THE DAY THE MUSIC DIDN’T DIE: A ROCK-N-ROLL FAIRY TALE

George Trullinger (Buddy Holly), Sting Ray Anthony (Ritchie Valens) and Tim Stamper (The Big Bopper)

The Northern Lights Theater
Price: $40/$35/$30

Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m.

In February of 1959, rock-and-roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper were tragically killed in a plane crash while touring their show The Winter Dance Party. Buddy Holly was 22.  Ritchie Valens was 17 and The Big Bopper was 29. The event later became known as “The Day The Music Died” after singer Don McLean referred to it as such in his hit song “American Pie.”

The Day The Music Didn’t Die creates a “what if” alternate reality, where the plane never crashed, and all three rock-and-roll legends live on to this day, performing for you!

This high-energy show is rock-n-roll to the core and will take you back to the late 1950s and into the 60s, a time when music defined a generation, and unforgettable memories were made. Featuring great music, comedy and audience participation, The Day The Music Didn’t Die has audiences of all ages raving about the show!

George Trullinger as Buddy Holly

George began his career play in a rock-n-roll band in an 8th grade talent show and has been entertaining ever since. Performing regularly as many different characters such as Ed Sullivan, Mick Jagger, Elwood Blues, and Buddy Holly. 

Sting Ray Anthony as Ritchie Valens

Sting Ray, with his unparalleled tribute to the rock-n-rollers of the 1950s creates a high-energy show, taking the music to another level. He has worked alongside many legends from the era, including Bobby Vee, Fabian, Danny and the Juniors, and Chubby Checker.

Tim Stamper as The Big Bopper

Tim’s humor and musical style have entertained audiences throughout the U.S. and around the world. His tribute to The Big Bopper literally has audiences dancing in the aisles. Tim also performs as other characters, most notably Jake Blues of The Blues Brothers.