an interactive, super galactic, funk inspired, rock-n-roll show for families

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A Good Place To Start

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A Good Place To Start is a song that not only captures the live spirit of this super energetic band but also the love and care they share for the families they have performed for the past 15 years. Bursting with pulsing horns and a steady four on the floor drum beat, this song hits hard with a message of love and social emotional learning:

“If you’re not feeling good, think of someone you love. If you’re not feeling good, put your hand on your heart – loving yourself is a good place to start.”



From Rockness Music founder Michael Napolitano comes Michael & The Rockness Monsters. The shows and music of this act shine with creativity. The music is both silly and serious—filled with catchy melodies and thick instrumentation. Live, the band takes on new life with a full horn section, props and becomes a what New York Family calls “an odyssey of imagination”.

Frontman Michael Napolitano is the founder of Rockness Music. Offering music classes, parties, and programing for schools, Rockness brings a fun fusion of music and education that children, parents and teachers can get excited about.

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 booking or press please contact:
Rockness Music
phone: 732.205.1071


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