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some of your favorite Rock, Country and Reggae hits! The #1 station for Trop Rock
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****  . . . The FREE Alcohol and Beverage package offered by Norwegian has now ended. We'll let you know, if/when it comes back. Call our cruise coordinator, Vicki, (1-855/458-5441 or 1-301/697-3214) for details on how to sign up for the cruise.

In 2016 BeachFront Radio will be hosting a cruise on a NEW ship - the Norwegian Escape and making three stops in the Western Caribbean.

The dates are July 31 through Aug 6, 2016. Leaving from Miami, heading to Roatan, Belize and Cozumel. Over 25 hours of great Trop Rock music, and a Boat Load of Parrot Head and Trop Rockin' Phun.

I Hope you received the newsletter recently about the cruise. If not you can read the newsletter by clicking HERE. How to book, the dates, costs, itinerary and who's going to be performing. Give our agents a call and they'll give you all the details, it can't hurt to call. Their phone number is on the banner to the left. Also the shipboard credit per cabin is now at $100.

Basic information and the flyer about the cruise is
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*** You don't want to miss this cruise  !!! ***


*** The Trop Rock Music Awards are approaching ***

It's time for the Trop Rock Music Awards voting.If you are not a member and would like to join and select your favorite musician, band, venue, or radio station for an award you must be a member. Sign up or learn more by going to this link:

http://www.troprock.org/

By joining you get newsletter updates about what's going on in the Trop Rock community, and you can help keep up to date on some of the Parrot Head and Trop Rock event happenings. You are also helping to support Trop Rock grow and hopefully one day become a nation wide genre.

If you are a member you should have already received a notice about the upcoming nomination vote. Be sure to vote for BeachFront as your favorite mid-size Radio Station and Songwriters Island as your favorite small-size Radio Station. It is much appreciated.

Here are the BeachFront show lineups for this week. All times are EST unless otherwise noted.
*** See the BeachFront Trop Rock Events Calendar for all Trop Rock happenings, click HERE.


Monday, Aug 3, 9 PM. The Redneck Yacht Club with Thom Shepherd is taking a hiatis. However you can revisit all the past Redneck Yacht Club shows. Listen to all the episodes on our BFR TV page HERE. Go to the bottom of the page and click the player.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 8 PM. The Big Burrito Radio show, with Mad Marty and Dan "CFA" Mueller can be heard every Tuesday at 8 PM. Then again on Wed at 7 AM (7 PM AWST for our Australian listeners). Big Burrito Radio is broadcast live every Saturday from 10AM to Noon on WLRA 88.1 in the Chicago area.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 9 PM. DKtheDJ's "Island Time" show that is aired on Monday's on WBWC 88.3 FM from Baldwin Wallace College in Cleveland, Ohio and is replayed about a week later on BeachFront Radio on Wed at 9 PM.

Thursday, Aug 6, 9 PM. The "Party in Paradise" show with Todd Sparks and Rock N Roll Cheri is aired every Thursday at 9 PM. Their shows are recorded every Monday and distributed to several Radio stations around the country. We are happy to have them as part of our new lineup of great shows.

Friday, Aug 7, at 5 and 8 PM. DJ John's "5 O'Clock Buffett" show is aired each Friday (Fri 5 & 8 PM) then again on Sat 2 PM, Sun 7 AM (5 PM AWST Australia), Mon 6:00 PM, Tue 3:15 PM, Wed 5 AM (5 PM AEST Australia), Thur 1:00 PM. DJ John's show can only be heard here on BeachFront Radio.

Sunday, Aug 2, at 12:15 PM. "Inspirational Isle" with Tiki Thom Starkey and Brye Harris. Special songs that might inspire you, a thoughtful or reflective song or it could have some some spiritual message, but mostly songs to make you think and maybe make you feel just a little better. After all as Jimmy says, "there's a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning". We just want to make your Sundays a little better. This is an exclusive BeachFront Radio show.

NEWS ABOUT SOME FUN NEW SHOWS COMING SOON TO THE BEACHFRONT !!!

The Laid Back Attack was a huge success, with over 240 attendees, up from over 185 in previous years. The Red Lion Inn in Olympia was the perfect venue and the hotel staff was fantastic. Not to mention the music all weekend was amazing, with a Mega Girlz Rule show with a finale of, count them, Six Trop Rock ladies on stage Trop Rockin' the show. The Boat Drunks closed out the weekend with their first appearance and a cast of All Star Trop Rockers on stage at times throughout the evening. What a great time with the Parrotheads of Puget Sound putting on a top notch event for the 13th year. And raising a boat load of money (over $28,400) for the USO.

