JUST ANNOUNCED: How to get tickets for one of biggest parties of summer starring Jimmy Buffett

It’s fitting that on the Dayton-area’s first few days of cold and snowfall, we get warm summer news from the sunshine man himself.

Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band will perform at Riverbend Music Center for one night only on July 18, 2019, at 8 p.m. Ticket sales begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com. Reserved seating is $146 per ticket and general admission lawn is $36. Prices include parking, however, Ticketmaster fees and day of show fees are not included.

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“Summer fun in Cincinnati doesn’t begin until Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band come to town,” Riverbend Executive Director Mike Smith said in an event announcement. “Riverbend Music Center is proud to welcome back its top selling artist of all time for what we expect to be another unforgettable performance. You won’t want to miss this party!”

The Riverbend performance is a part of Buffett’s “Son Of A Song Of A Sailor” 2019 Tour.

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Buffett released his famous “Son Of A Son Of A Sailor” LP in 1978, and sang the title track on “Saturday Night Live” that year, according to a Riverbend press release. The song was written about his grandfather, James Delaney Buffett Sr., who was a huge influence on his life. The tour is called Son Of A Son Of A Sailor as 2018 was the record’s 40th anniversary, and the celebration continues through 2019. The record also includes the hit, “Cheeseburger In Paradise,” a Parrothead favorite, as well as “Livingston Saturday Night” and “Cowboy in the Jungle.”


WHAT: Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band

WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18

WHERE: Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati

INFO: Website

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