Barely Acoustic is a Long Island based acoustic cover band, comprised of Thomas Mezzapella (Guitar & Vocals) and Gina Marie Bilardi (Vocals).
This dynamic team has been seen headlining at a variety of venues from large and intimate private affairs in the Hampton’s, The Paramount of Huntington Wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours, backyard private parties, wineries, private yacht clubs, water view restaurants, Fire Island hot spots, and even local gastropubs. Since their inception in 2014, Barely Acoustic has become a sought after act for many of Long Islands beloved establishments.
Known for their rich rock vocals and style, Barely Acoustic provides a song list that compliments their rock, pop, and country influences. Ranging from the 50’s era to some of today’s radio hits, Tom and Gina work to build set lists that will give their audiences a sense of nostalgia, as well as excitement to hear the songs we all know and love re-imagined for an acoustic setting. They strive to create fresh musical arrangements, showcasing their harmonious and effortlessly blending voices.
At any given Barely Acoustic performance you will be treated to a wide variety of music consisting of powerhouse artists such as Janis Joplin, Pat Benatar, Stevie Nicks, Amy Winehouse, Jefferson Airplane, Billy Joel, Melissa Etheridge, Lynrd Skynrd, Adele, Elvis Presley, BonJovi, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Etta James, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Stealers Wheel, Lady Gaga, Pink, Whitesnake, to feel good songs of The Beatles, John Denver, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Garth Brooks, Hootie & The Blowfish, James Taylor, The Indigo Girls, Bob Marley, Marshall Tucker Band, Tom Petty, Tracey Chapman, Zach Brown Band, Van Morrison, and many more!