1. Jimmy Buffett Plans Free Concert On Alabama Beach

    June 21, 2010 8:03 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett and a few of his friends plan to give a free concert on the Alabama coast to show support for the Gulf region. Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell says show will be July 1 on the beach at Gulf Shores. Buffett's website says the concert is meant to demonstrate support for…

  2. Jimmy Buffett Goes Back To Roots For 'Hotel'

    November 30, 2009 10:11 AM EST J immy Buffett says he felt a greater level of engagement on his new album, "Buffet Hotel," than he has on many of his other recent efforts. "With a band this good and with people this good around you, you kind of get in a routine," Buffett tells Billboard.com,…

  3. Jimmy Buffett / June 7, 2008 / Raleigh, N.C. (Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion)

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett has dubbed his 2008 summer tour "The Year Of Still Here," a title that denotes a bemused disbelief about the 61-year-old troubadour's continued success that is, needless to say, profound Jimmy Buffett has dubbed his 2008 summer tour "The Year Of Still Here,…

  4. Buffett Has A 'Hoot' With Jackson, Maroon 5

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST In addition to serving as co-producer and appearing in a small role as a marine science teacher, Jimmy Buffett headlines the sun-splashed soundtrack to the upcoming film "Hoot." In addition to serving as co-producer and appearing in a small role as a marine science teacher, Jimmy…

  5. Flow Of Katrina Donations Continues

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the weeks since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the music community has poured out a massive relief effort, generating substantial proceeds. Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, members In the weeks since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the music community has…

  6. Earle, Gauthier, Merritt Lead Americana Nominees

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Steve Earle, Mary Gauthier and Tift Merritt are the top nominees for the fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, each receiving three nods from voting members of the Americana Music Association. Steve Earle, Mary Gauthier and Tift Merritt are the top nominees for the fourth annual…

  7. Crowes, Maceo In Line For Blues & Brews Fest

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes, Maceo Parker and the Subdudes are among the artists who will take part in Colorado's 12th annual Telluride Blues & Brews festival. The Black Crowes, Maceo Parker and the Subdudes are among the artists who will take part in Colorado's 12th annual Telluride Blues…

  8. Grant Street

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST To view slide guitar slinger Sonny Landreth as just an occasional John Hiatt sideman totally misses Landreth's capabilities. He is every bit as innovative and inspiring a guitarist as Hiatt is a songw To view slide guitar slinger Sonny Landreth as just an occasional John Hiatt sideman…

  9. License to Chill

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tropical troubadour Jimmy Buffett interprets some of his favorite songs and offers up a few new originals. Tropical troubadour Jimmy Buffett interprets some of his favorite songs and offers up a few new originals. At the same time, he taps into the recent trend of contemporary country singers…

  10. McClinton Drafts Pals For 'Beaches Cruise'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Roots rock artist Delbert McClinton will gather such fellow musicians as John Hiatt, Asleep At The Wheel, Sonny Landreth, Marcia Ball and Tommy Castro for his 10th Sandy Beaches Cruise, which sets sai Roots rock artist Delbert McClinton will gather such fellow musicians as John Hiatt, Asleep…

  11. Beneath This Gruff Exterior

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Though it doesn't always occur, when singer/songwriter John Hiatt collaborates with his erstwhile backing band the Goners, magic tends to happen. Though it doesn't always occur, when singer/songwriter John Hiatt collaborates with his erstwhile backing band the Goners, magic tends to…

  12. John Hiatt Gets Tribute Treatment While Delivering New Album

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On May 6, John Hiatt arrives with "Beneath This Gruff Exterior," the first album on which he shares billing with his longstanding road band, the Goners. "The four of us do something together that we don't do apart," Hiatt…

  13. The Road We're On

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Louisiana blues guitarist Sonny Landreth's last album, Levee Town, was one of the best blues sets of 2000. Louisiana blues guitarist Sonny Landreth's last album, Levee Town, was one of the best blues sets of 2000. The Road We're On, its follow-up, easily matches the excellence…

  14. Hiatt, Henley, Raitt Rock Disney's 'Country Bears'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the forthcoming feature film "The Country Bears" -- and does so with a little help from his friends. Hiatt contributes seven Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the…

  15. Hiatt Declares 'The Tiki Bar Is Open'

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Hiatt will on Sept. 11 proclaim "The Tiki Bar is Open." His second album for Vanguard Records, the set is the follow-up to last year's Grammy-nominated "Crossing Muddy Waters," Hiatt's first acou John Hiatt will on Sept. 11 proclaim "The Tiki Bar is…

  16. Simon, DMB, McKnight Among N.O. Jazz Fest Actst

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.d Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz &…