Four 2018 Tour Dates with The Eagles Confirmed

posted November 21st, 2017 at 9:43 am

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by Josh Martin

The Eagles have announced some of their 2018 tour dates, including four shows with Jimmy Buffett:

Orlando, FL
Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Camping World Stadium
On sale 12/2 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Miami, FL
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
On sale 12/2 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Denver, CO
Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Coors Field
On sale 12/1 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Minneapolis, MN
Saturday, June 30th, 2018
Target Field
On sale 12/2 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Tickets go on sale for these shows on either December 1st or 2nd (see above). There are presales for the Orlando, Miami, and Minneapolis shows. See Ticketmaster for more information.

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Listen to Hurricane Relief Concert Live Tonight on SiriusXM

posted November 19th, 2017 at 3:50 am

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by Josh Martin

SiriusXM will broadcast tonight’s hurricane relief concert:

Sometimes when bad things happen, good people come together to do great things. First responders acted swiftly to aid those injured during this terrible hurricane season and supported those who lost so much. Now, music’s superstars are joining in to raise money for 2017 Hurricane victims with the Trying to Reason Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, taking place Sunday, Nov. 19 in Tallahassee, Florida.

In this one-of-a-kind live performance, Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, and The Coral Reefer Band will hit the stage alongside special guest Jake Owen as well as opening act Caroline Jones.

This historic event sold out in 11 minutes, making it the fastest sell-out in Tucker Civic Center’s history. So, if you weren’t able to snag a pair of tickets, fear not! You can still hear the performance LIVE on SiriusXM’s Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24) and No Shoes Radio (Ch. 57) starting 7:45 pm ET/4:45 pm PT.

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More Details on Mac McAnally’s Condition

posted November 17th, 2017 at 4:31 pm

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by Josh Martin

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal has an article on Mac McAnally that provides more information on how he’s doing:

The performer had the heart attack on Monday night in Nashville, according to his publicist, Elaine Schock with Shock Ink.

“He’s actually doing great,” she said during a phone interview from Los Angeles. “They released him from the hospital and he’s going to be back to work really soon.”

Schock said that last week, McAnally was enjoying the spotlight and the red carpet at the Country Music Association Awards, where he tied Chet Atkins with nine Musician of the Year trophies.

“It was so good to see him get the award,” Schock said, “and then this happens a few days later.”

McAnally, 60, is a singer, songwriter and session musician based in Nashville. He’s also a member of Jimmy Buffett’s band, The Coral Reefers.

No decisions have been made about future concerts, but Schock expressed confidence in McAnally’s ability to get back on stage soon.

“He’s doing really good,” she said, “and we’re all happy about that.”

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Jimmy Buffett to Appear in ‘The Beach Bum’ Film

posted November 16th, 2017 at 7:58 pm

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In the same Instagram post that Buffett revealed Mac McAnally’s heart attack, Jimmy Buffett shared a photo of himself with Snoop Dogg on a boat in Miami and revealed that he’ll be Snoop’s songwriting partner in the upcoming film ‘The Beach Bum':

“No, I am not the beach bum in the movie,” Jimmy says. “He is played by Matthew McConaughey. I am JB, Snoop’s writing partner. Movie is directed by Harmony Korine. Coming soon to a theatre near you!”

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Mac McAnally Has Heart Attack

posted November 16th, 2017 at 7:49 pm

by Josh Martin

In a post on Instagram, Jimmy Buffett revealed that Coral Reefer Mac McAnally had a heart attack but is doing well:

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Buffett and The Eagles Will Reportedly Pair Up in 2018

posted November 15th, 2017 at 10:27 am

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by Josh Martin

In an interview with, The Eagles manager Irving Azoff said that the iconic band and Jimmy Buffett will pair up to play stadium shows next year:

After a warm reception to an Eagles reunion without the late Glenn Frey, a set of stadium dates is being planned for summer of 2018, pairing the best-selling band with party troubadour Jimmy Buffett.

“One word answer? Yes,” the band’s longtime manager, Irving Azoff, told Best Classic Bands. Coors Field in Denver will be one destination, Azoff said, with “an Eagles/Buffett celebration up in the mountains there. We’re just talking about a handful” of stadium dates featuring the two classic artists.

Azoff declined to comment about a possible Eagles tour following the stadium dates, noting that the band is still in flux after the untimely death of co-founder Frey. Vince Gill and Frey’s son Deacon have stepped in to handle Frey’s vocals and guitar work to great acclaim. While live dates are planned, any studio recordings are unlikely.

Jimmy Buffett opened for The Eagles in the 1970’s:

“Only a few people really know how significant Glenn, Don, Irving and the Eagles were to my rise through the ranks of bands trying to achieve just a sliver of the success that they had achieved,” Jimmy said. “After that first night, Glenn and I went on to become close friends, songwriting collaborators and neighbors in Aspen. He and Don were instrumental in getting Irving Azoff to become my manager, and eventually open for the Eagles on the Hotel California tour of America, which was the rocket ship we rode to eventually becoming a headliner.”

Buffett also gave the speech at The Eagles induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:

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