Morgan Hyman

Stand-up comedy and music artist - Morgan Hyman

Unveiling Lubbock’s Musical Maverick: Morgan Hyman |

In the fabric of Lubbock’s musical legacy stands Morgan Hyman, a dynamic blend of stand-up comedy and musical genius, interweaving laughter with heartfelt tunes. His journey traces back to the late ’90s, where he first dipped his toes into Lubbock’s musical waters, strumming melodies and orchestrating lyrical symphonies.

From hosting local events to a groundbreaking leap into stand-up comedy in 2022, Morgan’s evolution was a testament to life’s twists and turns. A lifelong love affair with music and comedy culminated in a solo venture, crafting laughter-infused melodies that resonate with Lubbock’s soul.

Warren Zevon, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, and the captivating Pedro the Lion/David Bazan – these musical maestros etched their influence deep within Morgan’s artistic soul. Their introspective lyrics and emotionally rich compositions paved the way for Morgan’s sound – a delicate balance of depth and humor.

In the world of comedy, luminaries like Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Eugene Mirman, and Maria Bamford guided his comedic compass. Their blend of wit, intelligence, and absurdity ignited Morgan’s quest to craft humor that resonates, making people chuckle at life’s quirks while navigating through controversial subjects.

Through his work, Morgan aspires to bring laughter, a temporary respite from the world’s chaos. He delves into the controversial yet advocates for the healing power of laughter, reminding us that amidst life’s divisions, laughter can unite.

A highlight in Morgan’s musical career, an opening act for a comedy hypnotist in San Angelo, Texas, marked a milestone in his journey, a testament to his versatility and magnetic stage presence.

In Lubbock’s musical chronicles, Morgan Hyman’s chapter adds a vibrant hue, intertwining humor, melody, and a dash of introspection, captivating audiences one chuckle at a time.

Selena Martinez

Lubbock's comedic sensation - Selena Martinez

Selena Martinez: Lubbock’s Comedy Maven

If laughter is the best medicine, then Selena Martinez is the town’s resident healer. A stand-up comedy virtuoso, she isn’t just tickling funny bones; she’s forging connections through humor in Lubbock, Texas.

Martinez’s comedic voyage began amidst the vibrant energy of Backstage (now Blacksheep) in January 2018. It was there that she found her comedic voice, inspired by the camaraderie at the Laugh Hub City comedy open mic.

Her comedic style draws inspiration from the likes of Angela Johnson-Reyes, Taylor Tomlinson, Kathleen Madigan, and Margaret Cho. These seasoned comedians have shaped Martinez’s knack for crafting relatable yet sidesplitting anecdotes, infusing her performances with authenticity and longevity.

“Forget your troubles and share a laugh” seems to be Martinez’s mantra. Through her performances, she aims to unite diverse audiences, transcending barriers with the power of words and wit.

Her journey is dotted with standout moments. Martinez has graced the stage as the opening act for a multitude of nationally touring comedians, leaving audiences in stitches with Reena Calm, Anna Valenzuela, Brandie Posey, Lisa Curry, Kelly McInerney, Mo Alexander, Matt Alano Martin, and countless others. Moreover, her efforts have played a pivotal role in expanding Laugh Hub City’s local prominence.

Martinez’s story isn’t just about punchlines; it’s about fostering laughter as a unifying force. As she continues to spread joy and mirth, Selena Martinez stands as Lubbock’s comedy luminary, using humor to bridge the gaps and bring people closer, one laugh at a time.

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