Don Mclean

Don Mclean – Bluesfest Sideshow in Cairns

A bit of Byron Bay’s BLUESFEST is coming to Cairns on Wednesday the 23rd March 2016 with one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters Don McLean

Responsible for contemporary music’s most celebrated classic, ‘American Pie’ don’t miss the legend himself for one night only, with this official Bluesfest sideshow.

With a career spanning over 40 years, 20 albums and six American Top 40 singles, Don McLean is renowned as one of the truly great singers & songwriters in contemporary music history.

His songs, inspired by true stories of love, tragedy and heartbreak, have been covered by Elvis Presley, Shirley Bassey, Glen Campbell, Josh Groban, George Michael, Madonna and even punk band NOFX. In turn, Don McLean’s gifted storytelling was the inspiration for the Roberta Flack classic ‘Killing Me Softly’.

This is the first time Don McLean has performed at Tanks and his official BLUESFEST sideshow promises to be unforgettable. Don’t miss this musical legend live in the incomparable atmosphere of the Tanks.

“The voice of Don McLean is one of the great instruments of 20th Century America” – Roy Orbison “Don McLean: his work, like the man himself, is very deep and very compassionate. His pop anthem ‘American Pie’ is a cultural phenomenon” – Garth Brooks

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