Portland, Maine “Stars and Stripes Spectacular”, 2014 — Latest Event Info Does NOT Show Don McLean. Heads UP.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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by Anura Guruge


Related Don McLean Posts from Portland July 4, 2013:
>> Click for the Don McLean picture montage.
>> Click for the videos.
>> Click for panoramas.
>> Click for Stars and Stripes Spectacular pictures.

++ Don McLean in Portland 2014May 14, 2014.
++ Rain on Don’s Parade? — July 2, 2014.
++ Postponement to July 5th? — July 3, 2014


The latest event info., online, does NOT show Don McLean.

Event info. in May 2014, as shown below (and in this post), did show him at 7:40 pm. BUT, I always feared that that was a tentative ‘placeholder’ schedule and that it would change. Sorry. Not my fault. We are as crushed as you. We love Don. It was such an honor and joy to see him last year. I had tears pouring down my face. The kids were intrigued.

Click to ENLARGE. Use link below to access schedule online.

Click to ENLARGE. Use link below to access schedule online.

Click here to access schedule online from the official Website.

Not familiar with Suzanne Nance. Just Googled her. Appears she worked for MPBN — Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Appears that she is an award-winning soprano. Hhhmmm. Devanee is a soprano and given her involvement with Clearlakes Chorale and now Great Waters it might be good for her to see her. Not sure what the plans are. Our main motivation for making the trek was to see Don. But Deanna, being a Mainer, kind of wants to go to Portland irrespective. Will all depend whether it gets postponed etc. Alton fireworks are now on Saturday, so are “Annie and the Orphans” in Wolfeboro. That one is easy to solve, at least from my perspective. Sorry about the bad news re. Don.


The original schedule as it was posted, with 2014 ‘timestamps’, in May 2014.

Click to ENLARGE.