Jimmy Buffett Caption Contest

November 9th, 2012

How about another Jimmy Buffett Caption Contest?

Take a look at the picture below:

Post your creative, funny 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.

Have fun!

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Mac McAnally’s CMA Musician of the Year Streak Continues

November 1st, 2012

The 46th Annual CMA Awards aired Thursday night, and Coral Reefer Band member and singer/songwriter Mac McAnally was honored with Musician of the Year for the fifth year in a row!

Mac was up against Sam Bush (Mandolin), Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar), Dann Huff (Guitar), and Brent Mason (Guitar).

Congratulations once again to Mac for this well-deserved award!

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Buffett to Play Another Political Fundraiser

October 31st, 2012

This Sunday, Jimmy Buffett will once again lend his musical talents to raise money for a politician.

Buffett will perform at a private home in Palm City for Democratic congressional candidate Patrick Murphy, who is running against Republican incumbent Allen West.

The intimate concert will be at a private home in Palm City. Only 200 tickets at $100 each will be sold along with VIP tickets for $2,500, which include a preconcert reception and photo with Jimmy Buffett. Tickets sales support The Friends of Patrick Murphy.

Buffett, a long time conservationist, supports Murphy’s view on environmental issues.

“Mr. Buffett offered to do the concert,” said Erin Moffett, a spokeswoman for Murphy’s campaign.

When: Doors open at 3 p.m. Nov. 4

Where: Palm City ticket purchasers will get exact address and details

Cost: General tickets $100 or VIP tickets at $2,500

Tickets: Limit 4 per person. Available at https://secure.actblue.com/page/jimmybuffettevent

This will mark the third known political event for Buffett this year. He played a fundraiser for President Obama in mid-October and performed at a campaign swing kickoff for Florida Senator Bill Nelson.

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Meet Author John H. Cunningham at Meeting of the Minds

October 31st, 2012

In early November, the Parrotheads will touch down on Key West for the 21st annual Meeting of the Minds (MOTM) 2012 festivities, and island-themed authors John H. Cunningham, Andy Forsyth and Michael Haskins will host a signing and reading from their recent releases at the Smokin’ Tuna Saloon on Friday, November 2.

Cunningham, creator of the Buck Reilly Adventure Series, will read from his recently released novel GREEN TO GO, where Buck’s hunt for missing treasure pits him against a crazed mercenary, Peruvian rebels, rogue Cuban Secret Police and a beautiful woman torn between turning him over to the authorities or succumbing to his easy charm. For more information, visit www.jhcunningham.com.

Readers will enjoy Forsyth’s Trop Rock Songs Stories and Tales, a non-fiction read detailing the stories as told by trop rock singer/songwriters about their songs. For more information, visit www.troprocksongs.com.

Fans of the Mick Murphy Key West mysteries will get to hear Michael Haskins read from Stairway to the Bottom, a fast-paced read in which Mick faces off against a hit man. For more information, visit www.michaelhaskins.net.

Tagged in Books, Parrotheads

Lounging at the Lagoon Tour Wraps Up in Las Vegas

October 28th, 2012

Jimmy Buffett wrapped up the 2012 Lounging at the Lagoon Tour on Saturday night with his second show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

You can view the set list from the Vegas show here. Also, see the set list from any of the 2012 shows here.

There are currently no other tour dates scheduled.

Tour dates for the next year are typically announced in January or February, and sometimes as last as March. Jimmy has said that he’ll return to Australia in March and/or April.

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