Rock Musical BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story at Wolf Trap
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We left after 30 minutues. I would not recommend this show, but doubt that there will be another one like this in any way. Lots of publicity, not many peoples. There was much more "talk" than music, very drawn -out. I know it said "story", but...continued
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Watch the video trailer for BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story.
Twenty of Buddy Holly’s hits along with tracks by Ritchie Valens will have you and Peggy Sue dipping, hopping, and swaying to this beloved jukebox musical that revisits the triumphs and tragedies of rock ’n’ roll’s golden age.
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