Buddy Holly Tribute marks the 55th anniversary of his death
Saturday, February 1, 2013 at Blob’s Park in Jessup, MD
Park - 410-799-7130
or Diana Quinn at 202-457-4444
Nine of DC-Baltimore area’s finest bands will stage a five-hour tribute concert marking the 55th anniversary of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly’s death in the Fateful Winter Dance party plane crash in Iowa. The concert will at Blob’s Park on Feb. 1, 2014 at 8pm. The all-age show will include songs made famous Holly and his fellow tour stars Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, who also died in the crash.
Performers include local luminaries: David Kitchen, The Flea Bops, Billy Coulter, Honky Tonk Confidential, Ruthie and the Wranglers, Jelly Roll Mortals, Four Star Combo, Dede Wyland and Willie Barry. British radio host and music writer Colin Davies (“Now Dig This”) will emcee the show.
Blob’s Park, known for its polka dances in the past, features a large wooden dance floor, plenty of seating and a huge selection of affordable German food and beer.
$15 tickets can be purchased in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/551450
and admission will be $20 at the door. A
$15 German-style buffet opens at 6pm.
Blob’s Park Bavarian Beer Garden, 8024 Max
Blob’s Park Rd, Jessup, MD 20794. Blob’s is right off the BW parkway.
The artists represent the best of the DC area’s stellar talent:
Ruthie and the Wranglers: http://www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
Honky Tonk Confidential: http://www.honkytonkconfidential.com
David Kitchen: http:// www.davidkitchen.net
The Flea Bops: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flea-Bops/126712050684121
Billy Coulter: http://www.billycoulter.com
Jelly Roll Mortals: http://www.jellyrollmortals.com
Four Star Combo: https://www.facebook.com/fourstarcombo
Dede Wyland: http://dedewyland.com
Willie Barry: http://www.williebarry.com
Colin Davis (MC): http://www.theprofessorrocks.com