Caribbean Cowboy Returns to the Sand of Ft. Lauderdale

Location and scarcity. Location has a way of making things better. For example; rum drinks taste better at a beach bar, conch fritters are better in The Bahamas, and reggae flows through you a little smoother in Jamaica. Listening to the laid back country and island beats of Kenny Chesney sounds good in the car, at home, at work, and just about any other place. But make your listening … [Read more...]

Tortuga Music Festival Daily Lineup

In less than a month, Ft. Lauderdale beach will be taken over by some of the biggest names in country music for three days. Are you up for it? Taking its name from the sea turtles that nest along the South Florida coast, the Tortuga Music Festival is an environment-friendly co-production between Huka Entertainment and the Rock the Ocean Foundation, the brainchild of Nashville music veteran and … [Read more...]

And The Winner of the Two 2016 Tortuga Music Festival Tickets is…

It's been two weeks since announcing the ticket giveaway to the Tortuga Music Festival and the entries have been streaming in. With the cut-off point happening last night, it's time to choose a winner. Are you ready to find out if it's you?! With a total of 548 entries, if you entered, the odds are pretty good for you to win a pair of tickets valued at $199 each. These tickets will get you into … [Read more...]

A New Radio Station From Your Favorite Island

Coming to you live from one of the most beautiful places on Earth, our friends at the Soggy Dollar Bar in White Bay on Jost Van Dyke bring us the new Soggy Dollar Radio. No matter where you're at in the world, chances are you'd rather be sitting on the sand of White Bay, sipping on a Painkiller or three. Listening to Soggy Dollar Radio lets your mind escape to the BVI where those cold drinks … [Read more...]

Three Sheets to the Wind – Three Months to Tortuga Music Festival…coincidence?

Winter has officially come to south Florida. I'm sitting here in a stocking cap, long sleeves, a jacket, jeans, and socks and shoes. Socks and Shoes! I look down at my flip flops and a small tear comes to my eye. If you're anything like me, which if you're reading this you probably are, then you're counting the days until warmer temperatures. You want nothing more than 80 degree sun on your … [Read more...]

Save It For A Rainy Day, Chesney Style

Boats, Caribbean blue, float planes and a song about keeping your head up after love punches you in the stomach--something all us Castaways can probably relate to. I've been listening to Kenny Chesney's album, The Big Revival, on heavy rotation since it dropped and it's awesome to see each song released ride a wave all the way to number one on the charts. The latest to do so is the single, Save … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney Costa Sunglasses Giveaway!

  Kenny Chesney Costa GIVEAWAY! Summer is here and it's time to break out the flip flops and sunglasses! Wait you need a new pair of sunglasses? I think I can help! I'm giving away one pair of the new 2015 Kenny Chesney Costa Del Mar sunglasses. The contest will run from May 26th to June 2nd. The contest is happening on the RumShopRyan Facebook page and all you have to do to enter is … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney and Costa Continue Partnership

Thought you Castaways might like to know about this. Cheers!   Country icon Kenny Chesney, who recently topped the charts with “Til It’s Gone” and the Grammy-nominated multiple week #1 “American Kids” from his brand new Big Revival album, again teams with Costa for another series of limited edition sunglasses to benefit the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA). This year’s five … [Read more...]

A Caribbean Cowboy Singing on the Sand

Certain locations and atmospheres were just made for particular musical artists. Madison Square Garden and Jay-Z, Key West and Jimmy Buffett, the Jersey Shore and Bruce Springsteen--these musicians are ingrained into the DNA of these places. Seeing them perform there would be be bucket list type material. Mr. Kenny Chesney's roots grew in the soil of eastern Tennessee. And while seeing him in … [Read more...]

What’s Your Dream Beach Playlist?

Currently happening: a Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum and pineapple sits to my right, Chesney's Anything But Mine is streaming through the speakers, a pirate girl is preparing to raise sail to come see me, and I'm typing this run-on sentence. This grand mood I find myself in is being blown forward by a specially concocted beach playlist. I've said it before, nothing outside of chemicals can alter … [Read more...]

Win Free Tickets to the Tortuga Music Festival!

Sand. Sun. Music. Rum. Bikinis. Boardshorts. Chesney. Zac Brown. Jake Owen. Bikinis. Ocean. SPF. Sweat. Fort Lauderdale. Florida. Corona. There's no beach party like the Tortuga Music Festival. Just imagine all the words mentioned above melted together in a sea of musical bliss. That's what a ticket at the Tortuga Music Festival on Ft. Lauderdale beach gets you. The only thing better than … [Read more...]