Win the Message in a Bottle from “Knee Deep” Video

July 27th, 2011

The Zac Brown Band is giving away the message in a bottle from the “Knee Deep” music video:

Remember that night you got locked out of your beach house and had to sleep under the boardwalk? Or that time you underestimated the amount of space you had to do a flip off the diving board and ended up doing an epic belly-flop that landed you in the ER? Remember when your 4th of July fireworks caught your neighbors house on fire? Maybe you don’t remember anything after a tequila-fueled night of debauchery… Well, you’re in luck! Inspired by the crazy summer mis-adventure from their latest music video for “Knee Deep,” Zac Brown Band wants to hear your funniest summer mishap story. Tell us below for your chance to win!

Grand Prize is the message in a bottle used in the Knee Deep vid signed by both Zac Brown and Jimmy Buffett! Winner will also receive a Knee Deep T-Shirt and Kingsford Grill Pack.

Click here to enter!

2 Runner Ups will receive a Kingsford Grill Pack including: “You Get What You Give” CD, Southern Ground Cookbook, ZBB Guitar Pick a Kingsford Cookbook, Memphis Grill set, Kingsford Koozie and a coupon for a free bag of Charcoal!

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Gulf Concert Earns ‘VH1 Do Something’ Nomination

July 25th, 2011

Jimmy Buffett’s Gulf Coast concert that was broadcast live on CMT is up for a VH1 Do Something Award.

The Do Somethings honor charitable events and causes in several categories, including concerts, comedians, cities, movie stars, and festivals.

In the Concerts category, Buffett is nominated along with the following events:

  • Kokua For Japan Benefit Concert – Jack Johnson & Willie Nelson
  • Taylor Swift’s Speak Now Tour to Benefit Tornado Victims
  • Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert – Various Country Artists
  • Oklahoma Tornado Relief Concert – Blake Shelton & Reba

VOTE NOW for Jimmy!

The awards show, hosted by Jane Lynch, will air Thursday, August 18th at 9/8c on VH1.

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Jimmy on the Bob Edwards Show

July 25th, 2011

Jimmy Buffett was recently on the Bob Edwards Show, where he gave a lengthy interview:

Jimmy Buffett is like a pied piper, but with a guitar, leading his Coral Reefer Band and his legion of fans known as Parrot Heads. Bob visits with Buffett in the state of mind called Margaritaville to talk about the song, his many commercial enterprises, the satellite radio channel and about Buffett’s connection to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

Listen to the show here or download at iTunes.

(hat tip Jahfin)

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Chart Update: “Knee Deep” Inches Closer to #1

July 22nd, 2011

“Knee Deep,” the duet with Jimmy Buffett and the Zac Brown Band, moved up one spot this week to #4 on the Billboard Top Country Songs Chart.

Only Jason Aldean, Chris Young, and Blake Shelton separate Buffett and Brown from the top.

Do you think “Knee Deep” will reach number one?

Preview and download the single below from AmazonMP3, or get it at iTunes:

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Buffett Returns to Northeast Ohio

July 19th, 2011

Jimmy Buffett took the Welcome to Fin Land Tour to Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on Tuesday night, playing there for the first time since 2004.

View the set list here.

Did you attend the show? Share your experience on our forum.

The tour continues on Thursday in Detroit. Get your tickets here for the remaining shows, including fall shows in Las Vegas.

Update – The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a review and photo gallery from the show.<

Tagged in Show Reviews, Touring