Darren Welch

Darren Welch keeps Lubbock rocking

Lubbock native Darren Welch never had a choice — he was destined to pursue music. “It’s all consuming,” Welch said. “I just have to make music. I don’t know why that is, but I have to.” He laughed and added, “It’s really almost a curse.”



Civic Lubbock Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission includes fostering and promoting the presentation of arts, cultural, and entertainment events for the citizens of Lubbock. more

Mar 16, 2017 1:49 PM Entertainment

John Sprott consistently delivers some of the most powerful live music in West Texas. Many would say Sprott is Lubbock’s greatest guitarist—a title he’s quick to protest. If Sprott isn’t the best guitar player in town, he’s certainly the most humble. more

Dec 29, 2016 9:19 AM Music

Junior's Listening Room at CapRock Winery will resume in the Spring of 2017. This story was published before the Listening Room was postponed. more

Dec 7, 2016 10:01 AM Music

In the summer of 1968 one group of musically talented girls from Lubbock lived out their own rock n’ roll fantasy. Their band, the Heartbeats, won a nation-wide TV contest, the "American Idol" of its day. more

Nov 8, 2016 8:40 AM Entertainment

If you’ve been looking for something spooktacular to do this October, the Flatlands Dance Theatre has just the event for you. And it’s likely the only performance they’ll invite you to say Boo to. more

Oct 3, 2016 4:44 PM Entertainment

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