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Buffett Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season in Indy

posted August 25th, 2011 at 10:28 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett took the Welcome to Fin Land Tour to Indianapolis on Thursday night for a show at the Verizon Wireless Music Center.

Check out the Indy Star’s review of the show: “Buffett draws a big crowd, again”.

As Hurricane Irene bears down on the eastern seaboard, Buffett closed the show with “Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season.” He told the crowd that he hoped Irene would veer east so the show could go on this Saturday at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia.

Currently the track shows Irene in southern Virginia on Saturday evening as a Category 2 hurricane with 105 mph winds, with strong effects felt in Bristow:

Check back periodically as we’ll post any info on the show as soon as we get it.

View the full set list from the Indy show here.


Tagged in Show Reviews, Touring



Buffett’s Been Partying in the Hamptons

posted August 22nd, 2011 at 4:37 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett played a show at Jones Beach Theater on Friday night and then headed up Long Island to the Hamptons for a couple parties over the weekend.

On Saturday night, Buffett attended Apollo in the Hamptons, a fundraiser for the Apollo Theater, at the home of Ronald Perelman. Jon Bon Jovi and Jamie Foxx performed, among several others.


Buffett mingles with Colin Powell at Apollo in the Hamptons event. photo Kevin Mazur / WireImage

On Sunday night in Montauk a launch party was held for Chris Blackwell’s ‘Blackwell Fine Jamaicain Rum.” Buffett was at the beach party and was asked what he’s been doing on his summer break:

“You know what I did this year? Nothing,” he said. “I hung out, enjoyed my kids and the weather.”


photo Amanda Gordon / Bloomberg

Buffett’s back on the road Tuesday night with a show in Cincinnati.


Tagged in Personal/Family



Rain Delays and Shortens Jones Beach Show

posted August 19th, 2011 at 11:22 pm

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by Josh Martin

A soggy night on Long Island delayed the start of Jimmy Buffett’s show at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater by an hour on Friday night.

The weather apparently caused the show to be shortened too, as Buffett only played 23 songs, instead of the usual 25 or 26 that he’s been playing at concerts this year. Only two songs were played during the encore, with “Last Man Standing” finishing out the set.

View the full set list here, along with Justin’s show notes.

The Welcome to Finland Tour continues Tuesday at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati. You can still find tickets for the remaining shows, plus the Las Vegas shows in October, at TicketNetwork.

Stay connected with Buffett World on Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare.


Tagged in Show Reviews, Touring



Weekly Margaritaville Online Update

posted August 18th, 2011 at 9:08 am

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by Josh Martin

The developers of Margaritaville Online are releasing weekly updates on the progress of the upcoming game.

This week’s Margaritaville Online Monday Development Update features a perfect example of a massive beach oasis that you are able to save up points/in-game currency for and customize! Everything can be customized from the roof, main paint, trim color, flags, furniture, and more. We can’t wait to see how you fuse your own personal style into your oasis!

Also, check out the official Margaritaville Online – Upcoming Release Facebook Event that everyone is joining! Be sure to attend the event to be sent reminders of when the game will be released to the public. Official dates will be announced soon.

Don’t forget to Like Margaritaville Online on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.


Tagged in Margaritaville Online



Margaritaville Casino in Vegas Seeking Job Applicants

posted August 16th, 2011 at 9:14 pm

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino in Las Vegas is looking to hire at least 250 workers and several positions are already accepting applications:

The minicasino, which replaces a steakhouse in the Flamingo, will be the first to boast Buffett’s brand and is expected to include a 15,000-square-foot casino floor, 22 gaming tables, 220 slot machines and a centerpiece “Five O’Clock Somewhere” bar. It will build on the existing Margaritaville bar and restaurant that anchors the hotel.

Job descriptions call for employees who can “ensure that every Parrothead leaves with a change in their attitude, if not their latitude.”

Positions currently listed include bartenders and table games dealers.

To apply online, go to Caesars Careers, then search for both Flamingo Las Vegas and Margaritaville under Select Properties.

The Margaritaville Casino gaming area at the Flamingo is scheduled to open in October.


Tagged in Business Empire, Casinos



Coming Soon: Margaritaville Coffee

posted August 16th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

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by Josh Martin

The best part of waking up is Margaritaville in your cup?

Earlier today Margaritaville Foods teased their newest product: Margaritaville Coffee.

Margaritaville Foods has something new brewing….A full line of Margaritaville Coffee coming soon! Watch for the Buzz!

Read more about Jimmy’s business empire here.


Tagged in Business Empire



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