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FOR KING + COUNTRY “What Are We Waiting For? The Tour Part II”

Sunday | 05.07.2023

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Multi-GRAMMY® Award winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY brings their 2023 “What Are We Waiting For? The Tour Part II,”  to United Supermarkets Arena Sunday, May 7th at 7pm.

Doors are scheduled to open at 6pm, with For King + Country scheduled to take the stage at 7pm.


Guests are encouraged to carpool and plan to arrive early to avoid last minute traffic congestion due to area road construction.  Eastbound and westbound 19th Street remains reduced to single-lane traffic during road construction.

Free parking is available in the commuter lots west (across Indiana Avenue), accessible from the Texas Tech Parkway & Knoxville. Free parking will also be available in the lots south of the arena.  

ADA parking is located in the Arena's west R37 lot (accessible by Indiana Avenue), with overflow into the arena's north C11 parking lot (accessible by way of Main street, travelling west from Flint Avenue).


All patrons and handbags are subject to visual inspection and magnetometer wand inspection prior to admission to the arena. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

The Clear Bag Policy is in effect for this event. Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12", or small clutch bags(not exceeding 4½” x 6½”) may be taken into the venue. An exception may be made for medically necessary items upon inspection.

Other purses and backpacks will not be allowed, and all small bags meeting the clear bag policy will be inspected.

Professional/long lens cameras, selfie sticks, iPads and video/audio recording is prohibited. Please Click here for a full list of prohibited items for this event.

The arena is a concealed handgun exclusionary zone for this event (guns free). Open carry is prohibited in United Supermarkets Arena at all times.

The Arena is a non-smoking venue. Violators of the facility's no smoking policy or carrying any of the prohibited items will be subject to ejection from the facility. Re-entry is not permitted during the event.


Fans are advised that strobe lighting effects and haze will be used for this event.

A variety of food and beverage items will be available for purchase at the arena concession stands. Outside food and drink is prohibited.

A variety of exclusive band merchandise will be available for purchase on the arena's concourse.


Fans who ordered tickets early and selected will call ticket delivery are encouraged to pick up will call tickets in advance of the show. Will call tickets are available at the central Select-a-Seat box office located at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center (1501 Mac Davis Lane) 10am-4pm Monday through Friday. Any tickets not picked up by this time, will be available at the arena box office beginning at 2:00 pm on the day of the show.

It's not too late to invite your family & friends! Tickets are still available by phone at 806-770-2000, in person at the Select-a-Seat box office located at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, and online at and online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com.   The venue box office will open at 2:00pm on show day for ticket sales. 

Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone will continue their successful “What Are We Waiting For? tour in 2023, featuring their latest Billboard 200 charting album, which was recently nominated for an upcoming American Music Award for “Best Inspirational Album,” a Billboard Award for “Top Christian Artist,” and was just awarded three Dove Awards this year. The duo also recently dropped a new version of their song “Love Me Like I Am” featuring Multi-Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks HERE, and a new version of their #1 hit single “For God Is With Us” with Lady A's Hillary Scott HERE.
FOR KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry's most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have been awarded four GRAMMY® Awards, 10 GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and 16 K-LOVE Fan Awards; and have been nominated for three American Music Awards. Their 11 No. 1 songs have produced an astonishing 1.8 billion career streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act's live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the U.S., Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. FOR KING + COUNTRY's WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?, released this year, became the duo's second Top 10 album on the Billboard 200; following their RIAA Gold certified album, BURN THE SHIPS, which also debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. The duo has had seven consecutive No. 1 songs including “For God Is With Us,” “joy.,” “TOGETHER” (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” and the 11-week Platinum smash, “God Only Knows.” The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including Jordin Sparks, Hillary Scott, Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts. For more information about FOR KING + COUNTRY visit: http://www.forkingandcountry.com/

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