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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

When:

Fri 27 Mar 2015, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Spark Arena, 42 Mahuhu Cres, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • From: $55.00
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Listed by: Sandra Roberts

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide

“The show you will never forget” - Daily Mail

“Joyous! I love this show” - Sunday Express

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story will tour New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country.

Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Tickets to the most successful rock ‘n’ roll show of all time will go on sale on 21 October.

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!

“This show is an absolute must. If you haven’t seen the brilliant musical Buddy yet, buy your ticket now!” - The Sun

The tour marks the 25th anniversary of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story - joining other iconic productions including Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Miss Saigon, Evita and Cats in reaching this staggering milestone.

Loved by critics and audiences alike, Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story tells the enduring tale of the musical icon’s meteoric rise to fame and his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic and untimely death at the age of 22. In 18 short months the Texas-born boy revolutionized the face of contemporary music influencing everyone from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen.

With the Big Bopper’s Chantilly Lace and Ritchie Valens’ La Bamba completing a stellar musical line-up, Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is a not to be missed evening of family entertainment.

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