BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY has announced a tour of New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country!
Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. 

Tickets to the most successful Rock & Roll show of all-time will go on sale on 20th October. Booking details, dates and venues are below.

Featuring two terrific hours of some of the greatest Rock & Roll songs ever written, including ‘That’ll Be The Day’, ‘Oh Boy’, ‘Rave On’, ‘La Bamba’, ‘Chantilly Lace’, ‘Johnny B. Goode’, ‘Raining In My Heart’, ‘Everyday’, ‘Shout’ and many many more, this show is just ‘Peggy Sue’-perb! 

“This show is an absolute must. If you haven’t seen the brilliant musical Buddy yet, buy your ticket now!”
The Sun

Daily Mail

Sunday Express

The tour marks the 25th Anniversary of BUDDY – joining other iconic productions including Les MiserablesPhantom of the OperaJoseph and the Amazing Technicolour DreamcoatMiss SaigonEvitaand Cats in reaching this staggering milestone.

Loved by critics and audiences alike, BUDDY tells the enduring tale of the musical icon’s rise to fame and his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic and untimely death at the age of 22. In 18 short months the Texas-born boy revolutionized the face of contemporary music influencing everyone from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen.

With the Big Bopper’s ‘Chantilly Lace’ and Ritchie Valens’ ‘La Bamba’ completing a stellar musical line-up, BUDDY is a not to be missed evening of family entertainment!

New Zealand Tour dates:

March 2015
12 – Nelson - 8pm - Theatre Royal 
13 – Nelson - 8pm - Theatre Royal
14 – Blenheim - 8pm - Floorpride Civic Theatre
15 – Christchurch - 4pm and 8pm - Isaac Theatre Royal 
17 – Timaru - 8pm - Theatre Royal 
18 – Dunedin - 8pm - Regent Theatre
19 – Gore - 8pm - St. James Theatre
20 – Invercargill - 8pm - Civic Theatre 
21 – Oamaru - 8pm - Opera House 
22 – Ashburton - 4pm - Event Centre 
24 – Napier - 8pm - Municipal 
25 – Tauranga - 8pm - Baycourt 
26 – Whangarei - 8pm - Forum North 
27 – Auckland - 8pm - Vector Arena 
28 – Hamilton - 8pm - Founders
29 – New Plymouth - 4pm and 8pm - TSB Showplace
31 – Kapiti - 8pm - Southwards

April 2015  

1 – Wellington - 8pm - Opera House 
2 – Palmerston North - 8pm - Regent Theatre 
3 – Rotorua - 8pm - Civic Theatre 
4 – Taupo - 8pm - Great Lake Centre 
5 – Upper Hutt - 4pm and 8pm - Expressions

Tickets are available from TicketdirectTicketekTicketmaster, and iTicket.