CREATED Sep. 18, 2013 - UPDATED: Sep. 18, 2013
TULSA (KFAQ) - Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will return to Tulsa for a concert at the BOK Center on December 5th as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Songs From St. Somewhere” Tour 2013. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, September 28th at 10am.
"After celebrating our 5th anniversary of the BOK Center, we can't imagine a better way to kick off another year of concerts than with Jimmy Buffett. It's been nearly three decades since he played in the state of Oklahoma, so we know Buffett fans are going to be as thrilled as we are with this announcement." SMG General Manager John Bolton.
Bob Roux, the Co-President of North America Concerts at Live Nation Entertainment said, "We are ecstatic that we finally have the opportunity to bring Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band for their long overdue return to Tulsa and their first concert at the BOK Center. Christmas in the Caribbean comes to Tulsa on December 5th.”
Buffett recently released a new record, titled Songs From St. Somewhere, on Mailboat Records, which debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums the week of September 7th. The album, with 15 new songs plus a bonus track, was recorded this spring in various locales including Key West, Nashville, Miami, St. Barts and London. "Too Drunk To Karaoke", the first single, is a duet with Toby Keith and the video was shot in Nashville. Jimmy has been performing this song, as well as "I Want To Go Back To Cartagena", "Somethin' 'Bout A Boat" and "Oldest Surfer On The Beach" on the current tour.