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A Look Inside the Nashville Margaritaville

posted November 20th, 2010 at 11:08 am

by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Cafe opens in Nashville on Monday, and the Tennessean gives us a look inside:

Tagged in Business Empire, Margaritaville Cafes

Buffett Caption Contest: Vote for Your Favorite

posted November 19th, 2010 at 10:50 am

by Josh Martin

Earlier this week we showed you the below picture and asked you to submit your own caption for it. We took six of our favorites and put them in a poll for you to vote on.

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Jimmy to Play at NOAAHH Gala in New Orleans

posted November 19th, 2010 at 9:00 am

by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett will play back-to-back charity fundraisers next month in the South.

The first, which we reported on in October, is the Andy Roddick Charity Gala on Saturday, December 4th in Austin, Texas. The next night Buffett will join Allen Toussaint at the New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness 25th Anniversary Gala.

The NOAAHH event will be held at Generations Hall. In addition to Toussaint and Buffett, you’ll be entertained by Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Dave Bartholomew, Jon Cleary, Little Freddie King, Deacon John and the Ivories.

Tickets are available online now at www.brownpapertickets.com.

General Admission $100
VIP Balcony $150
Students $50 at door with valid student ID

(hat tip Midnight Flyer)

Tagged in Charitable Causes, Special Appearances

Buffett to Appear on The Today Show

posted November 18th, 2010 at 3:39 pm

by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett will soon be appearing on The Today Show with Robert Greenidge and the Coral Reefers to perform “Winter Wonderland,” a track off of A Coral Reefer Christmas.

The news was included in a promotional e-mail sent out by Margaritaville early Thursday morning. Along with promoting the album, it says “STAY TUNED: Jimmy, Robert & Coral Reefers appearing soon on the Today Show to perform “Winter Wonderland!”

A Coral Reefer Christmas is a collection of holiday songs by Robert Greenidge, along with other members of the Coral Reefer Band. Jimmy and Nadirah provide guest vocals for “Winter Wonderland” on the album.

Preview the tracks and get the album at Amazon for just $8.97.

Tagged in Albums, Coral Reefers, Television

A Coral Reefer Christmas

posted November 18th, 2010 at 12:48 pm

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by Josh Martin

Raised on the sounds of the steel drum on the island of Trinidad, Robert Greenidge has become one of the pre-eminent pan players in the world. Also, a member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band, Robert joins his bandmates, Roger Guth (Drums), Jim Mayer (Bass), Michael Utley (Keyboards), Peter Mayer (Guitar), Ralph MacDonald (Percussion) and Mac McAnally (Guitar, Mandolin and Keyboard) to deliver the ultimate Island-flavored Christmas!

Jimmy Buffett and fellow Coral Reefer’s Nadirah Shakoor, Tina Gullickson, Peter Mayer, Jim Mayer and Mac McAnally also lend their vocal talents offering a unique version of the classic “Winter Wonderland!”

Get it at Amazon.com for only $8.97.

Track List:

  1. O Come All Ye Faithful / O Little Town of Bethlehem / The Little Drummer Boy
  2. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  3. Winter Wonderland (featuring vocals by Jimmy Buffett)
  4. Angels We Have Heard On High / Carol Of Bells
  5. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  6. O Christmas Tree
  7. O Holy Night
  8. Silent Night
  9. Joy To the World / We Wish You A Merry Christmas

You can preview the tracks at Amazon.

Tagged in Albums, Coral Reefers

Buffett Caption Contest

posted November 16th, 2010 at 12:15 am

by Josh Martin

The tour has ended and the Jimmy Buffett news is slow, so let’s do another Caption Contest.

Take a look at the picture below and make up your own funny, creative caption for it:

(Hint: that’s Warren Buffett on the right. The image is from an article on whether he and Jimmy are related)

Post your caption in the comments section of this post.

After a few days we’ll take some of the best captions and put them in a poll for everyone to vote on their favorite.

Caption away!

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