Tom Watt "The Buffettman" & the Fruitcakes

Why book Tom Watt "The Buffettman" & the Fruitcakes?

America's #1 Jimmy Buffett Tribute, featuring an authentic photo double & sound-alike. Award-winning Buffett impersonator Tom Watt (a.k.a. "The Buffettman") & his acclaimed backing group, The Fruitcakes, have been thrilling Parrotheads coast to coast since 1998.





FUN Evening in Paradise!

Tom Watt and his band came to our small town and gave a fantastic performance! It was in June 2013 and people are still talking about what a fun evening it was. Thank you Tom and your band for making our hospital fundraiser a huge success!

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Robbin P.
Organization: WGH Auxiliary
Event: Fundraiser in Warren, PA
Event Date: Jun 15, 2013
Hired As: Jimmy Buffett Tribute, Beach Music, Caribbean/Island Music

Great bridal shower luau event!

It was the best shower ever. Everyone had a great time-we did the whole luau look and everything-involved couples attending-it got you in the mood of Margaritaville! We felt like we were really there!
Tom is great to work with and very cordial to your guests.

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Connie H. R.
Organization: Personal Bridal Shower-150 came
Event: Bachelorette Party in Bethel Park, PA
Event Date: Oct 15, 2005
Hired As: Jimmy Buffett Tribute

Review by Jack P.

Wow, I actually felt like I was in Margaritaville! This guy is fantastic and his band was wonderful. As a confirmed Parrothead I hope others will have a chance to hear them.

Reviewer: Jack P.
Event: Private Party in Fort Smith, AR
Event Date: Oct 4, 2010

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 120 - 240 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates

Additional Booking Notes

This is the standard rider but adjustments may be necessary based on the size of the show room / venue / attendees. This rider is based on 4 musicians. Please note that if there are more musicians for a particular show or a larger sound system is needed to accommodate a large performance site, the rider will be adjusted as needed. For specific stage plot (in PDF format), please visit our official website.

Minimum Sound Equipment Required:
(1) 16-channel powered mixer
(4) vocal mic's
(4) vocal boom -type mic stands
(1) guitar amp (for Lead Guitarist)
(1) instrument mic and short stand to mic the amp
(3) percussion mic's
(3) short boom type instrument mic stands for percussion
(4) floor monitors
(4) monitor mixes (2 for Tom & 2 for the other musicians)
(4) DI Boxes - (2 for Tom & 2 for the other musicians) (2) speakers with: two 15" speakers & a 2-inch driver in each one (minimum)

All the microphone cords, monitor cords and speaker cords etc. Sound Tech to set up and run the system throughout the show.

Lighting Requirements:
One Colored Spot Light for each Performer (minimum) Stage Size: 16 ft. deep X 32 ft. wide (obviously, the stage size depends on venue)

Tom Watt "The Buffettman" & the Fruitcakes

Tom Watt, known to his loyal following as "The Buffettman," has been dazzling fans around the U.S. and Canada for more than 15 years. Not only does his show celebrate the music and spirit of the Jimmy Buffett concert experience, but Tom is the only Jimmy Buffett impersonator who both LOOKS and SOUNDS like Jimmy himself!

Between solo appearances and concerts with his band The Fruitcakes, Tom has logged more than 1600 "Buffettman" performances over the years. His show features a wide range of fan favorites such as "Margaritaville" and "Fins," plus Buffett concert staples like "Brown Eyed Girl," "Uncle John's Band," and, of course, "A Pirate Looks at 40."

So if you miss that feeling you get at a Buffett concert, and you just can't wait for a whole year to experience it again, then set your course for St. Somewhere and catch Tom Watt "The Buffettman" live in concert. It really is paradise! Cheeseburgers optional!

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Tom Watt "The Buffettman" & the Fruitcakes to find out what their setup requirements are.

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