Additional Tour Dates Announced: Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte

January 4th, 2018

Three more 2018 tour dates have been announced this morning:

Charleston, SC
North Charleston Coliseum
Friday, April 6th, 2018
On sale 1/12 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Charlotte, NC
PNC Music Pavilion
Saturday, April 7th, 2018
On sale 1/12 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

Atlanta, GA
Verizon Amphitheatre
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
On sale 1/12 via Ticketmaster | Ticketnetwork

View all of the 2018 tour dates that have been announced so far on the Tour Dates page.

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Buffett Sets Baltimore Tour Date for March

January 2nd, 2018

Jimmy Buffett has announced that he’ll play a Good Friday show in Baltimore, Maryland this March:

Baltimore, MD
Royal Farms Arena
Friday, March 30th, 2018

An American Express presale through Ticketmaster begins this Wednesday. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 12th.

You can find tickets now at Ticketnetwork.

Stay tuned for more tour dates to be announced.

(hat tip Chuck)

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Jimmy Buffett 2017 Year in Review

January 1st, 2018

As another new year rings in, let’s take a look back at what happened in Margaritaville this past year.


  • Jimmy made another cameo appearance on the CBS show ‘Hawaii Five-O’
  • The Cubs visited the White House to celebrate their World Series championship and Jimmy was in attendance
  • In late January, Jimmy performed at the opening of the Margaritaville Casino in Tulsa


  • About half of Jimmy’s 2017 tour dates were announced in the month of February
  • It was announced that a Margaritaville retirement community is planned for Daytona, Florida


  • The dreaded news dropped in March that Buffett would not play Alpine Valley in 2017
  • Buffett warmed up for the 2017 tour with a show at the Belly Up in San Diego
  • The first Margaritaville in California opened at the end of March in LA’s Universal City Walk and Jimmy performed at the opening


  • Jimmy opened the 2017 I Don’t Know Tour in Las Vegas on April Fools Day
  • With announcements of Margaritaville retirement homes, our annual April Fools joke was that Buffett would open a chain of Margaritaville Funeral Homes, with the first across the street from the Margaritaville retirement homes
  • Buffett headed Down Under where he played shows in Australia and New Zealand
  • Buffett played shows in Las Vegas, Byron Bay, Wellington, and Christchurch


  • At Jazz Fest in early May, Jimmy joined Dave Matthews on stage during his set
  • Escape to Margaritaville the musical debuted at La Jolla Playhouse
  • Buffett played shows in Charleston, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Virginia Beach, and Bristow


  • One Particular Harbour and Marina in Bradenton is announced
  • Buffett played shows in Tampa, Orange Beach, Houston, and Frisco


  • It’s announced that Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks will be rebranded as a Margaritaville resort
  • ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ the musical moves to Chicago
  • Buffett played shows in St Louis, Cincinnati, Detroit, and at Wrigley Field


  • Forbes detailed Buffett’s business empire, finding that Margaritaville generates $1.5 billion in annual sales and has $4.8 billion in the development pipeline
  • Jimmy boarded an ocean research vessel off the coast of Montauk, NY and one of the sharks they tag is named JD after Jimmy’s grandfather
  • Buffett played shows in Toronto, Wantagh, Camden, and Mansfield


  • Jimmy appeared as himself on an episode of NCIS: New Orleans with Scott Bakula
  • Buffett appeared on The Today Show to talk about ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ the musical and also discussed what to do with your wedding ring and photos from a previous marriage
  • Buffett made his annual trek to Paris, playing three shows at La Cigale


  • Buffett played shows in Vancouver, Eugene, San Francisco, and San Diego


  • Buffett played a show in Honolulu
  • Mac McAnally won CMA Musician of the Year for the ninth time
  • Lin Manuel Miranda joined Jimmy onstage at the ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ musical in Chicago
  • It was announced that Jimmy and The Eagles would team up for stadium shows in 2018
  • Mac McAnally suffered a heart attack in mid-November
  • Buffett films scenes for upcoming movie ‘The Beach Bum’ with Matthew McConaughey
  • Jimmy, Kenny Chesney, and Toby Keith play a hurricane relief benefit show in Tallahassee
  • Buffett releases ‘Buried Treasure’, a collection of previously unreleased songs from his early days


  • Buffett hands out burgers at the Broadway box office opening for ‘Escape to Margaritaville’

  • Buffett played at the Margaritaville Key West where recent Alabama senator-elect Doug Jones was in attendance
  • Jimmy turned 71 years old on Christmas Day
  • Buffett plays a New Years Eve show in Nashville

We hope you had a terrific 2017! Thanks for visiting and reading BuffettWorld. We’ll keep bringing you all of the Jimmy Buffett news in 2018. Happy new year!

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Buffett Plays New Years Eve Show in Nashville

January 1st, 2018

Jimmy Buffett rang in the New Year in Nashville with a show at the Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night.

View the set list from the show here. A highlight was the singing of “Auld Lang Syne” after the ball dropped at midnight in Nashville.

Here’s a New Year’s resolution for you. Get out and see Jimmy in concert in 2018! View tickets here.

❤️ Nashville

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