The Sheriffs

The Sheriffs

 Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZAF
BandFolkAcoustic

The Sheriffs render their reality into this particular strain of indie music. Taking the sounds of every day and stringing them together, mixing them up with riffs that inspire from their favourite artists and throwing in a distinctly African tinge.

Biography

The Sheriffs have stemmed from a friendship that started between Justin Schmidt and Matthew Dallas in high school. The guys always shared a cognisance of each other’s music tastes and were in multiple start-up bands throughout school. Years of musical flow between the two culminated in the formation of The Sheriffs in 2009 to concentrate on perfecting this cocktail of lyrics and acoustic guitar.Enjoying the resurgence of Johannesburg and sound tracking their lives through their headphones, The Sheriffs are two extraordinary guys mashing up their ordinary lives with art, travel, history, love, challenges, friendship, analysis and heartbreak.The Sheriffs are two South African twenty-something’s translating their environment through the use of music. Concentrating mainly on a folk and indie mix of eclecticism to understand their surroundings.