Fans Grab Free Tickets for Jimmy Buffett & Friends Concert

All the free tickets made available Wednesday morning (June 23) for the CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends Live From the Gulf Coast concert were claimed in less than 10 minutes. The ticket distribution on Ticketmaster’s website began at 10 a.m. Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will host the July 1 show featuring Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth, Jesse Winchester and additional guests. The event, to be staged on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., is being organized to demonstrate support for and solidarity with residents, businesses and the culture of the Gulf Coast. A portion of the show will air live on CMT from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. Performances will be simulcast live on Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio and streamed live on For information on how to help the Gulf Coast, visit