Melonbelly Acoustic Guitar Duo
An award-winning acoustic guitar duo, Burke Long and Clifton Castelloe perform songs that are fun for all ages: oldies, Motown, beach, country, bluegrass, blues and classic rock to modern day hits. Shows feature vocal harmony, intricate guitar, harmonica and percussion. Melonbelly is available immediately for corporate functions, weddings, colleges, birthdays, anniversaries, festivals, grand openings, and any special occasion!
Melonbelly Performance Includes:
* Exciting and fun live entertainment
* Personalized playlist of favorites by Van Morrison, Elvis, The Beatles, The Temptations, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Alison Krauss, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett, The Allman Brothers, Norah Jones, Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, U2, Ben Harper and many others!
* Professional sound equipment
* Complete DJ service in any style during breaks or for a portion of the night
* Experienced MC service
(announcing the wedding party and working with event planners to assist with the flow of the evening)
* A microphone for announcements and toasts
*More information including song samples, a complete song list, photos from past events, and client testimonials are available at www.melonbellymusic.com
Burke Long writes, sings, plays and records music of the American South with influences such as Buddy Holly, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty. His music is melodic and well-crafted
rock. He has opened shows for The Jayhawks, Hootie & The Blowfish, and Patty Loveless. He was selected twice to perform at the BMI Crossroads Showcase in Memphis, TN, once fronting his own band and the second time as a solo acoustic artist. He is currently putting the finishing touches on his new CD, Cold Winter Moon and preparing for a return to Nashville's famed Bluebird Cafe.
A life-long student of music and songwriting, Clifton Castelloe also writes, records and performs his own music which can be found online at: www.cliftoncastelloe.com or on Amazon, iTunes, CD Baby, Connect, and others.
His songs have appeared in several feature films and in TV shows on A&E, NBC, The Biography Channel, E! Network, HGTV, and MTV. His single, "Unbreakable", won Honorable Mention in the Billboard World Song Contest and his song "Lost in a Cave" was recently featured in an episode of "The Ghost Whisperer" on CBS.