Beyond the spotlight: Chris Vos of The Record Company talks music, business, and tractors

Ken Apperson talks with Chris Vos from The Record Company

Only 4 days until the spectacular musical extravaganza, Tropical Heatwave!

Get ready to experience an incredible lineup featuring 17 bands across 3 electrifying stages, plus a Hip Hop Lounge. Don’t miss out – secure your tickets now for just $40 and prepare for a night of unforgettable entertainment!

Check out the insightful dialogue between Ken Apperson, our Music Live Show host, and Chris Vos, the dynamic vocalist of The Record Company, who will be headlining our sensational concert, Tropical Heatwave.

During this engaging conversation, Chris Vos delves into many topics, offering valuable insights into maintaining creative control, safeguarding creativity, and the importance of sticking to one’s artistic vision. He emphasizes the collective success of great groups and the significance of unity over individualism. Moreover, Vos shares invaluable advice on navigating the music business landscape, advocating for kindness in negotiations and embracing diverse perspectives, while humbly acknowledging the limits of one’s knowledge.

In addition to their music, Vos discusses The Record Company’s commitment to their audience, eschewing the trappings of stardom in favor of genuine connection. The conversation even touches on societal stereotypes, bridging experiences from Florida to Los Angeles, and Vos’s personal affinity for “tractors,” a nostalgic nod to his upbringing on a farm.

As we anticipate The Record Company’s highly anticipated performance at Tropical Heatwave, this conversation offers a captivating preview of what’s to come.

Get your tickets here!

Countdown to Tropical Heatwave 2024:

Day 17: Say She She

Day 16: Gulfport Gecko Amalgamated Marching Band

Day 15: WAHH World Fusion Band

Day 14: Ruthie Foster

Day 13: The Dollyrots

Day 12: Sweeping Promises

Day 11: Selwyn Birchwood

Day 10: Tiger 54

Day 9: The Sensational Barners Brothers

Day 8: Black Valley Moon

Day 7: Divine AF

Day 6: Northstar

Day 5: Soul Purpose IV




 The Sensational Barnes Brothers (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

Eddie 9V (7:50 pm – 8:50 pm)

Ruthie Foster (9:10 pm – 10:10 pm)

The Record Company (10:30 pm – 11:30 pm)

Say She She (11:45 pm – 12:45 am)


Kristopher James Band (6:15 pm – 7:15 pm)

Selwyn Birchwood (7:35 pm – 8:35 pm)

The Dollyrots (8:55 pm – 9:55 pm)

Sweeping Promises (10:15 pm – 11:15 pm)

Tiger 54 (11:30 pm – 12:15 am)


The Real Clash (6:00 pm – 6:45 pm)

Black Valley Moon (7:00 pm – 7:45 pm)

Divine AF (8:00 pm – 8:45 pm)

Soul Purpose IV (9:00 pm – 9:45 pm)

Northstar (10:00 pm – 10:45 pm)

WAHH World Fusion Band (11 pm – 11:45 pm)


7pm – 11pm “Hip Hop Lounge” 50 years of Hip Hop

Doors open at 5pm, music begins at 5:30pm with the Gulfport Geckos Marching Band, stages start at 6pm… nonstop until 12:45am!!


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