Tony Rocker

Meet Tony

As a kid, I didn’t feel like I fit in with others because I always listened to 50’s and 60’s music.  My mother loved all types of music so I was influenced by artists such as Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Conway Twitty, Barry White, Doris Day, Dion & the Belmonts and others.  So as you can see, I like everything with soul and feel when it comes to music.

Growing up, I remember listening to Elvis singing Kentucky Rain and In the Ghetto.  I was a dreamer and would imagine myself on stage performing and thought, “If only I had the opportunity, I know I would sing with heart.”  I was told if you don’t feel what you are singing, you can’t expect an audience to respond to what you are singing.

As a teen, my friends and I would try to mimic the Doo Wop groups from the 50’s.  I remember when, in my late teens, I got my first guitar and played it ‘til my fingers bled. 

As time went on, I went through a lot of growing pains with music.  The toughest part was always trying to find the right group of people that could understand what I was looking for in music.  Most people couldn’t feel the soul and quality from the artists I grew up listening to.  I played drums for many years and the opportunity finally came to get out from behind the drums and perform an Elvis Tribute show.  When I put on my first jumpsuit it felt right and there was a feeling of transformation that’s indescribable.  I went from watching Elvis to portraying and singing his songs on stage. 

I thank Adonai, my God, for giving me the ability to do what I am doing.  Without Him I am nothing.  And thank you to all my fans.  Without you, it would all be for naught.  I strive to give you 100% at all my shows.  I’ve made many friends and Elvis fans alike.  I’ve done shows and been to places I never would have dreamed of if not for Elvis and all of you.

My dreams of being on stage and performing have become a reality.  I am married to a beautiful woman who loves me and supports me through it all.  I have a hard working and supportive fan club committee who are a tremendous group of people to work with.  And I would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to all of you who are fans that attend my shows.

Hope you enjoy this website and see you all soon!

Tony Rocker