July 8, 2018

Update from the Isle of Iowa (July 8, 2018)

WOW!   Can you believe that the Island Fever Showcase is less than two short months away?  And it just keeps growing bigger & BIGGER!   

We were just informed that we will have an extra special VIP guest in the house on Saturday night.  Connie Valens - Ritchie Valens' sister  will be joining us as an official representative of the Valens family.  She is extremely excited to be a part of what she considers to be a historic moment for the Surf Ballroom - the moment that Trop Rock music comes alive on the iconic stage!  We are thrilled to have her join us as we begin to write the next chapter of the Trop Rock narrative!  If you haven't done so already, get your tickets now at islandfevershowcase.com!

We are receiving a ton of media support for this special event!  Make sure you take a moment to check them all out!  Radio Trop Rock (the 2017 TRMA Station of the Year) is airing special Island Fever spots (along with a special one hour preview show).  Eric & Gina Babin have also been promoting the event on their TRMA Award winning show - Trop Rockin' the USA!

Trop Rockin Magazine has featured a number of special articles about the Showcase!  Make sure you check out the great articles that Tammy Camp has put together for us.  You can access them here -  Island Fever Showcase: Truly Historic Trop Rock Event   & 14 Songs to Get Ready for Island Fever Showcase

Millie Marie Taylor at Shore Life Radio has been featuring the Ultimate Island Fever Playlist several times each week.  Make sure you tune in and listen to the great musical programming on The Shore:  Shore Life Radio!

And most recently, Pirates & Poets came on board with this great event!  Pirates & Poets is the Gulf Coast's premiere songwriting promoter.  Their appearance at the Island Fever Showcase  represents the most northern location they have ever been involved with!  Jon Burns & Dani Diaz will be bringing an authentic piece of the Gulf to the shores of Clear Lake!

Locally the Island Fever Showcase is being promoted extensively by Alpha Media - the clear broadcasting choice of the North Iowa & Southern Minnesota!   You can catch promotions on all of their award-winning stations:  93.9 The Country Moose...  Super Hits 102.7...  Star 106.1...  KGLO...  KRIB...

You can also read a great article about the event in Phlockers Magazine!  Click the link & read away...  The Island Fever Showcase

And finally... if you have not joined the Trop Rock Music Association yet - it's time to get it done!  Everyone must renew your membership for the 2018 calendar year (regardless of when you joined last year).  Use this link to join (or renew) - Trop Rock Music Association registration

Membership is an absolute bargain - just $15.  Plus it carries the special privilege of being part of the selection of the 2018 Trop Rock Music Association award winners.  Voting is limited to paid members of the TRMA; you will get to vote in both the nomination round (which

began July 1) and in the final selection round (which begins September 1).

Again, use this link to join the Trop Rock Music Association) - Trop Rock Music Association registration


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