Jimmy Buffett – Jimmy and the Parrots

Jimmy and the ParrotsGrab your beach chair, your suntan oil, and your favorite drink, and get ready for a trip to the islands with the ultimate tribute to Jimmy Buffett. For more than 11 years, Jimmy and the Parrots have been playing to delighted crowds all over the United States as well as the Caribbean. They have been a featured band for the last several Meeting of the Minds Parrot Head conventions in Key West, Florida. Their Key West performances also included well-known venues such as the Rick’s Café, Sloppy Joe’s, Pat Croce’s Rum Barrel, Schooner Wharf, and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. In January, 2005, over 80 fans traveled to Jamaica with the band for the first-ever “Yea Mon Tour” which included performances at Beaches Boscobel Resort as well as Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Ocho Rios. In February 2010, over 100 fans joined the band on their first-ever “Yeamon Cruise” which included performances on board the Carnival Pride as well as at Senor Frog’s in Nassau, Bahamas.

In July 2010, the band was part of the National Flagship Celebration for the SS United States, and plans call for Jimmy Maraventano’s song about the ship—“Symbol of America” – to be included in the upcoming updated documentary “Lady in Waiting.” In April 2011, they performed several times at the Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The band has two CDs of original tunes, “Better Than New” and “Back to the Bayou.” In addition, they released (nationwide) a 30-song, three-CD set entitled “Island Jam,” which has sold over 100,000 units to date. A second three-CD set entitled “Sun Jams,” was released as a follow up to “Island Jam” which includes guest appearances by Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band member Doyle Grisham, the legendary Gary US Bonds, and other well-know trop-rock musicians. In March 2012, we once again set sail on Yeamon Cruise 2012 with over 100 fans joining the band on the Carnival Freedom where the band performed on board as well as at the Smokin’ Tuna Saloon in Key West, FL. In November of that same year, the band was named “Entertainer of the Year” at the Trop Rock Music Awards held in Key West, FL.

One of the most requested Jimmy Buffett cover bands in the country, Jimmy and the Parrots perform not only all the great Buffett songs you love, they also play new and classic rock ‘n roll songs. Their cover songs include favorites by the Beach Boys, Zac Brown, Jerry Jeff Walker, Harry Belafonte, and Bob Marley, among many others. The band truly appeals to all ages and all musical tastes.

Jimmy and the Parrots copySong List

Margaritaville
Son of a Son of A Sailor
Pencil Thin Mustache
Coconut Telegraph
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Cowboy in the Jungle
Fins
Floridays
Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes
Boat Drinks
Migration
Manana
I Will Play for Gumbo
Come Monday
A Pirate Looks at 40
One Particular Harbor
Tin Cup Chalice
Why Don’t We Get Drunk….
Volcano
Love and Luck
Smart Woman (In a Real Short Skirt)
Stars on the Water
Tryin’ to Reason with the Hurricane Season
Back to the Island
Bama Breeze
Peanut Butter Conspiracy
Gypsies in the Palace
Last Mango in Paris
The Weather is Here, I Wish You Were Beautiful
Livingston Saturday Night
Who’s the Blonde Stranger
The Wino and I Know

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