Trop Rock Artist News – May 2019
For more information, check out each of the artist websites.
– Jack Mosley & John Friday – Volunteering to Perform for Charity
On May 10th from 7p-11p at The Dolphin Key Resort in Cape Coral, Jack Mosley will host a special show to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank.
Featuring Jack Mosley and John Friday with a mixture of their original tunes, but both will also perform their tribute specialties. Jack will perform his Harry Chapin Tribute and John will perform his John Prine Tribute.
Thank you Jack and John for volunteering your talents!
– Rob Mehl – Song in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Congratulations Rob! Rob Mehl’s song “Me and Willie Mays” is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York! It was voted to be received as a part of baseball memorabilia.
Rob sends out a huge thanks to Arty Smith for thinking, “Hmmm, this song should be in the Hall of Fame!” And now it is!
– Don Middlebrook – Back in the Studio
Don Middlebrook is back in the studio to record his new song “Jump Start” which is an upbeat song about Music on the Bay. John Patti has laid down the steel drum track and Doyle Grisham has recorded his tracks on the steel pedal guitar.
Another song Don is recording is “Kettle Creek” about a Trop Rock adventure in Canada. The song features Steppenwolf’s Michael Monarch on lead guitar. Don sends out his thanks to Lisa and Kenny Burke for bringing them together and big thanks to Parrot Heads of St. Thomas for bringing him to Canada which led to him finding Kettle Creek, an unexpected beach town.
We’re looking forward to the release of these new songs.
– Reggie Starrett – Playing on No Shoes Radio
Reggie Starrett’s song “My Favorite Color is Beach” now playing on Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio. Congrats Reggie!
– Donald James – Recording New Song in Nashville
Donald “DJ” James recently headed to Nashville to record his summer anthem style song “Trop Rockin’ Summertime.” Kenny Chesney’s guitar player, Jon Conely, performs on the single. Donald said “he’s a cool dude.” I bet he is!
Can’t wait for this song to be released, it’s the best anthem style song!
John also recently performed at the Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival. It’s great to see artists in the genre performing at new festivals.
– The Jonas Lorence Band (JLB) – Texas to Tampa Tour
Jonas Lorence and the band are heading out on tour this May. Look for them in Lake Palestine, Tampa Bay, St. Pete Beach and Pensacola. Check his website for tour dates!