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Upcoming events for South Plains College

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(Press Release)

The South Plains College Wind Ensemble will be presenting its Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, (April 26) in the Helen Devitt Jones Theatre for the Performing Arts. 

Picking up where our Fall Concert left off, this program will highlight a variety of works from the 1930s to the 2000s. The concert will feature selections by Sergei Prokofieff, John Barnes Chance, Warren Benson, James Swearingen, Douglas Akey and John Mackey. 

The performance is free of charge and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Gary Hudson, professor of Fine Arts-Music, at (806) 716-2262.

(Press Release)

South Plains College’s Creative Arts department will host Fest Week April 30 through May 3 in the Tom T. Hall Production Studio. Each night of the festival will showcase different music ensembles.

The public is invited to attend, and there is no admission charge. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday (April 30-May 2) with the shows starting at 5 p.m. On Thursday (May 3) the doors will open at 4:30 p.m.  

Country Fest kicks off the event on Monday (April 30). The evening will feature modern country, traditional country, swing, Texas and southern style country music. Performers will be Pickin’ on the Plains at 5 p.m.; South Plains Playboys at 5:45 p.m.; Country Jukebox at 6:30 p.m.; Koala Bear and The Stone Rollers at 7:15 p.m.; and SPC Youth Live at 8 p.m.

Rock Fest is set for Tuesday (May 1), and will feature classic, metal, alternative rock as well as rock and roll. Performers will be School of Rock at 5 p.m.; Shark-Tato at 5:45 p.m.; Titanic at 6:30 p.m.; The Rickets at 7:15 p.m.; The Alvaradoz at 8 p.m.; Sol Glow at 8:45 p.m.; The Kings and Queens of Wallney at 9:30 p.m.; and Gimme ‘Till Tuesday at 10:15 p.m.

Groove Fest is Wednesday (May 2), and will feature modern and traditional jazz, R&B and blues music. The show will feature Then there Were 3 at 5 p.m.; Real Book at 5:45 p.m.; Funk Shway at 6:30 p.m.; YaYa at 7:15 p.m.; The Griffins at 8 p.m.; Mary Had a Little Jam at 8:45 p.m.; and Grammatical Correct at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday Night Showcase is Thursday (May 3), and will open with a songwriters listening hour from 5 to 6 p.m. The performances will start at 6 p.m. with SPC’s Touring Ensemble; Thursday Nite Live at 7:30 p.m.; and Alterna TV at 9 p.m.

For more information, contact Sonny Borba, program coordinator and instructor in Commercial Music, at (806) 716-2010.

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