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Parrot Head Rendezvous Returns Even Better After Hurricane

When Hurricane Michael slammed part of the Emerald Coast of northwest Florida on October 10, 2018, it was doubtful the annual Parrot Head Rendezvous would surface from the rubble just months later. The president of the Panama City Parrot Head Club, Jeff Brewer (of Jeff and the Camaros), praised how well the club members rallied …

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Music on the Bay 2019 Blends Fun & Fundraising for Shriners

The first days of March were full of fun and fundraising at the annual Music on the Bay festival in Tampa, FL. Trop Rock music fans, Parrot Heads and beach-loving locals attended the 5 day festival where over 25 musical acts entertained on the secluded beach at Whisky Joe’s. The setup is ideal with 2 …

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People’s Choice “Unsung Hero” Don Middlebrook Follows Fate

In 2018, 2500 fans voted in the Trop Rockin’ Magazine People’s Choice Awards! Don Middlebrook was honored as the Unsung Hero. This award was sponsored by Radio Trop Rock, owned and operated by Eric and Gina Babin. They literally are “Trop Rockin’ Across the USA,” as they travel to various music venues and events throughout …

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Story Behind the Song: Jim Asbell, “The Other Side of the Island”

Jim Asbell has been a troubadour since 1997. His parents took him to see Elvis in concert and Jim saw the audience react to the music from the man on the stage. That set him off on the mission to learn and soak up all the music he could. Jim had it pretty easy when …

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Music on the Bay Shined For Shriners Children

Seven years of successfully fundraising, Music On The Bay is your “Live Music Vacation” in Tampa Bay Florida at Whiskey Joe’s Barefoot Beach Bar. The only seven year itch here is they will be doing it again in 2019. Tampa Bay Parrot Head Club put on the largest event outside of PHIP’s Meeting of the …

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An Event to Remember, Parrot Head Rendezvous is a Success!

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 …

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Tampa Bay Parrot Head Club Success with Music On The Bay

Dorothy Bedlin and her Tampa Bay Parrot Head Club (TBPHC) Phlock succeed in delivering phrases like “Party with a Purpose,” “Parrot Heads have Heart” and “ Music feeds the Soul.” Every year the TBPHC and their Music on the Bay (MOTB) Attendees have raised more then the previous year for the Shriner’s Hospital for Children. …

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