Original Accelerator - Bass man and vocals
Played, wrote, sang and did all the graphics for the Accelerators CD "Long Time Comin". Driver of Winnebago too!
Skip Olenick - Harp & Vocals (and original Accelerator)
A life long player, Skip resides in Marion County, Florida and the Accelerators are actually the first band that he has worked with long term!
Self taught with a unique, aggressive style, Skip really came into his own with a killer performance at the Tampa Bay Blues Society "Harpathon" at Skipper's Smokehouse in June 2001.
Skip contributes harmonica on several cuts and the accelerators "Long Time Comin' CD and he and Keith are "The Bluzboys", an acoustic duo who released their first CD "From The Well" last year.
Don't miss the opportunity to see Skip perform with The Accelerators, Bluzboyz or one of the many other bands he is asked to work with.
Chris Chilton - Drums
Anchoring the rhythm section, Chris brings years of experience in Big Band, Swing, Jazz and good old Rock and Roll to The Accelerators.
Well rounded musically, Chris has come full force into the Blues after spending some time with Muddy Waters drummer
"Willie Big Eyes' Smith" in Memphis.
Chris has worked with a wide array of artists including The Drifters, BluzBusters,Memphis Blues Drum Core, Narvel Felts and Bo Diddley. His steady drive and dynamics play a vital part in The Accelerators sound.