I found that it doesn't take long in the hot Mexican sun to give you sunburn, even with plenty of sunscreen.

Sorry, I know it's still cold back home.

Day 2 of Tropical Nights - Boots in the Sand was full of sun and fun - and, some great music. Boots in the Sand is the destination concert event being held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Sunday was the first day of the events, with Dierks Bentley rocking the beach stage. If you missed my talk with Dierks Bentley, you can find that here.

Yesterday, Brantley Gilbert entertained, not once, but twice for some lucky attendees. Prior to his show on the big stage, Gilbert played acoustically for a couple dozen folks, showing off both his softer musical side and his storytelling abilty.

Between performances, I had the chance to talk with Gilbert: