Buddy Holly Newswire

Buddy Holly Newswire

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  1. Weezer takes on the extravagant Met Philly with a nonstop hit-paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Heading onto stage with the "Happy Days" soundtrack playing, Rivers, Patrick, Brian and Scott jumped right into "Buddy Holly". "Hash Pipe" and "Beverly Hills" immediately followed with the hits that kept on hitting. Overall it seemed like there was ...


  2. Happy 2018 Birthday to Jim Reese of the Bobby Fuller FourRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Aquarius Papers

    ... From the same episode of Hullabaloo, here's a great performance of his second giant hit, one of my favorite Buddy Holly tunes that was regularly in my performance set list 37 years ago, "You Know Love's Made A Fool Of You." (People seem to love this ...


  3. Anvil Arts preview: More festive delightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... Mania dancers. It features the music of five giants of rock 'n' roll - Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison - in a festive spectacular. Dig out your platform boots and get ready to sing and dance the night away in a ...


  4. Theatre Northwest marks Million Dollar Quartet anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Prince George Citizen

    ... artistic director) when he did All Shook Up, then Samantha (MacDonald, TNW's previous artistic director) did The Buddy Holly Story and broke that record. And now this one looks like it'll set a new mark and it is Million Dollar Quartet. There's a ...


  5. Boo, hiss, he's behind you! - pantos, concerts, markets, Santa and showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... change his miserly ways before it's too late ? On stage at The Brewery, Kendal on Saturday (December 8, 8pm). BUDDY Holly & The Cricketers 26 Years of Rock 'n' Rolling The World! Holly At Christmas 2018 this breath-taking show has wowed audiences ...


  6. Rave on at a Buddy Holly tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Worcester News

    ... 1957 to 1959 one man changed the face of music and revolutionised the meaning of Rock 'N' Roll. That man was Buddy Holly. "Now, clutching a Fender Stratocaster, sporting a pair of heavy-rimmed glasses, and sounding exactly like Buddy in his heyday, ...


  7. Foreigner's 'Jukebox' Musical Plots Toronto PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Billboard

    Foreigner will be joining such iconic artists as Meat Loaf, ABBA, Carole King, Queen, Buddy Holly, Green Day, and Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, by having their hits song woven into a new stage production. Jukebox Hero, The Musical will have its world premiere in Toronto at Ed Mirvish Theatre for a limited run of shows, Feb. 20 to 24. Foreigner, which formed in 1976, has sold more than 80 million albums, 37.5 million of those in the U.S. The show is produced by Annerin Productions, a division of the Canadian-based Jeff Parry Promotions, whose current jukebox musicals are PFX The Pink Floyd Experience; A Night with Sinatra; The Last Waltz Remembered; and Let It Be A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles .


  8. Crowd-pleasing, tuneful tribute to Bobby Vee returns to St. Paul's History TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Star Tribune

    ... Fargo 15-year-old plucked from obscurity to front a band at a concert that needed a last-minute replacement for Buddy Holly when Mr. That'll Be the Day was killed in a 1959 Iowa plane crash . Michaels' skill is evident in the transformation that ...


  9. Can you believe it's not Buddy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Milford Mercury

    TRIBUTE band Buddy Holly and the Cricketers will once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas, the show that is now as traditional as mulled wine and mince pies! Holly's hits, other contemporary classics and some Christmas crackers are all wrapped up in a fast, furious and funny feast of entertainment to make the perfect gift for all the family. This breathtaking show has rock 'n' rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.


  10. Al James, Former Showaddywaddy Bassist, Dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Billboard

    ... a mix of originals and covers of early rock hits by the likes of Eddie Cochran, Chubby Checker, Sam Cooke and Buddy Holly. A spokesperson for the group could not be reached for comment at press time. Former Showaddywaddy singer Dave Bartram told the ...


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    Saturday Nov 17 | Prince George Citizen

    ... a member of The Crickets, the real-life band of that same rockabilly era, in the TNW production of The Buddy Holly Story. That show was the toast of 2013 and broke all box office records for TNW. Now, as Jay Perkins, Abriel gets to travel back ...


  12. Decca Records Releases Buddy Holly's True Love WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Buddy Holly's first ever record label, Decca, is proud to announce the release of a stunning collection of the singer's most beloved hits, set to brand new orchestrations, on 16th November. Entitled 'True Love Ways' , this newly-recorded album features Buddy Holly's utterly distinctive original vocals and guitar playing set to exquisite arrangements performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.


  13. Christmas treats from Anvil ArtsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2018 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... This West End hit features the music of five giants of rock 'n' roll - Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison - in a festive spectacular. Renowned folk singer Maddy Prior joins up once again with the Carnival Band for ...


  14. Town Theatre's Exuberant Buddy Is Elevated By a Fine Lead PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Free Times

    How often does an actor have a chance to portray both Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash? Charlie Goodrich is getting just that chance, rocking out as the lead in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story , only a year after capturing Cash's unique sound and mannerisms for 2017's Million Dollar Quartet. Columbia's Town Theatre has found box office success over the last decade with compact musicals that feature a country or classic rock theme, including jukebox musicals such as Honky Tonk Angels and the aforementioned Quartet , as well as stage biographies of Patsy Cline and Tammy Wynette.


  15. Fifty years of Simon and GarfunkelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Droitwich Advertiser

    The show has now been performed in over 50 countries around the world from Sydney to Seattle and sat regularly at the Lyric Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, London. Dean , is the writer of the show and says: "I have previously had a modicum of success as a performer which includes playing the West End lead role of Buddy Holly in Buddy - the Musical, Duchess Theatre, London for two years.


  16. Vote For Your Favorite New Musician Of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | KLCC-FM Eugene

    ... sure to strike a chord even among the most jaded hearts. NicolA s Pablo Rivera MuA oz is a young Norwegian Buddy Holly that conjures an innocence that is vulnerable and rare. Brent Cowles is one of those musicians you can't help but root for. His ...


  17. Penobscot Theatre Company Announces New Year Tribute to Tom PettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... production of Ring of Fire, this all-star band features New York talents, Eric Anthony (Broadway's Ring of Fire, Buddy Holly Nat'l Tour) and Dom Scott (Rock of Ages Nat'l Tour, Million Dollar Quartet) as well as Penobscot Theatre Company members Ira ...


  18. Avid Collector Announces His Search For Original 1964 Dick Clark...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... launched featuring the top rock and roll artists of the time. Chubby Checker, Duane Eddy, Bobby Darin, Fabian, Buddy Holly, Annette Funicello, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley toured with the Caravan. Most of the shows were sold out. Jumbo window card ...


  19. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing at the Happy 2018 Birthday of the Legendary Bobby FullerRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2018 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we celebrate the tragic life and death of the blazing star from El Paso, Bobby Fuller. He picked up the lineage that Buddy Holly created, and kept the torch of great west Texas rock and roll alight at its best.


  20. Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story Comes to Town TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    With songs such as "Chantilly Lace," Oh Boy," "That'll Be the Day," "Peggy Sue," "Everyday," "Ready Teddy," "Not Fade Away" and "Rave On," this is one toe-tapping show you'll not want to miss. Audiences will delight in seeing and hearing Midlands' performers bring to life the tunes of Buddy Holly and The Crickets .