Put simply, they enjoy what they‘re doing and that enjoyment, being infectious, rubs off on the audience who willingly go along for the riotous ride.
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The fans turned out – the men delivered!
A cracking session across the genres with pop and rock and classic swing.
Skerritt did the business, ably abetted by the band’
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A Skerritt gig is never ‘ordinary’ – it’s a ‘happening’
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Upcoming Events

Friday 9th September 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Branches Restaurant, 3 Brewery Ln, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9NZ. From 8pm. Free entry. Contact 01661 822951 for table reservations
Wednesday 14th September 2016
The Paul Skerritt Band is appearing at The Cherry Tree, 9 Osborne Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2AE. From 7:30pm. Free entry. Contact 0191 239 9924 for table reservations
Sunday 2nd October 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing alongside Strictly Smokin' Big Band at Saltburn Community and Arts Association, Albion Terrace, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Yorkshire, TS12 1JW. Show at 2pm. Tickets are £6.00early bird, or £8.00 plus booking fee, and can be obtained by visiting http://saltburnarts.co.uk/saltburn-arts-events/ or contacting 01287 624997 
Friday 14th October 2016
Paul Skerritt and James Harrison are appearing at The Jazz Cafe, 25-27 Pink Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5DW. From 9pm. Free entry.
Friday 21st October 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Sloans, 22 Grange Rd, Darlington DL1 5NG. From 9pm. Free entry
Sunday 23rd October 2016
The Paul Skerritt Band are proud to announce that we will be supporting Boney M featuring Liz Mitchell at Rockliffe Hall's second Grand Marquee Event on Sunday 23rd October 2016. Tickets start from £135.00 per person and can be obtained by contacting 01325 729965 or follow the link below.


Friday 4th November 2016
The Paul Skerritt Band are proud to be supporting My Sisters Place at the 2016 Annual My Sisters Place Charity Ball at Gisbrough Hall, Whitby Lane, Guisborough TS14 6PT. The event commences at 6:45pm with guests seated at 7:30pm. Single tickets are priced at £65.00, and tables of 10 are priced at £620.00. Contact verity@mysistersplace.co.uk or call 01642  241864 for enquiries and tickets
Friday 11th November 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Sloans, 22 Grange Rd, Darlington DL1 5NG. From 9pm. Free entry
Sunday 20th November 2016
Paul Skerritt and James Harrison are appearing at Norton Cricket Club, 74 Station Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1PE from 3pm. Contact 01642 554031 for enquiries
Sunday 27th November 2016
Paul Skerritt and James Harrison are appearing at Norton Cricket Club, 74 Station Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1PE from 3pm. Contact 01642 554031 for enquiries
Thursday 1st December 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Mambo II, Prince Consort Rd, Hebburn NE31 1BE from 7pm for their 5th Anniversary. Contact 0191 483 3545 for enquiries
Friday 23rd December 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing alongside Niall Southall as Elvis Presley for an evening of Elvis meets Sinatra at The Dormans Club, Oxford Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, TS5 5DT. tickets are priced at £6.00. Contact 01642 823813 for details and timings
Saturday 24th December 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at Mambo Wine and Dine, Winchester Street, South Shields, NE33 2PS from 1pm. Contact 0191 454 1618 for table reservations and enquiries
Saturday 31st December 2016
Paul Skerritt is appearing at The Bridge Inn, Stapleton, Darlington DL2 2QQ for their New Years Eve Celebrations. Contact 01325 350106 for table reservations and enquiries.


Since 2007, Paul has worked hard to cement his place amongst the top Jazz and Swing singers in the North East. Having achieved this, he has created many packages to offer you for your event with several band options, along with a highly successful solo show. Paul has the package to suit any function imaginable for a night not to be forgotten in a hurry.

Sort out all of your events entertainment in one go with One Call

Gold Package


This package offers Paul Skerritt as a Solo artist, performing a fantastic up tempo swing set, ranging from Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé, to Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett. Paul uses professionally recorded backing tracks, some of which have been recorded by the Big Band, Musicians Unlimited. This is a great package for anywhere from a small scale event right up to a wedding. He performs a high energy routine that is guaranteed to get you up and dancing by the end of the night.

Gold Plus Package


This package offers Paul accompanied by James Harrison, the piano player from The Paul Skerritt Band. This is a very versatile package, as Paul can offer a much broader range of songs. It’s also perfect for the more intimate event, where gentle background jazz is required to give your event a touch of class. Also, something that this package offers is the option to choose what they sing on the night, in a small quickfire section of the show. If the lads know it, they’ll perform it for you.

Titanium Package


This package offers Paul fronting his own Jazz band, The Paul Skerritt Band. They have quickly cemented their place at the top of the North East music scene having achieved critical acclaim from a wide number of well-respected venues and people. The band have a wide and versatile repertoire, spanning many genres from rock and funk to hip hop, but all performed in an ingenious Jazz style, bringing a new take on songs you will all recognise. Their high energy show will definitely leave you wanting more.

Diamond Package


This package offers The Paul Skerritt Band with the addition of a Saxophone, Trumpet or Trombone. Several combinations are available and can be discussed on enquiry. You can listen to an example of Sway below, performed with Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone in addition to the usual rhythm section. All options can be discussed upon enquiry.

Platinum Package

This package offers Hartlepool’s very own Big Band, Musicians Unlimited, led my Mick Donnelly; providing a 17 piece ensemble comprising of 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, drums, bass and guitar. They play music from the greats such as Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and Count Basie, and such vocal features from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and many more. This outfit will be sure to give you a night you won’t forget in a hurry!

Californium Package

This package offers Paul fronting a collective of 10 of the finest and most experienced musicians the country has to offer. The setup, 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, piano, drums and bass play the very best in Swing and Jazz with that authentic ‘Swing’ sound. The band is available for any function, be it corporate or private. Perfect for a Black Tie event/ball, or to complete a dream wedding.

Feel free to enquire about any of the above packages

Great night at Sohe in Jesmond for Cisco's party! Second time round and just as crazy as I remember! Roll on the third one! ... See MoreSee Less

We had an amazing time at Grinkle Park last night! Another wedding ticked off! 💍 ... See MoreSee Less

It was an absolute pleasure to have this guy do some recording with us last week!
Phenomenal player, true professional and a quintessential gentleman!
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That's a wrap!

Overnight shoot done!

Paul Skerritt Band showreel coming soon...
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We have an exciting week coming up this week.

Filming for our showreel commences at 10pm Thursday night. Watch out for snippets coming soon!
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