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Kurt Darren at Katzy's Live on the 31st of May 2024

Celebrated South African Musician: Kurt Darren’s Illustrious Career

The Early Beginnings of Kurt Darren

In 1995, the music industry saw the emergence of a new talent when “For Your Precious Love” was recorded by Kurt Darren. However, it was not until 1999, when the leap to writing his own music was made by Darren, that significant attention began to be garnered within the South African music scene.

A Household Name in South African Music

Renowned for hits such as “Kaptein (Captain),” “Loslappie (Patch),” “Meisie Meisie (Girl Girl),” and “Hemel op Tafelberg (Heaven on Table Mountain),” Darren has become synonymous with the essence of party, dance, and sing-along music across South Africa, transcending language barriers.

Awards and Achievements: A Testament to Musical Excellence

Throughout his career, spanning 30 albums, numerous accolades have been received by Kurt Darren. These include 9 South African Music Awards (SAMAs), 12 double platinum, and 21 gold sales awards, among other prestigious recognitions like Tempo, Ghoema, Vonk, and Geraas awards.

Beyond Music: Kurt Darren’s Ventures into Media and Entertainment

A versatile entertainer, Darren has not only made his mark in music but also in television and film. Presenter roles on Kyknet and Jacaranda with Jukebox have been taken up by him, and appearances in 5 movies have been made, showcasing his multifaceted talent.

Continuing to Captivate: New Releases and Future Plans

The musical journey of Kurt Darren is far from over. With a new single being released every three months, no signs of slowing down are shown by him. An abundance of music still awaits to be shared with the world, as admitted by Darren himself.

A Songwriter’s Legacy

An impressive 95% of his songs have been written by Kurt Darren himself, with tracks like “Kaptein,” “Hemel Op Tafelberg,” and “Meisie Meisie” being covered by artists in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium, amassing global recognition.

Global Footprint: Kurt Darren’s International Performances

The global stage has frequently been graced by Kurt Darren, with performances in 15 different countries, further solidifying his status as an international music sensation.

Thee Jam will play the first set of the evening. FUNKtheDJ will be spinning the decks.

Book the date: 31 May 2024

Booking are essential! Please call 011 880 3945


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