Billboard Article on Buffett Shows at Wrigley

posted September 6th, 2005 at 12:11 pm

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by Josh Martin

Billboard has an article about Buffett’s Wrigley shows entitled “Buffett Winds Down Tour At Wrigley Field”.

Midway through yesterday’s two-and-a-half-hour show, Buffett, a longtime Cubs fan, said the idea was hatched appropriately enough “in a bar about seven years ago,” and thanked the city of Chicago and the Cubs for making it happen.

A native of the Gulf Coast, Buffett dedicated a sizeable portion of his set to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, signing a Cubs jersey at the front of the show and announcing that it would be auctioned off on eBay with the proceeds going to the Red Cross.

Crowds totaled over 87,000 for the two sold-out performances. “And you never know,” Buffett smirked at the end of the afternoon, “We might just do it again.”

Read the whole article here.


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