Update on Australia Show

November 29th, 2010

After “leaking” the story last week, which we reported on here, Australian Today Show entertainment editor Richard Wilkens reiterated on the air this morning that Jimmy Buffett “is coming, definitely, for one show in Sydney in January.”

He said that he hopes to provide more details in the coming days.

As soon as we get any more info on the date or ticket sales, we’ll post right away. If you hear anything, please e-mail us.

Tagged in International, Touring

Mobile Versions of Buffett World for Your Phone and Kindle

November 29th, 2010

Many of you now have smartphones or e-readers like the Kindle. Did you know Buffett World offers optimized versions of the site for viewing on the go?

Just this week we added a mobile-friendly version of the site. Open up the site on your smartphone and you’ll find a stripped-down page that loads quickly and focuses mostly on getting you the text in articles. Any images included in stories are still displayed, and navigation is quick and easy. At the bottom of the mobile page is an option to turn off the mobile theme to view the full site. If on the full site you want to go back to the mobile site, you can do so at the bottom of the page.

If you’ve got a Kindle, you can get Buffett World’s full articles (with images) auto-delivered wirelessly via Whispernet! The subscription runs 99 cents per month and includes a 14-day free trail.

Get BW on your Kindle now! You can also find it by searching for “Jimmy Buffett” in the Kindle Store right from your device.

This is just another way to get the best and latest Jimmy Buffett news. You can also stay connected through Facebook, Twitter, and E-Mail Updates.

Tagged in Site News

Thanksgiving Concert Marathon on Radio Margaritaville

November 25th, 2010

Radio Margaritaville is cooking up something nice for Thanksgiving… a full day of Jimmy Buffett concert replays, plus Arlo Guthrie’s classic “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.”

Here’s the schedule:

6:00 am ET – Paris, France 9/26/09
8:30 am ET – Alice’s Restaurant
8:45 am ET – Columbia, MD 6/19/93
10:50 am ET – Uncasville, CT 6/17/05
1:10 pm ET – Virginia Beach, VA 6/20/00
3:30 pm ET – Alice’s Restaurant
3:50 pm ET – Aspen, CO 12/22/06
6:15 pm ET – Frisco, TX 5/22/10
8:30 pm ET – Columbia, MD 6/19/94
10:30 pm ET – Alice’s Restaurant
10:50 pm ET – Paris, France 9/26/09
1:15 am ET – Uncasville, CT 6/17/05

Happy Thanksgiving!

Tagged in Radio Margaritaville

Buffett to Play Australia in January

November 24th, 2010

After years of rumors, Jimmy Buffett will finally make it Down Under this winter… make that this summer… for a show in Australia.

The Today Show (Australian version) made the announcement this morning, reporting that it will be a “one off show at the Sydney Opera House in January“.

More details will be made available “come Monday.”

(Hat tip Warwick and Lionel for passing this along)

Update – Details have been released. See latest article from 12/2/10.

Tagged in International, Tour Dates

Photos from Nashville Margaritaville Opening

November 22nd, 2010

The newest Margaritaville Cafe opened its doors today in Nashville, Tennessee. Here are some photos from the opening:

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean cuts the ribbon

Tagged in Business Empire, Margaritaville Cafes, Photos