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Spreading the Love of Trop Rock and Island Music

Welcome to our site. We are here to help spread the love of Trop Rock and Island Music. Our site is designed to help you find the Trop Rock or Island Artists that you are searching for.

What is Trop Rock?

Tropical rock (or trop rock) is a genre of popular music that incorporates elements and influences of rock and roll, reggae, country music, caribbean, Calypso music and zydeco, with themes and musical compositions inspired by an island style.

Although today tropical rock is usually associated with southern Florida and the Gulf Coast of the United States, trop rock has its roots in calypso, rock, reggae, and country by artists such as Harry Belafonte, The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, and Jerry Jeff Walker.

The origins of the genre may be related to the musical sound of Jimmy Buffett and his folk singing style. Buffett and the Coral Reefers have helped create a tropical sub culture. In the early to mid 80’s, Buffett and others, including Bertie Higgins, were instrumental in the development of trop rock music.

Mainstream artists like Jack Johnson, Zac Brown Band, Alan Jackson and Kenny Chesney have songs in the trop rock genre. (wiki)

We are here to promote the Independent Artists. We promote these artists, their events, and music.

Trop Rock Artists such as: Swim Skinny, Brent Burns, John Friday, Dani Hoy, Sunny Jim, The Trop Rock Junkies, Tall Paul, and Many More.

Island Music Artists such as: Frankendread, The CalypsoNuts, Mr Myers Band, Roots For Change, Freelow, and many more.

Peace, Love & Trop On!


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