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Article on Buffett’s First Sydney Show

January 24th, 2011


The Daily Telegraph has a good writeup on Jimmy Buffett’s first Australia show in Sydney on Sunday night:

NEVER before have so many middle-aged men in loud shirts and shorts descended on Sydney’s Opera House.

But then it has been 24 years since Jimmy Buffett last performed in Australia along with his Coral Reefer band, for an adoring legion of fans fondly known as Parrotheads.

This was a crowd like no other I’ve experienced – more mega beach party than rock’n’roll show. A mate of mine who once worked for some of the most senior Liberal MPs in Canberra had flown down from Brisbane, escaping Queensland’s recent misery so that he could party hard and soak up Buffett-mania – replete with ridiculous headwear and Hawaiian shirt.

Read the full article here.

[photo Jeff Christensen / AP]


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