Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

73° Good Morning
73° Good Morning

Jimmy Buffett set to play Jones Beach on Aug. 2

Jimmy Buffett performs at Hollywood & Highland in

Jimmy Buffett performs at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles, Calif., on June 9, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter

With his musical “Escape to Margaritaville” set to open on Broadway, Jimmy Buffett isn’t going to spend any time wasting away. He’s already set his annual trek to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater from his Sag Harbor home.

Buffett will play the amphitheater on Aug. 2, as part of a busy summer tour of outdoor venues, including shows at Wrigley Field (July 13) and Fenway Park (Aug. 9).

Tickets for the Jones Beach show are $56-$156 through Live Nation and go on sale at 10 a.m. March 12.

Buffett recently released his duet “Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On” with Caroline Jones to benefit the hurricane relief efforts of his Singing for Change foundation.

But he told CBS News that he’s trying to work more moderately these days. “If you look at our tour schedule now… we work Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,” he said. “We always take a day off, ‘cause we are an old band. We try to stay in shape, but ... we weren’t supposed to last this long!”

More Entertainment

Important message for Optimum customers

Your Newsday digital access is changing as of 10/1

You recently received an email from Optimum’s parent company, Altice USA, informing you that Altice will no longer offer free Newsday digital access with Optimum's online service. Through an exclusive trial offer for Optimum customers, Newsday is pleased to extend your digital access at no cost until the end of the year.

I understand, no thanks