JIMMY BUFFETT PERFORMS INTIMATE CONCERT FOR 650 FANS DURING EXCLUSIVE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT JIMMY BUFFETT’S MARGARITAVILLE AT MOHEGAN SUN
(November 13, 2008) CT-- This past Saturday evening at 5 O’ Clock, singer, songwriter, and author Jimmy Buffett performed an intimate, invitation only concert for 650 lucky guests at the grand opening celebration of Margaritaville at Mohegan Sun’s new Casino of The Wind. Some of the guests included Jimmy Buffett fan club members (Parrotheads), Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and radio contest winners.
Hours before the doors opened, Parrotheads began lining up outside the restaurant hoping to grab the best spot in the house. Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band played for over an hour. The set included some of Buffett’s classics; “Magaritaville”, “It’s Five O’ Clock Somewhere” and “Cheeseburger in
Guests were not only treated to the amazing entertainment but also sipped on signature margaritas, mini cheeseburger sliders, and other island inspired fare. Fans who weren’t able to gain entrance into to the event gathered outside the restaurant, watched the show from a distance and sang along as Buffett performed. After the concert, the doors opened to the public where fans and guests dined and partied until closing.
The private concert celebrated unveiling of the new 16,000 square foot, nautical-themed restaurant, bar, retail store and live entertainment venue; Mohegan Sun’s first indoor/outdoor venue with a view of the Thames River. Escape to Margaritaville for a few hours. It's not just a restaurant; it's a state of mind!
About Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville:
There are currently eight Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurants in the
About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the