Acoustic shows offer Authentic renditions, true-to-the-song guitar playing, vocals to die for, and audience interaction. The sophistication and depth of his song selection will please audiences from 21 - 101 years young.
Mike Brocato is a veteran of the New York/New Jersey music scene, entertaining and fronting bands for over 35 years, with a playing style influenced by the likes of Jeff Beck, Rory Gallagher, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, and the endless list of blues players from the 1950's.
Vocal style influenced by the Rascals, Wilson Pickett, Roy Orbison, Ray Charles, Little Richard, and pretty much anyone with soul.
Artists who have played with Mike include (Grammy winning B.B. King producer) Trade Martin, (Blues Gold Award winner) Hubert Sumlin, (Mountain Bassist-Guitarist) Richie Scarlet, (Southside Johnny Bassist) Muddy Shews, among others. He was the winner of New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA's only Home Grown Songwriter Competition.
Mike Brocato was a Headline Performer at the Woodstock Experience 50 year anniversary celebration held at Saloon Studios Live. Thirty minutes of his live performance can be found on YouTube. Mike Brocato WE2019