The panel is part of Women’s History Month.
WHAT: The Texas Tech University Crossroads of Music Archive, Texas Tech Friends of the Libraries and the Texas Tech Libraries will host a free panel discussion, “Women and West Texas Music.” A meet and greet with panelists, as well as book signings, will be available after the discussion.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday (March 23)
WHERE: International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.
EVENT: The two-part event will begin with an interview with Austin-based singer-songwriter and Lubbock native Kimmie Rhodes discussing her new book, “Radio Dreams: The Story of an Outlaw DJ and a Cosmic Cowgirl.” The second segment will feature Rhodes and four additional panelists discussing their respective works, along with open discussion and audience questions.
Other panelists include:
- Kathleen Hudson is an author who works in the English department at Schreiner University in Kerrville and founded the Texas Heritage Music Foundation in 1987.
- Amy Maner is a Lubbock-born actress, costume designer and director of the film, “Lubbock Lights.”
- Tamara Saviano is a Grammy and Americana award-winning producer, music business consultant, artist manager, publicist and author.
- Diana Finley Hendricks is a Texas Hill Country-based writer and has spent her career in journalism and feature writing, focusing on Texas and Southern music and culture.
The Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, Caprock Café and Orlando's restaurants, Rockin Box 33 House and Studio West are also supporting the event.
CONTACT: Curtis Peoples, archivist, Southwest/Special Collections, Texas Tech University Library, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5777 or firstname.lastname@example.org