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Parrotheads Matt Sullivan of Rockville Center, Jennifer Jackson (Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Parrotheads Matt Sullivan of Rockville Center, Jennifer Jackson of Hoboken, and John Sinclair of Hoboken NJ dance in grass skirts in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Jimmy Buffett's Parrotheads

Parrotheads say they take beach life to the extreme by living out Jimmy Buffett's lyrical scenarios in the way they dance, dress, drink and dine. To them, summer isn't just a season, it's a state of mind.

Parrotheads and fans dance to live music in
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Parrotheads and fans dance to live music in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Parrothead Ed Reilly, left, shares an inflatable pool
(Credit: John Dunn)

Parrothead Ed Reilly, left, shares an inflatable pool with his daughter Alanna at the tailgate party before the Jimmy Buffett concert at Jones Beach. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Don Decker of Brookfield Conn., Russ Wildrick of
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Don Decker of Brookfield Conn., Russ Wildrick of Washington N.J., and Charles Nicoletti of Plainview, parrotheads and fans, dance in grass skirts in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

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Parrotheads gather on the deck of a pirate
(Credit: John Dunn)

Parrotheads gather on the deck of a pirate ship crafted on top of an old school bus as they party before the Jimmy Buffett concert at Jones Beach. (Aug. 19, 2011)

A group of parrotheads party before the Jimmy
(Credit: John Dunn)

A group of parrotheads party before the Jimmy Buffett concert at Jones Beach. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Parrothead Wayne Mason wears a King Tut headress
(Credit: John Dunn)

Parrothead Wayne Mason wears a King Tut headress at the tailgate party before the Jimmy Buffett concert at Jones Beach. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Parrotheads Lola Perter of Oradell, NJ and Anna
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Parrotheads Lola Perter of Oradell, NJ and Anna Littman-Quinn of Boston in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. Lola says they party with a purpose: to benefit different charities. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Parrotheads Matt Sullivan of Rockville Center, Jennifer Jackson
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Parrotheads Matt Sullivan of Rockville Center, Jennifer Jackson of Hoboken, and John Sinclair of Hoboken NJ dance in grass skirts in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

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Parrothead Bob Dietrich of Sayville holds 'Big' bird,
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Parrothead Bob Dietrich of Sayville holds 'Big' bird, a 27 year old macaw, in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

A pirate-themed bus arrives at the parking lot
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

A pirate-themed bus arrives at the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

Parrotheads Linda and Gary Schaefer of Manorville, and
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Parrotheads Linda and Gary Schaefer of Manorville, and Bob Kogler of Medford lounge in their tiki bar theme trailer in the parking lot before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2011)

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