16th Annual Phins To The West Event Goes Virtual! Phins to the West will host its annual event online this year with the event tag line "We're Not Cancelled, We're Quarantined." EVERYONE is invited to enjoy this live musical event, as well as participate in the annual costume and door decorating contests. Phins to the West will return in June next … [Read more...] about Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Virtual Phins to the West (but were afraid to ask)
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’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
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
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 in Key West. This acclaimed event has been held at the Key … [Read more...] about 2019 TROP ROCK MUSIC AWARDS SHINE IN NEW VENUE