Power Acoustic Duo

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Jodi Gaines and Eleni Skiba, Summer Tour 2019 Series- Photo Credit: Ziggy Bokalders

Photo Credit: Ziggy Bokalders

Emerging Americana artist Jodi Gaines, along with guitarist Eleni Skiba, put on an energetic, eclectic, power acoustic show that includes anything from rock, blues, pop, country and more - nothing is off limits. They combine original tunes with interpreted covers to create a live show experience that is just about guaranteed to keep everyone in the audience tapping their toes.

Fresh off a National Summer Tour and the release of their latest single Shelter, you'll find Jodi and Eleni (#jodiandleni) playing throughout their home state of Florida for the remainder of 2019. The duo are also planning to release their next studio single, Sex and Men, in the Fall of 2019.

Jodi Gaines Eleni Skiba - Midwest Sunsplash Festival 2019 - Photo Credit Bruce Raska

Photo Credit: Bruce Raska

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Jodi Gaines is an emerging American singer-songwriter and a true Florida native known for her soulful sounds and lively performances with Nashville guitarist / vocalist Eleni Skiba.

She is a touring artist, performing at national festivals and local hotspots, including the GrouperFest, Midwest Sunsplash Festival, Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival and more.

Jodi's debut EP Soul Sugar, a genre-bending, deeply personal compilation of soul, folk, rock and country tunes, was released on March 23, 2018. The title track Soul Sugar was officially entered into the 2018 NPR Tiny Desk Contest on March 19, 2018. Jodi's first single, Butterflies, a blues ballad featuring guitarist Jake Walden, was released in August 2016. The duos latest single, Shelter, will drop on July 12, 2019.

In 2017 Jodi founded Rockliscious, a concert series focused on highlighting women in music and giving back to the community. It too enjoyed much success during its inaugural 2017 Summer Tour at Terra Fermatta and The Funky Biscuit and raised enough money to put a talented young musician through music school for one year.

Eleni Skiba is a seasoned musician with over 35 years of musical experience, and has stepped up with some of South Florida's best bands over the years. Eleni's energetic rhythm provides anchor and vibe, along with soulful melodic harmonies that perfectly complements Jodi's vocal style.

From 2009 through 2014, she was the resident rhythm guitarist and harmony vocalist for The Samantha Russell Band and from 2014 to present, Eleni is one of the accompanying local musicians on backup vocals and guitar for Nashville Recording Artist, American Idol Season 14 & 15 Alumna and Top 24 Finalist, Emily Brooke. She also performed with up and coming Nashville Recording Artist Cassidy Daniels for A Salute to America's Heroes at Harbourside Place in 2015, and has shared the stage with Old Dominion, Kelsea Ballerini, Dustin Lynch, Charles Kelley, Chicago and other National artists. During her tenure, Eleni has won numerous awards for Best Local Band in 2011 (Samantha Russell Band), 2015/2016 (Emily Brooke) and the 2017 South Florida Country Music Award (Emily Brooke).

Covers / Influences

Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Prince, Grace Potter, ZZ Ward, Bonnie Raitt, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, Pat Benatar, Colbie Caillat, Sheryl Crow, KT Tunstall, Tracy Chapman and more.

Venues Played

The Grey Eagle (NC), Jitters and Lions Tail Brewing (WI), Montanya Rum Distillers and Vino Salida (CO), Lorelei (Islamorada), Tim Finnegans (Delray), Pareidolia Brewing Co (Sebastian), Sneaki Tiki (Stuart), Sarasota Sky (Sarasota), Robot Brewing Company (Boca), The Kelsey Theater (Lake Park), Square Grouper (Jupiter and Ft. Pierce), Terra Fermata (Stuart), Harbourside Place (Jupiter), Kilted Mermaid (Vero), Blue Pointe Bar and Grille (Jupiter), Flash Beach Grille (Hobe Sound), Harry and the Natives (Hobe Sound), Gettin' Crabby (Stuart), Brewhouse Gallery (Lake Park), Tiki 52 (Jupiter), and more.

Festivals / Special Events

Grouper Fest, Midwest Sunsplash Festival, Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival, NPR Tiny Desk Contest, Grouper Holiday Bash, Treasure Coast Carnival & Music Fest



(Single) 2019
Jodi Gaines / Eleni Skiba
iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify

Shelter is a heartfelt acoustic rock ballad written for those going through hard times or struggling with sadness or depression - something all of us go through at some point in our lives.

The raw acoustics lend to the emotion and intensity of the song. Starting with a slow finger-picking rhythm, the melody, along with Jodi's voice and lyrics, builds to a happier tone taking you on the full emotional journey from melancholy to sunshine.

Soul Sugar

(EP) 2018
Jodi Gaines
iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify

On her debut EP, American singer, songwriter Jodi Gaines delivers a genre bending, deeply personal experience to listeners.

Soul Sugar is a compilation of soulful, sultry, hard hitting themes about love and loss alongside edgy "finding yourself" anthems that just about everyone can relate to. It's a unique blend of soul, rock, folk, pop and a very slight hint of country, all tied together with strong, velvety vocals and smooth guitar riffs.


(Single) 2016
Jodi Gaines with Jake Walden
iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify

Butterflies, an acoustic blues and soul ballad, is the debut single of singer/songwriter Jodi Gaines. The smooth, stripped down guitar, subtle snares, and the deep resonance of the vocals creates a visceral experience meant to invoke the feelings we get when we're nervous, unsure, excited or passion-filled.

[OFFICIAL] Shelter by Jodi Gaines & Eleni Skiba

Single now available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play & Spotify.


Times Like These Cover
Featuring Jodi Gaines and Eleni Skiba

Black Horse & A Cherry Tree Cover
Live at Archies

Soul Sugar, Live at The Studio
Featuring Jodi Gaines, Ed Berrios and Eleni Skiba

Zombie Cover
Live at Treasure Coast Carnival & Music Festival

I Run To You Cover
Featuring Eleni Skiba

In These Arms by Jodi Gaines
Acoustic Outtake from The Vibe

Don't Wait On Time by Jodi Gaines
Acoustic Outtake from The Vibe

Press & National Bookings

JGE Productions
Jodi Gaines

Midwest Bookings

Lineup Entertainment
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