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Buffett Gets Mention on “Scrubs”

posted November 16th, 2007 at 9:54 pm

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by Josh Martin

On Thursday night’s episode of “Scrubs” on NBC, Dr. Cox revealed that he is a parrot head.

“Scrubs” airs Thursday nights at 8:30 pm CST.

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“Live In Anguilla” debuts at #54 on Billboard 200

posted November 14th, 2007 at 9:56 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s latest release, “Live In Anguilla”, debuted at #54 this week on the Billboard 200 with 15,350 copies sold, according to MTV.com.

Not got your copy yet? Get it now!

Tagged in Albums, Concerts

Win your way onto Radio Margaritaville!

posted November 12th, 2007 at 9:57 pm

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by Josh Martin

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Radio Margaritaville DJ?

SIRIUS Satellite Radio is giving you the chance to do just that. Just call 866-55-PARROT between 11/5 & 11/23/07 and introduce your favorite Jimmy Buffett song as if you were a Radio Margaritaville DJ. We’ll pick three Parrotheads who will win a trip for two to the Radio Margaritaville Studio at the Margaritaville Cafe in Orlando.

On 12/8, each winner will host an hour LIVE on Radio Margaritaville and listeners will vote for their favorite. The Grand Prize Winner will come back to host a Buffett Concert Replay on Radio Margaritaville as well as some nifty Buffett swag, and a Stiletto 100 so you can listen to SIRIUS virtually everywhere!

Read more about the contest rules and the Grand Prize here!

Not already a SIRIUS subscriber? Visit http://www.sirius.com/radiomargaritaville and sign up for a free online trial so you can check out Radio Margaritaville on SIRIUS.

Tagged in Contests, Radio Margaritaville

November 20th opening for Phoenix Margaritaville

posted November 12th, 2007 at 10:57 am

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by Josh Martin

The newest Margaritaville Cafe, located in Glendale, Arizona, will open November 20th according to The Arizona Republic. It was previously reported that the restaurant would open November 16th.

During a recent visit to check on progress of his new restaurant in Glendale, singer and original Parrot Head Jimmy Buffett told his staff that he was eager to see the finished product.

“He kept on repeating, ‘I can’t wait to come back when it’s open,’ ” said the restaurant’s general manager, Michael Taylor, who was with Buffett during the tour.

Arizona’s first Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Café opens Nov. 20 at Westgate City Center. And Buffett is expected to be back in Glendale soon after to mingle with fans and test out menu items like Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya and the Calypso Mahi-Mahi.

Read the entire article here.

Tagged in Business Empire, In The News, Margaritaville Cafes

Phoenix Margaritaville set to open next Friday

posted November 8th, 2007 at 9:58 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s latest Margaritaville Cafe will open next Friday, November 16th at 11 am in Glendale, Arizona, provided it passes its final round of inspections by city officials.

The restaurant is located in the new Westgate City Center, a massive shopping and entertainment plaza in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. Buffett’s Margaritaville will feature patio seating and a balcony overlooking the center’s $5 million Bellagio-like water fountain.

Visit Margaritaville.com for more information on Buffett’s cafes.

Tagged in Business Empire, In The News, Margaritaville Cafes

Second CMA Award eludes Buffett yet again

posted November 7th, 2007 at 9:59 pm

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by Josh Martin

The 41st Annual CMA Awards were held Wednesday night in Nashville, and Jimmy did not win the award in the sole category that he was nominated in: Musical Event of the Year for “Hey Good Lookin’,” with Alan Jackson and George Strait.

Taking home the prize in that category were Tracy Lawrence, with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw for “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.” See the full list of winners here.

Coral Reefer Band member Mac McAnally was nominated as Best Musician, but Jerry Douglas took home that award.

Buffett has been nominated 6 times for CMA Awards, but has won just once, for Vocal Event Of The Year with Alan Jackson for the 2003 hit “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” Watch Jimmy’s acceptance speech from 2003.

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