Grand Rapids Shows Civic Pride With World’s Largest Lip Dub Video

The Grand Rapids Lipdub

After Newsweek listed Grand Rapids, Michigan as one of “America’s Dying Cities”, city resident and event coordinator Rob Bliss organized a massive and defiant community response: a spirited lip dub music video of Don McLean’s “American Pie”, featuring 5,000 participants, a marching band, a wedding, and a helicopter.