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Mohegan Sun Margaritaville Opens

posted September 30th, 2008 at 8:49 am

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s latest Margaritaville Cafe opened Monday at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT. The Day and the Norwich Bulletin have articles on the grand opening:

Mixed in with the executives and tribal members in suits, there were self-proclaimed “Parrotheads” donning their usual regalia: colorful leis and Hawaiian shirts in every color of the rainbow.

The pack of proclaimed Jimmy Buffett fans gathered Monday morning for the grand-opening of the entertainer’s only eatery in the Northeast.

”You can never have a bad time at Jimmy Buffett’s,” Mohegan Tribal Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum said. “So rock on.”

Read The Day article here, and the Norwich Bulletin article here (video and photos included).

Learn more about Jimmy’s Business Empire here.

(hat tip to Melissa for the photo!)

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Vote For Your Favorite Caption

posted September 28th, 2008 at 11:32 pm

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by Josh Martin

Last week we showed you the below picture of Jimmy Buffett and asked you to provide your own caption for it. We compiled five of our favorites and we now want you to vote on the one that is your favorite:

photo by Guillaume Desjardins/IHT

Got a Buffett-related photo that you think would be good for a Caption Contest? E-Mail it to Josh. Also check out our daily caption contests with non-Buffett-related pictures on our Forum.

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Radio M’Ville to Broadcast Live at Mohegan Sun M’Ville Grand Opening

posted September 27th, 2008 at 8:41 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Cafe grand opening at the Mohegan Sun Casino (Uncasville, CT) is Monday (9/29). Miles Hampton will broadcast live from 12:30pm – 3:30pm ET. The ribbon cutting, first margarita toast, and
doors open to the public at 11 a.m.

Radio Margaritaville can be heard on SIRIUS Satellite Radio channel 31, DISH TV channel 6031, and streaming free to the world on radiomargaritaville.com.

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Buffett Caption Contest

posted September 25th, 2008 at 10:00 am

by Josh Martin

Make up your own caption for this photo and post it in the Comments section. We’ll choose a few of the best and put them in a poll in a few days for everyone to vote on their favorite caption.

photo by Guillaume Desjardins/IHT

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Globespotters Interviews Buffett in Paris

posted September 24th, 2008 at 6:30 pm

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by Josh Martin

Matt Luna of the International Herald Tribune’s Globespotters spent some time with Jimmy Buffett while he was biking around Paris last week. He asked several reader-submitted questions, which we made you aware of last week.

Globespotters also has an audio/photo slideshow with pics of Buffett biking around Paris and audio of him describing his travel around Paris on a rental bike. Check it out here.

Here are some excerpts from the interview:

Pete Farmer from Kilbirnie, Scotland, wanted to know if Buffett had any plans to appear in the U.K. And Debbie, who lists the U.S.A. as her place of residence, asked about plans for any other shows outside the U.S.

“Yes, maybe next year. We have been thinking about it,” said Buffett. “Next year it could be a ‘He Went to Paris’ and a ‘He Went to London’.”

Buffett added that he has played in Hong Kong and Singapore, and is now “taking the guitar around like I used to do.”

“Next year I would like to go back to Asia, and maybe up to countries like Norway and Finland,” he said, adding that travel is “rewarding in the fact that I’m always looking for stories.” He said performing while traveling puts a different take on the experience.


Annie from Maryland asked if Buffett had an “unfulfilled dream of adventure, like climbing Mt. Everest or going into space.” Buffett answered, “I’d go to outer space. I would like to ride on the shuttle, and I’m trying to stay in good shape to be the next old fart in space, after John Glenn.” He added that he would it be more fun to stow away on the shuttle but “that’s not possible.”


Rayden, from Gold Coast, Australia and Billy from Melbourne wanted to know if Buffett planned to play concerts in Australia. “I am looking at it for early next year. Have not been there in almost 20 years, an am looking to get back. Stay tuned.”


Steve Adams from North Carolina asked, “What do you think of the upcoming election? Whom do you plan on voting for?”

Buffett stressed his support for the candidacy of Senator Barack Obama several times during the conversation with Globespotters. Keep an eye out, and you just might see a Buffett appearance in support of the candidate.


Ronnie Creger from Forest, Virginia, wanted to know what Buffett thought of Kenny Chesney “pushing his fans to act like Buffett fans at his shows, with tailgating and beach themes. ”

“Imitation is the best form of flattery,” Buffett said with a slight grin.

Read the entire interview at Globespotters now.

(hat tip to Peter for passing this along)

Tagged in Concerts, Parrotheads, Personal/Family, Photos, Politics

Have You Joined Our Forum Yet?

posted September 24th, 2008 at 12:57 pm

by Josh Martin

Have you joined the BuffettWorld Forum yet? Our active forum has accumulated nearly 500,000 posts in 14,000 different topics by 2,700 members. There are many different subforums, including a Tour Dates, Fun Ticket Transfer (for buying or selling tickets at face value amongst parrotheads), Set Lists, Coral Reefers, and the Bootleg Trading forum for trading shows.

The forum is not just for talking about Buffett-related items. There are also subforums for Sports, TV and Movies, Music, Aviation, Boating and Sailing, and a Random Discussions area to talk about anything else. There is also a daily chat thread in the Parrot Talk subforum.

Click here to go to the BuffettWorld Forum. If you haven’t joined yet, what are you waiting for? Register Now!

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