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Rock Autism: Max Muscato with David Nolf and Telephone Tag

February 5, 2023 7:00 pm PST

Main Stage

Doors Open: 6:30 pm

Rock Autism was founded by Max Muscato in 2018, inspired by his brother Sonny Muscato. The organization provides workshops in music production, film production, acting, screenwriting and more. Rock Autism aims for them to develop a craft in the entertainment industry that leads to a career in their given field of interest, keeping them free from committing crime, drug addiction and alcohol abuse; reducing isolation and integrating them into society.
The Rock Autism Music Festival occurs every August in beautiful Buffalo, NY. The festival features Max and his family on stage, performing the Rock Autism anthem Sonnyboy.A portion of proceeds benefit Rock Autism Multimedia Vocational Programs training the Autism community in music & film production, connecting them to employment in the entertainment industry.To learn more visit


Max Muscato is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and philanthropist. As a rock artist he brings electrifying performances to every show. Over the last several years Max has gained an extensive following and has toured and opened for: Citizen Cope, Theory of a Deadman, Aaron Carter, Finger Eleven, Eric Gales, Ripe and more. He is currently working on his next singles Valarie and Toxic & Poison due out in 2023.

In addition to his music career, Max is also the founder of Rock Autism Music Festival and the creator/writer of the new feature film and musical “Sonnyboy.”

“Sonnyboy,” is the true story of his brother, autistic drummer Sonny Muscato, who was conned by gang members, used as a drug mule, got addicted to crack, thrown into jail and eventually shot by a drunk off-duty corrections officer. Max’s powerful songs written about his brother’s struggle with Autism and addiction is a deep-rooted catalyst that drives his passion and career. Proceeds from his festival fund Rock Autism programs for individuals with Autism, connecting them to a career in music and film.

Max will be performing the song “Sonnyboy.”


Starting out as a solo singer songwriter performing at the local open mics at the age of 15, David began what would be a near 20 year music journey. Learning the in’s and outs of performing in front of a crowd progressed to writing songs. Finally those childhood guitar and piano lessons  he begged to quit began to pay off.

Going from playing the local bar scene to opening for major acts such as 3 Doors Down, USS, Marianas Trench America and more. 10 years after his first EP release David moved To Los Angeles to pursue ultimate creativity and passion in his music.

After one year of living in Los Angeles David went back to his singer/songwriter and rock roots for his latest EP “If You’re Reading This Now.” It features four tracks that take you on an emotional journey of his experiences since moving across the country and the struggles that come with that. Love, loss and growth with lyrically fueled images that are sure to give you a view from his perspective.

In 2020 David teamed up with Bradley Denniston of Radium Media in Hollywood California to put out a single “Lights Down Low.” A passionate love song about the beginnings of a romantic relationship and the uncertainties that come along with that emotional connection.

David again teamed up with Bradley again to put out “Heartless” An epic song of heartbreak with the explosion of trailer soundtrack hits and a smooth vocal liner sure to stand out from the mundane music we have grown accustomed to.

Now the latest effort David and Bradley (Radium Records) have collaborated on a crazy catchy upbeat song titled “Feels Like Summer.” Sure to please the ear in this radio ready, zero fat, tight pop classic that has a retro vibe paired with modern production. You’ll be sure to have it living rent free in your mind throughout the day while nostalgia of young love captures your heart.

Telephone tag

Starting with a coast to coast romance, grounded with the shared bond of performing music, traveling and culture; Ryan Doyle & Lena Pasqualetti formed the indie-pop duo “Telephone tag”.

With the self-titled single and EP due out at the top of 2023, “Tt” will be touring in their RV to support the release and share their love and inspiration of music wherever, whenever and however they can.


Ryan Jacob Doyle is best known as the frontman for the band More Than Me, who won the Hard Rock Cafe International Battle of Bands Ambassadors Of Rock. After winning the worldwide competition, he and the band opened the Main Stage of the Hard Rock Calling Festival for Sir Paul McCartney at London’s world famous Hyde Park.

LA Weekly recently listed Doyle’s solo project, RYNO in the ‘Top10 entrepreneurs to follow on Instagram’ endorsing that Doyle is a multi-faceted future industry leader with a goal of achieving sustainable growth in all of his work.


With over 15 years professional experience, Lena has become NY’s signature electric violinist. Regularly sharing her talents with the USA, she has performed abroad with touring orchestras and as a solo artist in Ireland, France, England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. With the goal of providing music to create life long memories, Lena established Violena Music. Becoming the top tier wedding and private event band, Violena Music has won  The Knot’s “Best Ensemble” award multiple years in a row and is so excited to be partnering with RYNO on the next musical chapter as “Telephone tag”.



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Ages: 21 and up


February 5, 2023
7:00 pm PST


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Door Time
6:30 pm