Scene and Heard

Jimmy Buffett injured in Fall from Stage

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on January 26, 2011

The CNN report is below

Sydney, Australia (CNN) — Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett fell off a concert stage during a show in Sydney, Australia Wednesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Doctors at Sydney’s St. Vincent’s Hospital listed Buffett, 64, in stable condition four hours after he was admitted, spokeswoman Denise Coughlan said.

She would not give details about his injuries.

Australia’s Daily Telegraph newspaper quotes witnesses saying Buffett fell from the Hordern Pavilion stage after singing “It’s been a lovely cruise, I’m sorry it’s ended.”

Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band have performed several sold-out shows in Sydney over the past week, the newspaper reported.
 According to Buffetts’s website he is doing okay.

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