Jimmy Buffett surprises Buffalo crowd, joins ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ cast
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Margaritaville came to life Friday night in Buffalo. >> Read more trending newsFor the final stop of the “Escape to Margaritaville” national tour, singer Jimmy Buffett appeared onstage to sing with the cast, WIVB reported. The musical, which resumed after a 537-day hiatus due to the pandemic, features many of Buffett’s songs, including “Margaritaville,” “Volcano” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” according to the show’s website. 🎶 Wastin away again in Margaritaville 🎶 We had a special guest tonight 🦜 JIMMY BUFFETT on stage at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre pic.twitter.com/4zfw2rIDkV — SheasPAC (@SheasBFLO) November 20, 2021Friday night kicked off a five-show stop at Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo. “Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all -- and stay to find something they never expected,” the show’s website stated.wftv.com
Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers
The four-time Grammy winner isn't the only Biden playlist mainstay helping his campaign against President Donald Trump. Still, Biden has gone beyond celebrities in search of campaign surrogates. Stars generate candidate buzz, help with fundraising and can build campaign event crowds even for those online. His reelection campaign has been holding its own online events with top supporters nearly every night for months and says its online events average 2.6 million views per broadcast, though its headliners are often the presidents children. The Trump campaign has also seized on Biden's preferred venue for participating in online events, a basement studio in his Delaware home accusing the former vice president of hiding from voters.
Naval Academy holds its first-ever virtual graduation event
On Thursday, the Senate confirmed Kenneth Braithwaite, a former U.S. ambassador to Norway and a 1984 graduate of the Naval Academy, as Navy secretary. The decision not to have a live Naval Academy graduation ceremony reflects concern about the coronavirus pandemic. It stands in contrast to the Air Force, which held a scaled-back live graduation ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 18. The Army is scheduled to hold a U.S. Military Academy live graduation ceremony at West Point, New York, on June 13 with President Donald Trump as the commencement speaker. In the virtual spirit of Friday's Naval Academy event, Milley, chimed in with a Twitter note of encouragement to the graduates.
Jimmy Buffett goes on 'Cabin Fever' tour of his concert archives, Dead and Company cancel summer tour
click image Photo courtesy Jimmy Buffett/Facebookyou've gotta love an optimistand a bit further in the future, is supposedin December. Due to the global coronavirus outbreak, and in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we sadly have no choice but to cancel the upcoming Dead & Company Summer 2020 Tour. The well-being and safety of the Deadhead community, venue workers and our touring family is of the utmost importance to us. Florida's favorite son Jimmy Buffett is launching a virtual trawl through his vast video archives to help Parrotheads currently wasting away at home and not Margaritaville. The aptly named Cabin Fever Tour unearths Buffett concerts from years past and broadcasts a different show from a different tour every Wednesday and Saturday night on Buffett's Margaritaville.tv channel.Currently underway, the "tour" will continue through May 9.orlandoweekly.com
Know an outstanding Volusia-Flagler young professional? Nominate them for a 40 Under Forty award
Nominations are now being accepted for outstanding young professionals in Volusia and Flagler counties to be recognized in The Daytona Beach News-Journals upcoming 15th annual Volusia/Flagler Business Report 40 Under Forty edition. Each year since 2006, The News-Journal has been honoring outstanding young professionals in Volusia and Flagler counties by recognizing them in its annual Volusia/Flagler Business Report 40 Under Forty edition. In addition to profiles of each of the honorees, the edition will include seven special awards to be given in the following categories: Young Professional of the Year, Young Local Government Professional, Young Private Sector Professional, Young Civic Leader, Young Charitable Professional, Young Small Business Professional and Shining Star. Buffett has made several visits to the fast-growing Latitude Margaritaville, but has yet to perform a concert there. The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that it is accepting applications for disaster loans for economic injury suffered during the period of Aug. 28 through Sept. 09, 2019 related to the hurricane.news-journalonline.com
Daytonas Latitude Margaritaville gets a surprise musical guest (hint: he plays in the Coral Reefer band)
Residents of the Jimmy Buffett 55-and-older Latitude Margaritaville community in Daytona Beach were recently treated to a private concert by a surprise (award-winning) musical guest. A free private concert by a member of Buffetts Coral Reefer Band: award-winning singer-songwriter/guitarist Mac McAnally. McAnallys Nov. 17 performance in the bandshell amphitheater at the Buffett-themed 55-and-older community off LPGA Boulevard drew several hundred people, according to Latitude Margaritaville residents Dr. Thomas Thurman, a retired physician, and his wife Shirley. Buffett has made several visits to the fast-growing Latitude Margaritaville, but has yet to perform a concert there. In addition to profiles of each of the honorees, the edition will include seven special awards to be given in the following categories: Young Professional of the Year, Young Local Government Professional, Young Private Sector Professional, Young Civic Leader, Young Charitable Professional, Young Small Business Professional and Shining Star.news-journalonline.com
Jimmy Buffett reschedules Orlando concert due to shoulder surgery
Central Florida Jimmy Buffett fans will have to wait another year to see him live after the Margaritaville singer announced Tuesday he needs to have shoulder surgery. Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band postponed their Amway Center show, which was scheduled for Dec. 7, 2019. The new concert will happen more than a year from now on Dec. 5, 2020. Buffett will undergo shoulder surgery and need time for physical therapy and recovery, officials said. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
TropRock coming to Leesburg Saturday
Thats the deal for Saturdays TropRock Music Festival. But theres only one freebie per parrot, said Dennis Kulonda with the Rotary Club of Leesburg, one of the event hosts. Tickets are still available for the Jimmy Buffett-themed music festival, which starts at noon Saturday at Pat Thomas Stadium in Leesburg. Tickets are also available at the Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, and theyll be $24 at the door if they're available. Parking will be limited on-site, but the festival will be running a shuttle to and from the parking garage in downtown Leesburg.dailycommercial.com