SiriusXM’s Jimmy Buffett in Key West Sweepstakes

Another chance to win tickets to see Jimmy Buffett’s show in Key West (contest available only to SiriusXM subscribers)

SiriusXM’s Radio Margaritaville is giving you the chance to win a trip for two to Key West to see a very special, very intimate Jimmy Buffett concert at the Historic San Carlos Theater!

Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band first performed at the historic San Carlos Theater in the ’70s and they’re returning to play a special show where the fans pick the set list.

You can’t buy tickets to this show, but Radio Margaritaville is giving you the chance to be in the first five rows and meet Jimmy in person!

One Grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to Key West including round-trip airfare, two nights hotel stay, a pair of tickets to see Jimmy Buffett on April 1 and the opportunity to meet Jimmy at the show!

Official rules and details are available at
https://www.siriusxm.com/jimmyinkeywest

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Video of Buffett talking about the Set List Contest

Jimmy Buffett talks about how he narrowed down the list of songs for fans to choose from to create a set list of 27 songs for the Key West show. BuffettNews gets mentioned in a video at about 1:30. You have until March 2nd, 2015 to enter the contest, enter at bit.ly/thisonesreallyforyou

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Enter Set List Contest to see Jimmy Buffett in Key West

From Margaritaville.com: Jimmy is performing an intimate show in Key West on April 1st at the historic San Carlos Theater and he wants you to pick the songs!

Simply select the songs you want to hear and you will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the show. You can’t buy tickets to this show – we are giving them ALL away right here.

Plus, one lucky winner will get an all-expense paid trip to Key West!

Submit your set list before March 2, 2015!

Jimmy and the Coral Reefer Band first performed here in the 70’s and they’re returning to play a special show where YOU pick the set list. Simply choose your favorite songs from the lists and submit them. The 27 songs with the most votes make the show! (Don’t worry – Jimmy will arrange the order of the songs to make a fun show.)

Enter Here

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Buffett returns home to Pascagoula

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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Buffett appears with Anders Osborne in New Orleans

From Nola.com: “Jimmy Buffett made surprise appearance with Anders Osborne at Tipitina’s on Saturday

Anders Osborne typically invites special guests to join him for his annual Holiday Spectacular concerts at Tipitina’s. On Saturday (Dec. 6), the second night of this year’s Spectacular, those guests included a surprise sit-in by Jimmy Buffett.

During the sold-out show’s first set, Buffett joined Osborne, Dave and Tommy Malone, and Osborne’s all-star band for the New Orleans standard “Iko Iko.” Buffett took a seat onstage alongside the others to strum an acoustic guitar and sing.

He’d spent the first part of the evening watching the show from his perch atop an equipment case at the side of the stage. He was non-committal when photographer Erika Goldring asked him if he planned to get up onstage. “He said, ‘Aw, I don’t know. I just came here to watch.’ He thought they were going to be singing Christmas songs.”

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Buffett to perform at campaign rally for Gwen Graham

From the Miami Herald blog: Florida music icon Jimmy Buffett plans to hold an Oct. 29 get-out-the-vote rally for Democrat Gwen Graham in her effort to unseat U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland.

Buffett is set to perform “a short acoustic set with his friend Mac McAnally” and tout Graham’s candidacy, according to a press release. More details are forthcoming about the time, location and ticket availability.

From the free media exposure to voter mobilization to fundraising, Buffett’s appearance for Graham is the type of star-power help most candidates dream about. Polling indicates the race between her and Southerland is tight in Congressional District 2, which stretches from the Tallahassee area to Panama City.

The “Margaritaville” singer has been friends with the Graham family for decades. Buffett founded the Save the Manatees advocacy group in 1981 with then-Gov. Bob Graham, the candidate’s father.

Last month, Buffett was spotted in Tallahassee dining at the Governor’s Club in Tallahassee with lobbyists Jeff Sharkey and Taylor Patrick Biehl. They represent Buffett’s Margaritaville Holdings.

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