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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!
 
Helwig Winery was magic in the making with a sold out crowd, great BBQ, beautiful venue, amazing staff and so much more! The fans there were incredible, reaching deep into their pockets to help victims of the Sand Fire that ravaged the area in July and early August. Thank you so much to the Helwig family, Jim Ashen and his crew for our fabulous stage and lights, Billy Bones BBQ for the wonderful food and the taste tests some of the band got to experience behind the scenes and the incredible staff at Helwig Winery for having us at your beautiful venue!
 
This Friday, September 12th, come on out to the "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" fundraiser at the Blue Goose Event Center located at 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis, CA! This is an event to benefit the Del Oro Aquatic Center's new pool facilities for Del Oro High School and the Loomis community. Tickets are $25 each (21 and over only) and are available at Hebard Insurance - 3837 Taylor Road or at the door the day of the event! There will be food, a no host bar and a silent auction featuring artwork and other items. Doors open at 6:00 pm and show time is at 7:00! Come on out, have fun raising money and dancing the night away! For more information, please call 916-652-0404. See you there!!!
 
Sunday, September 14, The Parrotheads will descend on the Big Easy Stage from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Louisiana Sue's Coors Light Crawfish and Catfish Festival located at 1250 E. Gum Avenue in Woodland in the Yolo County Fairgrounds! Admission is $10/Parking is $5.00. There will be so many activities, cooking demonstrations, food and live entertainment on 2 stages!!! Come on out and enjoy a variety crawfish, catfish, jambalaya and even fried or roasted alligator. For more information, please call 916-962-6415 or visit the website at www.louisianasue.com!!!!!
 
Sunday, September 14th, We will be making an appearance at the 5th Annual Sailfest at The Modern Sailing School and Club! This is located at 2310 Marinship Way in Sausalito, CA - this event is free to the public with lots of food and beverages, sailboat rides and other activities! We play from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm! We love sailing out of the harbor in Sausalito - come enjoy the harbor with us!!!!!
 
Saturday, September 20th, you can check us out as we help rock Sutter Street at Folsom Live! We will be on the stage at Liedesdorff Street from 5:30-7:00 pm! Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the gate. There are a number of ticket packages available, so check out their website at www.folsomlive.com for more information and schedules!
 
It's been a great summer so far! Please stay tuned for details on other upcoming events. As always, please follow the link below to LIKE us on Facebook!!!!!!
 
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In Memoriam ...


Jay Spell
1945 - 2010

Holly D. Elder
1969 - 2011


 

...Garratt


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Upcoming Events


Blue Goose Event Center
Loomis, CA
Friday, September 12, 2014
Louisiana Sue's Coors Light Crawfish & Catfish Festival
Woodland, CA (event site)
Sunday, September 14, 2014

 

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ALL dates and times are subject to change without advance notice. Please contact the venue for any last minutes updates!!

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