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Tommy ‘Rocks” Anderson is an acoustic rock musician who has performed thousands of shows throughout America. Known for decades as a guitarist and singer, in Arizona he is better known for his wildly popular Beatles shows, as well as his solo acoustic performances. He is also regarded as one of the top ukulele players in the state (Tommy made the cover story of Ukulele Magazine in the winter of 2018). He is the creator of the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra, which in their first year got noticed by America’s Got Talent, and later formed the Sedona Ukulele Posse in conjunction with the Sedona Arts Center where he taught music for two years.
Tommy now devotes much of his time to Studio A, his recording studio in the Verde Valley, recording clients as well as his own music. You can find Tommy’s music on YouTube as well as download his music on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify and more. Besides his busy performance and recording schedule, he also owns a music store in Jerome AZ called Tommy Rocks. The store is like no other in the country, as it is geared towards both music fans and musicians. It has an eclectic array of instruments including ukuleles, guitars, basses and other exotic instruments, and also carries vintage vinyl LPs and turntables, t-shirts, rare music collectibles and autographed rock & roll memorabilia signed by some of the world’s best musicians. If you haven’t visited Tommy Rocks store, be sure to include it in your next visit to Jerome.
Tommy performs over 100 shows a year, and is known as one of the most versatile singers and performers in Arizona. His repertoire covers around 1500 songs, and combine a mix of original songs, pop, reggae, R&B, classic rock, Alt country & Americana and over 300 songs covering The Beatles. Tommy’s other musical side projects include the Tommy Rocks Trio, B3 and with his super group OvO (“The Owls”), featuring world-class guitarist Joe Berger from NYC. You can also catch Tommy performing locally with the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra.
Locally you can catch Tommy’s Beatles show at Vino Di Sedona on the final Friday of each month and at The Grasshopper Grill on the first Friday of each month. Tommy also performs with the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra at The Bordello in the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. Tommy’s full performance schedule is online at TommyRocks.net .
Tommy Anderson - Discography
2002 - Chrysalis with Stephanie Todd & Thom Anderson
2003 - Thom Anderson: Whatever
2004 - Thom Anderson: Pocketful of Pesos
2004 - Thom Anderson: King of the World
2005 - iCn3D: Volumes 1 & 2
2005 - The Overtones: Big Love For Citrus
2008 - Ringo McLennonSon: Love Me
2012 - Tommy Rocks: G3: P.F.Chang's Rock and Roll Marathon CD
2012 - OvO: Live from The Spirit Room
2012 - OvO: Live from Ghost Town Studios
2012 - Tommy Anderson: EVOLVE
2012 - Tommy Anderson: (single) Welcome To The 21st Century
2012 - Tommy Anderson: (single) Baby Come Home For Christmas
2013 - The Beatless & Friends: John Lennon Birthday Bash (Discs 1+2)
2017 - B3: Rubber Revolver
2019 - Bill Bassett & Tommy Anderson: Live from the Grasshopper Grill
2019 - OvO 2.0: Live from Jerome
2019 - Tommy Rocks! (The Ukulele)
2019 - Tommy Anderson: 2020
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) All Alone Together
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) Nothing But Time
Tommy has been featured in UKULELE Magazine, The Arizona Republic, The New Times, Kudos,The Monsoon & The Noise magazines, the Verde Independent & the Cottonwood Daily Extra newspapers, the Channel 12 Midday Show, the Channel 3 ‘Good Morning Arizona’ Show, the ‘Verde Valley Experience‘ and AZTV 7’s ‘Morning Scramble’ TV shows, and has previously performed for the Tempe Center for the Arts, the Mesa Arts Center, the Old Town Center for the Arts, the Sedona Arts Center, municipal functions for the cities of Tempe, Phoenix, Casa Grande, Goodyear and Jerome, for the Valley Metro Light Rail Kickoff Concert with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, the Fiesta Bowl New Year's Eve Block Party,the John Lennon Songwriting Tour Bus, the Great Arizona Beer Festivals, the P.F. Chang's Rock and Roll Marathons, for Tempe's Earth Day Celebration and Concert at the Marina music series, for the July 4th Celebrations for Phoenix, Mesa and Casa Grande, the Tempe Festival of the Arts; Page Springs and Alcantara Wineries, The Spirit Room, Mile High, The Bordello & Quince in Jerome, Coyote Joe's, Brick and Bones, The Distillery and El Gato Azul in Prescott, Vino Di Sedona, The Sail Inn and Cactus Jack’s; D'Arcy McGee's, The Grasshopper Grill, The Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff and (Alice) CoopersTown in Phoenix.