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Who we are...

CRIMSON is a Cape Town based band, the duo consisting of Darren Oelofse (vocals, rythym guitar) and Matthew Mitchell (lead guitar, vocals). CRIMSON’s music falls under the acoustic-rock genre. The majority of their performances consist of classic and contemporary covers.

What we do...

CRIMSON are passionate about delivering a high quality live music act and have been doing so successfully for the last 8 years. The use of their professionally produced backing tracks, together with versatile vocals and electrifying guitar skills, have seen CRIMSON perform across the country.

We've played for...

  • Harley Davidson Rallies
  • Super 15 & Springbok Rugby
  • Cape Argus Cycle Tour finish event
  • FNB 12 OneRuns
  • Montecasino Bierfest
  • Sunflower Fund
You can hire us for...

  • Events
  • Corporate Functions
  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Special Occasions
  • Product/Service Launches

The Music...

CRIMSON cover favourites from classic artists such as Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Carlos Santana, Van Morrison, Joshua Kaddison, Marc Cohn, Creedence Cleerwater Revival, Roy Orbison, Paul Simon, Lynrd Skynyrd, and UB40, to contemporary acts which include Prime Circle, Snow Patrol, The Script, The Fray, 3 Doors Down, REM, Counting Crows, John Mayer, Matchbox 20, Michael Bublé, Goo Goo Dolls, Oasis, NickelBack, and Kings of Leon.

Their Acoustic/Folk Rock influences can undoubtedly be felt in their style of covers and the flexibility of their repertoire caters superbly for any ambience or event setting...


Catch CRIMSON EVERY WEDNESDAY at The Dubliner in Long Street, Cape Town, from 22h00!

Catch CRIMSON FRIDAY 30th November 2018 at Jeremiah's in Diepriver from 8:30pm!

Some Regular Venues, Clients and Sponsors

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What our clients say?

Hey Lads.Thanks boys for a top effort (standard stuff for you, I know!) We really had a good time and appreciate the extra air time you gave us. See you soon lads. David & Claire Adams

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Hey Guys. You rock our world. What a massive jol, you were incredible. You guys were such a massive part of making our day so epic and can't actually thank you enough. Catch up with you guys soon. Thank you so much again. Shaun and Se

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Hi Guys! Well, I can only say that you made the party!!! You guys are the best. Thank you soooooo much. Would love to spread the word for you. Thanks so much again. Debbie & Paddie Smuts

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