Jay Leno speaking at Lubbock, Lubbock Women’s Club

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) – The following is a press release from the Lubbock Women’s Club

The Lubbock Women’s Club Historical Foundation and the Welborn-Payne Endowment Community Speaker Series will host Jay Leno, acclaimed late-night television host and admired comedian. Leno will speak on Tuesday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, 1300 Mac Davis Lane in Lubbock.

Tickets will be available beginning Monday, August 1 for members with a Buddy Holly Hall personal seat license. Tickets will be available to the community on Thursday August 4th. To book your ticket, please visit www.buddyhollyhall.com Ticket prices, including taxes and fees, are:

Level 1: $150

Level 2: 125

Level 3: $100

Level 4: $89.50

Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. in Grand Hall A&B at Buddy Holly Hall for $100 per person or a table of 8 for $800. Dinner tickets are not part of the paid show and must be purchased in advance.

Barbara Webb, President of the Lubbock Women’s Club, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jay Leno to Lubbock. We hope you’ll join us for an evening of laughs with friends as we revel in his stories about life, cars and TV.

Since retiring from #1 “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” he has remained active as a best-selling children’s book author, in-demand corporate speaker, television voice-over artist, and the cinema, automobile manufacturer and pioneering mechanic. , and philanthropist. This fall, Jay Leno is bringing back the classic YOU BET YOUR LIFE game show.

This comedy show wrapped up in a game show will feature two strangers paired up to play for money by correctly answering trivial questions. Co-hosted by Kevin Eubanks and produced by Tom Werner and David Hurwitz, YOU BET YOUR LIFE will deliver a fun series filled with the warmth and laughter America needs right now.

Leno also currently produces and hosts CNBC’s primetime series JAY LENO’S GARAGE, now in its sixth season. “Jay Leno’s Garage” explores the world of cars, never forgetting that it’s the people behind the wheel who provide the real stories. The series debuted in October 2015 and delivered CNBC’s most-watched first season in network history. New episodes of “Jay Leno’s Garage” can be viewed on CNBC or CNBC On Demand throughout the year.



The Women’s Club was formed in 1945 to promote, maintain and sustain the common good and social welfare of the people of the Lubbock community, and to bring about civil betterment and social improvements. The Lubbock Women’s Club Historical Foundation was established to preserve, protect, and promote the historic and architectural character of the building at 2020 Broadway, and has been organized for charitable and educational purposes. In 1979, the building was designated a historic landmark by the city of Lubbock.

In 2006, Ernestine Payne Welborn established a trust upon her death which provides funds to bring in notable speakers for members and the community. Speakers who have been part of the Welborn-Payne Endowment Community Speaker Series include Voices of Service (2022), Barbara Pierce Bush (2021), Texas Country Reporter Bob Phillips (2017), Chief Stephan Pyles (2016), Hoda Kotb ( 2015), former Dallas Cowboys player Daryl Johnston (2015), Zach Thomas, former Texas Tech All-American and Miami Dolphins football player (2014), Jenna Bush Hager (2014), Joan Lunden (2013), Captain Chesley Sullenberger (2013), Heloise (2012), former First Lady Barbara Bush (2011), William Shawcross, official biographer of the Queen Mother (2010), former United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales (2009), David Gaschen, star of Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera (2009) and Carmen bin Laden, former sister-in-law of Osama bin Laden (2007).

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