Margaritaville For Parrotheads Kicks Off The Three-Day Festival
He will be playing Friday, Sept. 16 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar. The time has not yet been announced, but it’s safe to assume he will be playing at night, probably at 8 o’clock. The music must end by 10.
Tickets start at $279, and that’s for all three days. Single-day tickets are not yet available. Other bands include Jack Johnson – who is playing Sunday – Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz, Steel Pulse, Third Eye Blind, Blues Traveler and Gregg Allman.
In all, more than 80 bands will on various stages, plus comedians, artists and even chefs.
KAABOO, in it second year, is kind of a Coachella South, an event that goes beyond music to the full festival level.
The Del Mar Fairgrounds, which host horse racing in the summer and late fall and is known as “Where The Turf Meets The Surf” is about 30 minutes north of San Diego’s Gaslamp. It’s wide-open grounds means it’s ideally suited for a festival like KAABOO.
It also has large parking lots (it’s important to note the are dirt) which means there’s potential for Parrohead tailgate partying. There are two lots, one that’s on the grounds and another across the street. On-site parking is $85 for the three days; click here to purchase.
Overnight parking is prohibited. The closest place for overnight RVs is Campland On The Bay in Mission Bay.
This will be the first of two Buffett shows in Southern California this fall. He is also playing Irvine Meadows on Oct. 22, scene of one of the best tailgate parties on tour. And that’s anyone’s tour!
For concert tickets, go to the KAABOO Website at: www.kaaboodelmar.com.
Del Mar Fairgrounds Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA