With a unique 'one-man-does-everything' approach, energetic street performances across Australia, as well as frequent appearances on Melbourne's exclusive Bourke St Mall and at staple venues on the Aussie east coast, Cripes has opened the stage for some of Australia's most notable blues/roots acts including ARIA Award winning groups Ash Grunwald, Collard's Greens & Gravy, and international touring acts Bob Log III, Matt Walker and many others.
Recent times has seen many miles along the highways following the release of the single 'The Grave of Kitty Cane'. Previous releases include ‘Leg it! We’ve been rumbled' (2015) featuring the track ‘You’d Better Get Your Skates on Sunshine Blues’ which made the top 5 on the Australian national AMRAP charts top 5 alongside other Aussie export acts such as The Waifs and Gurrumul.
This year Victor Cripes has seen airplay on hundreds of metro and community radio stations in Australia and overseas as well as a number of ‘live in the studio’ sessions plus countless street performances . Commercial telly has licensed Victor Cripes original recordings for TV shows such as the Australian made series ‘Unplanned America’ aired on SBS.