On February 3rd the Buddy Holly Center has a number of events planned to remember the day the music died 58 years ago.

58 years ago on February 3, 1959, a plane crash took the lives of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper – J.P. Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson. And since the 1970’s it has been known as the day the music died.

Here are some of the events planned:

Buddy Holly Gallery: Free Admission

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

J.I. Allison House: Free Admission

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

First Friday Art Trail: Free Admission

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free and the Buddy Holly Center is located at 1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401. Visit the Buddy Holly Center by clicking here for more details.