Called one of Nashvilles hottest up-n-coming artists by many industry insiders, his live show is a high energy concert you don't want to miss!! Playing todays hottest rockin' Country, Southern & Classic Rock, Derek's live show is one that keeps the fans on their feet and definitely NOT to be missed!
**BIG NEWS**- Derek has recently been added to the Roster at Cowboy Troy Entertainment. After an exciting showcase at The Hard Rock Cafe, Cowboy Troy has added Derek to his roster of Artists for representation. http://www.cowboytroyent.com/Artists.html
**BIG NEWS**- After performing high energy showcases, Derek has now become a House Band at the world famous Wildhorse Saloon AND Cadillac Ranch in Nashville, TN!!!
**BIG NEWS**- Derek recently became an Officially Endorsed Monte Carlo/Bullhide Hat Company Country Music Artist, and is pictured in their 2011 Full Line Hat and Clothing catalog!! http://www.montecarlohats.com/archivos/html/home.html
**BIG NEWS**- Derek was recently added to the roster of artists for the upcoming Rowdy Redneck Revival Tour, set to launch in late Summer 2011. http://www.facebook.com/people/Rowdy-Redneck-Revival/100000416353238
Not many debut singles from an Indie Country Artist on an Independent Record Label out of Nashville make much of an impact these days without millions of dollars behind it, but Derek Josephs was the exception to the rule!!! Read on to find out why many industry insiders are calling him one of the hottest up-n-coming Country artists from Nashville to watch!!
Since signing a recording contract with Nashvilles Little House Records, Derek has seen MANY successes:
*His debut single "NO COOL WAY" climbed to #66 and spent an impressive 27 weeks on the Music Row Breakout Chart, 1 of only 3 charts recognized by the Country Music Association (CMA). It also climbed to #17 on Power Source Magazines Country Chart.
*He has been featured in Country Weekly's "Listen Up!" section (May 2009), the largest Country Music publication in the world!!! And has been in over 25 online and print publications to date.
*"NO COOL WAY" made it onto over 400+ U.S. stations, with over 2,500 weekly spins!
*Played HEAVILY in Kentucky, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Wisconsin, and Montana!!
*Featured on playlists in Japan, Germany, Spain, England, and Australia, charting to #27 in Germany!
*Was scheduled at autograph sessions in the Convention Center at the 2009 CMA FanFair at The Hard Rock Cafe booth and Greased Lightning booth, and Sprint Booth during 2010, as well as playing shows during the Festival!
Playing at Nashville Venues like The Wildhorse Saloon, Cadillac Ranch, The Wild Beaver, Big Shotz, Limelight, and Fuel Nightclub, and some of the premiere Regional Live Country Music Venues around the country, as well as places like The Hollywood Casino in Tunica, MS and the Roadhouse Casino and Horseshoe Casinos in Tunica, MS, being called "the best band they've seen in years" by the Roadhouse and Horseshoe Casino manager and it's Entertainment Directors, we don't just play music, we bring the show!! We played for the Grand Opening of the new Tunica Roadhouse Casino in December 2009, now personally requested by the Casino Managers. And New Years Eve 2009 and 2010, well it was a packed house at The Wild Beaver Saloon in Downtown Nashville where Derek played to capacity crowds!
Derek's live show is one playing some of today's hottest high energy, rockin' country, southern rock, and classic rock, and is sure to get any crowd on their feet and dancing!! With a wide range of influences, Derek models his stage show after Country legend Garth Brooks and New Star Jason Aldean, providing high energy, seasoned professional band members from Nashville and rockin' music that spills over to the audience. Derek and his band don't just play music to the crowd, they engage the crowd and interact with them, bringing a show to entertain them more than just playing music at them.
With over 37,000 followers on Facebook, Myspace, Reverbnation, and Twitter, if you like Rockin' Country music like Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Dierks Bentley, and Big n Rich, then you would NOT be disappointed, and neither would your patrons! We put forth an aggressive marketing campaign utilizing all our web resources to promote every show we do! All it takes is one show, and you'll schedule us back again and again!! This is a show you don't want to miss! To book Derek and his band, call 615-448-7187, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Debut Single "NO COOL WAY" released December 2008, made it onto 400+ Radio Stations with over 2,500 weekly spins and went to #66 on Nashvilles Music Row Country Breakout Chart, #17 on PowerSource Magazines Country Chart, and #27 on Germany's Country Chart!! It is available on i-Tunes, Rhapsody, and most major digital download stores, and available to hear on www.derekjoseph.net and www.myspace.com/derekjosephmusic
Derek Joseph Setlist
1. Loud - Big and Rich
2. Save A Horse - Big and Rich
3. How Country Boys Roll - Billy Currington
4. Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
5. Hillbilly Bone - Blake Shelton
6. The More I Drink - Blake Shelton
7. Good Little Girls - Blue County
8. Nothing But Cowboy Boots - Blue County
9. Honky Tonk Stomp - Brooks and Dunn
10. Play Something Country - Brooks and Dunn
11. Chicks Dig It - Chris Cagle
12. Dust On The Bottle - David Lee Murphy
13. Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
14. Sideways - Dierks Bentley
15. Fast As You - Dwight Yoakum
16. Guitars, Cadillacs - Dwight Yoakum
17. How Bout You - Eric Church
18. Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
19. Right Where I Need To Be - Gary Allan
20. Hands To Yourself - Georgia Satellites
21. Family Tradition - Hank Williams Jr.
22. Hillbillies - Hot Apple Pie
23. Love You - Jack Ingram
24. 8 Second Ride - Jake Owen
25. Yee Haw - Jake Owen
26. In Color - Jamey Jo