If you are a devoted fan of Trop Rock music, you’re more than likely a member of the Trop Rock Music Association. While the organization works to support the Trop Rock music genre and provide benefits to its Academy Musician members, the highlight of the group is the annual Trop Rock Music Association Awards show […]
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.
I think it’s rather amazing how the Trop Rock music genre is a little like a musical siren to many musicians. In the last few years, we are seeing more songwriters and performers come out of the Nashville writing/performing scene and crossing into Trop Rock. They seem to be very happy with the crosswalk, also. […]
2019 Trop Rockin’ Magazine People’s Choice Award Winners – SINGER / SONGWRITER – Thom Shepherd Sponsored by Free Range Parrots – ENTERTAINER – Donny Brewer Sponsored by Author, Chip Bell – TROP ROCK BAND – The Boat Drunks Sponsored by Diablo Creek Music – TROP ROCK DUO / TRIO – Thom & Coley Shepherd […]
Who are the Bulawayos? We’re referring to Cory Young and Ty Thurman, a duo making music more often now, but have quite a long musical history together. Did you know many Trop Rock musicians got their start in Nashville? These two great singer / songwriters also met up in Nashville. They were working for an […]
Trop Rock music fans participated in a “Name the Band” contest a few short weeks ago, hosted by three artists already making quite a name for themselves individually. Danny Rosado, Boomer Blake and Jonas Lorence have some super gigs planned in Key West during Meeting of the Minds and came up with the brilliant idea […]
Trop Rock Music Week & Meeting of the Minds Schedule Key West Monday, October 28th – Sunday, November 3rd 2019 As always, this schedule includes the Meeting of the Minds schedule, our Awesome Sponsor’s events as well as all Trop Rock Music FREE events on the island of Key West. The times/performers/locations listed on this […]
Have you noticed a name suddenly almost everywhere in the Trop Rock music world in the past year? I noticed a perky, curly-haired blonde with a winning smile last year at Trop Rock Music Week in Key West. This is Erica Sunshine Lee and she’s taking the Trop Rock genre by storm. Erica comes from […]
The island of Grand Cayman was overrun by several dozen Parrot Heads, James “Sunny Jim” White fans and lovers of Trop Rock music for the “Skeletons on the Beach” event. The Margaritaville Resort was the brightly colored headquarters for fun, frivolity and a great deal of music. James White and his amazing wife Adela planned […]