BREAKING: Jimmy Buffett Will Not Tour For The Remainder Of 2022 Due To ‘Health Issues’

Jimmy Buffett, 75, will not be touring for the remainder of 2022 “due to health issues” and a “brief hospitalization.” …


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September 27, 2022


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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 his official website 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

Photo Courtesy Jimmy Buffett
Photo Courtesy Jimmy Buffett

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 for 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, automatic refunds will be processed back to the original card.

– For cash purchases, please email 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. 

The “Margaritaville” singer will join Zac Brown Band on the group’s forthcoming The Comeback (Deluxe) project, releasing September 30 via Warner Music Nashville. 

According to Music Row, Buffett joins ZBB for a new version of the band’s 2021 chart-topper, “Same Boat.”

Throughout his career, Jimmy Buffett has collaborated with several country artists, including Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, and George Strait.  

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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

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.