Thank you JRobert!

It was a good time!

Captn Jac

“Captn Jac was the latest to entertain the Marco Players Theatre crowd. Captn Jac has been doing his Jimmy Buffett tribute show for years—but his performance Monday July 31 showed that he has plenty of Trop-Rock chops himself.

It’s hard not to think of Jimmy Buffett— who wrote the Tiki Bar song to end all Tiki Bar songs, “Margaritaville”—when listening to Captn Jac. And Captn Jac doesn’t hide his affection for Buffett, wearing a Margaritaville ball cap to top his unusual jacket that looks like a prop from a bygone pirate movie. Captn Jac even performed at Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant in Key West.

Captn Jac’s set of originals had the audience clapping their hands and tapping their feet as the hour seemed to slip by quickly. But there was more for the audience after a get-together provided the audience an opportunity to enjoy a drink, conversation, and pick up a CD or two. Following a question and answer period, Captn Jac joined JRobert and friends for a jam session that many feel is a highlight of the Florida Songwriter Showcase.”

h/t Coastal Breeze News

 

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Big Shoutout to my buddy JRobert!

JRobert – Marco Music Man September Issue 2016

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Miss the First Show? Upcoming Second Show!

“Way down south, in the dappled shade of the tangled mangroves on the edge of the Ten Thousand Islands, there dwells a living legend — the Legend of the fabled Florida Fiddler. And who is the Florida Fiddler? Why, he is the Forrest Gump of the Everglades, the Johnny Appleseed of Big Cypress, the “everyman” renegade player-performer of that alter-ego, confounded, red-headed step-child of the instrument called a “violin” — otherwise known as THE FIDDLE! Yessuh. It was the Florida Fiddler who made the Devil Come Down to Georgia, who put the “blue” in bluegrass, the “orange” in the Orange Blossom Special, the “saw” in sawgrass, and the “sigh” in cypress.

So raise the brim of your straw hat, chew on a hayseed, and put your feet up while you embark on a magical journey from the banks of the Old Suwanee to the rollicking Tropic of Margaritaville. Now don’t be shy, folks! Ain’t nothing shy about the Florida Fiddler. Join right inLaugh, sing, and clap along with music, culture, and history from the Land of the Walking Tree!”

– Nancy R. Koerner

Visit JRobert’s Vimeo page to enjoy a wonderful synopsis of “J.Robert’s Florida Fiddler Show” from his August 13th performance at the Marco Players Theater!
Marco Players Theater Sept 10th, 2016
Town Center
Marco Island
8 pm Doors open at 7:15 pm

Tickets $20 at the Box Office

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Caloosahatchee Flow

We all need
To live and breathe
And walk this earth together
It’s our turn
To live and learn

Do what’s right for each other

Chorus –
Sound the alarm!
Stop the harm…
For the Glades and Gulf of Mexico
Save the waters
For our sons & daughters

Let a clean Caloosahatchee flow

Read the signs
Now’s the time
Hear the thunder in the sky
Hand in hand
On Florida sands

Let’s keep our waters alive!

Chorus –

Dolphin & manatee
share with……humanity
Hold on and don’t let go!
Save the waters
For our sons and daughters

Let a clean Caloosahatchee flow

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FRIEND OF THE MONTH

Captn Jac

My friend Captn Jac sailed down to SW Florida from Indiana in 2013 and we met at a WGCU Radio interview.

I could tell right away he was a Trop Rock dreamer looking to live the life Jimmy Buffett sings about!  The names of his songs – “Livin On the Hard” “My Bahama Mama” “The Island of My Dreams” and “On Marigot Bay” – all reflected visions of sun, sand, and sub-tropical Florida paradise.

Hey!  My kind of guy!  I’ve been living it for so long i almost took things for granted and forgot how wonderful it is living down here on Marco Island, Florida!

So we recorded on WGCU together, and we ran aground together on my sailboat “Blue Water” a couple times.  I invited him on quite a few gigs and he’s recorded my steel pan and fiddle on a few his island style, Caribbean themed projects…   I’ve gotta say, the Captn’s become quite the buddy!

So I would like to share the news of his upcoming CD called “Adventures In Paradise” which is due to be released this coming October 1st 2016.  Swing on over to his website www.CaptJac.com and give him a hardy “Ahoy!” from J.Robert!

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Captn Jac Press Coverage

Capt’n Jac Show a Success

By Lamont Neal on Sunday, August 12th, 2012

The new COTTAGE EVENT CENTER in Roanoke was filled with the Tropical Country/Rock sound of Jimmy Buffet Friday August 10th as Indianapolis based CAPTN JAC played a concert to a sold out crowd.

The event, sponsored by the Roanoke Lions Club, featured over two hours of Buffets’ most famous Island themed tunes, plus “Cheeseburgers in Paradise,” (inspired by the song of the same name), grilled by Lions members.

Playing a colorful yellow guitar emblazoned with Parrots, Captn Jac got the crowd singing with him on favorites such as FINS, NO SHOES NO SHIRT NO PROBLEM, SWEET CAROLINE and BROWN EYED GIRL.  He also played some original numbers including his latest, THE KEYS DISEASE, which will be featured on his upcoming CD ADVENTURES IN PARADISE. [read more]