What presenters and fans are saying:
"Gary Rue has been bringing the Dance Party Reunion to the Paradise Center for the Arts for years and it is always a sold out event! Our patrons love the energy of the show and being taken on a trip down memory lane through fabulous music!"
~Heidi Nelson, Executive Director, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault, MN
"Buddy Holly and Friends was a big SOLD-OUT hit at Great River Arts! The audience left with a new appreciation of their favorites from the 1950's."
~Michelle Kiley, Great River Arts, Little Falls, MN
"Just wanted to thank you again for the Buddy Holly & Friendsshow on Friday. We thoroughly enjoyed it! It was a pretty packed full house despite the cold night!"
~A Fargo Theatre (February 3rd, 2023)
"...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
Mabel Tainter Memorial Theatre, Menomonie, WI. SOLD-OUT
"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."
~A fan at the Mabel Tainter concert
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").
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! Music direction by Gary Rue, produced by Gary Rue.
Now Booking 2023!
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