Jimmy Buffett's June 3 concert at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre could have been a disaster (hear us out, seriously).
It totally wasn't, however, and A&E editor Cathy Salustri had her fears of coconut bras, drunk pirates and man paunches trumped by a few deep cuts and the 70-year-old songwriter's new approach to tiptoeing around a fanbase that probably doesn't wholly share his liberal politics.
Jimmy Buffett in Tampa: five reasons it could've sucked, and five ways we were totally wrong
"Buffett is running out of fucks to give about whether or not the depressed CPA wearing a grass skirt and drinking way too much Landshark wants him to play 'Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw,'" Salustri wrote in her review.
"He preceded 'Defying Gravity' with a not-so-veiled barb at Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord (he'd already ad-libbed "don't wanna land in Mar-a-Lago" when he sang 'Volcano'): After calling Earth a beautiful planet, he said some people cared more than others, than closed by saying 'I want to live on islands; I don't want to be treading water.'"
Read the full review here, and listen to songs from the set below.