• Buddy Holly

  • Rock of the ’80’s tour comes to Lubbock TX

    The Rock of the ’80’s tour with The Smithereens comes to Lubbock TX on Sat. Aug. 23 to the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza. Pat DiNizio appeared on Lubbock’s Fox34 TV to talk about the influence of Buddy Holly’s music on the band as well as a memorable story from the road. Watch the interview.


  • Happy birthday Buddy Holly!

    September 7, 2011 marks what would’ve been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday. It’s no secret that Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens cites Buddy Holly as one of his greatest musical influences. Listen to the Smithereens as they perform a cover of Buddy Holly’s “Well Alright” on the 101.9 WRXP radio show “Anything Anything.”