April 9, 2013

After two years of research, LEPAA reveals plans for a state-of-the-art performing arts venue.

May 5, 2013

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal editorial board publishes support for LEPAA’s efforts.

June 4, 2013

Initial donations from The CH Foundation and the Helen Jones Foundation, and the work of a dedicated founding board, put the wheels in motion to build this center.

June 26, 2013

Lubbock City Council considers city-owned land, currently the Department of Public Safety headquarters, for the future performing arts center.

July 5, 2013

Lubbock City Council hears second request for soon-to-be-vacant Department of Public Safety headquarter site to house Lubbock’s new performing arts center.

July 10, 2013

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal prints second editorial supporting LEPAA’s efforts.

September 15, 2013

LEPAA Ambassador cocktail celebration launches auxiliary group ideas and planning for ongoing support.

December 6, 2013

DPS vacates downtown location as LEPAA continues efforts for construction-ready site.

March 13, 2014

Lubbock Area Foundation makes $100,000 donation.

March 26, 2014

LEPAA reaches first fundraising benchmark with $47.6 million announcement.

June 14, 2014

LEPAA unveils the name of the future performing arts center. Introducing The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.

August 8, 2014

LEPAA Announces Diamond Schmitt As Design Architect; First-Class Development Team Complete

December 10, 2014

Demolition begins on the old DPS building in preparation for the future home of the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.

January 22, 2015

A memorandum of understanding has been approved by Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees to join with LEPAA in partnership of the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.

March 25, 2015

LEPAA unveils the finalized designs of The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences at a press conference held at PlainsCapital Bank.

August 5, 2015

LEPAA announces the partnership with world-renowned facility management company, SMG, as the operator of The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.

November 12, 2015

LEPAA and Ballet Lubbock announce their partnership, along with the news that Ballet Lubbock will be a resident inside the north east wing of The Buddy Holly Hall.

April 7, 2016

Upon reaching $81 million in donations and pledges, LEPAA holds a press conference to preview a new fly-through video, as well as a 3D model of Buddy Holly Hall.

March 31, 2017

LEPAA Announces United Family as partner for Buddy Holly Hall.

April 20, 2017

LEPAA breaks ground on the future site of The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences

April 22, 2017

Artist Paul Milosevich unveils “The Crickets, the Road and the Lubbock Skyline” at the Lubbock Arts Festival.

June 6, 2018

Community members celebrated construction progress and signed a beam that was placed in the balcony of BHH.

August 28, 2018

Lee Lewis Construction and LEPAA held a Topping Out Ceremony to thank the construction crews and commemorate the last piece of high steel beam placed at BHH.

September 7, 2017

Maria Elena Holly and board members of the Buddy Holly Educational Foundation visit the Buddy Holly Hall construction site on a special day, what would have been Buddy’s 81st birthday.