The Night the Music Died
, and Executive Producer Mike Skiles says to expect a theatrical production, not an impersonation act, that “literally throws [audiences] into a sea of nostalgia.” “For two hours, you have no problems, just like you did when you were 16,” adds Skiles. “Enjoy it.”
2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday. Also 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. June 17-18 and June 30-July 2. Moody Gardens, One Hope Boulevard, Galveston. For information, call 855-667-1221 or visit texasfamilymusicals.com
. $25 to $50.
On February 2, 1959, after the 11th stop on their Winter Dance Party Tour, three of rock and roll’s originators — Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson — died in a plane crash a little more than an hour after they played their last song and 329 adoring fans filed out of the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Texas Family Musicals re-creates that final, bittersweet concert in