Crab Island Mambo
"Embrace the Chaos!"

 Jammin Jeff

Trop Rock Musicians Web Sites

Be sure to visit the web sites, check out where they will playing and most importantly buy some of their CD's. Check back often as we will be adding new musicians as we hear them. Everyone listed is someone we have heard and can whole heartily recommend.


Rob Romans
Rob is taking the Gulf Coast by storm as he plays his originals and covers. Check him out!
Rob Romans

Brent Burns

Brent is one of the best storytellers in the Trop Rock world.

Brent at KC's

Brent playing at KC's


Eric Stone

Eric is a good friend who writes some of the best Trop Rock songs around.



Eric Stone with Sunny Jim
Eric at Tropical Isle with Sunny Jim


Jim Morris and the Big Bamboo Band

Jim puts on some of the best live shows in Trop Rock on top of being a great song writer. 

Jim Morris at Burt's Bar

Jim in the back room at Burt's Bar - like his song says!


Gene Mitchell

Gene is a great performer who you need to check out the next time you are on Panama City Beach. 

Gene Mitchell

Gene Mitchell


Capt. Josh

Capt. Josh knows more Buffett trivia than even probably Jimmy himself. 

Capt. Josh

Capt. Josh


Calypso Nuts

Great steel drum players who put on a fun show 

Calypso Nuts in Key West at Conch Republic
The Calypos Nuts in Key West at Conch Republic


Jerry Diaz and Hanna’s Reef

Jerry either solo or with the guys always put on a fantastic show. 
2012 Trop Rock Band of the year! 

Jerry Diaz and Hanna's Reef

Jerry and the band at the Crab Island Mambo Backyard Party


John Reno

John is in high demand on the Trop Rock music scene. 

John Reno
John Reno at the remodeled Tropical Isle 

Jimmy and the Parrots

Jimmy senior, Jimmy junior and the guys always put on one of the best high energy shows you will see.  
"2012 Entertainers of the Year" 

Cindy with Jimmy senior 

 Cindy with Jimmy Sr.


Joe Bennett

Joe looks like a throwback to the 60’s but his talent is definitely unquestioned. 

Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett


Jim Asbell and the Tropiholics

Catch a Jim Asbell show, especially at the Bull in Key West for MOTM and you will be a convert to his music.

Jim Asbell at the Bull

Jim at the Bull in Key West


Jack Mosley

Jack loves a good time and is a great singer with a dynamic live show with his band. 



Paul, Flipper, Jerry and the guys have great songs and Paul has one of the best voices in Trop Rock. 
(UPDATE: Sorry to say the band has broken up due to Paul moving to Florida) 


Jim Hoehn

Listening to a Jim Hoehn show is like going to a comedy show as well as a music concert. 

Jim Hoehn
Jim Hoehn in Put in Bay, Ohio


Sunny Jim White

James (Sunny Jim) has a great laid back style to his music and shows. 

Sunny Jim
Sunny Jim at Mr. Ed's in Put in Bay, Ohio



Michele and Tom never fail to take you to the tropics with their music and shows. 

Michele and Tom - Latitude

Michele and Tom - Latitude


Howard Livingston and MM24

Howie and the band have become one of Trop Rocks superstar acts. 




Boat Drunks

The guys are a fun band from Illinois that have a lot of great songs. 

Boat Drunks
Boat Drunks (I hope to get an actual pic of them soon!)

Boat Drunks
Finally a Boat Drunks picture. Taken during STAR's at LuLu's


Tall Paul

You can’t miss Tall Paul because of his height as well as his talent as a musician. 


John Frinzi

John is another talented singer, song writer and musician who loves to perform. 


Bob Karwin

Bob is a fun performer from the left coast. 

Don Middlebrook

Don is great singer and song writer who is another MOTM mainstay. 

Cindy with Don
Cindy with Don at MOTM


Thom Shepperd

Thom is a great song writer with several country hits to his credit like “Private Malone.”  

 Tom and Judie

 Thom and a Happy Judie


Mike Broward

Mike puts on a fun show and is a talented musician. 

Mike and Cindy
Mike and Cindy


Loren Davidson

Loren has several CD’s out with many great songs. 


