Jimmy Buffett, 75, will not be touring for the remainder of 2022 “due to health issues” and a “brief hospitalization.”
On Tuesday (Sept. 27), Buffett’s team took to social media to reveal the unfortunate news with fans via a statement.
“Due to health issues and brief hospitalization, Jimmy will need to refrain from touring for the rest of the year,” the statement began. “On doctor’s orders, he must take this time to recuperate and heal. Jimmy looks forward to getting back on stage next year.”
Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band have rescheduled the following concerts from 2022 to 2023 below.
10/8 – MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV – Rescheduled for 3/4/23
10/15 – MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV – Rescheduled for 3/11/23
10/22 – Snapdragon Stadium, San Diego, CA – 2023 Date To Be Announced
While Buffett’s team was able to reschedule several of the shows, there were two that his team was forced to cancel, including his show at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 10 as well as his concert at Ford Idaho Center on October 12 in Nampa, Idaho.
Fans are encouraged to keep their original tickets as they will remain valid for the newly rescheduled dates in 2023. According to Buffett’s website, all tickets for the two canceled shows will be automatically refunded.
For additional information on the MGM Grand Garden Arena shows, visit Jimmy Buffett’s official website for details or see below.
For MGM Grand Arena:
Tickets will be honored for the new date. Simply arrive at the venue at the new date and time and use your tickets to enter. If you are unable to make the rescheduled date, there are many options. For many events you can sell tickets to another fan or transfer tickets to a friend. To see if resale and transfer are available, sign into your account and check for a Sell or Transfer button on your event. Prefer a refund? You will have thirty days to request a refund from your point of purchase. If you bought from AXS online or via phone, sign into your account to see if your order qualifies for a refund.
For Vivint Smart Arena:
If you purchased tickets from Ticketmaster, refunds will be automatically processed to the original method of payment used at time of purchase. No further action by you is required.
For Ford Idaho Center:
The box office will automatically process refunds for the cancelled concert
– For credit card purchases through www.fordidahocenter.com, automatic refunds will be processed back to the original card.
– For cash purchases, please email [email protected] with your order number.
Please include mailing address & name
Checks will be sent out within 2 weeks for cash purchases
For Snapdragon Stadium:
Hang on to your tickets, as they will be honored at the rescheduled date (TBA). Ticketmaster will email you as soon as the status of your event changes or the new date is announced.
Buffett’s 2022 Tour alongside the Coral Reefer Band kicked off on April 23 in North Carolina. His most recent concert took place in Wisconsin on August 20.
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Jimmy Buffett is known for singing about the carefree, island lifestyle and is known for songs like “Fins,” “Come Monday,” “Cheeseburger In Paradise,” and “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes.”
Thanks to his lucrative businesses, including a restaurant and hotel chain, Buffett is among the richest musicians in the world, with an estimated net worth of $730 million, according to Forbes.