If you’ve been to a Jimmy Buffett show, particularly a parking lot party before showtime, chances are that you’ve seen a bronzed, blond fellow applying "number tattoos" to various concert-goers. Maybe you’ve heard him answer to “Hey, Hollywood!” This individual would be the one and only Michael Holly. If this were a normal time in our Parrot Head lives, we would be gearing … [Read more...] about Michael Holly: The Biggest Jimmy Buffett Fan?
I’ve been very fortunate to be able to attend each Lone Star Luau since the first one in 2017. Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe have been extremely successful in bringing artists into small Marble Falls, Texas and many times the most awe-inspiring talent isn’t from the day-to-day Trop Rock music world. This year’s Lone Star Luau was again a wonderful success, with many … [Read more...] about LONE STAR LUAU 4 IS A HIT AGAIN
I have to admit that I’m biased. Pardi Gras is most definitely my favorite Trop Rock event. Yes, it’s in the middle of January and there have been a few years when it's been chilly. In 2012, my husband wore his ski gear on the first night, but by the Saturday Street Party, it was just fine. Weather aside, this is the annual Trop Rock event that embodies the feel of family. Trop … [Read more...] about Pardi Gras 2020 – Always a Great Time
You can’t really ask for a better venue for a Trop Rock music festival. Whiskey Joe's features a large swath of beach, nearly surrounded by water and palapas scattered around to provide shade, plus a large restaurant steps away for great meals and drinks all contribute to Music on the Bay. This amazing musical festival has won Best Trop Rock Large Event for several … [Read more...] about WHISKEY JOE’S LOVES SUPPORTING MUSIC ON THE BAY
How many of us get a chance to start over or rise from ashes for a new beginning? Jeremy McMillan is enjoying that very experience with Palapa Mac Radio. What started as a hobby in 2011 is now a viable and growing internet radio station. We spoke recently about the station’s rebirth and about Jeremy’s enthusiasm for Trop Rock music. Palapa Mac … [Read more...] about Palapa Mac Radio: Great Year Back On The Air