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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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WHAT'S NEW

Hey Parrotheads!
 
The Summer Solstice is here and it's hot, hot, HOT enough to melt the flip flops right off your feet! With temperatures in the West ranging from 109 -127 degrees, we are definitely giving our water wings a workout in the pool!  We haven't been able to leave the pool in thelast few days, because the ground is lava!!! Is that volcano following us?
 
This Friday, June 23rd, we will be in El Dorado Hills, CA at the CSD Concert in the Park Series located at 1021 Harvard Way.  We checked the weather and it looks like the temperature will be good for this free to the public outdoor concert in the SierraNevada Foothills!  Showtime is 7:00 pm –get there early with your beach blankets and lawn chairs to stake out your spot– don't forget the sunscreen and fluids! This is a family event, complete with bounce houses, food and children'sactivities!


Saturday, July 1st, come on out to the Willow Creek Lounge in Black Oak Casino located at 19400 Tuolumne Road North inTuolumne, CA!  Showtime is 9:00 pm for this free show and you must be 21 and over to attend.  Come on out and listen to us in their full service bar with their video bar-top slots! Get a babysitter and make it a date night with Garratt Wilkin & TheParrotheads at Black Oak Casino!
 
Sunday, July 2nd, we will head on over to Santa Rosa, CA for one of our favorite annual shows at the Rockin' Concert Series at MontgomeryVillage Shopping Center located at 911 Village Court in beautiful Santa Rosa!  This is a special Sunday show and is free to the public.  Our showtime is 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm and is always rocking in the courtyard!  We can't wait to see our friend, Mike Watermannfrom 97.7 The River – Classic Rock for the North Bay!  Beverage sale proceeds benefit local nonprofits, so no outside alcohol or coolers are allowed at the event – there are so many choices, we know you will find great food and beverages for every tastebud!  See you in the courtyard!!!
 
Attention Southern California Parrotheads!!!!  Friday, July 7th, we will be in Indio, CA at The Big Rock Pub located at 79940 Westward Ho Drive.  Our show time is 8:30 pm!   For more information, please call them at 760-200-9844.  We are excited to be in Southern California and can't wait to see our fans down there!!!!
 
Mark your calendars for Friday, July 28th and get ready for Swabbies on the River located at 5871 Garden Highway, Sacramento,CA!  Showtime is 6:00 pm!  Get your tickets now by calling 916-920-8088!
 
 
 
 
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In Memoriam ...


Jay Spell
1945 - 2010

Holly D. Elder
1969 - 2011


Pat "Dusty" Slabaugh
1948 - 2016

 

...Garratt


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Upcoming Events


CSD Concerts in the Park
El Dorado Hills, CA
Friday, June 23, 2017
Black Oak Casino
Tuolomne, CA (event site)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Montgomery Village Concert Series
Santa Rosa, CA (event site)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
 

 
 
This schedule is updated as soon as information becomes available ... BUT ..
ALL dates and times are subject to change without advance notice. Please contact the venue for any last minutes updates!!

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