Cheeseburger in Motor City: Jimmy Buffett plays Pine Knob on June 30, 1982, among his 33 shows at the shed. (Photo by Ross Marino/Getty Images) Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band played Pine Knob Music Theatre for the first time on June 29, 1982. Buffett is not the 50-year-old amphitheater’s most frequent visitor (see main story) but he has performed at the shed 32 more times and has become synonymous with summer fun in suburban Detroit. Over the years, Buffett has generated plenty of memories at Pine Knob. Poison’s Bret Michaels hopped on stage with the band for “Margaritaville” in June 2010, two nights before Poison performed with Lynyrd Skynyrd. Huey Lewis & the News opened Buffett’s 2016 stop. Buffett’s 1991 show was packaged for release with Buffett acknowledges that Pine Knob is one of his favorite places to play and is more than happy to sing, or… Continue Reading ‘This Place Is Pine Knob’: Jimmy Buffett Brings The Beach To The Midwest

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