Another StageIt Video from St. Barth's

posted March 28th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

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by Josh

Another StageIt video is available, this one posted on Margaritaville.com. It’s Jimmy performing “My Head Hurts, My Feet Stink, and I Don’t Love Jesus” from St. Barth’s, broadcast to the South By Southwest festival in Austin, TX.

Watch the other video we posted a week ago.


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Buffett Plays Impromptu Show on St. Barth's

posted March 27th, 2011 at 10:31 pm

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by Josh

American cyclist Lance Armstrong sent a tweet out Sunday night saying that he was at Baz Bar on St. Barth’s when Jimmy took the stage:

Armstrong then tweeted a photo of Jimmy playing:

Jimmy and Lance are reportedly friends. In 2009, he invited Jimmy to ride in the Team Astrana car at the Tour de France. Read more here.


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Margaritaville Hotel to Simulcast Tampa Show

posted March 25th, 2011 at 9:25 am

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by Josh

The LandShark Landing Beach Bar at the Margaritaville Beach Hotel will simulcast Jimmy Buffett’s first show of the year next month:

On Saturday, April 16th at 7:15pm LandShark Landing Beach Bar will show a live stream of Jimmy Buffett’s concert in Tampa! The concert will be shown on a special giant 20′ screen on the beach outside LandShark Landing. All guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets to sit on while they enjoy the concert. There will be preferred seating for guests staying at the Margaritaville Beach Hotel, as well as Parrothead Club members with a badge.

There will be pre- and post- concert entertainment by Captain Josh (3:30p.m. – 6: 30 p.m. and 10 p.m. – midnight), a beach cookout and drink specials! No outside coolers, food and/or drinks will be allowed.

Stay over at the Margaritaville Beach Hotel after the show broadcast! Reservations can be made online here.



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Tailgating Info for Houston Concert

posted March 23rd, 2011 at 9:55 pm

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by Josh

The Woodlands, site of Jimmy Buffett’s concert in Houston, will again have special instructions for tailgating this year.

Official Jimmy Buffett Tailgating Lot

The parking lot located on the northeast corner of the Six Pines Drive and Lake Robbins Drive intersection has been designated as the Official Jimmy Buffett Tailgating Lot. This parking lot opens at 10 a.m. on May 5 and closes at midnight. Overnight parking is not permitted.

Tickets for this parking lot are now available for purchase at The Pavilion Box Office located at 2005 Lake Robbins Drive. With limited availability, parking tickets for this lot will be sold on a space-available basis. Parking tickets for this lot are $30 per vehicle or $100 for a bus, RV or other vehicle that occupies more than one space. If space is still available the day of the show, guests can purchase them at the entrance to the parking lot. Ticket sellers will not be equipped to accept checks or credit cards the day of the show. Only cash will be accepted.

In the Official Jimmy Buffett Tailgating Lot, live entertainment will be provided, along with restrooms, trash cans and recycling containers. Guests are asked to be “user friendly” by leaving glass containers and pets at home. Guests also are encouraged to drink responsibly.

Town Center Garage at The Pavilion

Concertgoers also can purchase parking tickets for the Town Center Garage, located at The Pavilion and accessed via Six Pines Drive. The garage opens at 3 p.m. Parking is $15 per vehicle based on availability. Please visit The Pavilion’s website (www.woodlandscenter.org) the day of the show for the latest parking information.

Free Parking in Designated Lots

Concertgoers also can park in any of the five free parking lots on the southwest side of The Pavilion. The free, color-coded lots are connected to The Pavilion by corresponding pathways with signs leading across The Waterway. These parking lots open at 6 p.m.

Please visit www.woodlandscenter.org for more information about parking, including a map showing all of the parking areas. Information about parking availability will be frequently updated on the website the day of the show.


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Jimmy Performs at Key West Wedding

posted March 22nd, 2011 at 9:24 am

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by Josh

On Saturday evening Jimmy Buffett performed at a wedding in Key West:

Buffett walked barefooted onto the small stage at the private Sugarloaf Key home of dentist Fred Troxel, who a few hours earlier had exchanged nuptials with Key Wester Rita Brown; Buffett and Brown have long known each other. He then belted out Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl” and the Rolling Stones classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” For his finale, Buffett sang his own “Margaritaville,” with some changes in lyrics to cater to the occasion.

Buffett showed no signs of effects from the sudden five-foot fall he took when finishing up a Jan. 26 concert in Australia. He was hospitalized for a brief period before being released Jan. 27, but had to cancel a scheduled concert in New Zealand to recover from injuries.

He mentioned the tumble to the audience of about 300 wedding guests, saying it was the first time he had performed before any group since the incident.

(hat tip Stomo521)


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Buffett Helps Demo StageIt at SXSW

posted March 21st, 2011 at 1:29 pm

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by Josh

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival was held last week in Austin, Texas and Jimmy Buffett, from his house in St. Barts, helped demo a new service called StageIt that lets artists broadcast live shows from anywhere and earn money from the viewers.

Artist/ entrepreneur Evan Lowenstein wowed SXSW with his new company StageIt, which allows artists to broadcast themselves with live interactive performances and make money with direct to fan contact. To prove the point, Jimmy Buffett playing from his house in St. Barts directly from his laptop to the StageIt party in Austin, TX. So cool!


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