"Embrace the Chaos!"

Crab Island fun Crab Island
Crab Island - Destin, Florida

This is your escape from the ordinary. Enter the laid back world of Parrotheads and Trop Rock music on the Florida Emerald Coast and beyond! We cover the party scene from Crab Island in Destin to Panama City Beach to Pensacola to all points in the world where there is a Trop Rock party!

Crab Island Destin, FL Crab Island

 Mullet Wrapper Newsletter

 Each month we will have a new issue of our newsletter, “The September 2014 Crab Island Mambo Mullet Wrapper” is available on our “Mullet Wrapper” page.   It will include all the parties, phun, phlockers, trop rockers and general information you COULD do without but for some reason you just can’t miss!  

Welcome to Destin!

Upcoming Events

Our “Happenings” page gives a listing of many of the events taking place on the Emerald Coast and across the southeast. Find events from Panama City to Pensacola plus many events across the country including Key West. We even spotlight events internationally.

"Embrace the Chaos! Trop Rock Music Series at The Cantina"
Join Crab Island Mambo and Crab Island Cantina as we bring the best musicians in the Trop Rock world to Destin. Each third Friday from 5-9 pm enjoy a FREE show at The Cantina.
Click here for all the details!

Emerald Grande AJ's Oyster Bar

"21st Annual Phlocking of the Phaithful - 21 and Legal....Let the CHAOS! Begin!!!"
Crab Island Mambo is hosting the "21st Annual Phlocking of the Phaithful" Trop Rock event in Put in Bay, Ohio in 2015. CLICK HERE for the details and to get registered here for this 4 days of good friends, Trop Rock Music and great times on this island in the middle of Lake Erie!


"21st Annual Phlocking of the Phaithful RAFFLE!!!"
In support of our hosting Phlocking of the Phaithful, Crab Island Mambo is holding a SPECIAL RAFFLE. Get your tickets now for a prize package that retails at over $500! CLICK HERE for all the details on the prizes and how you can purchase your tickets.
Drawing to be held October 29th in Key West at our “Crab Island Mambo Welcome to the Island Party” at Dante’s. You don’t have to be present to win and you don’t have to be registered for MOTM or Phlocking to win.

Crab Island group photo Ladies at Crab Island


Check out the “Trop Rock Musicians” page for web sites and a brief description of your favorite Trop Rock artist. Be sure to send us suggestions on the new up and comers 

Casey in the Gulf of Mexico Sunshine Cindy and Loujean on stage at Crab Island

Pictures, Video's and Friends

Pictures, videos…blackmail material all…will be on our “Recent Events” page. Check it out often and see if you can find yourself. 

The Trop Rock and Parrothead world is a great collection of Phanatics from all over the world. Our “Phriends” page will be a collection of the web sites that make us truly unique.

Vist the Crab Island Mambo "You Tube" channel for dozens of video's taken at various events from around the country.  They might not be professional video's but they sure bring back a lot of good memories and can show all the fun of a Trop Rock event!

Jan Patton performing his "Crab Island Mambo Song" at The Boathouse

Crab Island Kenny and friends at Crab Island

Latest News, Blog and Merchandise

Want to get all the "Breaking News" from the Emerald Coast and across the Trop Rock and Parrothead worlds? Then click on the link to stay on top of all the newest information.

Take Crab Island Mambo with you everywhere you go. Visit our Merchandise page to get your Crab Island Mambo stuff! T-Shirts, Tank Tops, Koozies...we have it all!

Destin beach Crab Island Volleyball

Check in on Wednesday's as we give you all the details on the upcoming weekend fun in around the Emerald Coast and beyond. Our Weekend Update page will keep you informed of where to go and what to do!

Destin Beach Conch Republic meets Destin Harbor

Every Monday and Thursday I publish a blog, "Living and Playing in Desting, FL." This is my daily review of our lifestyle and the party scene in and around Destin, FL including Crab Island and all the fun that takes place out there at Crab Island. Check it out: 

Fun at Crab Island Crab Island

Don’t hesitate to send us your suggestions, comments and ideas to make Crab Island Mambo the number one place to go for all things Destin, Trop Rocking and Parrotheading!  

Crab Island Mambo on the beaCH

Give us a chance and you will be “Embracing the Chaos!” in no time!

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Crab Island Mambo and Embrace the Chaos
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Gene Mitchell Island Party CD 

"ISLAND PARTY" is a compilation of the best of Gene Mitchell's upbeat Trop-Rock songs from his first CDs

If you are not familiar with Gene's original music, this CD is a must to get you into a "Party" state of mind!

Order your copy today online at: 
Download on iTunes

Also at, or at the Beachfront Radio Music Hut

The Boathouse Oyster Bar
Destin's Best Kept Secret
Since 1986

The Boathouse Oyster Bar

Voted the Emerald Coast Best:
Raw Oysters
Baked Oysters
Best place to have a beer

Live Music 7 days a week
Full menu and full bar

288-B Harbor Blvd. (Hwy. 98)
Destin, FL

Landshark Pizz
Home of the Shark Pizza 
Serving Pizza, Wings, Subs, & Cold Beer 
Open Daily at 11 am 
(Located next to Old Time Pottery, Destin, FL)

7" Personal Pizza $5.99 daily
Taco Tues with $2.50 Corona's
Wednesday $.59 wings all day

Daily Happy Hour
Mon – Fri 3-6 pm
$1.75 drafts and $2.00 domestics 


Calypso Nuts

The Calypso Nuts
“Entertainment Without a Net”

Trop Rock, Reggae, Pop and Island Music

Lynley and Robbie

Regular shows all season at:
Juana’s Pagoda in Navarre, FL.,
Crab Island Cantina in Destin, FL
Shows across the country from Key West, FL to Put in Bay, Ohio to Nevada

Check out where The “Nuts” are playing next:

Purchase the Calypso Nuts CD’s in the Beachfront Radio Trop Rock Music Hut

Authentic Brick Oven
“New York” Style Pizza
Calzones, Subs, Soup/Salad

Daily Happy Hour 4-7 pm 
2 for 1 domestic beer 
$3 Well Drinks 
Appetizer specials 

Carryout Special
3-6 pm 16” cheese or peperoni pizza for only $12 

 Call 850-460-2990 for delivery
104 Harbor Blvd (On Hwy 98 next to AJ’s parking lot)

Mike Ryan

Michael Ryan

Buying or Selling?
Investment Property
Vacation Home
New Home
New Construction
First Time Buyers 

Don’t waste your money renting
someone else's vacation home
Century 21
When you can buy a vacation home and rent it to everyone else

Contact Michael and let him assist you in all your real estate needs
850-902-5089 (cell)

Michael Ryan
Century 21, Wilson Minger Agency, Inc.
1350 East John Sims Pkwy
Niceville, FL 32578


Destin, FL


Located in the Palms of Destin Condo

 Tracy Bari

Traci Bari

Beach Escapes Realty

Looking to Buy or Sell Real Estate on the Emerald Coast?

Call Tracy Bari

12273 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Ste 107
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

"The Amazing Jack's and Me"

It's like Bob Dylan and Wyclef had a baby...
…An acoustic
"Funky Folk" sound

Playing in Destin and Ft. Walton at:
The Monkey Bar, Malibu Jacks, Mangoes on the Bayou, Bric N Brac, Noonies, Speak Easy, KC's Sandbar, Funky Blues Shack


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