Radio Margaritaville to Debut on Sirius in June

May 27th, 2005

Radio Margaritaville will debut June 15th on Sirius satellite radio. RM will broadcast all live Buffett shows, but now via the high quality digital medium found on Sirius. And of course, you’ll still be able to listen to RM on the internet.

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Wal-Mart Show Not Open to Public

May 20th, 2005

I received an e-mail from the Senior Communications Manager for Wal-Mart today. It turns out that the June 2nd concert at Razorback Stadium in Fayettville Arkansas will not be open to the public.

Contrary to misinformation communicated by some media outlets, this concert is not open to shareholders or to the general public.

Outdoor concert attendance will be limited to 25,000 Wal-Mart associates and specially invited guests. Wal-Mart associates will be allowed to bring one guest each.

Get more info here.

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Kids go on a field trip to – Margaritaville?

May 19th, 2005

A suburban high school English teacher has been teaching his students archetypes through Buffett lyrics.

Naperville Central teacher Jeff Plackett, center, ties Jimmy Buffett songs into a test review for his freshman communication class.

Plackett opened his students’ eyes – and ears – to “the poetry of Mr. James Buffett.” Students listened to four songs and picked out descriptions of archetypal characters in the lyrics, which ties in with short stories they’ve been studying in class.

Read the whole story here.

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Buffett at Wal-Mart Show Confirmed

May 9th, 2005

Arkansas Business is confirming that Jimmy Buffett is indeed scheduled to perform at the Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting in early June in northwest Arkansas. From what we have been told, Jimmy will follow a couple other acts, performing at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayettville. According to another source, the show will be free and open to the public.

Check back often as we will report more news as it becomes available.

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Radio Margaritaville To Join Sirius Lineup

May 9th, 2005

Radio Margaritaville is finally coming to satellite radio. It will join the Sirius network, replacing the Vacation channel, number 97 on your receiver.

“We designed Radio Margaritaville after the old pirate radio stations that sat offshore and played what they wanted,” Buffett said in the news release.

It is not known exactly when RM will start broadcasting on Sirius. Their website only says that it will debut this summer.

Read the article

Update: Check out Jimmy on the homepage for Sirius.

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