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 2015 Events

Cokie Roberts: An Insider's View of Washington. D.C.

Political Commentator, ABC News and NPR Former Co-Anchor, This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 7:00 p.m.

more information about Cokie Roberts


The Manhattan Transfer

Legendary Vocal Jazz Quartet; 10 Grammy Awards; 40th Anniversary Tour

Friday, November 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm

more information about The Manhattan Transfer 

Spring 2016 Events

Black Violin

Virtuoso violinists Wil B and Kev Marcus meld highbrow and pop culture through a fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues and R & B.

Friday, February 12, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

more information about Black Violin


Martha Redbone Roots Project

Independent Music Award-winning singer renowned for blending music from her Native & African American background with R & B grooves, blues and dashes of Appalachian folk.

Friday, March 4, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. 

more information about Martha Redbone Roots Project


Complexions Contemporary Ballet

America's original multicultural dance company seamlessly and boldly intersects the lives of dancers from various artistic and cultural backgrounds.

Friday, April 1, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

more information about Complexions Contemporary Ballet 



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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