In the 1980’s Phill was voted the country’s top Buddy tribute artist by Butlins & Granda TV after a national competition searching for the nation’s top tribute artists for the stars of the 50’s.As a winner of this competition Phill appeared at Butlins Starcoast world in Pwllheli North Wales.


Butlins relaunched their rock ‘n’ roll weekends with a massive show at the holiday park, Phill was honoured to perform with the original Crickets, The Jordinaires, Bill Haleys’ Comets & a number of the contemporary rockin’ artists from around Britain.


The weekend was a dream come true for the opportunity of working with artists he’d idolized since childhood Especially Buddy’s original backing group. Phill recreates the look & sound of his favourite rock ‘n’ roll singer of the 50’s.


He’s taken his tribute show all around the U.K. performing to 1000’s of rockin’ fans & delighting them with an authentic tribute to one of the 50’s greatest & most influential artists.  This show is a must for not just Holly fans but anyone who loves the music of the 50’s.


The costumes, the moves & the sound are an echo of the late great Buddy Holly

Phil Martine - A Tribute to Buddy Holly

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