Asbury Park, NJ
Nominated for Little Steven’s Underground Garage Coolest Song In The World 2015
The Weeklings are Glen Burtnik aka “Lefty Weekling” (bass and vocals), Bob Burger aka “Zeek Weekling” (rhythm guitar and vocals), John Merjave aka “Rocky Weekling” (lead guitar and vocals) and Joe Bellia aka “Smokestack Weekling” (drums and vocals). The band takes it to the next level by not only performing near-perfect renditions of Fab Four favorites, but also performing and recording both unreleased Lennon/McCartney/Harrison songs along with their own power pop original compositions. The Weeklings achieve a level of precision and authenticity rarely matched in any performance of The Beatles music!
Glen Burtnik is a platinum/gold record awarded singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work with Styx, Electric Light Orchestra and John Waite. Burtnik appeared in the Broadway production of Beatlemania as Paul McCartney, and continues his love of The Beatles playing a variety of national tribute festivals. Bob Burger is a gold record awarded singer/songwriter who shares a lifelong Beatles influence, and who has performed with Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Southside Johnny and many others. John Merjave is a longstanding member of the “BeatleFest” house band and other national shows performing with Billy Preston, Donovan, Denny Laine and many others. Joe Bellia is a master of the “Ringo” drumming style, and is a highly sought studio/live drummer having performed with such greats as Dave Mason, Southside Johnny, Bruce Springsteen and many more.
Members: Glen Burtnik (Lefty Weekling) Bob Burger (Zeek Weekling) John Merjave (Rocky Weekling) Joe Bellia (Smokestack Weekling)