Steven Youngblood

Steven, Mr. “Holler and Swaller,” is starting to branch out of his Panama City home area. 

Steven Youngblood



Matt Wahl 

Matt is a personable performer with great songs. 


Dennis McCaughey

Dennis is a quiet guy until he gets on stage and then he turns it on. 


Kelly McGuire

Kelly is another Trop Rock mainstay who is a great singer and song writer. 


Corned Beef and Curry

This group from Pittsburgh features a great sound and energy led by Bob the great fiddle player. 

Wayne and Bob 

 Wayne and Bob

Bwana Ray Borel

From Panama City, FL Bwana Ray plays old, new and obscure Buffett.

Bwana Ray
Bwana Ray


Jimi Pappas

Jimi is another good friend who is a singer/songwriter who does solo shows and plays with Jim Morris and the BBB.

Jimi Pappas
Jimi at Panama City PHC Rendezvous


John Patti

John is a great steel drum player who also plays with Jim Morris and the BBB.

John at MOTM
Coconut Radio

Sue and Steve are a great duo from Destin who are making waves on the national Trop Rock scene.

John Friday

The Teddy Bear of Trop Rock, John Friday, is gaining a big following due to his original trop rock CD's.

John Friday
John at Dante's in Key West

Jimmy Parrish and the Ocean Waves Band 

Jimmy and the band are making "Waves" in the Trop Rock world with their original music

Tiki Thom Starkey 

Tiki Thom has been making music for many years and he is now a sought after performer for Parrothead events

Tiki Thom

Dani Hoy 

"TropiGal" Dani Hoy is a new female performer making a name for herself due to her talent!

Dani Hoy

Rich (Schooner) McGuire

"Schooner" was previously the lead singer for Conch Republic Band and now is a solo artist who was voted the 2012 "Bad Boy of Trop Rock" by Beachfront Radio.


Southern Drawl Band

Southern Drawl Band has hit the Trop Rock scene in a big way with their fun, high energy shows.

Southern Drawl Band

Rick Steffen

Rick Steffen has been making Trop Rock music for a long time and has some of the best songs.

Rick Steffen

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Trop Rock Music

Christmas in Paradise

"Christmas in Paradise" 

Gene Mitchell brings the sounds of the season to Trop Rock! Listen to tropical Christmas songs as you celebrate the season!

"Christmas in Paradise"
Order your copies today online at: 

Or you can get Gene's music 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
Voted 1 of the 14 best hole-in-the-wall restaurants in FLA

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 Red Door Saloon, Destin, FL)

Game Day drink specials
Tuesday Music Bingo
Wednesday $.59 wings all day

Daily Happy Hour
Mon – Fri 3-6 pm
$2.00 drafts and $2.50 domestics and $4.00 wine 

Landshark Pizza

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

Carryout Special
2 for 1 Two Topping Pizza

Daily special...Two slices of cheese or peperoni pizza and a soft drink for $6!

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

Visit Crust Pizzeria at the entrance to AJ's for your late night munchies

The Crust Pizzeria is open in Mary Ester next to the mall on Page Bacon road by McDonalds.

The newest Crust Pizzeria is now open in the old Mama Rosa’s location at 1826 Lewis Turner Blvd. in Ft. Walton Beach.

Visit your neighborhood Crust Pizzeria

Rob Romans
“Playin’ songs you love to sing!”

Rob Romans
After 21 years in the Army, Rob shifted from Army-Rock to Trop-Rock!!! 

Performing regularly at:
The Boathouse Landing in Valparaiso, FL
The Beach House in Sandestin Resort, Miramar Beach, FL
McGuire's Irish Pub, Destin, FL
Hooks on the Harbor, Destin, FL

Check out where Rob’s playing: 

To Book Rob:
Call: 850-797-6234
Or email Rob at:

BT Turner
Singer / Songwriter

BT Turner

Trop Rock - Beach - Country  Music

Live Music and Mayhem for over 20 years

Performing in Destin:
Tuesday’s at The Boathouse Sunday’s at Crab Island Cantina
And all around town!

To see where BT is performing or to book BT:

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