Schedule

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time What Where
9:00a - 11:30a Calypso Nuts Gift Bag Stuffing - Entertainment featuring Lynley Tolls and Robbie Meade. Back by popular demand as they make this event one of the most popular events of MOTM! This 125 person event filled up in two weeks!
Casa Marina Front Ballroom
10:00a - 12:00p Donny Brewer - It is the Texan road warriors first trip as a solo artist to the Meeting of the Minds stage. Come out and see him!
Casa Marina Beach Stage
12:00p - 2:00p Tropical Soul - Dennis McCaughey's long running stand at Meeting of the Minds continues in 2017! This trop rock band's tunes range from covers of acoustic beach and pop music, to island-flavored original songs. Casa Marina Beach Stage
2:00p - 4:00p Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe - This duo is back at MOTM 2017 and rumor is they will be bringing some new material!
Casa Marina Beach Stage
4:00p - 6:00p Jerry Diaz & Hannah's Reef- Jerry is back at MOTM for another set of Texas Beach Music! A MOTM original right on the beach in Key West! Casa Marina Beach Stage
6:00p - 8:00p The Detentions - Dan Sullivan and Chris Hillier will be on the MOTM stage for the first time. They are new to MOTM but not to the music scene. They will be playing what they call Country / Rock / Coastal / and Americana! Casa Marina Beach Stage
8:00p - 10:00p Drop Dead Dangerous - Melanie Howe and Kitty Steadman are back on the MOTM to rock you though two hours of great entertainment. They always draw a crowd so make sure you have your table before they take the stage.
Casa Marina Beach Stage
10:00p - 12:00a Don Middlebrook! Come and see one of the nicest guys on a Trop Rock stage play two hours of his original material to wind up over 16 hours of continuous music on the first official day of Meeting of the Minds! Casa Marina Beach Stage

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time What Where
9:00a
11:00a
MINI MART PARTY- Brent Burns You know the party will be awesome when singer song-writer and humorist Brent Burns takes the stage...This party will be right in the middle of the courtyard and over-flowing SOLD-OUT MINI MART. There will be more vendors than ever and Brent will be on stage to crank up the PHun! Come on over right after you register on Thursday morning! Casa Marina Mini Mart (Courtyard)
9:00a 9:00p REGISTRATION

Casa Marina Front Lobby
9:00a
7:00p
Mini-Mart Open- More vendors than ever! Lot's of all things Parrot Head and more! Casa Marina Keys Ballroom
9:00a - 5:00p Blood Drive Buses are in front of the Casa Marina
Zonta ABC/Walk Registration in the Casa Marina Courtyard
Casa Marina
11:30a 1:30p Sunny Jim, Mark Mulligan, Kelly McGuire are on stage to entertain you right on the beach! These veterans of the Meeting of the Minds stage will rock this set! Get a chair early!
Casa Marina Beach Stage
1:00p
2:00p
Breakout Session - TBA
Tarpon Room #245 - Main Casa Building
1:30p
3:30p
The John Patti Project - John is back with his band! This set will provide some of the coolest fusions of music at Meeting of the Minds! Don't miss it!
Casa Marina Beach Stage
4:00p
5:30p
The Southern Drawl Band - Mike Nash brings his band to the Meeting of the Minds main stage to open the big stage. The electricity will start as they take the stage for an awesome evening of music.
Casa Marina Main Stage
6:00p
7:30p
The Scott Kirby BAND - Scott is back with a backing band. Matt Thompson and Andy Thompson of the Massacoustics, formerly the Thompson Brothers Band as RCA recording artists. Scott recorded his new CD with them at their studio this summer in Nashville and he is ready to release all of these new tracks as well as perform some of his great hits from the past. Brendan Mayer and Peter Mayer will be playing with guests Emily Randle and Clint Bullard, the writer of "We Own Key West" , which is on Scott s new CD. Be sure you do not miss this! It is a Casa Marina MOTM 2017 Exclusive! Casa Marina Main Stage
8:00p
9:30p
A MOTM and Annual Exclusive Event. Coral Reefer Band Alumni Marshall Chapman and Will Kimbrough join Coral Reefer Band leader Michael Utley, Peter Mayer Group bass player Zebadiah Briskovich, and Nashville Recording Producer Casey Wood on drums for a special set. They will tell you some awesome stories and play their hits for you. Watch out this group has written a large catalog of Jimmy Buffett's hits! This is something you can only see at MOTM 2017! Casa Marina Main Stage
10:00p
11:30p
Jimmy and the Parrots - This veteran MOTM closer band needs no introduction. I suggest you stock up on energy drinks as these guys light up the stage. Get ready Parrot Heads!
Casa Marina Main Stage
11:45p
1:30 a
The Sauce Boss and Mel Melton Gumbo and Louisiana Throwdown! Bill Wharton is back as a one man band up close and personal! This year The Sauce Boss is joined by Cajun chef and life-long musician Mel Melton! Mel has played with Sonny Landreth and other amazing Louisiana musicians. He still fronts his own band called the Wicked Mojos..this set will be on fire...join them for some amazing music and GUMBO! Yes you can stir! Casa Marina Beach Stage

Friday, November 3, 2017

Time What Where
9:00a
12:00p
REGISTRATION

Mini-Mart Open in Keys Ballroom from 09:00 to 12:00 prior to the Street Festival.

