Lush Country

Masonic Heritage Center's Ives Theater, 11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington

Lush Country 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.

Buddy Holly and Friends: Not Fade Away

Masonic Heritage Center's Ives Theater, 11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington

Gary Rue is proud to present some of the original cast members from History Theatre’s IVEY-Award-winning production of “Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story”.

Rue’s solo first set features memorable melodies from three artists who were among the chief beneficiaries of Buddy Holly’s genius: Gene Pitney (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Only Love Can Break a Heart), Bobby Vee (More Than I Can Say, Take Good Care of My Baby) and Crickets’ guitarist Sonny Curtis (Walk Right Back, I Fought the Law, Love Is All Around from the Mary Tyler Moore show).

The second set features a Jack Lambert-led quartet serving up all the Holly hits: That’ll Be the Day, Peggy Sue, Rave On, Maybe Baby, Not Fade Away, Heartbeat, Everyday, Words of Love and Oh Boy.