Dixie Hillbillies

Function and Cover Band - Johannesburg
Dixie Hillbillies


The Dixie Hillbillies is a brilliant and very unique corporate function and wedding band. The individual members are exceptional musicians and the response they generate is really overwhelming, both from live audiences as well as from the media.

The Members:

The Dixie Hillbillies consists of the following members and instrumentation:

  • Gavin Hooker (vocals / guitar)
  • Johan Scheppel ( violin / keyboards / backing vocals)
  • Jerry Gruven- (bass guitar).
  • Keith Hutchinson-(keyboards / saxophone / flute)
  • Roy Schoombie (drums)

Their Clients:

They have performed at many successful corporate functions weddings, and venues in the past. Some of our corporate clients include:

  • Lions SA (Soutcoast lions Show 2016).
  • Brenmill SA.
  • Maxifren Dealer Conference.
  • Absa Head office Jhb.
  • Lazarus Ford (Laz performance Launch)
  • Dis-Chem Midrand.
  • DSJ (Deutsche Schule Johannesburg).
  • DSP (deutsche Schule Pretoria)
  • Tiger Brands (various corporate functions).
  • Hard rock Café Sandton (Mandela Square)
  • Lions Port Shepstone Annual Show
  • Rhino Rally (Bike SA).
  • iNova Pharmaceuticals.
  • Impala rally (Bike SA).
  • Riviera on Vaal Music Festival.
  • Carnival City Big Top Arena-MVG Events (28-31 December 2013).
  • DSJ (Deutche Schule Jhb) Carnival & 125 Anniversary Events in 2015.
  • Burgersfort Wildevy Family Festival (July 2014-more than 10 000 pax attending).
  • Dischem (Annual National Management Conference-2012).
  • IEASA.....and many more!

Their Music:

The Dixie Hillbillies perform a huge variety of music, from Country Rock to up-tempo, foot-stompin’ dance hits to modern day Commercial Party Hits and ballads. They are also in the process of recording their first debut album.

Their Repertoir:

  • Don’t stop Believing-Journey.
  • Jabulani- PJ Powers (Hotline).
  • Brown Eyed Girl-Van Morrison.
  • Summer of ‘69-Bryan Adams.
  • Again and again- Status Quo.
  • No woman no Cry-Bob Marley.
  • Old time Rock + Roll- Bob Seeger.
  • C’est la Vie-Bob Seeger.
  • Spirit in the Sky-Hudson Ford.
  • Play that funky music.
  • Twist and Shout-Beatles.
  • Achybreaky Heart- Billy Ray Cyrus.
  • Dance with me tonight-Olly Murs.
  • Great balls of Fire-Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • Hurt so Good- John Mellencamp.
  • I love Rock & Roll-Joan Jet.
  • Budapest- George Esra.
  • All about the bass (AA).
  • Crazy Little thing called Love-Queen.
  • Rehab-Amy Winehouse.
  • Again and Again-Status Quo.
  • Sweet Caroline-Neil Diamond.
  • Whatever you want-Status Quo.
  • July Morning- Uriah Heep.
  • The Gambler-Kenny Rogers.
  • While my guitar Gently Weeps- Jeff Healy Band.
  • Some Kind of Wonderful- Live
  • I saw her standing There-Little Richard.
  • Call me the Breeze- Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • Hotel California-Eagle.
  • ......and many more!


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