Jimmy Buffett Released From Hospital Following Unspecified Medical Issue
The “Margaritaville” singer said he looks forward to getting back on the road soon.
Jimmy Buffett is on the mend after yet another brief hospitalization.
The 76-year-old star checked out of a Boston-area hospital on Saturday after a doctor's visit earlier in the week revealed an issue that required “immediate attention.” The unexpected hospitalization forced Buffett to postpone his scheduled weekend shows in Charleston.
"Thank you for the outpouring of support and well-wishes," the “Margaritaville” singer wrote on Facebook Friday. "I head home tomorrow for a while, and then will go for a fishing trip with old friends, along with paddling and sailing and get[ting] myself back in good shape."
Buffett added that he's eager to get back to performing soon.
"Once I am in shape, we will look at the whens and wheres of shows. I think playing is as therapeutic for me as it is for fans to listen and sing along," he wrote. "Looking forward to announcing a new date for Charleston as well as some new shows! Fins up!"
Buffett didn’t share the reason for his hospital stay, though in his initial announcement, he joked that, “Growing old is not for sissies, I promise you.”
This isn’t the first time the Parrot Head in Chief has had a tour interrupted by undisclosed medical woes. In fact, a “brief hospitalization” cut his 2022 tour short in September.
Buffett's reps haven't commented on either situation.
Get well soon, Jimmy!
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