The Buddy Holly Experience: Rave On!

sep 8 - sep 11, 2016

Rave On! re-invents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock n’ roll extravaganza featuring America’s Premiere Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan, a dead-ringer for the legendary rocker. Backed by the rockin’ Rave On Band, Billy’s incredible musicianship ignites the stage and breathes new life into the music of Buddy Holly.

In this rock n’ roll tour-de-force, audiences will experience all the thrills of a Buddy Holly concert re-imagined including such hits as “Peggy Sue,” “Raining in My Heart,” “It’s So Easy,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “True Love Ways,” “Oh Boy,” and of course, “Rave On.” But, that’s only part of it! In a unique twist, Billy as Buddy celebrates the birth of an era and pays homage to his fellow rockers Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper.

Billy McGuigan has received national attention and critical acclaim for his portrayals of the legendary Buddy Holly. Audiences continue to be awed by his energy, realism, sincerity and talent. The role of Buddy has taken him all over the United States, appearing in more than 400 performances of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, including two sold-out runs at the Playhouse. Billy’s performances in Buddy have broken box office and attendance records in six theatres across the country, catching the attention of the show’s writers and producers who chose Billy as their Preferred Buddy Holly in the United States. Billy took that success and developed this unique and exciting new tribute,Rave On!, which continues that record-breaking tradition with an all-new concert format.

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