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.