News from The Trop Rock Junkies

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 11:43 am
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Florida, South Carolina and Indiana Shows Equal Festivals, Fireworks and Fun

The Trop Rock Junkies have a busy schedule coming up in June and July starting off June 1st with the Palm Harbor Parrot Head Party in Palm Harbor, Florida.  This day long street festival takes place in the Old Palm Harbor Main Street Historic District.  Festivities start at 2:00PM and last until10:00PM.  The Trop Rock Junkies will play from 2:30PM until 4:30PM.  Admission is free so come on out and join the fun.  On June 8th we will be at the Nav-a-Gator in Lake Suzy, FL from 2-5PM performing for our Southwest Florida friends and especially our Charlotte Harbor Parrot Head Club friends who have always shown their support.  Admission is just a canned good for charity.  On June 15 we head to Parrish, FL for a fun evening at the Higgins’ (Mostly Bar) & Grill. This is always a fun house concert hosted by one of Trop Rock’s biggest supporters, Terry and Marrianne Higgins.  The following week we are off to Columbia, SC for the annual Fin Fest, put on by the Palmetto Parrot Head Club.  The event is held June 21st and 22nd at the Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, 630 Assembly Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. You can register for this event at  It’s two days of music and fun with the Tsunami Wave Riders  kicking things off Friday night, entertainment poolside all day Saturday and the Trop Rock Junkies will headlining Saturday nights festivities starting at 7PM. If you are in the Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina area you will want to be a part of this event. After Columbia, SC, it’s off to Indiana for the big Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Celebration held at Hoosier Park Casino in Anderson, Indiana.  They have a huge, state of the art, outdoor concert venue with seating for over 5,000 and a 10,000 plus capacity. They regularly host acts such as Huey Lewis and the News, B52’s, GoGo’s, Willie Nelson and the Beach Boys.  We are thrilled to be in that mix.  If you are in the Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky or Illinois area, we hope to see you at this event.  Parrot Head Clubs, check with Hoosier Park for group packages and special incentives for your club.  The concert is free and will be followed by a spectacular fireworks show.  Details will soon be available at

We hope to see you at one of these upcoming events.  In the mean time….
Fins Up,


Trop Rock Music AwardsNomination ballots will be sent out to all Trop Rock Music Association members on June 15th.  Last year the Trop Rock Junkies received 4 nominations including “Song of the Year” Steve Tolliver’s song Take Me Back To Havana, “Songwriter of the Year” TRJ’s Steve Tolliver, “Musician of the Year” Colin Ward and the “Horizon Award”.  Colin Ward is probably one of the best musicians in Trop Rock and deserves this nomination again.  Steve Tolliver’s new CD “Ode To The Sun” is eligible and the song (and video) off that album that has been getting a lot of buzz is “Top Down Kind of A Day” If you are a Trop Rock Music Association member please consider the band and it’s members in your voting.  If you are not a member you can join for as little as $10.00 by going to .  We will e-mail you a free MP3 download of the song “Top Down Kind of a Day” just by visiting the website  You can order the full Ode To The Sun CD there as well or download it through I-tunes.

New Backdrop/banner for the Junkies 
This new 8′ wide by 6′ high banner can be seen at most upcoming TRJ shows.  The scene is a typical tropical beach sunset.  In fact those markers and light in the distance kind of reminds me of the Sand Key light in Key West.

New Trop Rock Junkies Merchandise 

Available from the TRJ Trading CompanyNew embroidered high quality “Adams” hats are now available along with men and women’s long and short sleeve Tees.  Check out the full line at

Fin Fest
June 21st & 22nd
Columbia, SC

Two days of music and fun sponsored by the Palmetto Parrot Head Club.  Featuring the Tsunami Wave Riders, Trop Rock Junkies and many more artists.  Details at

Trop Rockin’
4th of July

Hoosier Park Racing and Casino presents their annual 4th of JulyConcert and Fireworks Celebration featuring the Trop Rock Junkies. Concert starts at 7:30. Fireworks at 10PMimmediately following the concert.  Admission is FREE.  Look for additional details soon Hoosier Park’s Music Center is the Indy area’s newest and most thrilling outdoor concert venue. Featuring more than 4,200 seats, giant LCD screens and countless dining and drink outlets, there’s no better place to catch the summer’s hottest shows!
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
4500 Dan Patch Circle
Anderson, Indiana

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