Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly and Friends

Waconia School High School, 1650 Community Drive, Waconia, MN 55387

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!

Runestone: The Rock Musical

History Theater, 30 10th Street East, Saint Paul, MN

A new musical by Mark Jensen (book, lyrics) and Gary Rue (music, lyrics). 1898: When Swedish immigrant Olof Ohman digs up a rock on his property near Kensington, Minnesota with "a story written in carved runes" that indicate that the Vikings were the first Europeans to set foot in Minnesota, he is praised for his discovery! But soon, a controversy erupts and the cries of "Fake! Fraud! Liar!" turn his life upside down. This is one of Minnesota's "craziest stories" and Jensen and Rue have created a whimsical rock & roll musical that lays out this "continuing controversy!" WHAT IS THE TRUTH? Step back in time with us and enjoy the ride! Rock on!

Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly and Friends

Fairmont Opera House, 45 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, MN 56031-1702

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!

Fab 6: Studio Beatles

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

Fab 6 is a fab-ulous Beatles tribute band 6 pieces strong that celebrates the arrangements of the Fab Four’s music from the studio works of Sergeant Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, and The White Album and Abbey Road. But worry not, there will still be plenty of those luscious breezy pop tunes to Twist and Shout about!