It's finally time to unleash some new shows on BeachFront Radio. These new daily shows will starting very soon. We want to give you something each day with a little twist and some listener participation (like our Thursday all request hour). They will air around noon each day for about an hour. Here are the new shows:

   -  On Mondays we will feature a show called "Back to Back Monday". We'll be playing two songs back to back by the same artist or the same song by two different artists. Or we might play back to back songs with the word "back" in the title or somewhere in the song. They may even just have a similar theme to the songs. You never know what may be played "Back to Back".
   -  Then on Tuesday it's "Six Pack Tuesday", six songs in a row by the same artist, Sunny Jim and Gary Seiler will be featured on the first show next week. 
   -  Wednesday should be obvious, it's "Humpday". We'll kick off the show with Bill Cockrell's song "Humpday" from his CD "Aquaholic" and then play some more songs to help you get through the middle of the week.
   -  Thursday we're playing all requests on the "Blue Plate Special Request Thursday" or "Comedy Thursday". Requests can be made on Facebook or by emailing them to us at andy@beachfrontradio.com and we'll play them and mention your dedication on the air the following week. If you want to send us an MP3 file with your dedication we will play it on the air. Email your song requests to: andy@beachfrontradio.com. Or we'll play songs that have a comedic theme or twist to them.
   -  Friday is "TGIF Friday", all fun songs to get you ready for the weekend. We'll kick off each show with a song from the Teddy Bear of Trop Rock John Friday.

If you have any ideas for songs for any of these shows, please let us know. We'd love to hear from you and have you involved. Thanks.

We're also gearing up for another weekly show, "The BeachBum DJ Hour" where you will be the guest BeachBum DJ for the show and will introduce your favorite Trop Rock songs and tell a little story about each song, why it is meaningful to you or maybe an inspirational or funny story about you and the songwriter. If you want to be a BeachBum DJ email us and we will get you on the list. This could be a very loonnnngg list. andy@beachfrontradio.com

Wow, that's a lot of new things happening. A little something for everyone. I hope you like the new shows.   . . .  and as always, Keep on Trop Rockin' . . . Andy.



**** Here are the latest CDs that have been added to the Music Hut

The Detentions.  A mix of Country, Americana and Folk that they like to call "Rockamole". And they are now in the Music Hut. There are two of their CDs in the Music Hut, "The Detentions" and "Rockamole". There are some really great Trop Rock songs in there too and we have been playing them for a couple of months now on the air. And some songs I've heard also play on Sirius/XM Margaritaville too. And their other songs are pretty darn good as well. Check 'em out and download their music HERE from the Music Hut.

Don Middlebrook and his new album "Songs From Talespin Bay"


This is a re-mastering of Don’s award-winning Talespin CD. Twelve songs enhanced with the Bob Seger’s horn band, The Motor City Horns, and James “Sunny Jim” White’s steel drums. There are an additional nine new songs, making this a twenty-one song CD with twenty-five contributing artists and musicians.
Read more about Don's CD and Purchase the tracks to download from the Music Hut HERE.


Official BeachFront Radio event announcements - - -


2015 Labor Day Pig Roast and Musical Extravaganza!!!
Saturday, September 5.
The Port of Indecision
4730 S Old Mazon Rd, Mazon, Illinois 60444

Check out the FaceBook page announcement
HERE.

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Besides the Pig Roast, We have two of The Port of Indecisions favorite musicians making a return trip!!! Matt Hoggatt and Pete Sallis are coming back to play for us, and Pete is Bringing Australian singer songwriter Phil Barton who's written songs for Dustin Lynch and Lee Brice just to name a couple. This is gonna be an awesome day / evening. Come on out to play and bring your friends!!!!

Come on out anytime. The Pig will be cookin' all morning, We may even be doingThe
Big Burrito Radio Show live at The Port of Indecision from 10AM-NOON or maybe a little later even.
As always, feel free to bring a tent or a camper out and stay for the night!!!! I'm guessing there will also be a bonfire eventually!!!

All of this for a mere $20 per person. Covers musicians, Pig, and a donation to one of The Cornfed Parrotheads Charities. Please bring your own beverages of choice, a dish to pass (preferrably not too many that have to be kept chilled). Also bring a chair, sun screen and bug spray.
Just want to drink beer??? Bud Light and Miller Lite will be on tap, just make an additional donation to the keg fund!!!

Looking forward to seeing you all!!!!




The Beaches A1A will be hosting the 19th Annual Beach Bash

 August 14 and 15, 2015 at the Holiday Isles Oceanfront Resort in St. Augustine Beach, Fl. The Volleyball Tournament will be held Saturday morning at the St. Johns County Volleyball Courts by the St. Augustine Pier.

