48 hours BIRMINGHAM HOT LIST YOUR NEXT.
THEATRE Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party Four West End artists and four-piece band The Counterfeit Crickets pay tribute to Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens and Dion Di Mucci in a recreation of the last show on their Winter Dance Party tour, on February 2, 1959. The following day, Holly, Big and Ritchie were killed in a plane crash.
The Core Theatre, Solihull. 0121 704 6962 mUSIc Buddy Guy The blues legend has influenced guitarists including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Keith Richards and is still going strong at the age of nearly 80. The singer and guitarist from the Deep South performs songs from the upbeat Thick Like Mississippi to the lament Come Back Muddy.
Tomorrow, Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 0121 345 0600 COMEDY Hardeep Singh Kohli (preview) The Radio 4 star has a new stand-up show, which we get to see ahead of his Edinburgh Festival run. He'll be sharing his personal mix tape, with stories and patter that are funny and sometimes thought-provoking. Tomorrow, Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham. 0121 446 3232 COMEDY Christian Reilly The musical comedian, formerly married to Birmingham funnywoman Shappi Khorsandi, has been compared to Rich Hall, Jack Dee and, especially, Bill Bailey. Today, The Comedy Junction, Sutton Coldfield. 07985 006651 HOBBIES The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire creativity. Tomorrow until Sunday, NEC. 0121 780 4141