Festival features Holly’s buddies

Courtesy photo Dave Somerville By Liliana Castillo Cannon Connections While the Clovis Music Festival has boasted its ability to bring fans from across the world, this year’s festival gained the attention of the Rock ‘and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Museum Exhibitions Coordinator Shelby Morrison is heading to Clovis for the show — that […]

Press Release: Music festival features originators of rock, Miss New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Second Night of Clovis Music Festival Rocks Out With Originators Of Rock and Roll Clovis, New Mexico: Friday, September 11th will mark the second day of the Clovis Music Festival, and what better way to celebrate than with the originators of Rock and Roll? Rock with the Originators of Rock and Roll featuring […]

Press Release: Clovis Music Festival kicks off with rock legends

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Ernie Kos575-763-3435ernie@clovisnm.orgSeptember 9th, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:First Night of Clovis Music Festival to Kick Off with Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends Clovis, New Mexico: The Clovis Music Festival is finally here, and what better way than to start the festivities than with some of the most rockin’ acts around? Thursday, September 10th will […]

Press Release: Rock hall of fame hosting symposium in Clovis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Host Symposium during Clovis Music Festival! We are proud to have the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in town during the Clovis Music Festival!

Organizers anticipate thousands at music festival

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File photo Buddy Holly Tribute artist Johnny Rogers performs for Mesa Elementary students as part of last year’s Clovis Music Festival schedule. Rogers will perform Friday at the Curry County Events center alongside other tribute performers. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Yes, “Peggy Sue” will be at the Clovis Music Festival, and so will […]

Clovis Music Festival schedule

2009 Clovis Music Festival Schedule of Events Wed., Sept 9:

Ticket feature: Rock ‘n’ Roll panel part of festival

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Courtesy photo Dave Somerville, best known as co-founder and original lead singer of The Diamonds, said he plans to tell a story about Buddy Holly through the music and dialogue.

First person: Miss New Mexico to perform at Clovis Music Festival

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Courtesy photo: Frank Frost Nicole Miner of Albuquerque was crowned Miss New Mexico in June. She will be in Clovis ito perform at the Clovis Music Festival Sept. 10-13. Nicole Miner of Albuquerque figured this was her year. She’s run for Miss New Mexico for the past four years, each year ending as a runner […]

Clovis Music Festival 2009

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High Plains Film Festival features professional workshops

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Courtesy photo Eastern New Mexico University graduates Michelle Tomlinson and Landall Goolsby, shown above in the movie “Backfire,” will present an Acting for the Camera workshop. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the second annual High Plains Film Festival 8 a.m. Sunday in the University Theatre Center. Special guests […]

ENMU hosting second annualHigh Plains Film Festival on May 10

PORTALES–Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting the second annual High Plains Film Festival on Sunday, May 10 in the University Theatre Center.

Press release: ENMU hosting second annual High Plains film festival

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting the High Plains Film Festival 2009 on Sunday, May 10 in the University Theatre Center. Special guests will be ENMU graduates and professional actors Michelle Tomlinson and Landall Goolsby, as well as documentary filmmaker Erin Hudson and audio recordist Jon LeBlanc. At 2 p.m. films […]

ENMU hosting second annual High Plains Film Festival

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting the High Plains Film Festival 2009 on Sunday, May 10 in the University Theatre Center.

Jesus’ birthday gives Christians chance to connect

By Judy Brandon: CNJ Columnist At times I am able to tune in to Ravi Zacharias on the radio. A dynamic speaker, he is also a wonderful teacher and a Christian theologian that has a world wide ministry. He is highly educated, and a visiting scholar at Oxford. Zacharias speaks to scores of college groups […]

Local fall festival events

All times Mountain Today Trunk or Treat — 7:30 p.m., 21st Street Church of Christ Free reflective trick or treat bag giveaway — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Bank Thursday Children’s Harvest Festival — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., New Life Assembly of God Free reflective trick or treat bag giveaway — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Bank Friday […]

Festival set for Saturday

Freedom New Mexico The Portales MainStreet Program is bringing the Santa Fe Brewing Co. to town for a fall festival Saturday night. “(We are hoping) to create ‘Alive After 5’ entertainment, to have different venues for people — young and old,” said Danny Woodward, president of Portales MainStreet. MainStreet organizers have said the planned the […]

Peanut Valley Festival set for weekend

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico The 35th annual Peanut Valley Festival will be held this weekend at the Campus Union Building at Eastern New Mexico University. Event organizers hope the good weather forecast for the weekend will draw a large turnout for this year’s festival. There will be 65 vendors selling arts and crafts, […]

Alcohol waiver requested for Portales festival

By Sarah Meyer: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — The Portales City Council is considering approval of a resolution that will allow a downtown Beer and Nut festival. The topic was discussed at Tuesday’s City Council meeting and will come back at the Oct. 7 meeting in the form of a resolution. The MainStreet Program requested […]

Museum, festival draws rock ‘n’ roll fans

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Jay Parmenter of Clovis and a guide at the Norman Petty Recording Studio provides information about the control center Thursday afternoon during one of the scheduled tours of the studio during the Clovis Music Festival. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Laser pointer in hand, Kenneth Broad pointed to several […]

Vee established as festival fan favorite

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent Though not a direct product of Clovis’ Norman Petty Studios himself, Bobby Vee has certainly become a favorite of Clovis Music Festival organizers in recent years. A regular performer at the annual event, Vee has entertained fans with his own top ten hits like “Take Good Care Of My Baby” […]