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Don McLean

Date: June 17, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM
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Don McLean Honoring the Day the Music Died 50th Anniversary "American Pie" Tour comes to DeVos Performance Hall on June 17, 2022.

In 1969, Don recorded his first album, “Tapestry”, in Berkeley, CA.The album was first released by Mediarts and attracted good reviews and achieved some commercial success. It succeeded in transforming Don McLean from an unknown to an underground sensation. FM radio loved the “Tapestry” album and very quickly, Don became a headliner in nightclubs and colleges across the country. The transition to international stardom began in 1971 with the release of "American Pie”. "American Pie” was recorded on 26th May 1971 and a month later received its first radio airplay on New York's WNEW-FM and WPLJ-FM to mark the closing of The Fillmore East, the historic rock & roll concert venue.

Don McLean continues to receive honors for his musical discography. Throughout his career artists including Garth Brooks, Madonna, Drake, Josh Groban, Weird Al Yankovic, and others have recorded songs written by the Songwriter Hall of Fame member. In October 2019, McLean was bestowed with plaques certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for gold, platinum, and multi-platinum sales in the United States, as well as presentations from Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom were bestowed on McLean.

Tickets on sale Wednesday, December 29th at 10:00AM. *Note the box office will not be open for the on sale.

Tickets may be purchased at the box office or on-line at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are subject to change. For current ticket prices, visit Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices may vary, as market pricing applies to all tickets. Prices may fluctuate based on supply and demand.

Face masks encouraged.

*By purchasing or otherwise accepting a ticket to this Event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus) exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the Event, you and any guest voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and agree not to hold Don McLean, ASM Global, DeVos Performance Hall, and the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan for any illness or injury in connection with your or your guests' attendance at the Event.
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