Livin in the Sun Music Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla
Oct05

Livin in the Sun Music Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla

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The Livin in the Sun Music Festival, hosted by Sandy Island Enterprises in collaboration with the Anguilla Tourist Board, will be taking place at various locations in Anguilla November 11-13. A lineup featuring some of the world’s best DJs, including Walshy Fire of Major Lazer, the Livin in the Sun festival will also include food, live art and watersports along with a possible DJ workshop for local student. Being a huge fan of...

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Immersed in the Moment at Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack
Jan22

Immersed in the Moment at Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack

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There are moments you get to witness personally or that are brought to your attention that remind us what it is we love about beach bars. I’ve tried to put it into words but like most everything else, it really needs to be experienced in person. Until then, this video of Garvey Lake performing an original song he wrote called “Reasonings” at the Sunshine Shack, his beach bar on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla, will have to suffice. The...

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12 Songs to Make Your Christmas a Little More Tropical
Dec23

12 Songs to Make Your Christmas a Little More Tropical

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With temperatures in my hometown scheduled to be in the mid 50s Christmas day (about 30 degrees higher than normal), the fact that I’m not celebrating my favorite holiday of the year on an island in the Caribbean becomes a little bit easier to bear. Still, it’s not Christmas in the Caribbean and while I love a white Christmas as much as anyone else, white sand would be a suitable substitute for the fluffy stuff. While the multitude of...

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Toby Keith, Rum and the Reason Pirates Never Ruled the World
Oct14

Toby Keith, Rum and the Reason Pirates Never Ruled the World

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I’m always on the lookout for great tunes to add to my beach bar playlist. After all, there are only so many Chesney, Buffett and Marley songs you can play. So when I came across “Rum is the Reason” by Toby Keith, from his newest album, “35 mph Town,” and heard the sweet sounds of steelpan coming at me, I knew I had another spot on my playlist filled. The tune has that lilting rhythmic island swing to it that gently lulls you into a...

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Little Big Town Releases New Video For “Pain Killer”
Aug23

Little Big Town Releases New Video For “Pain Killer”

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Little Big Town has released the video for “Pain Killer,” which was filmed, appropriately enough, at the birth of the famous cocktail, the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Cleverly managing to take the name of a famous cocktail and turning it into an ode to an actual human being as their real life “pain killer,” the video also showcases everything we love about beach bars, mainly...

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