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BRIEF: Buffett to be shown live on local screen

June 5, 2014

Daily Gazette, Sterling, Ill.

June 05--DIXON -- Accomplished singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett will perform live at 8:45 p.m.June 19 at the Coyote Drive-In in Texas. Sounds like a pretty long drive for even for his biggest fans.

Good thing for local "Parrotheads," the full-length concert will be broadcast live via satellite to select drive-in theaters, including the Midway Drive-In, 91 Palmyra Road, between Dixon and Sterling.

The gates will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person, with a minimum of two paid attendees per car. The concert is for ages 21 and over.

A variety of food and snacks will be available at the Midway Drive-In concession stand. Dixon Petunia Festival board members will be selling alcoholic beverages.

Technological advancements in digital projection and satellite delivery have allowed the Midway Drive-In to present the performance in high-definition with ultra-bright light on its 90-foot-wide screen. Digital stereo sound is delivered to each vehicle using high-fidelity FM broadcast.

No outside food or drinks will be permitted.

Go to for tickets.

Go to for a complete list of concert policies.

Call 847-647-3124 for more information.


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