Jimmy Buffett and the Zac Brown Band

Jimmy Buffett joined the Zac Brown Band at the Sunset Cove Amphitheatre in Boca Raton, Florida on Saturday November 14 along with Mac McAnally. According to Rolling Stone magazine, Buffett first met Zac Brown at the Bohemian Grove in San Francisco and Brown performed a few of his songs for Buffett. The Zac Brown Band is a country band from Atlanta, GA who have had hits including “Toes”, “Whatever It Is”, and “Chicken Fried”. (thanks to Bwana Paul for passing that along to us)

Mac McAnally Wins CMA Musician of the Year

From Margaritaville.com: Congratulations to Mac – CMA Musician of the Year! Mac was honored by his peers, as he was named Musician of the Year at the CMA Music Awards held in Nashville, Tennessee on November 11th! 2009 has been a big year for Mac, with a No. 1 hit and an acclaimed solo album release. Congratulations Mac!

“I’m very happy,” McAnally said during a telephone interview from Nashville. “I’m very grateful and thrilled. I’m particularly happy I was nominated in a category where I don’t have to go on a diet.”