Click HERE for registraion information.






 
We also need Sponsors and Advertisers so we can help you promote your events and products. Our Sponsors and Advertisers help to keep BeachFront Radio going. Many thanks to all our sponsors, advertisers and donations. We can't do it without your help.

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Let us know your opinion about the shows we have going on. And what kind of shows you'd like to hear. We have a few in the pot just about ready to come out. Email us at:
info@beachfrontradio.com  or go to the contact us page. HERE
And don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook too, if you haven't already. To get our periodic newsletters get on the mailing list. Join the BeachFront Beachbums just below.


Stay tuned to BeachFront Radio and Keep on Trop Rockin’.  Andy

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Hey BeachBums, Finally the Music Hut is Back! Click Here. Singer/Songwriters can now submit their new CDs too. Buy their downloads and CDs and support Trop Rock music.

* * * * And speaking of the Music Hut.
We also have a few new artists in the Music Hut, to include Bob Schiele, Danny Taddei and Bill Cockrell, and the latest are artists already in the Music Hut with another CD, Don Middlebrook, Charlie Imes, Loren Davidson and Wilson Buffett.

To ALL Trop Rock Singer/Songwriters - - -

We have instigated a new CD submission policy that is not yet listed on the Artist submission forms. Email us for details. We think this will help get more Singer/Songwriters to submit their songs and spark new energy in the download CD sales. We're looking forward to hearing from ALL new Trop Rock artists that have CDs and those that were considering getting in the Music Hut but haven't gotten around to it yet. And all our faithful Singer/Songwriters that want to get their new CDs in the Music Hut too. We've been getting some great responses and sales have been increasing. We will be getting the royalty payments out by the 15th of each month IF we have your correct address. If you have not heard from us, please email so we can get your correct mailing info for your checks. It is appreciated.

Thanks. send email to andy@beachfrontradio.com

 
* * * * *
Check out a New Super Hot video by a new up and coming singer/songwriter Jeffro, The video also features a singer by the name of Da'Ville. This was filmed in the Phillipines and is a really cool, lively and upbeat video. Go Go Go Go to the BeachFront Radio's BeachBums/BFR TV tab and watch the "Go Go Go Go" video. You will Go Go Go Go Wild for it I guarantee. www.beachfrontradio.com/bfr-tv

Bet you can't help but start dancin' to this one. Kick it up and Go Go Go Go.
You can also hear it played on the air too. . . . Hey and while you're there check out some of the other videos on BFR-TV. . . . More to be added in the near future.

More Announcements from the BeachFront !!!

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Here are a few events coming up this year,
so start making plans now.

 
*** See the BeachFront Trop Rock Events Calendar, click HERE.    
 

The Beaches A1A will be hosting the 19th Annual Beach Bash on August 14 and 15, 2015, at the Holiday Isles Oceanfront Resort in St. Augustine Beach, Fl. The Volleyball Tournament will be held Saturday morning at the St. Johns County Volleyball Courts by the St. Augustine Pier.

We will have Leo Dean by the pool and then Mr. Natural in the party room on Friday. Then on Saturday we have the Conch Fritters by the pool, followed by John Frinzi also poolside. The party culminates in the party room again on Saturday night with Jimmy Parrish and the Waves.

Reservations may be made by calling 904/471-2555 and mentioning “Parrothead Beach Bash”. Rooms are $139 per night.

The cost of the Beach Bash is $65 before July 15, then $75 after that. Children ages 5 – 13 are $20, with children under 5 being free. Click
HERE for registration information.


  *** This is an Official BeachFront Radio Event !!!


1st Annual Hugo Duarte Memorial Golf Tournament to celebrate the life and music of the beloved singer-songwriter who recently lost his battle with esophageal cancer.

Sunday, Oct. 25th at the Rancho Vista Golf Course, Palmdale, CA.
Tee Time is at 10:00am Sharp, preceded by a "Ringing of the Bells"
Dinner is served at 3:30pm
Concert starts at 5:00pm

Registration is NOW OPEN.
Follow this link to the
Friends of Hugo, Inc. squareup.com website to register.


*** For more info click HERE or contact Cliff Miller at uofmphd@gmail.com



 When you're not at one of these events, maybe you are traveling in your car or working around the house why not tune in to BeachFront Radio, Stay tuned, crank it up . . . and enjoy the music . . .

