Celebrate New Year’s with Radio Margaritaville

December 30th, 2013

Ring in the New Year with a journey through Jimmy Buffett’s 2013 Songs From St. Somewhere Tour! Radio Margaritaville highlights Jimmy and the Coral Reefer Band’s most memorable 2013 concerts! Including special performances from Paris, Hawaii, Long Island and MORE! Starting 9am Eastern on New Year’s Eve, only on SiriusXM.

Broadcast Times

Dec 31st
9am-Nashville from 4/27/13 @ The Bridgestone Arena
2pm-Austin from 5/3/13 @ Austin 360 Amphitheater
6pm-Chicago from 6/29/13 @ Northerly Island
10pm-Amagansett, NY from 8/15/13 @ Stephen Talkhouse

Jan 1st
9am-Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach from 8/22/13
2pm-Paris from 9/26/13 @ Le Trabendo, Paris
6pm-Paris from 9/28/13 @ La Cigale, Paris
10pm-Honolulu from 12/12/13 @ Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber Restaurant

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Jimmy Buffett 2013 Year in Review

December 27th, 2013

In the year that Jimmy Buffett turned 67, he showed no signs of slowing down. Here’s a look back at 2013. What was your most memorable Buffett experience of the year?


  • Jimmy was referenced a couple times in an episode of the hit CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”
  • A rumor dropped that a Margaritaville restaurant is coming to Syracuse. There’s been no additional rumors or info since


  • Jimmy warmed up for a February Florida tour swing with a show at the Bamboo Room in Lake Worth, FL
  • A Florida tour swing included shows in Sunrise, Pensacola, and Jacksonville
  • In early February, Jimmy announced his new album and tour name, Songs From St. Somewhere
  • At the Pensacola show, Jimmy played a special “Gulf Coast Set”
  • Buffett’s yacht, the Continental Drifter III, was listed as available for charter for only $65,000 per week (plus expenses)
  • The first spring tour date was announced on Feb. 11th, a stop at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, TX
  • Most of the spring and summer schedule was announced with tickets going on sale a few days later
  • Jimmy and his wife Jane attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in LA

  • Jimmy, Cristoph Waltz, and Michael Douglas. photo Jeff Vespa


  • Jimmy recorded a video congratulating the Zac Brown Band on their Grammy win:
  • Margaritaville Cincinnati opened March 4th
  • It was announced that the former Renaissance Grand Beach Resort on St. Thomas would be given new life as a Margaritaville Resort

  • Jimmy in St. Thomas unveiling plans for the first Margaritaville Vacation Club

  • Jimmy recorded another guest appearance on Hawaii Five-0
  • A Margaritaville casino resort addition was announced for the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa
  • Jimmy revealed that he is a co-producer of the Broadway musical Big Fish



  • The May 2nd show in Austin was postponed one day due to high winds and cold temperatures
  • Savannah Buffett interviewed her dad at the New Orleans Jazz Fest
  • A new Margaritaville opened in Atlantic City and a location in Destin, Florida was announced
  • Alabama Democrats tried to lure Jimmy’s sister Lucy (Lulu) into running for congress. She declined
  • Jimmy performed at a Boston Strong event to raise funds for Boston Marathon bombing victims


  • Jimmy joined Willie Nelson at his show in Montauk
  • A free concert on the Atlantic City beach drew more than 75,000
  • Buffett and Toby Keith headed to Nashville to film the music video for “Too Drunk to Karaoke”
  • A June tour swing took Jimmy through Boston, Philly, and Chicago


  • A Margaritaville Pigeon Forge location was announced on July 1st
  • Jimmy performed at the opening of his new Bossier City Margaritaville Casino
  • Jimmy performed at the Yacht Restoration School Gala
  • The music video for “Too Drunk to Karaoke” debuted on July 23rd


