The Annual Buddy Holly Birthday Celebration

Saturday, Sep. 07 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

Classic RockRock/Pop

Celebrate the 83rd Birthday of Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer BUDDY HOLLY at The Acorn with KENNY JAMES, voted the #1 Entertainer of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and the best Buddy Holly Tribute Artist of Las Vegas. A Midwest native son, James will return by popular demand to The Acorn with his rockin' band, RAVE ON! The high energy performance will feature all of Buddy Holly's famous hits and a few deep cuts and forgotten classics!  Fun for the entire family.

Box Office opens at 4:00pm ET
Starts 8:00pm, doors open 7:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.


About The Acorn

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

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