Why hire 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.
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!
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 120 - 240 minutes
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.
One Colored Spot Light for each Performer (minimum) Stage Size: 16 ft. deep X 32 ft. wide (obviously, the stage size depends on venue)
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Launch Party, Private Party, Wedding Reception