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17 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Kerns: Blanas includes decline of Petty-Holly friendship in 'King of Clovis'

For years, most assumed, if not outright declared, that the late Buddy Holly agreed to participate in an ill-planned 1959 Winter Dance Party tour only because he was strapped for cash.


Related Topix: Clovis, NM, Rock-N-Roll

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Shirley Jones in 'Music Man' concert to start Broadway series at TPAC

The 2014-15 Broadway Season at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th, will begin Sept.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Music Man, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Shirley Jones, Pop/Rock, Buddy, Rock-N-Roll

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Return to sender! Elvis impersonators at funeral carry rock n' roll fan's coffin

Pallbearers dressed as Elvis Presley showed Amazing Grace when they escorted a rock n' roll fan on his final journey.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Rock-N-Roll, Weird


Spotlight shines on Buddy Holly's legacy

Mick Jagger. John Lennon. Elvis Costello. They all cite Buddy Holly as a major influence in their lives.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Buddy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Nashville Scene

You Don't Know What You Been A-Missin': The Buddy Holly Story at Belcourt

Oh, children. How do I explain that the professional wingnut who pimps himself out to reality shows and commercials was once a top-notch character actor with serious leading man potential? I could provide a rundown of the early Gary Busey filmography, from '70s cult classics The Last American Hero and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot to the amazing Dustin ... (more)


Related Topix: The Buddy Holly Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Rock-N-Roll, Straight Time, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Action Movies, Celebrities, Gary Busey

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Laguna Playhouse Presents Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story, Now thru 8/10

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham in association with Boebe Productions are thrilled to present the first show of their 2014-2015 season, BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, featuring over twenty of Buddy Holly 's and rock & roll's greatest hits and directed by Steve Steiner .


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Laguna Beach, CA

The Northern Scot

Buddy's a Stars In Their Eyes winner

BUDDY Holly A Legend Reborn, featuring the hits of the eponymous star and fellow legends Elvis Presley and Eddie Cochran, will have audiences rocking and rolling in the aisles at the Music Hall in Aberdeen in October.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Eddie Cochran, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Ricky Nelson

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The London Free Press

My London: Crown Imperials drove London's Buddy Holly Sound

The Crown Imperials recorded The Buddy Holly Sound in one afternoon c. 1962 for Toronto's Arc Records label.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, More


BWW Reviews: Zju Theatre Group Goes Sexy for a Midsummer Night's Dream

It never ceases to amaze me how effectively the members of Zombie Joe 's Underground Theatre Group can create an atmosphere in their incredibly intimate - make that tiny - black box.


Related Topix: Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Rock-N-Roll, Arts

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Sunday's Pick: Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story

The day the music died, most famously referenced by Don McLean in his song "American Pie," was the day that Buddy Holly, along with Ritchie Valence and The Big Bopper, was taken away too early in an airplane crash.


Related Topix: Buddy, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll, Ringo Starr

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Buddy Holly musical celebrates 25 years

Celebrating its silver anniversary year, the hit rock 'n' roll musical, Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story shimmys to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Monday to Saturday July 14 to 19. Joining a small, but lauded number of iconic musicals including Les MisA©rables, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Miss ... (more)


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Clear Lake, IA, Ritchie Valens

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Performing arts center fitting way to honor legacy of Buddy Holly

The decision to name the new performing arts center after Buddy Holly was a defining moment for Lubbock and anyone who fondly remembers the rock 'n' roll legend.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Rock-N-Roll

Fri Jun 27, 2014


The actor determined to Rave On as Buddy Holly

Around two-thirds of the new homes will be on brownfield land with the rest on greenfield but opponents say the plan is a 'broken promise' Roger Rowley is taking on the leading role in the Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story which comes to Wales next week Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, the multi award-winning West End production, returns to Cardiff next ... (more)


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Folk-Rock, Story, The Beatles

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Pulse: 'American Pie' singer Don McLean headlines July 4 entertainment in Las Cruces

The City of Las Cruces' Fourth of July celebration kicks off Thursday with a 5K and the downtown Electric Light Parade, and continues Friday with live entertainment, the annual fireworks display and more at the Field of Dreams.


Related Topix: Don McLean, Las Cruces, NM, Rock-N-Roll

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Hall, Playhouse present 'The Buddy Holly Story'

An important and historic partnership between two of New England's most revered theaters comes to life in just a few weeks when The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse join forces to bring "The Buddy Holly Story" to Portsmouth.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Ogunquit, ME, Musical Theater, Arts, Opinion

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chevy works with South Plains Food Bank in food drive inspired by Holly's former eye doctor

When the South Plains Food Bank was looking to add a spark to its 2014 summer food drive, Chevy trucks and Buddy Holly's former optometrist came together.


Related Topix: South-Plains, TX, Rock-N-Roll, Optometry, Medicine, West, TX, Lubbock, TX

Mon Jun 16, 2014


Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story to Play Music Hall's Historic Theater, 7/9-13

Excitement is mounting for the toe-tapping, hand-clapping, rock & roll musical that has captivated audiences worldwide and is now bringing Broadway to The Music Hall's Historic Theater in Portsmouth, NH, July 9-13.


Related Topix: Buddy, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Rock-N-Roll, Portsmouth, NH, Musical Theater

Sun Jun 15, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 6/15/2014

ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY Maine State Music Theatre 6/16-6/16/2014 The extremely talented Canadian actor Charles Ross will stun you with this one man show.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Planned downtown Lubbock performing arts center to be named for Buddy Holly

Tim Collins, chairman of the Lubbock Entertainment/Performing Arts Association, and Maria Elena Holly unveil the name of the downtown Lubbock performing arts center on Saturday.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Rock-N-Roll, South-Plains, TX