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1987 A PIRATE LOOKS AT FORTY TOUR

1987 brought yet another summer tour, with all the usual stops. Unique shows include Jimmy’s first trip to Australia and New Zealand in February, four stops with a mini band, “The King Kong Trio,” in April, the New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness benefit in September, a benefit in Key West in November, A “Caribe Musicale” in November, the Grand opening of Margaritaville New Orleans in December, and a New Year’s Party with the Neville Brothers in Key West on New Year’s Eve.

1987 Coral Reefer Band:
Jimmy Buffett – Vocals, Guitar
Tim Krekel – Guitar
Tim Drummond – Bass
Matt Betton – Drums
Michael Utley – Keyboards
Vince Melamed – Organ

Greg “Fingers” Taylor – Harmonica, Background Vocals
Sam Clayton – Congas
Robert Greenidge – Steel Drums
Wayne Jackson – Horns
Andrew Love – Horns
Marshall Chapman – Vocals

1987 Tour of Australia Dates:

Date Location Venue Additional Info
01.28.87 Fremantle, AU America’s Cup Ball None
02.07.87 Perth, AU Perth Concert Hall None
02.12.87 Sydney, AU State Theatre None
02.14.87 Melbourne, AU Concert Hall None
02.15.87 Sydney, AU State Theatre None
02.16.87 Brisbane, AU Concert Hall-QPAC None
02.19.87 Auckland, NZ Unknown None

1987 King Kong Trio Tour Dates:

Date Location Venue Additional Info
04.02.87 Richmond, KY East Kentucky University None
04.03.87 Chapel Hill, NC Smith Center None
04.04.87 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center View Set List
04.05.87 Harrisburg, VA James Madison University None

1987 A Pirate Looks at Forty Tour Dates:

Date Location Venue Additional Info
05.28.87 Chicago, IL Apollo Theatre None
06.02.87 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre None
06.03.87 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre None
06.04.87 Nashville, TN Starwood Amphitheatre None
06.06.87 Ashland, VA Kings Dominion Theatre None
06.07.87 Ashland, VA Kings Dominion Theatre View Set List
06.09.87 Memphis, TN Mud Island Amphitheatre None
06.10.87 Memphis, TN Mud Island Amphitheatre None
06.12.87 Birmingham, AL Oak Mountain Theatre None
06.13.87 Charlotte, NC Carowinds Palladium None
06.14.87 Charlotte, NC Carowinds Palladium None
06.17.87 Cincinnati, OH Kings Island Amphitheatre None
06.18.87 Cincinnati, OH Kings Island Amphitheatre None
06.19.87 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center None
06.20.87 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center None
06.23.87 Holmdel, NJ Garden State Art Center None
06.24.87 Mansfield, MA Great Woods Amphitheatre None
06.26.87 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Theatre None
06.27.87 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion None
06.28.87 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion None
06.30.87 Springfield, MA Springfield Civic Center View Set List
07.02.87 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest None
07.03.87 Hoffman Estates, IL Poplar Creek Music Theatre None
07.04.87 Clarkston, MI Pine Knob Music Theatre View Set List
08.01.87 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre None
08.02.87 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre None
08.04.87 Kansas City, MO Sandstone Amphitheatre None
08.06.87 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheatre None
08.07.87 Biloxi, MS Coast Coliseum None
08.08.87 Houston, TX Southern Star Amphitheatre View Set List
08.09.87 Dallas, TX Starfest Site None
08.11.87 Phoenix, AZ Compton Theatre None
08.12.87 San Diego, CA Coors Amphitheatre None
08.14.87 Concord, CA East Bay Concord Pavilion None
08.15.87 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre None
08.16.87 Irvine, CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre None
08.18.87 Los Angeles, CA Universal Amphitheatre None
08.19.87 Los Angeles, CA Universal Amphitheatre None
08.20.87 Los Angeles, CA Universal Amphitheatre None
08.22.87 Seattle, WA Seattle Coliseum None
08.25.87 Anchorage, AK Sullivan Arena None
08.27.87 Kona, HI Kona Surf Convention Center None
08.28.87 Kona, HI Kona Surf Convention Center None
08.29.87 Maui, HI Royal Lahaina Tennis Stadium None
08.31.87 Honolulu, HI Waikiki Shell None

1987 Off-tour Shows:

Date Location Venue Additional Info
09.11.87 New Orleans, LA Riverwalk None
11.28.87 Key West, FL Wickers Field None
11.29.87 Miami, FL Marine Stadium None
12.12.87 New Orleans, LA Margaritaville Cafe Opening None
12.31.87 Key West, FL Margaritaville Key West None
00.00.87 Bora Bora, FP Bloody Mary’s View Set List