MP3 Downloads Soon from Mailboat

January 30th, 2006

From Mailboat:

MP3s – Coming Soon!

Stay tuned in the next few weeks for an exciting addition to the Mailboat Records offerings – the ability to purchase mp3s of your favorite live Jimmy Buffett concerts!”

Tagged in Miscellaneous

News on “Hoot”

January 27th, 2006

An article in this week’s Boca Beacon provides some details on the production of the movie “Hoot,” which Jimmy Buffett co-produced, acted in, and is providing the score for.

New Line Cinema is pumping more money into the project, after a successful preliminary screening of the movie for an audience. Director Will Shriner and a crew are back filming additional scenes in Florida.

According to Shriner, Buffett is in Los Angeles now working on the soundtrack. It will include a new Buffett song entitled “Good Guys Win.”

“The title is pretty much the theme of the movie,” Shriner said.

Read the whole story here.

Tagged in Business Empire

Watch the “Hoot” Trailer

January 24th, 2006

Seen the trailer yet for the upcoming movie “Hoot”? Check it out here.

“Hoot” is the story of a young boy who moves to Florida and encounters a series of mysteries while trying to save a group of endangered owls. Jimmy Buffett co-produces, plays a teacher, and provides all-new music for the film.

Catch it in theaters on April 21st!

Tagged in Business Empire, Videos

Pittsburgh Tour Date Listed

January 22nd, 2006

Several ticket broker sites have listed a Pittsburgh tour date for Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band. According to those sites, Jimmy will play the Post Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown, PA on Thursday, June 8th.

Check back often for more Tour Date announcements!

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10 Year Anniversary of “Jamaica Mistaica”

January 16th, 2006

From KKTV:

This week in 1996, Jamaican authorities opened fire on Jimmy Buffett’s seaplane, the Hemisphere Dancer, mistaking it for a drug trafficker’s plane. U-2 singer Bono was with Buffett, but neither one was hurt.

Buffett wrote a song about the incident, entitled “Jamaica Mistaica,” that can be found on the album Banana Wind.

Tagged in Aviation