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Buffett Adds Three Florida Tour Stops in December

September 17th, 2019


Jimmy Buffett has added three tour dates in the state of Florida this December as part of the 2019 Son of a Son of a Sailor High Tide Tour.

Orlando, FL
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Amway Arena
On Sale 9/27

Jacksonville, FL
Tuesday, December 10th 2019
Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
On Sale 9/27

Tampa, FL
Friday, December 13th, 2019
Amalie Arena
On Sale 9/27

Tickets for each show goes on sale Friday, September 27th at 10am through Ticketmaster and TicketNetwork.


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An Album Looks at Forty: ‘Volcano’

September 9th, 2019


August marked the 40th anniversary of the release of Jimmy Buffett’s Volcano album, and friend of BuffettWorld Calen Sifferman has put together another episode of An Album Looks at Forty to mark the occasion.

Watch below:

Episode 02 of AN ALBUM LOOKS AT FORTY, a series examining Jimmy Buffett albums. 40 years ago, in August 1979, Buffett released his ninth studio lp, VOLCANO, which includes such favorites as “Fins” and “Boat Drinks”.


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Buffett to Headline Jake Owen Charity Show

August 30th, 2019


Jimmy Buffett is set to headline a charity dinner for the Jake Owen Foundation in November:

Jake Owen’s annual charity event returns to his hometown of Vero Beach, Florida, November 1 – 2 … but this year he’s got a special, Margarita-pouring surprise in store.

Benefiting the Jake Owen Foundation for the 9th time, this year’s event will feature a star-studded acoustic concert headlined by none other than the legendary Jimmy Buffett. The two-day blowout is being called The Jake Owen Homemade Weekend and also includes a charity golf tournament and a silent auction, with the concert set for November 2 at the city’s Corporate Air Inc. Hangar.

Read more here and get tickets to the event here.


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Buffett Entertains Troops on USS Kearsarge

August 7th, 2019


When Jimmy Buffett was in the Virginia Beach area last week he visited the USS Kearsarge and performed for the troops:

Sailors and Marines with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), including its embarked units who returned from a seven-month deployment July 18, were treated to a rare shipboard performance by the legendary music artist Jimmy Buffett August 2.

Buffett, who is in the area for a concert in Virginia Beach, learned the ship had recently returned from a deployment and performed for the crew to show his appreciation for their sacrifice and service.

“Welcome home,” said Buffett. “Both Kearsarge and I were born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, so I feel a kindred spirit to your wonderful ship.”

Buffett thanked the crew for providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the people of Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

“We decided to come play for you to thank you all for what you do for us,” said Buffett. “The least we could do is come take you away to Margaritaville.”

“We are grateful and humbled to have hosted Jimmy Buffett onboard Kearsarge today. He is a longtime friend of the Navy and came specifically to welcome the crew home from our seven-month deployment,” said Capt. Jason Rimmer, Kearsarge’s commanding officer. “It was absolutely terrific to show him the ship and hear his iconic songs in our hangar bay.”

During the performance Buffett sang classics such as “Margaritaville,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “Son of a Son of a Sailor.”

“I’m always thankful to anyone who takes time to show their appreciation for our service and sacrifice,” said Legalman 1st Class Keiana Zinnah, a Kearsarge ARG Sailor. “This time I had the added bonus of watching the incredible Jimmy Buffett perform.”

While onboard, Buffett took a tour of the ship, met with Sailors and their families and took a few pictures with adoring fans or “Parrotheads” of all ranks and ages. The visit was a truly memorable experience for the Kearsarge ARG team who greatly appreciate Buffett for volunteering his time to deliver the sweet sounds of his signature tropical rock to their ears and help the crew celebrate good times at home again with family and friends.

Read the full story here.


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Buffett to Play Show in St. John’s, Canada

July 15th, 2019


Fresh off a couple of shows in Canada, Jimmy Buffett has announced that he’ll head even further into the north to play a show in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

St. Johns, New Foundland
Holy Heart Theatre
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 19th at 10:00am local time through evenko.ca

Big-time entertainer Jimmy Buffett will be at Holy Heart for one night only: September 17.

The performer-extraordinaire will bring his “Son of a Son of a Sailor High Tide” tour to Newfoundland and Labrador. The Son of Son of a Sailor LP was released in 1978, the title song being written about Buffett’s grandfather. That LP also included the hit Cheeseburger in Paradise.

There are indications that Buffett’s family has Newfoundland roots on the southwest coast. Buffett’s grandfather was a sailor who was born in Rose Blanche but later moved to Cape Breton.


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