Derry date for legendary US singer Don McLean

Don McLean. (612JC1)
Don McLean. (612JC1)

America’s legendary singer-songwriter, Don McLean, will perform at Derry’s Millennium Forum for one night only on Saturday, November 3, 2012 as part of his tour to celebrate 40 years in the music business and tickets are on sale now.

Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters, 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 around, 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 McLean continues to tour the world with appearances in USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines, Singapore, the UK and Ireland so far in 2011.

He has sold out arenas worldwide, performing 12 world tours and has performed more than 3,500 concert appearances.

In June 2011, he performed for an audience of 100,000 at the Glastonbury Festival.

Don’t miss your chance to see the man who brought us, American Pie, Vincent (Starry Starry Night), Crying and Castles InThe Air – one of America’s living legends Don McLean.

Tickets for this unmissable show taking place next November are on sale from the Box Office on: 71. 264455 or from:, priced at £22.50, £29.50 and £33.50.