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Boots & Bow Ties

Texas Tech Centennial

Boots & Bow Ties: A Texas Tech Centennial Celebration

Event Details

Texas Tech will bring its Centennial Celebration to the Bayou City in time for the annual Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show. The two-day celebration in Houston begins on Friday, March 10 at the Bayou Music Center in downtown for “Boots & Bow Ties.” Put on your best “country chic” (bow ties are optional) and join fellow Red Raiders for dinner, cocktails and a special performance by Texas Tech alum Wade Bowen and his band. Members of the Texas Tech cheer and pom squads, the Goin' Band from Raiderland, Raider Red, and the Masked Rider will be in attendance for this special Centennial celebration.


March 10, 2023


6 p.m.


Bayou Music Center


520 Texas Ave, Houston, Texas


Wade Bowen | wadebowen.com

Ticket Information/Ticket Packages

Individual tickets are priced at $100 while a table of eight is priced at $800. Dinner, an open bar, and entertainment are included in the ticket price. A limited number of VIP tables, priced at $1,200 each, are also available. The VIP tables include access to a pre-event reception.



Valet service is available at the venue complex, and there is also street parking and underground parking in the city's garage. Please note that the valet service is run by the City of Houston and not the venue. Additionally, you can take advantage of services provided by Parkwhiz. Just download the app and follow the instructions.


A clear bag policy will be in place for this event.

Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Houston will serve as the official hotel for the weekend. A block of rooms has been set aside for Red Raiders that would like to stay overnight downtown or spend the weekend. The negotiated rate is $179 per night for single/double occupancy and $204 per night for triple and quadruple occupancy.

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Guests that choose to stay at the Hyatt Regency can take advantage of a free shuttle between the hotel and the Bayou Music Center. Additional information will be provided at check-in.

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