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JB Among Ticketmaster’s Most Requested Events of ’06

posted December 19th, 2006 at 12:39 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy came in at #2 for the most requested event, and #1 for the most requested concert of 2006, according to a Ticketmaster press release today.

Read the entire press release here.

Tagged in In The News, Touring

Jimmy Part of Sirius Top Ten Music Events of the Year

posted December 18th, 2006 at 12:40 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy came in at #4 on the Sirius Satellite Radio top ten Music Events of the Year, according to a press release today.

#4 Every concert performance from Jimmy Buffett’s 2006 Party at The End of the World tour was broadcast live exclusively on Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville channel.

Read the entire press release here.

Tagged in In The News, Radio Margaritaville

JB to play at Nancy Pelosi Induction Ceremony

posted December 17th, 2006 at 12:55 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy will play at the induction ceremony to offically name Nancy Pelosi the new senior offical in the House, on January 4, according to a article from the Indianapolis Star.

The celebration culminates with a 3,000-seat black-tie dinner and concert at the elegant National Building Museum near Capitol Hill, with scheduled performances by Carole King and Jimmy Buffett, among others.

Read the entire article here.

Tagged in Concerts, In The News, Politics

Aspen Daily News has brief Buffett mention

posted December 16th, 2006 at 12:56 pm

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by Josh Martin

The Aspen Daily News Quotes of the week has a brief Freddie and the Fishsticks mention:

“It’s a big deal that we can actually get him to play here.”
Kim Kuligan, head of Belly Up’s marketing and PR division, commenting on Freddy & the Fishsticks Dec. 22 show; tickets are being offered on eBay for as much as $999.999 each. Freddy is widely rumored to be none other than Jimmy Buffett.

Read the entire article here.

Tagged in In The News, Tour Dates

60 Minutes Remembers Ed Bradley

posted December 12th, 2006 at 3:34 pm

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by Josh Martin

60 Minutes remembered Ed Bradley tonight, including a special piece on his friends by Steve Kroft that included an interview with close friend Jimmy Buffett.

“I’m just glad I got here, my wife called me and said – I was in Hawaii – and said, ‘You need to get back here and see Ed.’ And I’m glad I made it,” Buffett said in the special as he fought back tears.

Read the transcript of the special here.

Watch the full video of the special here.

Tagged in In The News, Personal/Family, Videos

Taylor Hicks Wants Fans Like Parrotheads

posted December 11th, 2006 at 3:25 pm

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by Josh Martin

American Idol winner Taylor Hicks wants to have the same sort of following that Jimmy Buffett has. He explains in an MTV News article:

Hicks kicked off a press tour last week and plans to launch a full trek at the end of February that will “hopefully last 10 years,” he said.

And he’s not entirely joking. After all, another one of his idols is road warrior Jimmy Buffett. “As a performer for so long you have this mentality of [wanting] everybody who comes to your show to be Parrotheads,” Hicks explained, using the nickname given to Buffett’s loyal followers. “The Parrothead mentality is like a gathering, a social event — it’s not only about the music, but it’s about the people you meet all over the country. That’s what I strive for as a performer: to have a traveling circus of fans.”

Read the entire article here.

Tagged in In The News, Pop Culture References


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