The Houston Chronicle has an article “Getting down to business with Buffett” by Ken Hoffman (follow Ken on Twitter @KenChronicle)
Most of the conversation is about Buffett’s online contest, “This One’s Really For You Sweepstakes,” where fans can create a set list for their fantasy Buffett concert. Buffett will play the 27 most popular songs at an invitation-only show April 1. He’s not fooling.
Performing an intimate concert in Key West and beaming it worldwide presents challenges.
From Nashville, we hear that the San Carlos has a grand piano on its stage and the theater doesn’t want to move it.
Buffett says no problem, keyboardist Michael Utley will play the house piano.
Buffett’s daughter, Savannah, will host a pre-concert show, talking with fans on Higgs Beach in Key West. Buffett asks if she will do beach cutaways during the concert.
Sisson says no. “She told us, ‘My dad is doing a concert in Key West, it may be the last one he does there, and I’m going to be in that building watching him.’ So no cutaways from the beach.”
Buffett appears touched. “She really said that?” Then he laughs. “I guess I’ll keep her in the will.”
Buffett mentions that he’s planning a visit to Cuba in the next few weeks. Someone asks if he’s thinking about opening a Margaritaville Café in Havana.
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