When Buddy Holly died in a plane crash in 1959 aged just 22 he was already a star. Today he is a legend.
His songs are all-time classics, and no one does them better than Spencer J, whose performance delivers in a big way!
Wearing stunning 1950's jackets sourced directly from the USA and vintage horn-rimmed specs, Spencer J has perfected the Holly look as well as the sound. Playing the same sunburst Fender Stratocaster guitar that Buddy Holly used to make Rock 'n' Roll history; with Spencer J's act, you really won't get closer to the real thing.
This upbeat show features all the legendary hits - Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day, Oh Boy, Heartbeat, Maybe Baby, Rave On, Not Fade Away… the list goes on. As well as Buddy Holly, the show salutes the Kings of Rock ‘n’ Roll with golden greats such as Blue Suede Shoes, Bye Bye Love, Summertime Blues, Be Bop A Lula, Great Balls of Fire etc. A great time is guaranteed for all!
Spencer J looks and sounds like his hero Buddy Holly and his love of the music and style runs deep.
A guitar player from the age of 12, Spencer is a skilled musician who accompanies himself and plays all the lead guitar breaks and solos in his impressive repertoire. Listen out for the choice licks in ‘That’ll be the Day’, ‘It’s So Easy’, ‘Brown Eyed Handsome Man’ etc. It’s the classic Holly sound.
The one-man show uses professional backing tracks all of which are authentic recreations of the original recordings. These are played through Spencer’s own state of the art ‘P.A.T’ certified PA system, to stunning effect. Spencer calls this set up his ‘Invisible Crickets’.
The guitar Spencer uses is a beautiful 1950’s style Sunburst Fender Stratocaster – the exact model that Buddy Holly played and made an icon of the Rock ‘n’ Roll era.
Spencer has portrayed Buddy Holly and delighted audiences at theatres; birthday and anniversary parties; weddings; corporate functions; hotels and restaurants; festivals; Christmas & New Year parties; tribute shows; themed parties and gigs of all descriptions.
He will add that extra sparkle to your event and deliver the professional and memorable performance you desire. He will leave your guests or patrons smiling and shouting for more.