Blood Drive Buses in front of the Casa Marina from 09:00 to 1:00 PM
Casa Marina Front Ballroom
10:00a
12:00p
Jim Hoehn! Start your day with a morning of great Jim Hoehn music and stories...Jim is a classic! Casa Marina Beach Stage
12:00 noon to
5:30p
The Lone Palm Foundation Meeting of the Minds Street Festival on Duval
This party will feature lots of great music and PHun on the street downtown! See you there!

THREE AWESOME BANDS:
Jimmy Parrish and the Waves 12:00 noon - 1:30 PM
The Young Rebel Goombas 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Howard Livingston and Mile Marker 24 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Corner of Duval & Fleming Streets
6:30p
8:00p
REGISTRATION Casa Marina Front Ballroom
7:00p
9:00p
The Trop Rock Music Awards Show Always a popular event the awards show will feature many of your favorite artists and bands! Who will win in 2017?
Casa Marina Main Stage
9:30p
12:30p
THE ALL STAR REVIEW Grab your chairs for this intimate special set...for these three hours you can rest your feet from the all afternoon Street Festival! John Frinzi hosts Brendan Mayer, Aaron Scherz, The Coral Reefer Alumni Guitarists Roger Bartlett and Keith Sykes, Coral Reefers Michael Utley and Doyle Grisham will be joined by other possible guests to be announced. Did I mention Slade Utley is coming? AND MORE...THREE HOURS OF MUSIC. YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENING OF MUSIC! Magic things WILL happen.
Casa Marina Beach Stage







Saturday, November 4, 2017

Time What Where
7:00a Event Begins @ 8:00a) "Team ParrotHead" & Zonta Walk/Run Salute Restaurant, 1000 Atlantic Blvd.
9:30a - 11:30a
9:00a - 3:00p
REGISTRATION

Mini-Mart Open in Keys Ballroom
Casa Marina Front Ballroom
09:00a
11:00a
Aaron Scherz and Friends - Bloody Mary morning on the Beach - Aaron returns with his great set of music. This singer-songwriter from Nashville always has some great 'Friends" join him on stage! See ya there...
Casa Marina Beach Stage

10:00a - 11:00a


11:00 - 12:00
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc. GENERAL MEETING
The Golden Coconut Award To The Club Most Deserving. Sponsored by Margaritaville

The Lone Palm Foundation MOTM Live Auction follows the General Meeting featuring
Jimmy Buffett memorabila and other items.
Casa Marina Front Ballroom






11:00a
12:30p
The Roger Bartlett and Keith Sykes BAND - The Coral Reefer Alumni Guitarist set! This set will feature music and songs from both of these great song-writers and guitarists. Electric and acoustic this one will be something you have NEVER seen before and it will ONLY happen at the Casa Marina in Key West!
Casa Marina Main Stage
1:00p
3:00p
The BEACHSIDE ALBUM HOUR featuring Ramajay Intercoastal playing Jimmy Buffett's "YOU HAD TO BE THERE" double album in it's entirety. To end the set Ramajay will play some of their material as well! They will be joined by Sunny Jim, Jimmy Maraventano, Roger Bartlett, Keith Sykes, Coral Reefer Doyle Grisham, Coral Reefer Michael Utley to mention a few...will sit in on this set! There will be surprise guests as well! Two hours of great music and PHun on the beach at the Casa Marina!
Casa Marina Main Stage
3:00p
3:30p
MOTM & PHIP Scholarship Raffle Drawings Including PHIP Presentations and Grand Prize Raffle Winner! IMPORTANT!! YOU MUST PICK UP ALL PRIZES BY 8:00PM, Saturday, NOV, 4, 2017. Casa Marina Main Stage
3:30p
5:00p
THE GIRLZ RULE BAND! Heather Vidal, Kristie Bobal, Lynley Tolls, Charlie DeCosa, Paul Bobal, Jimi Pappas, Michael Robertson, and Sunny Jim are coming to the stage for this special set. The girls are gonna' rock you and the band is going to blow you away. For the first time on any stage as a band. There is a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning! Casa Marina Main Stage
5:30p
7:00p
Nashville musical guests to be announced.... Casa Marina Main Stage
7:30p
9:30p
The Peter Mayer Group - TWO HOURS! Andrew asked for something different and a dip from the past and this set will deliver. This being the 20th year since the release of "Romeo's Garage", the PMG will perform the entire album front to back. They will follow with new songs from Peter and Brendan Mayer's brand new duo project and close the set with a set of Beatle songs from "Goodbye Hello."They will be joined by many including Emily Randle and Chris Walters. Casa Marina Main Stage
10:00p
11:30p
An Evening With Devon Allman -The dirty blond hair is the same, the body posture is also the same, and there are touches in the voice that have a similar genetic connection, but Devon Allman has toiled long and hard to establish his own musical identity, separate from his legendary dad, Gregg Allman. This band will finish an incredible day and night of music. DO NOT MISS THIS ONE. Casa Marina Main Stage









Sunday, November 5, 2017

Time What Where
11:00a - 2:00p Steve Hopper and the Wolf Island Band - all the way from Tennessee to the beach. This will be three hours of great music and relaxation on the beach at the Casa!
Casa Marina Beach Stage