Buddy Holly and Friends: Not Fade Away

Great River Arts, 122 First Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345

Gary Rue weaves a musical tale of personal on-the-road experience with artists Gene Pitney, Bobby Vee, the Crickets and Sonny Curtis, and finally, with all roads converging on the main event: Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away. Nicholas Freeman sings ALL the Holly Hits, backed by a trio as crisp as your favorite breakfast cereal: Zach Spicer, drums; Blake Foster, guitar and Mitch Benson, bass.

Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Classic country songs from the 1950s and 1960s Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again.

Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Classic country songs from the 1950s and 1960s Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again.

Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Classic country songs from the 1950s and 1960s Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again.

Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly and Friends

Paradise Center for the Arts, 321 Central Avenue, Faribault, MN

A salute to the Winter Dance Party in Clear Lake, IA, February 2nd, 1959, Buddy's last show. Featuring the music of Dino (Brian Pekol), Ritchie Valens (Allen Malicsi), The big Bopper (Zach Spicer), and of course, Buddy Holly (Nicholas Freeman). MC'd by Charles Fraser!