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Island Fever Showcase

Island Fever Showcase Where: Clear Lake, IA Date: August 31 – September 2, 2018 Organizers: Isle of Iowa PHC< Bart Mason https://www.islandfevershowcase.com/ Island Fever Showcase is an event you must not miss! For the first time ever, Trop Rock music will grace America’s most iconic & sacred musical stage – the Surf Ballroom. Join us…

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Pardi Gras

Pardi Gras Where: French Quarter New Orleans Date: January 17-20, 2019 Organizers: Jerry Diaz www.pardi-gras.com About Pardi Gras . . . Pardi-Gras is an annual event presented by Sail Away Promotions and Entertainment. The event takes place in various locations around the French Quarter, in New Orleans, LA. The event showcases live “Trop-Rock” musical entertainment,…

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Phlock to the Falls

Phlock to the Falls Where: Niagara Falls, CA Date: September 16-18, 2018 Organizers: Parrot Head on the St. Clair http://parrotheadsonthestclair.com/phlock-to-the-falls/

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Summer Chi.ll

Summer Chi.ll Where: Chicago, IL Date: August 2-5, 2018 Organizers: Chicago PHC https://www.summerchi-ill.com/  NON-STOP MUSIC & Entertainment OVER 4 AWESOME DAYS The Chicago Parrot Head Club and Cornerstone Services Inc are proud to present Summer CHI.ILL, a Trop-Rock festival that will start Thursday evening and continues until the last song ending on Sunday afternoon. There…

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Laid Back Attack

Laid Back Attack Where: Hotel RL in Olympia , WA Date: July 12-15, 2018 Organizers: Rob Hill (PH of Puget Sound) www.laidbackattack.com About Laid Back Attack . . . Laid Back Attack (LBA) is the annual summer charity musical festival staged by the Parrot Heads of Puget Sound. Held in July of each year, LBA…

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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice Where: Branson, MO Date: June 2019 Organizers: Rick Lamb http://www.phin-addicts.com/   Come join us at Summer Solstice Trop Rock Fest (SSTRF) on beautiful Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO at the Rock Lane Resort. There is a fantastic line up scheduled for 4 days of fun on the lake. Rock Lane is nearly…

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Riddles In the Sand

Riddles In the Sand Where: Galveston Bay, TX Date: July 26-29, 2018 Organizers: Galveston Bay PHC www.gbphc-riddlesinthesand.com/    

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Parrothead Rendezvous

Parrothead Rendezvous Where: Panama City, FL Date: April 25-28, 2019 Organizers: Panama City PHC / Jeff Brewer https://rendezvous2019.myevent.com/ Beachoholic@yahoo.com             850 693-0500 2019 Rendezvous will be bigger and better than ever! More music, more fun, more sun! April 25th – 28th, 2019. We will be at Sharky’s again, and look…

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Music on the Bay

Music on the Bay Where: Whiskey Joe’s Barefoot Beach Bar, Tampa, Florida Date: Feb 28 – March 3, 2019 Organizers: Tampa Bay PHC musiconthebay.org   This is a one of a kind Trop-Rock festival! The event will start Thursday and the music will keep playing until the last note ending just after sunset on Sunday.…

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Stars Fell on Alabama

Stars Fell on Alabama Where: Orange Beach, AL Date: March 14-17, 2019 Organizers: Mobile & Biloxi PHC starsfellonalabama.org  

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Meet Me in the Keys

Meet me in the Keys Where: Key West Date: June 2019 Organizers: Southernmost Coconut Castaways www.southernmostcoconutcastaways.com/mmitk The Southernmost Coconut Castaways is the OFFICIAL fan/friend club of Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band. We invite you to “Become another Castaway,” as Howard sings, by joining us and attending the next Meet Me in The…

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Phins to the West

Phins to the West Where: Mesquite, NV Date: June 6-9, 2019 Organizers: Doug Murray phinstothewest.com

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San Felipe Songwriters Festival

Where: San Felipe Mexico When: November 9-10, 2018 www.sanfelipesongwritersfestival.com melodie@sanfelipesongwritersfestival.com Formerly known as “Meeting of the Mindless” Get up close and hang out with the artists.  We’ll be hanging out at Juanito’s Cantina on El Dorado Beach, where you can meet the talented songwriters, listen up close and escape to a life inspired by the…

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Beach Bash

Beach Bash Where: St. Augustine, FL Date: June 2019 Organizers: A1A Parrot Head Club a1aparrotheads.org

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Pirates and Poets Songwriters Invitational

