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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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The Sounds of Trop Rock at Pardi Gras 2018

Trop Rock comes in many sounds and styles that transfer us to a warmer place in time to escape weather, work or reality for awhile. Pardi Gras music line-up gives us trop rockin’ parrot heads the opportunity to mingle in with the New Orleans Bourbon Street music life. Perfect music venue for Danny Rosado performing …

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Another Voyage to Paradise Cruising Fun with Southern Drawl Band

My husband and I attended our first Trop Rock Cruise organized by the Southern Drawl Band. This was their second cruise and appropriately called “Another Voyage to Paradise 2.” It is one of the many great trips that they are currently organizing. They are calling these vacation/music getaways a SDB Playcation! We attended with 200 …

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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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Pardi Gras’ 20th Year and It’s Better Than Ever

What a fabulous time 575 of us had in New Orleans recently at Pardi Gras. The food was wonderful, the weather was perfect for mid-January, but the music… that’s what made the weekend! Jerry and Mary Diaz, along with much help from their daughters, Danielle and Casey, bring a bevy of Trop Rock musicians together …

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Donny Brewer CD & Release Party: The Winnebago Tapes Vol. 1

It’s one thing to hear a new Trop Rock CD for the first time and give an opinion, but it’s quite another thing to experience a Trop Rock CD release party, especially when Donny Brewer is hosting the party! Well, actually Fred and Sara Guerrero hosted the event at their Isla Bella House Concert venue …

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