Don McLean News

 
Date of Birth: October 02, 1945 (73)

Birth Place: New Rochelle, NY, USA
Don McLean Announces U.S. & European Tour DatesDon McLean Announces U.S. & European Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

There is no slowing down for one of America's greatest singer-songwriters, Don McLean! Having recently honored the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly's death and receiving Million-Air certifications from BMI for over 5 million certified airplays of 'American Pie' and 3 million certified airplays for 'Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),' McLean continues to bring his classic hit songs to stages around the world. (more...)

Don McLean Reflects On 60th Anniversary of Buddy Holly's Death and THE DAY MUSIC DIEDDon McLean Reflects On 60th Anniversary of Buddy Holly's Death and THE DAY MUSIC DIED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

On February 3, 1959, a chartered aircraft crashed in Mason City, Iowa just minutes after takeoff claiming the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and the pilot, Roger Peterson. The fateful day was coined “The Day The Music Died” by iconic singer and songwriter Don McLean, in his hit song “American Pie.” As the 60th anniversary of the tragic plane crash approaches, McLean has not forgotten the day that inspired his magnum opus. (more...)

Julie Garnye Performs in UNSTOPPABLE at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2018

After her two sold-out Rockwell Table & Stage events this past April and August, Julie Garnye & friends are back as she sings her favorite songs of strength, transition, love, forgiveness and courage. It's been five years since Ms. Garnye performed in concert in Los Angeles and, with the release of her first solo album in 2019, UNSTOPPABLE is about chasing dreams, being audacious, going for it & celebrating every win. This special edition of UNSTOPPABLE will feature holiday songs as well as songs by some of her favorite writers, including Stephen Schwartz, Lance Horne, Carly Simon, Robert and Kristen Lopez, Pasek and Paul, The Sherman Brothers, Don McLean and Journey. (more...)

Buddy Holly With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra TRUE LOVE WAYS Out On Decca Records Next MonthBuddy Holly With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra TRUE LOVE WAYS Out On Decca Records Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Buddy Holly was a pioneer of Rock 'n' Roll and a major influence on The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Elton John. (more...)

Don McLean Signs $4.5 Million Administration Deal With Universal Music Publishing GroupDon McLean Signs $4.5 Million Administration Deal With Universal Music Publishing Group
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Legendary American singer, songwriter, and performer Don McLean recently signed a third extension to his ongoing administration deal with Universal Music Publishing Group, worth $4.5 Million. McLean, whose relationship with UMPG goes back to 1990, had this to say on the deal, 'Universal has done a great job at getting my songs in movies and TV shows, and they are a first class, worldwide organization.” (more...)

Annie Moses Band Comes to The MAC, 10/6Annie Moses Band Comes to The MAC, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, is set for a unique and music-filled October when the Annie Moses Band bring their talents to the Belushi Performance Hall as part of the MAC's 2018-2019 Season, Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Hadrian Conference Explores Opera's Place In The 21st CenturyHadrian Conference Explores Opera's Place In The 21st Century
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Tickets are now available for Hearing Hadrian: An Opera for Our Time, a conference on Sunday, October 14, 2018.  Just one day after Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian, with libretto by Daniel MacIvor, receives its world premiere, the Canadian Opera Company will host a day-long series of panels and guest speakers dedicated to exploring the themes found in the opera and its broader operatic context. (more...)

Lauren Marsh Releases New Single 'I Need You Now'Lauren Marsh Releases New Single 'I Need You Now'
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Rising singer-songwriter Lauren Marsh releases her new single and video “I Need You Now,” available now across all streaming platforms. The track is from her forthcoming EP REVIVAL set to be released Fall 2018.   (more...)

August Shows Announced At City Winery ChicagoAugust Shows Announced At City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month. (more...)

Roan Yellowthorn Signs To Blue Elan Records, Debut Album Out This SeptemberRoan Yellowthorn Signs To Blue Elan Records, Debut Album Out This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Blue Elan Records is proud to announce their newest signing, the singer/songwriter duo, ROAN YELLOWTHORN, with their debut album – Indigo – set for release on September 28, 2018.  ROAN YELLOWTHORN will begin an east coast tour on August 3 in Portland, ME and will make their way to down the coast hitting Boston, New York, and more.  Just ahead of the tour, first single, “Talk About It,” will be released on August 17th. (more...)

Taj Mahal, Charlie Hunter, & More to Play City Winery Chicago this JulyTaj Mahal, Charlie Hunter, & More to Play City Winery Chicago this July
by TV News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces composer and multi-instrumentalist Taj Mahal, guitar virtuosoCharlie Hunter and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, July 5 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Pedro Capó, Grammy nominee Darrell Scott and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 28 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Don McLean Wraps Up First Leg of International Tour with Sold Out Shows, Media Praise, & More!Don McLean Wraps Up First Leg of International Tour with Sold Out Shows, Media Praise, & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Iconic American singer, songwriter and performer Don McLeanhas recently wrapped up a successful tour of the United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, and Israel. Playing to numerous sold out venues - from the Palladium in London, to six nights at Vicar St. in Dublin - McLean performed his timeless American classics, along with new music from his latest album Botanical Gardens,to raves from enthusiastic audiences. (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Lauren Marsh Releases Nostalgic Single TAKE ME WITH YOU (WHEN YOU GO) Out June 22Singer-Songwriter Lauren Marsh Releases Nostalgic Single TAKE ME WITH YOU (WHEN YOU GO) Out June 22
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Rising singer-songwriter Lauren Marsh releases her new single “Take Me With You (When You Go),” following an exclusive premiere with Atwood Magazine. The track is the first to be released from her forthcoming EP REVIVAL set to be released Fall 2018. Adding to the excitement, the indie pop songstress has also released the bittersweet music video which reflects back on her days at the Jersey Shore and the memories of being a teenager. Watch it here. (more...)

Lera Lynn, Matt Andersen And More Come to City WineryLera Lynn, Matt Andersen And More Come to City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces actress-singer Lera Lynn, Nikka Costa ('(Out Here) On My Own' from the movie Fame), and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 21 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Chick Corea, John Pizzarelli and More Scheduled to Play City Winery Chicago this SummerChick Corea, John Pizzarelli and More Scheduled to Play City Winery Chicago this Summer
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces versatile jazz master Chick Corea and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 31 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Musical Legend Don McLean this DecemberBlue Note Hawaii Presents Musical Legend Don McLean this December
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces one show only with music legend Don McLean December 27, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at www.bluenotehawaii.com. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Musical Legend Don McleanBlue Note Hawaii Presents Musical Legend Don Mclean
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces one show only with music legend Don McLean December 27, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at www.bluenotehawaii.com.  (more...)

City Winery Chicago Announces Average White Band, Howard Jones & MoreCity Winery Chicago Announces Average White Band, Howard Jones & More
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces British pop star Howard Jones ("What is Love?") and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 10 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

City Winery Riverwalk Hosts Free Beastie Boys TributeCity Winery Riverwalk Hosts Free Beastie Boys Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

City Winery at the Riverwalk, 11 W. Riverwalk South, announces a free performance by She's Crafty on Thursday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. Raffles and proceeds from two specialty cocktails will benefit Chicago Period Project and Gilda's Club Chicago. (more...)

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