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Tickets On Sale This Morning For Alpine Valley

posted February 23rd, 2009 at 12:01 am

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by Josh Martin

Tickets for the August 29th Jimmy Buffett show at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin go on sale this morning (Monday, Feb. 23rd) at 10 am CST.

Cick here for TicketMaster purchase link

Ticket prices are $33 and $133.

If you miss out on tickets through TicketMaster, you can still purchase tickets through StubHub or TicketsNow.


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Margaritaville Casino In Atlantic City May Not Happen

posted February 20th, 2009 at 12:13 pm

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by Josh Martin

An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the sale of the Trump Marina Casino to Coastal Development LLC is in jeopardy due to a lack of secured financing:

Three bankruptcy filings and Donald J. Trump’s resignation as board chairman of Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. have thrown the casino company into turmoil.

Finalizing the sale of Trump Marina Casino Hotel looks more remote than ever – but not because of those reasons.

The interested buyer, Coastal Development L.L.C., of New York, has not secured the financing to close the deal May 26 – the targeted closing date, according to those familiar with the sale negotiations.

Analysts of the gaming industry predict the sale will not happen any time soon, because of tight credit and the declining financial performance of the property.

“Coastal Marina [an affiliate of Coastal Development] is closely monitoring news and events in Atlantic City and needs to fully evaluate the developing situation and its effects on Coastal Marina’s interests,” said Charlie Leonard, spokesman for Coastal Development.

Coastal said it planned to transform the Trump Marina into a Margaritaville-themed casino using entertainer Jimmy Buffett.

Read the entire article here.


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Vote For Your Favorite Caption

posted February 19th, 2009 at 1:25 pm

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by Josh Martin

A few days ago we showed you the below picture and asked you to provide your own caption for it:

We got a lot of great captions and have selected 5 of our favorites and want you to vote on your favorite!


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Alpine Valley Show On Sale Feb. 23rd

posted February 17th, 2009 at 7:10 pm

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by Josh Martin

Tickets for the August 29th Jimmy Buffett show at the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wisconsin go on sale Monday, February 23rd at 10 am CST according to the Madison Decider.

Click here for TicketMaster purchase link

Ticket prices are $33 and $133.


Tagged in Tickets, Tour Dates



M’Ville Key West Writeup On Last Week’s Concert

posted February 16th, 2009 at 9:36 pm

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by Josh Martin

The Margaritaville Key West website has a writeup of Jimmy Buffett’s private show that he played last Thursday night. The article mentions that Buffett has been in Mac McAnally’s studio in Muscle Shoals, AL working on new songs:

The current state of the country prompted our troubled troubadour to take pen in hand and put his spin on the state of the union, noting in particular that “we have a lot to drink about.” And since drinking was involved, what better place than Key West to premier the new song.

Key West’s current living legend embodies the spirit of our islands infamous forerunners in the guise of shipwreck salvors, road weary writers and bar owners; it’s safe to say that best-selling author Jimmy Buffett has certainly found treasure in Margaritaville. So he and Mac came into town on Lincoln’s Birthday to share the new song, spend some time with old friends and favor the Margaritaville crew with Key West classics, the songs we know by heart.

Read the entire article here.

Here are two videos of Buffett singing his new song “We’ve Got A Lot To Drink About”:

Part I

Part II


Tagged in Margaritaville Cafes, Special Appearances, Videos



Buffett Caption Contest

posted February 15th, 2009 at 8:41 pm

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by Josh Martin

Time for another Buffett Caption Contest. Take a look at the picture below, then put your creative hat on and come up with your own caption for it:

Post your caption in the comments section of this post.

On Wednesday we’ll take a few of our favorite captions and put them in a poll for everyone to vote on their favorite.


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