Doors: 1:00 PM
Show: 2:00 PM
February 2, 2019, 60 years since the final performance of Buddy Holly,
Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. In the early
morning, after their last show at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa,
a plane crash that shook the foundation of Rock & Roll still echoes
Freddy Vette & The Flames will mark the last performance, 60 years to
the day, with a special afternoon show remembering Buddy, Ritchie and The
This show will also recount the year and music of 1959. Big changes were
shaping a new era of Rock & Roll. Elvis' departure to the Army, Jerry
Lee Lewis' scandal, setting the scene for the arrival of emerging
artists like Dion and Roy Orbison.
Rave On with Freddy Vette & The Flames as they return to The Empire
Theatre for this special anniversary performance!