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Pittsburgh Show Review

posted June 27th, 2005 at 11:37 am

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by Josh Martin

John Young of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote a review of Buffett’s show at June 26th at PNC Park.

So what was new with Buffett and band beyond the larger venue and sultry weather? Musical guest Sonny Landreth made quite the impact, adding searing slide guitar work to songs as old as “Coconut Telegraph” and as recent as the title track from Buffett’s 2004 country-ish disc “License to Chill.” (Modern country has moved closer to Buffett’s musical world than he has moved to become any more “country.”)

Read the whole article here.


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Today is Jimmy Buffett Day in Pennsylvania

posted June 26th, 2005 at 10:39 am

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by Josh Martin

Today is officially Jimmy Buffett Day in Pennsylvania. It’s also the day of Buffett’s sold out concert of 42,000 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

You can listen to the show live on RadioMargaritaville.com or on your Sirius satellite radio receiver.

The show begins at 5 pm central time!


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Tour Leg Wraps up in Pittsburgh

posted June 25th, 2005 at 10:39 am

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by Josh Martin

Buffett’s June tour wrapped up on Sunday night with a sellout crowd of 42,000 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

You can view the set list here or post comments about the show here.

Its just under two months before Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will take the stage again. They will play Riverbend in Cincinnati on Sunday, August 21st. Be sure to check out all the tour dates scheduled here.


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A Slew of News Articles Lately

posted June 23rd, 2005 at 11:40 am

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by Josh Martin

There have been a ton of articles in newspapers lately about Buffett. Here are a few

Boston Herald – “Buffett fans hurt in gas grill explosion”

KWQC – “Rooftops venues might stay open for Jimmy Buffett concerts”

Chicago Sun Times – “Rooftops to be open for parrotheads”

Chicago Tribune – “Buffett’s fans may get a rooftop view”

Stevens Point Journal - “Buffett fans mix pleasure, charity”

Pitts. Post-Gazette – “Jimmy Buffett: Son of a Sailor in Pirates cove”


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PA State Legislature Passes “Jimmy Buffett Day”

posted June 22nd, 2005 at 11:42 am

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by Josh Martin

House declares Sunday ‘Jimmy Buffett Day’

The Pennsylvania state House of Representatives Tuesday approved state Rep. Tim Solobay’s legislation designating Sunday as “Jimmy Buffett Day.”

Solobay, D-Canonsburg, said he introduced the resolution to recognize the important civic contributions of Buffett and his fan club, Parrot Heads in Paradise Inc. Buffett is playing a sold-out concert Sunday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.


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Area Rooftops May be Open for Buffett Wrigley Shows

posted June 22nd, 2005 at 11:41 am

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by Josh Martin

An article in the Chicago Tribune talks about the discussion of allowing rooftops to be open for the Buffett shows at Wrigley Field on Labor Day Weekend.

A Chicago City Council committee today recommended that rooftop venues surrounding Wrigley Field be allowed to open for the two Jimmy Buffett concerts this Labor Day holiday weekend.

Under current ordinances, the rooftops can operate only during Chicago Cubs games.

In exchange for the support of Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) for the proposed exception, rooftop owners agreed to contribute $25,000 of their proceeds from the Buffett concerts to the construction of a playlot in the Wrigleyville neighborhood.


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