Buffett performs at the 50th New Orleans Jazz Fest

Jimmy Buffett took the stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as a blind referee, complete with uniform, glasses, cane, and assistance from a pair of Saints cheerleaders. Saints fans will not forget a significant no-call by the refs on a pass interference that led to the team’s exit from the postseason.

The set list from the show is now available. Some of the highlights from the show included ” I Will Play For Gumbo”, “Jamaica Mistaica”, and a cover of the Rolling Stones “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

From The Advocate “At Jazz Fest, Jimmy Buffett trades Hawaiian shirt for a blind ref outfit in nod to Saints

Jimmy Buffett strutted on to the Acura Stage at Jazz Fest wearing something a little different than his typical attire.

In an homage to the New Orleans Saints, Buffett wore a blind referee costume complete with a cane and two women dressed in Saintsation costumes on his arms.

He tapped his way on to the stage while holding a beer and threw a bright yellow flag. Then the costumed dancers tore off Buffett’s costume to reveal a floral Hawaiian shirt.

36 thoughts to “Buffett performs at the 50th New Orleans Jazz Fest”

    1. Rob Montgomery That may be true, but it’s a shame he’s had to resort to making a fool of himself just to make a paycheck.. You can probably tell I’m not a fan. Never have been. lol

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