Derek Johnson


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. Derek moved to Nashville TN at 18, where he grew as a songwriter 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.

Now he’s back in New England bringing his songs to clubs, coffeeshops, and breweries throughout the Northeast and beyond. His melodic guitar playing brings a blend of Folk, Bluegrass, and Country songwriting, paired with his honest and self-reflective lyrics. He’s expected to release his Next Album “Blue Veil”, a project recorded with many of his close friends in Nashville, in August 2019



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by Derek Johnson

Formally Performing under the stage name “Derek W. Curtis”, This is Derek’s first Full Length Album released in 2017.