  • Jimmy performed on the Today Show to promote his new album
  • Songs From St. Somewhere, Jimmy’s first studio album in 5 years, was released on August 20th
  • A photo of Jimmy’s big catch off Nantucket made the media rounds
  • Jimmy’s new album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, selling 55,000 copies in its first week


  • Jimmy made a surprise visit to his Margaritaville Biloxi operation, arriving by seaplane


  • Jimmy appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show, playing “Something ‘Bout a Boat” and “Margaritaville”
  • Buffett played to just a few hundred at the Belly Up in San Diego
  • Comedian Bill Engval and his partner Emma Slater danced to “Cheeseburger in Paradise” on Dancing With The Stars
  • Jimmy performed in Denver, and played the song “A Mile High in Denver,” saying he was pretty sure it was the first time he’d ever played it live.


  • Coral Reefer Mac McAnally won CMA Musician of the Year for the sixth straight time


  • Jimmy played December shows in Louisville, St. Paul, Tulsa, and Hawaii
  • The December 6th show in Little Rock was canceled due to an ice storm
  • In an interview in Hawaii, Jimmy revealed that he’ll launch a Margaritaville internet TV channel
  • Jimmy wrapped the 2013 tour with a show in Honolulu
  • On Christmas Day, Jimmy celebrated his 67th birthday

That’s a wrap for 2013!

Thanks to our many loyal visitors and members over the past year. We look forward to bringing you the most up-to-date Jimmy Buffett news again in 2014.

Happy New Year!

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Happy Birthday Jimmy Buffett!

December 25th, 2013

BuffettWorld would like to wish Jimmy Buffett a very happy 67th birthday today!

Born December 25th, 1946 to James Delaney Buffett and Mary Loraine, Jimmy shares his birthday with Humphrey Bogart, Sir Isaac Newton, Barbara Mandrell, Sissy Spacek, and Karl Rove.

Happy birthday Jimmy and Merry Christmas everyone!

Tagged in Personal/Family

Vote For Your Favorite Caption

December 23rd, 2013

We showed you the below photo a couple days ago and asked you to come up with your own creative captions.

We compiled a few of our favorites and want you to choose the winner:

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Buffett to Perform at Event for Miami Marine Stadium

December 20th, 2013

On January 9th, Jimmy Buffett and Gloria Estefan will appear at an event for Miami Marine Stadium where they’ll perform and discuss the legendary venue.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Few places capture the spirit of South Florida quite like Miami Marine Stadium.

From the roar of hydroplanes to dazzling performances on the bay, it was here that Miami turned its cultural heartbeat into a spectacle the world couldn’t resist.

Join us at the Coral Gables Museum on Thursday, January 9, from 6:30-10:30 PM as we relive those glory days with two legends who once graced the stadium’s dramatic floating stage – Jimmy Buffett and Gloria Estefan.

Hosted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, this celebration will shine a spotlight on these two musical icons as NBC 6 anchor Jackie Nespral interviews the stars about their memories of the stadium’s past, as well as their hopes for its comeback as a world class sports and performance venue. Jimmy Buffett will close the evening with a short performance.

All guests will receive a one-year membership to the National Trust, as well as free admission to “Concrete Paradise,” the Coral Gables Museum’s critically-acclaimed exhibition dedicated to Miami Marine Stadium. Complimentary cocktails and heavy appetizers will be served throughout the evening. There will also be a silent auction featuring original stadium seats signed by the stars.

Proceeds benefit the National Trust’s work to restore the stadium, as well as our host for the evening – the Coral Gables Museum.

Important note: Doors will open for general admission at 6:30 PM. The program will begin at 7:30 PM, and seating will be unassigned. We expect the program to conclude at 9:00 PM. Afterwards, attendees will have free access to “Concrete Paradise” until 10:30 PM.

Purchase tickets here.

Miami Marine Stadium was the venue for Buffett’s Live By The Bay VHS, filmed in 1985.

Buffett has been lending his voice to preserving and reviving the venue for years. In 2009, he recorded this PSA:

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