Allen Hunton, general manager of Texas Tech Public Media, about his creative process and various stories from a career spanning 30 years.

Lovett has helped shape American music during a career that includes 14 albums. Lovett fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

This program of conversation will offer fans and followers an intimate look at one of America's musical treasures.

Tickets for the performance are $18 and are available through Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000 or www.selectaseatlubbock.com. Texas Tech students are eligible to receive one free ticket with a valid student ID at the Student Union Building ticket booth.

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