Texas Tech University

Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

From classical music to modern dance performances, from thought provoking lectures by public intellectuals to those of authors and poets, the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series provides engaging entertainment and learning opportunities for the Texas Tech campus and community alike. Don't miss a moment!


Fall 2010 Events


Garrison Keillor

Bestselling author and host of
A Prairie Home Companion

Sunday, October 24, 2010 | 7:00 pm 

information about Garrison Keillor


Nnenna Freelon

Six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominee jazz vocalist and quartet

Friday, November 19, 2010 | 7:00 pm

information about Nnenna Freelon


Joel Kotkin

Author of The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050

Wed., December 1, 2010 | 7:00 pm

information about Joel Kotkin

Spring 2011 Events


Imani Winds

Six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated Wind Quintet

Friday, February 18, 2011 | 7:00 pm 

information about Imani Winds


The Second City

Fair & Unbalanced

Friday, March 4, 2011 | 7:00 pm 

information about The Second City


Celia Sandys

Author, Journalist, Television Presenter and Speaker presents
"The Inspiring Leadership of Winston Churchill"

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 | 7:00 p.m.

information about Celia Sandys



Celtic Folk Music Ensemble

Friday, April 8, 2011 | 7:00 pm

information about Solas


Santa Fe Opera

Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour

Sunday, April 17, 2011 | 7:00 pm

information about Santa Fe Opera



Contact & Comment

To suggest topics, speakers or performers for future events, or to comment on the current series, contact Presidential Lecture & Performance Series lead administrator
Dori Bosnyak.

Parking Arrangements

We greatly appreciate University Parking Services for their consideration of our patrons in agreeing to provide complimentary parking preceding our events. Parking lots that are available for complimentary use are R03 - the Library lot, R11 - the Band lot, R07 - the Administration Building lot, and R13 - the Visitor lot. Please refer to the map for parking lot locations. Please note that parking in handicap, service and reserved spaces until 11:00 pm is prohibited without a valid TTU parking or handicap permit.

Past Series Events

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