What presenters are saying:
"Buddy Holly, Not Fade Away, featuring Gary Rue was a big SOLD-OUT hit at Great River Arts (GRA) this past month! The audience left with a new appreciation of their favorites from the 1950's."
~Michelle Kiley, Great River Arts, Little Falls, MN
"I have heard nothing but AMAZING things about the "Buddy Holly Dance Party Reunion" SOLD-OUT show here at the Paradise.! Thank you again! We love having you here at the Paradise!"
~Katie Schaumann, Marketing Director, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault MN
"...congratulations on an absolutely stellar show on Saturday night, you and the band brought an amazing experience to The Palace. I've been hearing chatter all over town about it and everyone agrees that it was phenomenal. Please extend my congratulations and thanks to the rest of the band. It was spectacular!"
~Shawn Kinsinger, Historic Palace Theatre, Luverne MN
February 22nd, 2020, Dance Party Reunion @ Mabel Tainter Memorial Theatre, Menomonie, WI. SOLD-OUT
From a fan at the Mabel Tainter concert 02/22/2020: "Your concert at the Mabel Tainter in Menomonie was the last live music event I attended before the world dropped out from under us. Thank you for that concert, I carry its energy with me until we meet again.
Performances 2022-23! We Are UP and RUNNING!
Friday, December 2nd, 2022: TBA
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, Garrison, ND
Friday, February 3rd, 2023: Fargo, ND
Saturday, February 4th, 2023, Faribault, MN
Wednesday, May 17th, 2023: Manitowoc, WI
Thursday, May 18th, 2023: TBA
Friday, May 19th, 2023: TBA
Saturday, May 20th, 2023: TBA
Coming To Your Town!
DANCE PARTY REUNION is a 're-staging' of Buddy Holly's 1959 WINTER DANCE PARTY, featuring music of Buddy's co-stars, Ritchie Valens ("La Bamba", performed by Allen Malicsi); Dion & the Belmonts (with Brian Pekol, singing "Teenager in Love"), The Big Bopper ("Chantilly Lace", featuring Zach Spicer) and Frankie Sardo ("Fake Out", featuring Gary Rue).
A STELLAR TRIBUTE to the music of American rock and roll icon Buddy Holly , featuring original cast members (Nicholas
Freeman, Blake Foster and Zach Spicer) from History Theatre’s IVEY-award-winning production of Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story. Endorsed by Sonny Curtis and Jerry Allison of The Crickets! Hosted by Mr. Charles Fraser! Music direction by Gary Rue, produced by Gary Rue.
Now Booking 2023!
Reserve Your Date Now!