Hire a Wedding Band in Asheville, NC!

CONGRATULATIONS on your upcoming wedding reception in Asheville! If you are a family member of the bride and groom or an event planner, we are glad that you found us! We are a wedding band for hire in Asheville and the North Carolina Mountains: Boone, Blowing Rock, Waynesville, Hendersonville, Highlands, Mooresville, Davidson, and Charlotte.

We know how much planning goes into the BIG DAY! As wedding professionals with many years of experience, our goal is to make sure that the music for the wedding rehearsal dinner, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception is stress-free and fun for you and your guests. Our playlist includes songs to please all ages from the grandparents right down to the nieces and nephews: classic rock, oldies, big band jazz, early country, blues, Motown, and beach music to current hits. We can also adjust our playlist to suit your needs: from a set of beach music and reggae for a tropical themed beach party on a mountain lake, or southen rock, country, southern blues and bluegrass for an elegant southern BBQ, to jazz, blues, and Motown for an upscale rehearsal dinner in Downton Asheville. Please use our contact page to describe the specific theme that you are looking for and we will be in touch promptly. Or, simply give Clifton a call at 704-905-4131.

Serving North Carolina South Carolina Georgia and Virginia
NC SC GA VA | Charlotte | Mooresville | Huntersville | Lake Norman |
| Asheville | Blowing Rock | Boone | Raleigh | Durham | Chapel Hill | Greensboro |
| Winston-Salem | High Point | Ballantyne | Greenville | Columbia | Spartanburg |
| Charleston | Savannah |

Tim Gordon - Sax and Percussion
A master of the saxophone, Tim has worked live with Pink Floyd, Ray Charles, Henry Mancini, Natalie Cole, as well as orchestral dates with; Harry Connick Jr., Manhattan Transfer and Josh Groban. Tim also toured for many years with The Temptations and The Four Tops. He is a gifted entertainer, a talented musician, and an educator with a big heart and a generous spirit.
Mark Stallings - Keyboards and Vocals
Like Tim, Mark plays with immense technical skill, professional intensity, and feeling: The Jazz of Thelonius Monk, the flare of Jerry Lee Lewis and Stevie Wonder, the down home grooves of Dr. John and Leon Russell, and the heartfelt melodies of Bruce Hornsby. Mark is a joy to watch and he is well-respected as one of the most diversely talented keyboard players in the state.
Rick Blackwell - Bass and Vocals
Rick is a long time member of the Monday Night Allstars which holds captive audiences every Monday night at the famous Double Door Inn. In addition, he has recorded with Chairman of The Board and toured with Crystal Bernard, and Folk and Country music legend, Kathy Mattea. Rick is a force on the bass guitar and his vocals rank among the best in Charlotte.
James Brock - Drums and Percussion James is the son of two musicians, Carol and Jim Brock. His father, Jim, who is also a professional drummer and percussionist, bought James his first drum (a brass Pakistani Doumbek) when he was seven years old. James can't remember a time when he hasn't played music. His gift for rhythm has granted calls from Robin Rogers, Chuck Johnson and Charlyhorse, Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits, India's Chugge Khan and Rajasthan Josh, Wavyspace, The Smokin Jays, among others.

Clifton Castelloe - Vocals and Guitar
For the past ten years, Clifton has performed as one half of the popular acoustic guitar duo, Melonbelly - named Top Rock Duo in the United States by Gigmasters, and awarded Favorite Entertainment three years in a row by The Bride's Book Magazine. He has played over 500 wedding-related events and many corporate events for clients such as BMW, Toyota, Wells-Fargo, Bank of America, Carhartt, Coca-Cola and more.

Clifton assembled The Ace Kickers after recording original music with many of the players in Charlotte, and now the live band has garnered great success as a unit - offering high caliber live entertainment for special events in Charlotte and the Carolinas.


For booking information and availability please call Clifton at 704-905-4131,
or email: clifton@hiremyweddingband.com

Thank you!

Clifton Castelloe, Agent
The Ace Kickers



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