Mike Rocket Wurtele is a rock singer-songwriter based in New Jersey. His music has been heard several times on national television and on major New York, New Jersey, & Philadelphia radio stations. The shows are packed with energy and songs people can sing to. Rocket has been compared to Springsteen and is known by tens of thousands of "The Boss's" fans. Rocket is also the leader of Mike Rocket And The Stars. Mike performs as a solo artist and with his band often in New York, New Jersey, and the Philadelphia area. Rocket has done several shows in the past couple years at places such as BB Kings Blues Club, Doc Watson's for 93.3 WMMR's Local Shots Live, and The Stone Pony.
So far, Mike Rocket has had 13 songs on major NY, NJ, Philadelphia, & national radio/television stations. This includes three songs in the past two years on The Big Show with Scott and Todd on New York's 95.5 WPLJ.
Mike's music has been on the TODAY SHOW six times in the past year.
Mike has appeared six times on The Early Show on CBS in the past 5 years. Dave Price has been continuously promoting Mike and the band- "He's Incredible....They're terrific. Go check them out."
Rocket has been on stage three times with Bruce Springsteen at the Light Of Day concerts, including for three songs this past January.
Rocket has been nominated three times in the Asbury Music Awards.
Rocket performed his song, "I'm The Guy" at the world famous Apollo Theater. Shortly after, the legendary Ben E. King told Mike, "I heard you cooked it up."
Mike and/or the band have been seen, heard, or mentioned multiple times in the media on: The TODAY SHOW, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, America's Got Talent, The Big Show with Scott and Todd (95.5 FM NY), Sirius Radio, 101.9 WRXP NY, Q104.3 NY, The Radio Chick Show (92.3 FM NY), The CBS Early Show, Good Day New York (FOX 5), 93.3 WMMR Philadelphia, Radio 104.5 Philadelphia, 92.5 WXTU Philadelphia, The Metro Elvis Show, G-Rock Radio, 95.9 WRAT NJ, & The Jersey Todd Show.
Rocket has been heard twice on the legendary 95.5 WPLJ Summer Blastoff, including a live performance.
Mike Rocket is expected to have a part in the movie Exit 102, which will be released in 2011.
Mike's song "America's Got Talent" has aired on at least four episodes of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
"Gotta Get To The Jersey Shore" which was almost used as the New Jersey tourism commecial, but which lost out to Bon Jovi's "Can't Go Home", has been heard on The Early Show (CBS), 95.5 WPLJ FM NY, 101.9 WRXP NY, Fox 5 NY, Sirius,G-Rock Radio,95.9 WRAT, NJ 101.5, Upstage Radio,The Jersey Todd Show, 93.3 WMMR & Radio 104.5 FM Philadelphia, 92.3 K-ROCK FM, & WTMD Maryland.
"Hey Bruce" has been heard on BBC.
Mike Rocket Songs on major radio/television stations so far:
Gotta Get To The Jersey Shore
America's Got Talent
Caught In The Fog
Hey Bon Jovi
Farewell Ed Sciaky
The Princess of New Jersey
Outside's The Rain
I Wanna Be In The Hall Of Fame
I Wanna Take Off
I Wish I Were Wayne