Wednesday, December 12

Buddy Holly Story 25th Anniversary Tour

Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story is going on a 25th anniversary tour opening at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre on 4th September 2013 and then visiting  Buxton Opera House (9th-14th September): HalifaxVictoria (16th-21st September):  Inverness Eden Court (23rd-29th September): Aberdeen His Majesty's (20th September-5th October): King's Lynn Corn Exchange (8th-12th October): Swansea Grand (14th-19th October):  Portsmouth King's (21st-26th October): Lowestoft Marina (28th October- 2nd November): Rhyl Pavilion (6th-9th November): Northampton Royal & Derngate (11th-16th November): Poole Lighthouse (18th-24th November): Watford Colossseum (25th -27th November) and Guildford G Live (28th-30th November) .

Buddy is about his  rise to fame and his final performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake in Iowa before his tragic death in a plane crash at the age of 22. The show features Buddy Holly's greatest hits, including "That’ll Be The Day", "Peggy Sue", "Oh Boy" and "Rave On". Other songs include "Chantilly Lace" and "La Bamba".

Maria Elena Holly who is Buddy's widow says of the new tour:  “When we opened the show we never imagined Buddy’s music and story would still be rocking stages and entertaining audiences around the world week-in week-out 25 years later. I believe this is testament to a great show – the first of its kind – and to the enduring appeal of Buddy Holly and what he represents; a youthful energy, huge talent and creativity, combined with a determination to make a lasting impression in this world."

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