. . . [ If you would like to announce, promote or advertise your event just let us know and we'll get you all the details and make sure news of your event gets to as many beachbums as possible. ]


Keep On Trop Rockin'  . . .  Andy

Help support BeachFront Radio

Thanks for listening to BeachFront Radio! So many of you have asked how you can help out to keep BeachFront Radio going. We've got several ways. You can purchase t-shirts from our shop (new shirts coming soon), participate in our events, even sponsor one of our many programs. Some of you have asked if you can help out by making a donation to the BeachFront so that we can continue to bring this great music to you...and now you can! Just click the button below which will take you to PayPal and give you options. As this is PayPal, you know it's easy and it's safe. Helping support BeachFront Radio is helping support Trop Rock music!!!!
 

In honor of the founder of BeachFront Radio...



THANK YOU for continuing to support this fund in DJ Jeff's memory!!!

And remember ALL money from the sale of the
"Yule Love Trop Rock" downloads go directly to the DJ Jeff Fund.
And from the sale of the Young Rebel Goombas latest CD
"Go Key West" $1 also goes to the DJ Jeff Fund.

Music downloads make great gifts any time of the year!

Remembering Hugo Duarte

We will always keep a place in our hearts for you my friend, and we're always thinking about you and your smile. That big ol' smile. . . . Sail on Hugo. . .  Sail on.  

At The Rally Point Sport Grill, in Raleigh (Cary), North Carolina on April 11, 2015 the Parrot Heads of North Carolina held a tribute to our beloved singer/songwriter, Trop Rocker, great musician and cherished friend Hugo Duarte. It was aired several times a week later on BeachFront Radio. . . Thanks to everyone who listened to the tribute.If you would like a download of the entire show you can email us and for a small donation to the "Love and Support for Hugo Duarte" fund to support others stricken with cancer, we will get it to you. email us at: andy@beachfrontradio.com
Here is the link to the "Love and Support for Hugo Duarte" page to make a donation, attend an event or even sign up for the 1st annual Hugo Duarte Golf tournament.  You can click HERE to go to the page.

 
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  • Donny

    Donny

    Hi BeachFront Krewe, Many thanks to Andy and Marilyn for a fabulous evening this past Thursday night in the great state of Connecticut. Such a pleasure to meet such fine people. Love your station and it's music. Trop On. Donny and the Caribbean Beach Bums Band.
    Hi BeachFront Krewe, Many thanks to Andy and Marilyn for a fabulous evening this past Thursday night in the great state of Connecticut. Such a pleasure to meet such fine people. Love your station and it's music. Trop On. Donny and the Caribbean Beach Bums Band.
  • The BeachFront Krewe

    The BeachFront Krewe

    Keeping the Music flowing is the main thing. Thanks Bongo Bob for supporting BeachFront Radio and Trop Rock Music. Andy.
    Keeping the Music flowing is the main thing. Thanks Bongo Bob for supporting BeachFront Radio and Trop Rock Music. Andy.
  • Bongo Bob

    Bongo Bob

    WOW! No message traffic since April??? Well at least the music is still flowing.... Trop on....
    WOW! No message traffic since April??? Well at least the music is still flowing.... Trop on....
  • Jo

    Jo

    Thank you for lifting up my Tuesday, too!
    Thank you for lifting up my Tuesday, too!
  • Jo

    Jo

    Thank you for lifting up my Monday morning and playing my request: "California Sunshine" by Bob Karwin.
    Thank you for lifting up my Monday morning and playing my request: "California Sunshine" by Bob Karwin.
  • kingswoodkelly

    kingswoodkelly

    My favourite Radio Station for new Trop Rock - love your work. How about some Graeme Connors (Australian) e.g. Tropicali or Pacifica ? Home Beach ? - Svensens Beach, Great Keppel Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Cheers
    My favourite Radio Station for new Trop Rock - love your work. How about some Graeme Connors (Australian) e.g. Tropicali or Pacifica ?
    Home Beach ? - Svensens Beach, Great Keppel Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
    Cheers
  • Sailor Dave

    Sailor Dave

    Greeting from St. Maarten.
    Greeting from St. Maarten.
  • PGISam

    PGISam

    If you are still having issues with the player on this page, can you try the "Large BFR Player" in the box just below and tell us if that works better? thanks, Sam
    If you are still having issues with the player on this page, can you try the "Large BFR Player" in the box just below and tell us if that works better? thanks, Sam
  • jamrg4

    jamrg4

    Just wanted you to know that I used your request option and it worked perfectly. Tequila Talking-Brittany Kingery was on about 10 minutes after I sent it in.
    Just wanted you to know that I used your request option and it worked perfectly. Tequila Talking-Brittany Kingery was on about 10 minutes after I sent it in.
  • dkircher

    dkircher

    Hey guys, I'm having the same problem as Bob. it's a real pain. Even typing this message was a speed problem.
    Hey guys, I'm having the same problem as Bob. it's a real pain. Even typing this message was a speed problem.
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