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Jan 22
2015

According to Margaritaville.com this year’s tour will be called: Workin’ n’ Playin’ Tour 2015.

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will be performing at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, TX on May 28th, 2015. Tickets go on sale on Jan. 30th. Read more from the Houston Chronicle.

Jan 18
2015

On Jimmy Buffett’s Twitter page he posted that he is learning lines for the return of Frank Bama for the CBS show Hawaii Five-0. Buffett appeared already on two episodes of Hawaii Five-O (back in Nov 2011 and April 2013).

Buffett Hawaii Five-O

Jan 13
2015

From Nola.com: “Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga, Pitbull top the New Orleans Jazz Fest bill on Sunday, April 26

Dependably, every couple of years Jimmy Buffett plays the New Orleans Jazz Festival, and in 2015 he’ll return to headline the first weekend’s closing day.

How do Parrotheads get along with Little Monsters? We’ll learn when two of the most rabid fan bases in popular music descend on Jazz Fest Sunday, April 26; Lady Gaga is headlining as well, along with Tony Bennett, touring on their Grammy-nominated fall-2014 American songbook collaboration “Cheek to Cheek.”

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday January 13th at 10:00 AM via TicketMaster.

Jan 10
2015

From Local10.com: “Police use GPS to nab teen accused of stealing Jimmy Buffett’s Mercedes Benz

A 17-year-old boy faces a grand theft auto charge after he stole a Mercedes-Benz belonging to Jimmy Buffet after the singer left his keys in the car, police said.

According to a Palm Beach police report, Buffett’s personal representative, Darin Hinson, alerted them to the theft, which occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Hinson told police Buffett returned home Tuesday night and parked in the driveway, leaving the keys in the car.

Using the global positioning system in the car, police were able to track the Mercedes to a gas station in Riviera Beach and then south on Interstate 95 to another gas station in Lake Worth.

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputy was the first to arrive at the gas station and found the stolen car parked outside.

The keys to the Mercedes were resting on the front right tire of a Dodge Caravan parked next to it, police said.

Standing next to the van was Michael Hardy, who was seen on surveillance video at the Riviera Beach gas station driving the stolen car, police said.

Hardy was taken to the Palm Beach Police Department for questioning, where he admitted to trading drugs for the car, police said.

Hardy told police he exchanged $100 worth of crack cocaine that he cut to make it look like $200 worth so he could get the car. Hardy said he gave the drugs to a man he knew only as “John” in Riviera Beach.

Buffett, 68, is best known for his songs “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “Margaritaville.”

Jan 05
2015

The Florida tour dates have been confirmed by Margaritaville.com.

Tickets for the three shows below go on sale January 9th, 2015

April 9, 2015 – Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
April 16, 2015 – Amway Center – Orlando, FL
April 18, 2015 – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa Bay, FL

Jan 02
2015

Jimmy put on a great show at his friends bar in St. Barts called Baz Bar for the New Years Eve 2015 celebration. He played Brown Eyed Girl, and Margaritaville for the final encore.

Dec 29
2014

A ticket broker website (AceTicket.com) has some Florida tour dates in April 2015. Note these shows have not been confirmed.

April 9, 2015 – Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
April 16, 2015 – Amway Center – Orlando, FL
April 18, 2015 – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa Bay, FL

Dec 09
2014

From GulfLive: “Jimmy Buffett returns home, enjoys lunch at Scranton’s in Pascagoula

Jimmy Buffett made his own Pascagoula Run Monday morning. The Pascagoula native was in New Orleans over the weekend, and rented a car with longtime friend Franz Hanning and drove from the Big Easy down highway 90 and into Jackson County and had lunch at Scranton’s in Pascagoula. Hanning is also a Pascaoula native and is the brother-in-law of Scranton’s co-owner Jack Pickett.

“I got a call about 10 Sunday night that they might be coming,” Richard Chenoweth, also a Scranton’s co-owner, said. “They were supposed to be there at 11, and I didn’t tell anyone but my daughter Amy (the manager of Scranton’s) and I didn’t tell her until right around 11. They walked in about 10 minutes later.”



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