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Our new Rockness album dropping July 19!

Michael & the Rockness Monsters are proud to unveil their highly anticipated 7th studio album, “A Good Place To Start.”

Building upon their legacy of spreading positivity and joy through music, this 7th studio album is a testament to the band’s commitment to uplifting messages and infectious melodies that resonate with both kids and parents alike.




Michael & the Rockness Monsters, a band whose electrifying performances and heartfelt music have earned them acclaim nationwide. Led by the charismatic Michael Napolitano, they deliver dynamic live shows filled with infectious energy and soul-stirring melodies. From coast to coast, their blend of humor, heart, and high-octane performance leaves audiences mesmerized, creating unforgettable experiences that transcend mere entertainment.

Michael & the Rockness Monsters are part of Rockness Music, an education and entertainment company that has served hundreds of schools and thousands of children. With seven imaginative albums to their name, Michael & the Rockness Monsters showcase their versatility and creativity both on stage and in the studio. Each album is a testament to their passion for storytelling, featuring catchy sing-along anthems and introspective ballads. Their music serves as a vehicle for uplifting messages, spreading positivity and bringing people together wherever they go.

Central to their mission is the desire to create community through musical collaboration with audience members. Whether through interactive performances or engaging workshops, Michael & the Rockness Monsters foster connections and inspire creativity among fans of all ages. In a world where live music has the power to uplift and inspire, they stand out as true ambassadors of joy and creativity, delighting audiences across the country and beyond.

Past & Upcoming Bookings Include: Lincoln Center, Levitt Pavilion Dayton OH, Symphony Space, Madison Square Park, Summerstage, Wolftrap, Please Touch Museum, The Jewish Museum, Lollapalooza, Levitt Pavilion Westport CT, The Highline, Rockwood Music Hall, State Theater of NJ, Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 14th St. YMCA NYC, and to many festivals and private events to list

For press please contact:
Rockness Music
phone: 732.205.1071
For booking please contact:
Inspiration Artists



Featured live in Paste Magazine Studios December 2019

PASTE Magazine

To celebrate the school’s ten-year anniversary, his band, Michael and The Rockness Monsters, have released a new album called “Monster’s Ball.”

All Of It with Allison Stewart - WNYC

Michael offers his take on children’s music education:

“The Best Way To Get Your Kids Into Music”

Michael Napolitano (Fatherly)

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