Jimmy Buffett News

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Finds Full Company for La Jolla Playhouse RunBroadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Finds Full Company for La Jolla Playhouse Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the complete casting and public on-sale date for its world-premiere musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jimmy Buffett Takes a Break from Margaritaville to See COME FROM AWAYPhoto Flash: Jimmy Buffett Takes a Break from Margaritaville to See COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

COME FROM AWAY opened earlier this month on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatergoers. Jimmy Buffett - the inspiration for the new musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - stopped by the show last night. Scroll down for photos of him with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery ChicagoRachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Joel. A. Katz Named Chairman of the T.J. Martell Foundation National Board of DirectorsJoel. A. Katz Named Chairman of the T.J. Martell Foundation National Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research, the music industry's leading cancer research funding organization, announced that the foundation's board of directors had appointed Joel A. Katz as chairman of the board. (more...)

New Jimmy Buffett Film PARROT HEADS Hits #1 on AmazonNew Jimmy Buffett Film PARROT HEADS Hits #1 on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

PARROT HEADS are undisputedly one of the most loyal and dedicated fan bases in music history. They are the fans of world-renowned recording artist, Jimmy Buffett. The legendary history of how this amazing sub-culture came to be is chronicled in the original feature-length film, "Parrot Heads." (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Livingston Taylor Chats New Album, Teaching & MoreBWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Livingston Taylor Chats New Album, Teaching & More
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 13, 2017

For those of you that aren't familiar with Connecticut-born singer/songwriter Livingston Taylor, you should familiarize yourself with him.  (more...)

New 'Parrot Heads' Film Chronicles Jimmy Buffett's Iconic Fan BaseNew 'Parrot Heads' Film Chronicles Jimmy Buffett's Iconic Fan Base
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'Parrot Heads” are undisputedly one of the most loyal and dedicated fan bases in music history. They are the fans of world-renowned recording artist, Jimmy Buffett. The legendary history of how this amazing sub-culture came to be is chronicled in the original feature-length film, “Parrot Heads.” (more...)

Jimmy Buffett to Perform at Margaritaville Restaurant's Universal CityWalk OpeningJimmy Buffett to Perform at Margaritaville Restaurant's Universal CityWalk Opening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The countdown is on to 5 O'Clock as Universal CityWalk toasts the arrival of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant to the destination-the first-ever in California-with an exclusive performance by singer, songwriter and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band on Thursday, March 30. (more...)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff and Lisa Howard to Lead ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla PlayhousePaul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff and Lisa Howard to Lead ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the principal leads for Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. Paul Alexander Nolan will lead the cast as Tully, and will be joined by Alison Luff as Rachel and Lisa Howard as Tammy. (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next MonthDrama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

???????Drama Desk Award-winner, Lisa Howard will be performing as part of the Broadway Spotlight II concert scheduled for Monday, March 6 at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. (more...)

Lacy Schwimmer Joins 'Legends Never Die' in the All-New 34th Season Beginning 2/11 at Flamingo Las VegasLacy Schwimmer Joins 'Legends Never Die' in the All-New 34th Season Beginning 2/11 at Flamingo Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Lacey Schwimmer has teamed up with Legends in Concert, the longest-running show in Las Vegas, to unveil a stunning new production number to open the show at Flamingo Las Vegas on February 11. (more...)

Artist Rocky Dawuni Continues to 'Shine A Light' On the WorldArtist Rocky Dawuni Continues to 'Shine A Light' On the World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Playing For Change artist and advocate Rocky Dawuni has released the compelling and inspiring music video 'Shine A Light.' Recipient of last year's Bass Awards Artist of the Year, his recent production brings added resonance to the challenging social landscape on the world stage today. (more...)

Singer-Songwriters Karla Bonoff & Livingston Taylor to Play Landmark on MainSinger-Songwriters Karla Bonoff & Livingston Taylor to Play Landmark on Main
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

What's better than one powerhouse singer-songwriter? Two powerhouse singer-songwriters, of course. Landmark welcomes Karla Bonoff and Livingston Taylor in a twin bill at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater on Saturday, May 6. (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Rekindles FIRESIDE SESSIONS WITH NANCY ATLASBay Street Theater Rekindles FIRESIDE SESSIONS WITH NANCY ATLAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Bay Street Theater and Dan's Papers are pleased to present the rekindling of the popular 'Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and a special guest' this January. Due to the snow storm, the January 7 concert with Clark Gayton was rescheduled to Sunday, January 8 at 7 pm. Ticket holders can just bring their January 7 ticket to the January 8 concert or call the box office to reschedule the tickets to either January 14, 21 or 28. These dates will remain at 8 pm. There is also a new date added with Nancy Atlas and Clark Gayton for Thursday, March 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES Confirmed for North American TourLOVE NEVER DIES Confirmed for North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

It's been long rumored with teases back as early as 2015 that Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM sequel was heading our way. Last Spring, the legendary composer revealed in a feature for BuzzFeed that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA follow-up will 'make its way to Washington, D.C. next year.' (more...)

HAMILTON Anchors Hobby Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring New Jimmy Buffett Musical, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!HAMILTON Anchors Hobby Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring New Jimmy Buffett Musical, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Today, BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced its line-up of shows for the new 2017-2018 season.  HAMILTON will play its Houston engagement April 24-May 20, 2018, and anchor the BBVA Compass Broadway Season with five other shows, all of which will be Houston premieres.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

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MusicWorks Presents County/Folk Icon LIVINGSTON TAYLOR At Old School Square in Delray BeachMusicWorks Presents County/Folk Icon LIVINGSTON TAYLOR At Old School Square in Delray Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

MusicWorks is kicking-off a six-concert CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES at Old School Square's Crest Theatre with country/folk/bluegrass iconLivingston Taylor on Thursday, January 12, at 8 pm. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, January 13, 2017Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, January 13, 2017
by - Dec 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, January 13, 2017! (more...)

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