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Todd Meredith & The Rave-Ons are a dynamic rock and roll ensemble originally brought together with a mission to breathe new life into the timeless music of Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Their repertoire spans a rich spectrum, featuring not one but two enthralling Buddy Holly tribute shows, as well as a tribute to the golden era of 50s and 60s rock and roll. For concert performances, their repertoire boasts an impressive catalog of over a hundred and fifty early rock and roll classics. Their musical journey has taken them around the globe, leaving audiences captivated in a multitude of renowned venues, including:
- Norwegian Cruise Lines
- Holland America Cruise Lines
- BB Kings Blues Club in the heart of New York City
- And countless other clubs, theaters, restaurants, and civic centers stretching from coast to coast, including the hallowed grounds of Buddy Holly's hometown, Lubbock, Texas. Audiences unanimously attest to the unmatched energy and sheer exuberance that The Rave-Ons infuse into every performance.
THAT'LL BE THE DAY presents a fresh perspective on the cherished catalog of Buddy Holly & The Crickets, featuring all of the band's chart-toppers along with some hidden gems. Buddy Holly, an authentic music pioneer often hailed as the Father of Rock & Roll, laid the foundation for countless artists, from The Beatles and Elvis Costello to The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and beyond. The Crickets, in turn, blazed a trail as one of the earliest bands to craft their own hit songs. Buddy's enduring influence continues to reverberate through the annals of music history.
In THAT'LL BE THE DAY, Todd Meredith and The Rave-Ons embark on a captivating musical odyssey. It begins with Buddy's initial recordings at Decca Records in Nashville, traverses through his meteoric rise with Norvajack Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, and culminates with the poignant tale of his fateful final tour. Throughout the performance, audience members are not only treated to a melodic feast but also engaged with humorous banter and intriguing nuggets of music history trivia inspired by this profoundly influential group.