Born and raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota, Darren Geffre started writing music and lyrics when he was 12 years old. Since the, he has pushed his pop/rock music all over the globe. Darren’s music has captured fans of all ages. Darren has been playing and singing in bands since he was 16 yrs old. His previous groups include: Black Diamond, Crimson, and a “NAMMY” nominated group Wakinyan”. His stage presence is distinguished by his vibrant energy. Darren’s original music was nominated for a 2001 Native American Music Award for the single “If I Ever”, in the category of Best Independent Recording. Darren’s album “Uncivilized” has sold over 15,000 copies, enough to get him a 2005 Entry level “Grammy” nomination for “Best New Artist” & “Album of the Year”. He has been featured on LA’s legendary Pacifica Radio, NPR, National Native News, American Indian Cable Network, Comcast, XM Satellite Radio, Darren was August 2003’s “Music Maker of the Month” on the Nationally Syndicated “Native America Calling”, Men’s Health Magazine in 2001 and 2005. and the Belly Off Diet book in 1010. Darren played a role in TNT’s “Into the West”, and worked on set on ABC Family’s “Wildfire” pilot in 2005. Darren’s music landed #1 on 9 different CMJ college radio stations in 2003. He can be heard on 180 radio stations across the U.S. and Canada. Including XM Satellite radio. Darren’s first CD "Uncivilized" was produced by Pete Amato and Duncan Pain. Darren was the first Native American Artist on the planet to be on Podcasting. Darren’s awards include; 2003 - LA’s prestigious award Outstanding Musical Achievement” from the First Americans in the Arts, 2004 “Award of Distinction” Music Video Award at Indian Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI. He was also nominated for “Best Pop Album” in 2004 at Indian Summerfest. Darren’s EP “Audiobiography” was produced by Def Jef, whose credits include; Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg. Darren is currently working on his sophmore album titled "Into The Light". This album will be released in the Spring of 2015. Darren's music reached #1 on the Rock charts in China in 2015 on numberonemusc.com. In 2017, Darren is the Musical Director for the television show "Virtues of the Dakota".