The Professors features Jo Popp on vocals, acoustic guitar & percussion and Gavin Gold on lead guitar & harmonies. Professional backing tracks are used to accompany their vocals, guitars & percussion. They offer a unique combination of live performance and DJing combined with percussion. “Songs we can’t perform live we’ll DJ for you”. Their combined repertoire as live performers & DJs covers most genres of music, from early evening swing or jazz, to party pumping pop, rock, soul, dance, funk, Rnb and Latino rhythms. They can also perform a live acoustic set featuring beautiful harmonies on vocals and guitars. When it comes to party time, Jo loves to interact & have a good time on the dance floor with the audience, involving them on the tambourine, shakers or sticks.
Entertainer, Jo Popp, needs no introduction to the entertainment scene. His versatile vocals and strong stage presence have had many an audience dancing and singing the night away. Jo has entertained regularly at social venues in the V&A Waterfront & around Cape Town, and has rocked many functions, from World Cup parties and high profile birthday bashes to weddings countrywide. Gavin Gold is a well accomplished guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer. One of his songs was forwarded by Taxi International to an international publishing house in the USA and another was signed to Gama, a German publishing company. He has collaborated with reputable musicians like Greg Schoeman from The Sunshines, Dion Du toit from Toxic Shame and Abie Sibiya from Zia. He has performed live in various entertainment acts and has rocked pubs and clubs in and around Johannesburg, played functions in Swaziland, Botswana and Lesotho and he spent 2 years as an entertainer for the Southern Sun group. This experienced & versatile dynamic duo is recommended for dinner dances and wedding receptions.
- Based in Cape Town, available throughout the Western Cape
- Standard performance duration: 3 hours of live music with up to 2 hours of DJ music, extendable
- Line up: Singer/guitar, singer/guitar
“We had an absolute fantastic time, and your team added a lot to that. Everyone were very positive about the band, their music and their interaction with the guests. So very happy, hassle free, and great fun”
Martin, 40th birthday party