“Buddy and Beyond: The History of Rock and Roll” covers the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and is a tribute to the music of the legends of Rock & Roll. Johnny Rogers will transport you back in time to malt shops, drive-ins, and cars with fins. The show starts with Johnny’s uncanny portrayal of the late Buddy Holly and goes on with tributes to the legendary Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ricky Nelson and Chuck Berry, and many more. The show will climax with Johnny’s portrayal of the late Elvis Presley.
From Branson to Las Vegas, Rock ‘n’ Roll showman Johnny Rogers is in the business of bringing yesteryear’s music and history of Rock ‘n’ Roll to life. This show is a crowd-favorite and appeals to just about everyone. Johnny is an outstanding musician, and can pull off guitar licks that would make Jimi Hendrix proud! That’s why people say with Johnny Rogers, you get “Buddy and Beyond!” He was inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association Hall of Fame in 2016 and will be inducted into the Midwest All Music Association Hall of Fame on October 5.
Seating at the Coggon Opera House is by general admission only. Tickets can be purchased at the door or can be reserved for will call by leaving a message at (319) 435-2071. Payment by cash or check only. Doors open 30 minutes beforehand.