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Haboob Knocks out Lubbock Power and Light
I learned an engineering lesson during last night's maxi-dust storm (I just can't bring myself to say "Haboob"). Our power was down from the time it hit the airport till 12:30 this morning. During what seemed to be days, the power would flicker just enough to get your hop…
A Thanks to 99.5 The Bear
Friday's Taylor Swift show has come and gone and although the 22 semi-truck trailers and 10 or so buses it took to transport her crew have left, the memories made during the sold out show remain fresh in everyone's minds who were lucky enough to see the show...
The 10th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-Off
It's the 10th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-Off presented by Suddenlink West Texas and the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce! Thursday, September 29th, from 5pm to 8pm. Your ticket price includes all the lip-smackin' BBQ you can eat (while supplies last) and live entertainment from the Hogg Maulies…
Brantley Gilbert is Coming to Lubbock [VIDEO]
I was broadcasting live yesterday at the grand opening of Battery Joe and one of the guys there asked if it was true what he had heard about Brantley Gilbert coming to the Hub city. It didn't take long for word to get out because we had just announced the show early yesterday morning...
WWE Raw Event Now a WWE Supershow
The WWE Raw World Tour Event is now a WWE Supershow. Lubbock is now going to experience Superstars from both RAW and SMACKDOWN in one Texas Sized showdown Sunday September 25th at the United Spirit Arena. The show will be an early start at 5pm...
Maines Brothers Band Get Together August 13th
It's been since May 2007 that the Maines Brothers Band came together to play the "Aggressive Country" that they became famous for right here in Lubbock, Texas. The Maines Brothers Band will assemble once again on Saturday night August 13th at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center…
Bob Pickett and Easton Corbin Talk New Songs [VIDEO]
A few days back I had a chance to catch up with Easton Corbin and talk about what he has been doing and what the near future holds. Easton is preparing for a new album and we talk a minute about what it takes to be the next big song and what he looks for in his songs before he makes the final selec…
Steel Magnolia Live At Ruidoso Downs [VIDEO]
Listen  beginning Monday morning, 99.5 the Bear will open the Bear ticket Window for you to grab tickets to see Steel Magnolia at Ruidoso Downs in Ruidoso, N.M.  Rick and Jane will have all the details for the holiday weekend show on Saturday July 2...
Win a Justin Moore Autographed Guitar [VIDEO]
Justin Moore is celebrating the release of his new CD "Bed of My Chevy" and Tuesday morning Justin will be talking live with Rick and Jane about the big launch.  Justin will has alot to say about the songs he's included on this release.  Not only will you get to hear…
Bob Pickett Talks With Jarrod Niemann [VIDEO]
About a month ago I had a chance to talk to Jarrod Niemann for a few minutes.  What a great guy Jarrod is.  With two huge songs under his belt, Jarrod is also a successful songwriter, and in the interview Jarrod talks about writing a song for Garth Brooks and what he did with the check he …
The Peddler Show Has It All [PICS]
The Peddler Show (Formerly known as the "Country Peddler" show) has mad its way back to Lubbock and will be open the rest of today and tomorrow after noon at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.   The Peddler show returns to the Hub city twice each year bringing vendors from all over the sta…

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