About Derek johnson


Derek Johnson (formally under the stage name “Derek Curtis”) is a Massachusetts based folk/americana artist with a unique and intimate sound. At 18 Derek moved to Nashville TN, where he grew as a songwriter while performing in iconic clubs such as “The Bluebird Cafe” and “The 5 Spot”. After recording his first full length album “Carpetbagger” in 2017, he hit the road touring throughout the East Coast, Midwest, and Western Canada. His lyrics and melodic guitar playing brings a blend of Folk, Bluegrass, and Country songwriting for those who want to take a step back and connect to this young man’s thoughts and storytelling. Now he’s back in New England bringing his versatile writings to clubs, coffeeshops, and breweries throughout the area.