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Beaches, boats, bars & tropical drinks with those little umbrellas. That is what you think of while watching and listening to "Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads" performing "A Celebration of Jimmy Buffett's Music".

Garratt Wilkin & The Parrotheads have headlined fairs and festivals throughout Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nashville (Tennessee) and as far away as Anchorage (Alaska), Maui (Hawaii), as well as the Eastern seaboard and as close as his home town of Placerville, CA. Their popularity is expanding throughout North America.

Garratt and his band have been billed as the #1 Jimmy Buffett tribute band in the nation. Garratt says, "Traveling with 'The Parrotheads' is a great way to meet Jimmy Buffett fans and to make new 'Parrothead' friends. We get such a kick performing for fans that become just as much a part of the show as we are."

Since their initial transformation from Garratt Wilkin & The Whiskey Ducks to Garratt Wilkin & The Parrotheads, exclusively performing Jimmy Buffett music, the Parrotheads have performed as a six-piece "core" band and up to as large as a 13 piece band including Steel Drums, Horn Section, Harmonica and Pedal Steel Guitar. Garratt was quoted as saying, "Performing with the big band gives us the closest representation of the Coral Reefers and creates the look, feel and sound of being at a Jimmy Buffett concert."


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Hey Parrotheads!
We loved our time in Morro Bay! It is always a great time by the ocean for the Parrotheads and we always know we'll meet up at Morro Rock if the volcano blows! Thank you to all who came out for the event and all of those involved in putting it together!
Who wants to attend the official Pre Party for Jimmy Buffett in Sacramento? YOU DO! Thursday, October 20th is the 1st Ever Sactown Fin Fest at Raley Field! Jimmy's coming to Sacramento!!!!!!! This is the official Sacramento Pre-Party for the Jimmy Buffett Concert! The party will be held in the parking lot at Raley Field, located at 400 Ballpark Drive in West Sacramento! The gates open at 10:00 am and the music starts at 12 noon! Performances will include Garratt Wilkin & The Parrotheads and Mumbo Gumbo! There may be more surprise musical guests as well. RV parking for overnight is available, but spaces are limited, so purchase yours in advance to guarantee your spot. Go to the events page to find out all of the ticket prices and and get yours by clicking the Ticketmaster link to purchase yours in advance. They range from $10.00 to $99.00. Our friends at 96.9 The Eagle will be hanging out with us that day, playing Buffett style Classic Rock and Island Jams - there will be various food trucks, Island Beverages for sale, games and of course - the MUSIC! Starting at 6:00 pm, shuttles courtesy of Visit Sacramento will transport ticket holders to the Jimmy Buffett concert at Golden 1 Center for the concert and shuttle them back to Raley Field afterward. We are so excited for this Pre-Party and want to give Jimmy a very special welcome back to Sacramento!!!! We want to thank our friend Steve Hammond, President and CEO of Visit Sacramento, for the courtesy shuttles and a very special thank you to River Cats and Raley Field President Jeff Savage for hosting this epic event!
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Jay Spell
1945 - 2010

Holly D. Elder
1969 - 2011

Pat "Dusty" Slabaugh
1948 - 2016



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Upcoming Events

Jimmy Buffett Pre-Party
West Sacramento, CA
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6th Annual Rockin' New Year's Eve
Sacramento, CA – Saturday
December 31, 2016


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