Who doesn’t want to sail off to the tropics and leave it all behind? If you’ve done it or ever hope to, then here is a Sailing Song playlist for the soundtrack to your adventure. In the Trop Rock genre, there are many songs about sailing and songs that use sailing imagery. Explore more of […]
What is Trop Rock Music?
Trop Rock music captures the essence of the laid back lifestyle through songs with a tropical vibe. Mixing influences from Jazz, Country, Reggae, Rock, Island sounds and of course, the man with out a definitive genre, Jimmy Buffett. Although, we'd say Jimmy Buffett is the origin of popular Trop Rock music, it's a genre name most mainstream radio and music listeners haven't heard.
With hundreds of solo musicians and full bands fitting into Trop Rock genre, the Trop Rock Music Association was formed in 2005 to bring these artists and their fans together with formal recognition of the Trop Rock genre and a platform to recognize the efforts of these talented musicians and artist.
Trop Rock artists no longer fall into a nameless genre. Here, at Trop Rockin' Magazine, we're excited to help Trop Rock Music flourish through sharing fun articles about Trop Rock News & Events, Trop Rock Artists and Trop Rock Songs & new Albums.
Swimming Pools. Tiki Bar. 85 Degrees. Cruzan Rum. Trop Rock Music. Does this sound like the perfect party? It’s the first “Summer Solstice” Music Festival at Rock Lane Resort & Marina. Hosted by Rick Lamb and the Phin Addicts, Summer Solstice is June 22nd – 25th in Branson, Missouri. Four days of music overlooking the […]
Meet Me in the Keys is celebrating it’s 10th year anniversary and this years’ event is kicking it up a notch! With even more events and an all-star lineup you don’t want to miss out! This annual gathering of Howard Livingston’s “Friends Clubs” is presented by the Southernmost Coconut Castaways. Meet Me in the Keys […]
The sugar sand beaches of Panama City Beach welcomed another large group of Parrot Heads for the Parrot Head Rendezvous of 2017 this last weekend. Almost picture perfect weather and the incredible musical lineup made this event one of the strongest in its 12 year history. Hosted by the Panama City Parrot Head Club and […]
Back before the Meeting of the Minds / Parrot Head convention in 2015, I enjoyed several great songs on the Don Middlebrook Pandora station by someone I’d never heard of –Jesse Rice. When I found out Jesse was performing in Key West during the 2015 convention week, I contacted him for an interview. We had […]
As one of the newest house concert venues to start up in the Southwest Florida region, the “Sun and Fun Tiki” is an all around fantastic experience. The setting is a true Florida get-a-way boasting lake front views, Tiki Hut performance stage, a large backyard, screened in pool, a little dock and future plans for […]
Danny Rosado is from Alabama and traveled the world as a Navy helicopter pilot. New to the Trop Rock music scene, Danny’s songs are a mix of Gulf Coast, Americana and a sound he calls Sandgrass. Working on his first all original Trop Rock album due out May 13th, Danny tells us the story behind […]
Can you imagine a Boston University graduate who majored in history now playing music to packed houses and audiences with rapt attention? It’s not hard at all to figure out if it’s Brendan Mayer, very talented guitarist, singer/songwriter and son of Peter Mayer, who we all know is Jimmy Buffett’s lead guitarist. I had a […]
Our Songs About Parrot Heads Playlist is all about the best people in the world, you! Trop Rock artists have captured various sides of the Parrot Head lifestyle. From serious odes celebrating the never ending giving nature of Parrot Heads to how a Parrot Head might feel the morning after a Jimmy Buffett concert. There […]
When I first chatted with Mike Nash in an interview, it was about three years ago at Pardi Gras. He was there by himself – no band – and in promotion mode. I learned about his background in music, plus he was really optimistic about his band and their future. That would be the Southern […]