The Skeeterz

The Skeeterz

 Macon, Georgia, USA

Not quite like anything else, hard to categorize. Well thought out and executed. A step back in time to the future.


The Skeeterz
Contact:Paul Campbell
(478) 297-4191
1250 Rowell Rd
Roberta, Ga. 31078
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The Skeeterz are:
Dawn Palmer: Lead vocals
Jim Souleyrette: Guitar and Vocals
Richard Woods: Bass Guitar
Grant Kersey: Drums, percussion
Paul Campbell: Road manager

Noteworthy accomplishments in 2011 include winning the
Georgia State Fair Battle of the Bands and the National Heroes Music Festival Battle of the Bands.

Dawn Palmer has been a singer all her life, but completed classical training in college.
Before joining the Skeeterz in 2007, she toured the Southeast extensively with
The Backyard Band and The Buttercats.

Since 1965, Jim Soulyrette has played in too many bands to mention here.
The most notable of these is Toby Keith's Easy Money Band. In the course of his
35 year career, he has opened for B.T.O., Kiss and Wall of VooDoo as well as
a host of other known acts.

Richard Woods started playing the trombone in Grammar school but quickly switched
to bass. He has been playing in local bands all over Georgia for most of his life.

Grant Kersey started playing drums in Richmond, Virginia at 7 years old.
Prior to joining The Skeeterz he had completed 2 other studio albums with
Totemhead and The Travis Allison Band. During this time he opened for Charlie
Daniels,Slaughter and Toad the Wet Sprocket as well as several other known acts.

Collectively, The Skeeterz have played extensively throughout Georgia. They have
honed their craft and operate as a very tight, nearly flawless unit. They leave excited,
happy fans wherever they play. Known acts that they have opened for include
Molly Hatchet, Mothers Finest and Wet Willie.

Band influences include Led Zeppelin, Alan Jackson, Robin Trower, Frank Marino,
ZZ Top, BB King, AC/DC, Rush, The Police, Beth Hart, Susan Tedeschi and about a
million others.


The Skeeterz- Summertime

Set List

Depending on the circumstances, we draw from 10 originals and up to 4 hrs of covers.

Skeeterz originals:

Roll with the Punches
Welcome to the Party
This Time
Hook Up
Honky Tonk
Long, Long Gone
Feel Like the Blues

Baby Please Dont Go
Fool For Your Stockings
Highway to Hell
Baby Love
Me and Bobby McGhee
Magic Man
Walk This Way
VooDoo Woman
Folsom Prison Blues
La Grange
Get Your Shit Together
You and Your Hand
Walking on the Moon
Hot Blooded
Love Hurts
I Kissed a Girl
Purple Haze
Rock Me Baby
Rock n Roll
Moby Dick (w/ drum solo)
and many others