Press Release: Buddy Holly tribute artist performing at chamber banquet

The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Johnny Rogers, a nationally known Buddy Holly Tribute Artist will be performing at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber Annual Banquet “Celebrating the Clovis Sound”. The Banquet will be held on Friday, January 15, 2010 at the Clovis Civic Center.

The event begins with a Past Presidents Reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. followed by seating for dinner at 7:00 p.m. Following dinner, the awards for 2009 will be given out.

Johnny Rogers, of Chicago, Illinois, was featured at the Clovis Music Festival in 2009. His tribute to Buddy Holly has been performed in front of audiences all over the country and these different events:

• Performing in England and Amsterdam with Tommy Allsup, Buddy Holly’s original touring guitarist.
• Playing at the Lubbock Civic Center Theatre to a packed house that included Buddy’s brothers Travis and Larry and niece Sherry Holly.
• Performing at the Fifties in February event at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, the site of Buddy Holly’s final performance.
• 50th Anniversary shows in several venues where Buddy had played exactly 50 years earlier.

For additional information please contact the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce at 575-763-3435 or visit our offices located at 105 E. Grand Ave., Clovis, NM 88101.