Free Jimmy Buffett beach show draws crowd on oil coast
Tens of thousands of people dressed in Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats sang and danced on a broad beach Sunday at a free Jimmy Buffett concert meant to show not all the tourists are covered in oil on the Gulf Coast.
The show, which was telecast live on [...]
Jimmy Buffett hopes to boost Gulf spirits with concert
Singer Jimmy Buffett is just another mad Gulf Coast native when it comes to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but with an exception: He’s got millions of fans and a way to help lift spirits over the seemingly endless crisis.
Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will play Sunday [...]
Jimmy Buffett Plays Free Show at Sister’s Restaurant in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Jimmy Buffett played a free show at a restaurant owned by his sister in Gulf Shores, Ala., on Wednesday night (June 30). Word about the show at Lulu’s, operated by Lucy Buffett, circulated on Facebook and hundreds of fans showed up, according to USA Today. [...]
Free show by Jimmy Buffett along Alabama coast
Word spread quickly that Jimmy Buffett was putting on a free show at his sister’s restaurant along the Alabama coast and he didn’t disappoint.
Buffett sang a few tunes at Lulu’s Wednesday night in Gulf Shores. His sister, Lucy Buffett, owns the restaurant. Hundreds showed up at Homeport Marina after [...]
CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends Live From the Gulf Coast Airs Live on July 11
CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends Live From the Gulf Coast, a 90-minute live concert special, will air July 11 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CMT. The event, originally planned for Thursday (July 1) on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., [...]
Jimmy Buffett show on Gulf postponed, hits tourism
Tourism is taking another hit on Alabama’s coast following the postponement of a free Jimmy Buffett concert that was scheduled this week.
Business on the coast was already off by about half from the oil spill. Promoters hoped the Thursday show on the beach at Gulf Shores would boost visitors [...]
Jimmy Buffett & Friends Concert in Gulf Shores Rescheduled for July 11
The Jimmy Buffett & Friends concert scheduled for Thursday (July 1) in Gulf Shores, Ala., has been rescheduled for July 11 because of concerns about surf conditions on the beach, organizers announced Monday (June 28). According to Gulf Shores city officials, storm conditions are not [...]
Gulf Coast Disaster Hits Music, Too
Jimmy Buffett Concert to Boost Area Morale
I’ll tell you what. I’m glad that Jimmy Buffett and his friends are doing this free concert in Gulf Shores, Ala., on July 1, if for no other reason than to raise people’s spirits and to remind us all there are common causes we can [...]
Fans Grab Free Tickets for Jimmy Buffett & Friends Concert
All the free tickets made available Wednesday morning (June 23) for the CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends Live From the Gulf Coast concert were claimed in less than 10 minutes. The ticket distribution on Ticketmaster’s website began at 10 a.m. Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band [...]
Free Buffett concert tickets gone; eBay bans sale
Tickets to Jimmy Buffett’s free concert in Alabama to show support for the oil spill-stricken Gulf Coast have been grabbed up quickly and begun showing up for sale on eBay for more than $100 each.
That prompted eBay officials to release a statement Wednesday saying they would not allow the [...]