Aspen Show Nets $65,000 for Charity

posted January 10th, 2007 at 12:26 pm

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by Josh Martin

The Freddie and the Fishsticks show in Aspen on December 22nd yielded 65,000 dollars to charity, according to an article in the Aspen Daily News.

Jimmy Buffett’s songs aren’t just the ones you know by heart. They are also the catalyst for a $65,000 donation to charities that are close to his heart.

The margarita master played to a sell-out audience last month at Belly Up Aspen and rather than getting paid for his performance, he asked club owner Michael Goldberg to cut a $10,000 check to the Aspen Valley Ski Club, another $10,000 check to Tipsy Taxi, $5,000 to Lift Up in Aspen, $5,000 to Lift Up in Glenwood Springs and another $35,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Mississippi.

Read the entire article here.


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