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Hi, Hi, Mr. American Pie: Don McLean sets Cleveland show

By Rich Heldenfels Published: May 7, 2014

The show will be June 11 in the Clevleand Performance Arts Center, AKA the Masonic Auditorium. The official word:

Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)”. Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. His songs have been recorded by artists from every musical genre, most notably Madonna’s No. 1 recording of “American Pie” in 2000 and George Michael’s version of “The Grave” in 2003, sung in protest at the Iraq War. In 2007, Don McLean shared his life story in Alan Howard’s biography, The Don McLean Story: Killing Us Softly With His Songs.

Don continues to tour the world – Europe in 2012, Australia in 2013 and in 2014 the United States. In June 2011 he performed for an audience of 100,000 at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts.

Tickets on sale now at, or by phone at (216)881-6350.

The Cleveland Masonic Auditorium is located at 3615 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115.

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