Jimmy Buffett is probably wasted away again in Margaritaville, enjoying a Cheeseburger in Paradise right now after a successful round of golf earlier in the day. The "island escapism" music star is known for his Parrothead fans, but an eagle was on Buffett's mind Saturday. But not just any eagle.
The Landsharks are FUN and The Landsharks know how to work a crowd! ..Just ask Jimmy Buffett himself. After playing with The Landsharks Band in concert in Key West, Florida, Buffet praised the band and hired them "on the spot" to be the house band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Cafe at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
CONCERT REVIEW + PHOTOS: Crowd loves Jimmy Buffett at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena by JACK W. HILL SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE June 7, 2019 at 4:30 a.m.
Escape to Margaritaville is a musical that was first performed in 2017, featuring Jimmy Buffett songs. The plot revolved around a part-time bartender and singer who falls for a career-minded tourist. The show features music and lyrics by Jimmy Buffett and is based on a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley.
In 2015, Jimmy Buffett spoke at the University of Miami's graduation ceremony and received an honorary doctorate in music. Wearing flip flops and aviator sunglasses, he told graduates, in a paraphrase of his song "The Pascagoula Run", that "it's time to see the world, time to kiss a girl, and time to cross the wild meridian."
Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will be performing at Orlando's Amway Center on Dec. 7 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his 1978 album, "Son Of A Son Of A Sailor."