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Joe DiVita

Steel Drum Band from New Hope, PA Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 37 Reviews
  • 51 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2012
  • 8 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Starting at $250 per event

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Joe DiVita is a diverse musician available as a soloist (with or without computer backing tracks) on steel drum/vocals as well as a Duo, Trio or Quartet. He has performed all over the nation as a bandleader and sideman on a variety of instruments with local and national touring acts for 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance and a Master of Music in Music Technology and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Drexel University in Philadelphia. On Steel Drum he performs traditional island songs (Traditional Calypso, Harry Belafonte, Traditional Rumbas ) as well as Reggae (Bob Marley, UB40), classic rock (Creedance Clearwater Revival, Grateful Dead, The Police, The Monkees, Sam Cooke), some Bossa-Nova Jazz (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa) and 80s, 90s and current hits. Also standard wedding ceremony repertoire. (Bridal March, Traditional Recessional, Pachelbel's canon in D). As a solo acoustic act, Joe's repertoire covers a plethora of 60s and 70s hits, (Elvis, Beatles, Eagles, Marley, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder) some 1980's (The Police, Talking Heads, Peter Gabriel) and 90's (Sublime, Stone Temple Pilots) If you're looking for something different, his extremely animated performances on the Quad Cello Steel Drums are most certainly unlike anything you've ever seen! If you are looking for something more laid back, the acoustic act is sure to create the perfect atmosphere with some old favorites.


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Review by Nicole W.

WeddingReviewed on May 18, 2018From Ambler, PA

Joe was absolutely wonderful! We hired Joe to play at our wedding in May. We thought some live music would really add to the mood for the day and we could not have been happier with choosing to go with Joe. He was on time, friendly and overall a great performer. Everyone loved his music. He took tons of requests. It was festive and went perfectly with our outside hookah bar. Joe even played our first dance, which meant he had to carry his steel drum from the outside area all the way around to the reception. He seemed to do this seamlessly and the song was perfect. I would recommend hiring Joe again and again. Very professional!

Joe DiVita:

Thanks Nicole! It was an absolute pleasure to perform for you and your guests.

Review by Thomas C.

Family ReunionReviewed on May 11, 2019From Newtown, PA

Joe provided music for a family multi-birthday celebration and it was terrific! He performed solo on steel drum, but you would have thought he was accompanied by a group of talented musicians. The range of selections was outstanding, and just when you were settling into a comfortable, familiar blend of Bob Marley and other reggae favs, you'd hear an outstanding steel drum version of Otis Redding, Pink Floyd or other great 60s/70s music. We had a bounce castle to entertain the kids but they were transfixed by Joe's playing and spent much of their time dancing around his set-up and just watching him play. We would highly recommend Joe for any type, any size event.

Review by Jim D.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on September 7, 2018From Jamison, PA

Joe was fantastic! Everyone from age 15-80 enjoyed his performance! Thanks, Jim

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  • Three little Birds | Bob Marley
  • Under The Sea | Disney's Little Mermaid
  • The Way you Do The Things you do | UB40
  • All Night Long | Lionel Ritchie
  • Amber | 311
  • Under the Boardwalk | The Drifters
  • Shake Senora | Harry Belafonte
  • Stir it Up | Bob Marley
  • Red Red Wine | UB40
  • I can See Clearly Now | Johnny Nash
  • Don't Worry, Be Happy | Bobby Mcferrin
  • Linstead Market | Traditional Calypso
  • Don't Dream it's Over | Crowded House
  • Sledgehammer | Peter Gabriel
  • D'yer Maker | Led Zeppelin
  • Much Too Late for Goodbyes | Julian Lennon
  • A Fool in the Rain | Led Zeppelin
  • Misunderstading | Genesis
  • That's All | Genesis
  • Every Little Thing She does | The Police
  • The Ghost in You | Psychodelic Furs/Mark McGrath
  • Kokomo | The Beach Boys
  • Bad Fish | Sublime
  • Rude | Magic!
  • Plush | Stone Temple Pilots
  • One Drop | Bob Marley
  • Wiseman | Slightly Stupid
  • St Thomas | Sonny Rollins
  • Can't Take my Eyes off of you | Frankie Valli
  • Bad Moon Rising | Creedance Clearwater Revival
  • Fire on the mountain | Grateful Dead
  • Island in the Sun/Jamaica Farewell | Harry Belafonte
  • Matilda | Traditional
  • Maryann | Traditional
  • Yellow Bird | Traditional
  • Blue Bossa | Kenny Durham
  • Summer Samba | Luis Bonfa
  • Dock of the Bay | Otis Redding
  • The Girl From Ipanema | Antonio Carlso Jobim
  • I shot the Sheriff | Bob Marley
  • No Woman No Cry | Bob Marley
  • Break My stride | Matthew Wilder
  • Africa | Toto
  • Cupid | Sam Cooke
  • Daydream Believer | The Monkees
  • Don't Worry | Be Happy
  • Baby I love your way | Peter Frampton/B
  • Ghost in you | Psychodelic Furs
  • Margaritaville | Jimmy Buffett
  • Something | The Beatles
  • Time | Pink Floyd


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Past Events

August 6, 2021 • Community Event
Fri6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lansdale, PA
July 10, 2021 • Private Party
Sat12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Richboro, PA
June 5, 2021 • Celebration
Sat2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nazareth, PA
May 30, 2021 • Club Event
Sun1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lawrenceville, NJ
September 19, 2020 • Wedding
Sat4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Madison, NJ
September 5, 2020 • Private Party
Sat7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Quakertown, PA
August 15, 2020 • Picnic
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Brick, NJ
July 19, 2019 • Rehearsal Dinner
Fri7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Bridgewater, NJ
July 11, 2019 • Club Event
Thu4:30 PM - 8:00 PM Telford, PA
June 15, 2019 • Birthday Party (Kids)
Sat1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Hatboro, PA
June 8, 2019 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Runnemede, NJ
May 11, 2019 • Family Reunion
Sat12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Newtown, PA

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