Pirates and Poets Songwriters Invitational Where: Port Aransas, TX Date: February 2019 Organizers: Jon Burns http://www.piratesandpoets.net/porta.html  

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Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds Where: Key West, FL Date: October 31-Nov 4, 2018 Organizers: Parrotheads in Paradise Inc. https://www.phip.com/meeting   27th Annual Meeting of the Minds 2018 “We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About!” 2019 Meeting of the Minds Dates October 30 – November 3, 2019 in Key West, Florida

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Lone Star Luau

Lone Star Luau Where: Marble Falls, TX Date: February 1-3, 2019 Organizers: Thom Shepherd http://www.lonestarluau.com Lone Star Luau is bringing some great singer-songwriters, bands, and music to throw a great trop rock party. “Our goal is to blow people away each year,” Shepherd said. “And we also want them to have some great memories.  

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Event: Parrothead Phrenzy (Tallahassee, FL)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 6 PM – 11:30 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/205805633383968/ www.tallahasseeparrotheadclub.com The 14th Annual Parrothead Phrenzy is a concert benefit for Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. Dance to Florida’s Premier Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, Jason Webb and the Caribbean Chillers, enjoy the Buffett Buffet, win at the Wino and I Know Wine Toss and find great…

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Gulf Coast Days

Gulf Coast Days Where: French Quarter New Orleans Date: August 23-26, 2018 Organizers: Jerry Diaz http://jerrydiaz.com/specialevents/gulfcoastdays.html Join us for the 2nd Annual “Gulf Coast Days” weekend in the French Quarter of New Orleans! Presented by Sail Away Entertainment + Pirates & Poets, Gulf Coast Days promises to be a fun weekend full of music and…

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Trop Rock River Phlock

Trop Rock River Phlock Where: Tulsa, OK Date: September 13-16, 2018 Organizers: Tulsa Parrot Head Club, Cathy Boley https://www.facebook.com/events/1586330444785713/   Party with a Purpose all weekend long. Three stages of music. Saturday pool party and grill out, Silent Auction. Swag welcome bag, Artist meet and greet. On air Parrot Head Radio Interviews. Sunday brunch for…

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TRMA Trop Rock Music Awards

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Why the awards are important...

The Annual TRMA Trop Rock Awards provide an opportunity for our Association and it's members to recognize the outstanding artists, songwriters, fans, radio stations, venues and others who make this genre so great.

2018 Award Details

The 11th Annual TRMA awards will be held Friday, November 2nd in Key West, Florida. There will be a total of nineteen awards in 2018. If you want to participate in the awards voting, sponsor our awards show, or volunteer, please click below. The nomination round runs July 2 through August 15th and the final ballot voting will be September 1 - 30.


2017 TRMA Award Winners

Male Vocalist: Donny Brewer
Female Vocalist: Brittany Kingery
Duo/Trio: The Detentions
Band: Boat Drunks
Entertainer: Donny Brewer
Album/CD: Winnebago Tapes Vol 1 - Donny Brewer
Song: Rum & Somethin' - Donnie Brewer & Reggie Starrett
Horizon: Jesse Rice
Musician: JD Edge
Radio Station - Mid Size Market: Radio A1A
Radio Station - Small Market: Radio Trop Rock
Radio Show: Trop Rockin' The USA - Eric & Gina Babin
Live Music Venue: Smokin' Tuna, Key West, FL
House Concert Venue:  The Yard, Tampa, FL - Mark & Sharon Leverett
Event of the Year:  Music on the Bay, Tampa Bay, FL
Fan of the Year: Colleen Fuchs
I Can Award: Donny Brewer
Songwriter of the Year: Donny Brewer
Lifetime Achievement Award: Earl Bernhardt and Pam Portner, Tropical Isle


All Paths Lead to Trop Rock!

Check Out These Opportunities to Listen to Trop Rock

Radio Stations

The best place to hear a variety of Trop Rock music is to check out many of the wonderful radio stations that play the music and support our genre's artists. Click here to check them out!


Music Venues

There are many live music venues across the US that support live Trop Rock music. From house concert venues to bars and restaurants, check out our list of venues that support our artists by clicking here!

Annual Festivals Events

Want to check out many Trop Rock artists in one location? We have you covered. Throughout the year there are numerous Trop Rock music festivals at fabulous locations across the country and abroad. Click here to check some of them out. Don't wait long, they sell out fast!

Corporate Sponsors

The TRMA could not provide the support to the Trop Rock genre without the financial assistance from our membership and sponsors. We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available. If you have a unique sponsorship need please reach out and discuss what we can do to help you tap into the Trop Rock lifestyle. Click here to learn more.