Buffett Plays Tampa and New Orleans in Same Night

March 31st, 2012

Jimmy Buffett took the 2012 Welcome to Fin Land Tour to Tampa on Friday night, playing a show at the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheater.

The show had a couple rare songs played, including “No Plane on Sunday” (hadn’t been played since 1995!) and “Hey Good Lookin'” (last played 2008). A solo acoustic version of “Nautical Wheelers” was the final encore. See the full set list here.

After the show, Jimmy boarded his jet and headed to New Orleans where he dropped in at D.B.A. and played a few songs:

photo by @rglein

Jimmy will play a free show Sunday at Woldenberg Park for the NCAA Final Four. See all tour dates currently scheduled here.

Tagged in Show Reviews, Special Appearances

Buffett Live in Tampa Tonight

March 30th, 2012

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band take the Welcome to Fin Land Tour to Florida tonight for a show at the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheater in Tampa.

You can listen to the show live on Radio Margaritaville on the web or Sirius XM beginning at 8:00 pm ET.

After tonight’s show, Buffett heads to New Orleans on Sunday to play a free show at Woldenberg Park as part of the NCAA Final Four festivities. He’s then got a couple weeks off before the final leg of the Welcome to Fin Land Tour gets underway. (The 2012 Lounging at the Lagoon Tour kicks off in June)

Stay tuned for more tour date announcements coming in the next couple weeks.

Tagged in Touring

Buffett to Play Atlanta in June

March 28th, 2012

The Atlanta area parrothead club reports that Jimmy Buffett will perform at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood in Atlanta this June:

Atlanta, GA
Saturday, June 9th
Aaron’s Amphitheater

No ticket information is available yet.

Check out all confirmed shows here. More dates will be added soon.

(hat tip C4Parrothead and Frosted Fins)

Tagged in Tickets, Tour Dates

Charlotte Concert Slated for June

March 28th, 2012

The Raleigh parrothead club emailed its members this week reporting a concert on Thursday, June 7th in Charlotte, likely at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

An official announcement and ticket information should come soon.

(hat tip Frosted Fins)

Tagged in Tour Dates

Buffett Plays Tennis at Sony Ericsson Open [Video]

March 28th, 2012

Jimmy Buffett was at the Sony Ericsson Open on Tuesday in Miami with his son and played a little against the Bryan Brothers. (See video at bottom of article)

Mike Bryan tweeted: “Good battle today at @SEOpen with Jimmy Buffett. He’s got some game. What’s that on his racket? Nah. Can’t be…..”

And Bob Bryan posted this tweet and photo: “Family pic with Mr. Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett. Guy has one helluva forehand down the line”

Update – Premier Tennis Travel has video of Jimmy playing. He’s pretty good!

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