Our Story

Barely Acoustic combines two special talents Gina Marie Bilardi and Tommy Tbone...
Our vast backgrounds, experience and combined love for acoustic music allows for a wide variety of ear popping music that spans from the 1950s to today..

Gina Marie Bilardi

Gina is currently a NYS certified theatre teacher on Long Island Her background includes performing in theatre, jazz, rock, and cabaret style productions. She has performed in venues such as the Apollo Theatre, The Players Theatre, Florida Performing Arts Center, Don't Tell Mammas, Theatre Row, The Duplex Cabaret, etc. Gina has originated roles in Off-Broadway musicals such as Most Likely Too: The Senior Superlative Musical (Midtown Musical Theatre Festival, Original Cast Recording). She is lucky to have trained, as well as sang with major industry professionals such as Pink, Katherine McPhee, Jason Robert Brown, Terrance Mann, Bob Cline, Frank Wildhorn, etc. She is a former member of the famous plus size pop burlesque group, The Glamazons, who were brought into the limelight after making it to the top ten on the TV show Americas Got Talent.  
Gina has worked as a director of musicals, plays, and theatre festivals, and has taught theatre at a handful of schools and programs. 

Tommy Tbone

Tom has been playing on Long Island for the past 15 years in various acts that have ranged from fronting big bands with horn sections at large venues to acoustic duos alongside of small water side tavern overlooking the Great South Bay. Well versed in all styles of acoustic fret play including classic 70s singer song writer, classical, old school blues finger picking and blue grass.