John Mueller's 50'S DANCE PARTY to Return to State Theatre, 10/26
John Mueller's 50's Dance Party is the official live and authentic re-creation of the final tour before "the music died". Back by popular demand, the tour that brings Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper back to life makes a stop at the State Theatre.
Show time is Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $32 & $27 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by The Morning Call, N. Pugliese, Inc and WAEB AM 790.
John Mueller's 50's Dance Party includes over two hours of entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50's era including That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Chantilly Lace and La Bamba. It is the official tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper and is the only show endorsed by their estates.
Once the star of Buddy...The Buddy Holly Story, John Mueller brings to life the man who changed the face of Rock 'n Roll forever. Ray Anthony has played Ritchie Valens in the award-winning live tribute show "Legends of Rock and Roll" and has received personal accolades from Valens' original producer Bob Keane of Del-Fi Records.
Linwood Sasser rounds out the trio with his portrayal of the Big Bopper, J.P. Richardson. He replaces Jay P. Richardson, the actual son of the Big Bopper, who recently passed away in August. Sasser has been involved with the tour since 2008.
John Mueller's 50's Dance Party has performed in front of over 2 million people on national television for the Jerry Lewis Telethon and has toured extensively throughout the United States, including shows at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The show began in 1999 in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the original tour that ultimately ended with the plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.