Jimmy Buffett Surprises ‘Parrot Head’ Fans In Key West

Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett  performs before some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett performs before some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Attendees at the 20th Parrot Heads Convention were surprised when Buffett made a rare appearance, playing with his Coral Reefer Band for more than an hour. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett6 Attendees at the 20th Parrot Heads Convention were surprised when Buffett made a rare appearance, playing with his Coral Reefer Band for more than an hour. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
The singer and songwriter, whose most successful songs include "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" with Alan Jackson and the iconic "Margaritaville," performed with his Coral Reefer Band for more than 70 minutes from a stage adjacent to his Margaritaville Store and Café on Key West's Duval Street. The free concert was open to the public as well as convention attendees. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett2 The singer and songwriter, whose most successful songs include "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" with Alan Jackson and the iconic "Margaritaville," performed with his Coral Reefer Band for more than 70 minutes from a stage adjacent to his Margaritaville Store and Café on Key West's Duval Street. The free concert was open to the public as well as convention attendees. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
"I heard I was in town," Buffett quipped as he walked onstage Friday afternoon, referencing one of his well-known song titles. "This is pretty cool, playing on Duval Street." (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett3 "I heard I was in town," Buffett quipped as he walked onstage Friday afternoon, referencing one of his well-known song titles. "This is pretty cool, playing on Duval Street." (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band perform before some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett10 Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band perform before some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
A stiltwalker makes his way down Duval Street during the Parrot Heads Convention Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett8 A stiltwalker makes his way down Duval Street during the Parrot Heads Convention Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Kevin Eshelman makes his way down Duval Street during the Parrot Heads Convention Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett5 Kevin Eshelman makes his way down Duval Street during the Parrot Heads Convention Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
"Parrot Heads" Amy Jamison, left, shares beads with Yvonne Schindler, right, during a Duval Street concert Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett7 "Parrot Heads" Amy Jamison, left, shares beads with Yvonne Schindler, right, during a Duval Street concert Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett  greets fans after he performed on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett9 Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett greets fans after he performed on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
A fan reaches out to touch singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett  after he performed for some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
JimmyBuffett4 A fan reaches out to touch singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett after he performed for some 3,500 of his fans on Duval Street Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

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