Reminders for Lubbock Metallica Concert, Including What Not to Bring
I cannot believe that in less than 24 hours I and about 14,000 of my fellow fans will be converging on the United Supermarkets Arena for one of the most anticipated concerts in Lubbock history.
In an effort to keep everyone safe and informed I wanted to share some tips and reminders that I just received from the team at the United Supermarkets Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the event beginning at 7:30 p.m.
From United Supermarkets Arena:
WILL CALL TICKETS
Advanced pick up of will call tickets are encouraged. The central Select-a-Seat box office at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center (1501 Mac Davis Lane) is where will call tickets are available on Saturday from 10am-1pm. Tickets not picked up by 1pm Saturday will be available at the arena box office starting at 2 p.m.
Fans are being encouraged to ride share or carpool. Try to arrive early to allow enough time to park and avoid the inevitable traffic congestion and long lines at the door. Visit the following links for parking and traffic flow/driving information:
VENUE & EVENT POLICIES
All patrons and handbags are subject to visual inspection and magnetometer inspection prior to admission to the arena. Large purses and backpacks will not be allowed, and all small bags will be inspected. Refusal of bag inspection will result in access to the arena for the concert. Prohibited items will be allowed to be returned to the owner's vehicle or discarded; storage will not be provided by the arena for these items.
Prohibited Items Include:
- Professional-style cameras & long lens cameras
- Video/Audio recording devices
- Weapons of any kind (knives, tasers, mace, guns, chains, studded/spiked jewelry, wallet chains, spurs, etc.)
- Laser pointers/laser pens/flashlights
- Glass containers or cans of any kind
- Noise makers
- Alcoholic beverages
- Outside food and beverage
- The use of tobacco products of any kind including e-cigarettes
- Sticks, poles for signs / banners, selfie sticks, umbrellas
- Animals other than aid dogs
- Helium balloons
- Any item considered a danger to the artist or the public
The arena is a concealed handgun license (CHL) exclusionary zone for this event (guns free). Open carry is prohibited in United Supermarkets Arena at all times.
The United Supermarkets Arena is a non-smoking venue. Designated smoking areas will be outside the east concourse doors. Violators of the no smoking policy or found carrying any prohibited items will be subject to removal from the facility.
Fans are also advised that strobe lighting and haze effects may be used for this event.