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Mark Mireles Trop Rock Music Steel Pan Player

Mark Mireles, Trop Rock Music Steel Pan Player / Singer

2019 Trop Rockin’ Magazine People’s Choice Awards Winners

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 …

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MARK MIRELES – PASSIONATE ABOUT PANS

I recently heard a line from a movie that referred to steel drum music as creating a physical reaction to listeners. I also sat down with steel drum player extraordinaire, Mark Mireles about his musical career with this instrument. Mark told me music has been his life since sixth grade in Houston, Texas, where he …

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Trop Rockin’ Magazine Hosts Fan Fav Events in Key West

Trop Rockin’ Magazine is now in it’s 7th year! Our mission in creating the first online platform to strengthen and solidify the Trop Rock movement and Parrot Head communities has been a great joy and success. We’re glad to be on this Trop Rockin’ adventure with all of you!   6th Annual Tuesday on the …

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Panama City Parrot Head Club “License to Chill” Rendezvous

Sharkey’s beachfront restaurant opened their doors and beach to over 400 happy sun seeking Parrot Heads at the annual Rendezvous event, hosted by the Panama City Parrot Head Club. Warm sunny days and chilly evenings allowed for games, dancing and night time romancing. Girls Inc. of Bay County is the official charity and their volunteers …

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Pirates & Poets Songwriters Invitational Keeps Growing

For several years, I attended an annual music event and sat in a hotel conference room in tiny Port Aransas, Texas, listening to a trio of singer/ songwriters share songs, stories and jokes. A more intimate setting would be hard to find, perfect for the limited audience. In the last few years, the audiences have …

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The 21st Annual Pardi Gras Street Party

The Pardi Gras Street Party is always a favored highlight of this 4 day Trop Rock music festival. Pardi Gras Parrot Head attendees mingled with the New Orleans locals and tourists who were drawn out from the bars by the high energy concert taking place on Bourbon Street. Donny and The Dock Rockers opened the …

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