Parrotheads, here are two dates to mark on your calendars.
The first is Thursday, July 18. That's when Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will hold its annual beach party, this year dubbed the "Songs From St. Somewhere" Tour, at the First Niagara Pavilion.
The second date is Feb. 25, at 10 a.m., which is when the short, mad scramble for tickets begins. They are available at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000. There is an eight ticket limit.