An Evening of Songs and Stories with Derik Nelson

Solo singer/songwriter/instrumentalist

Join international award-winning singer/songwriter Derik Nelson for an intimate acoustic performance that takes audiences behind the music like never before! Hear the personal stories that have inspired Derik’s wide stylistic range of original songs, and learn about his musical heroes with beautiful reimagined renditions of songs by artists like the Eagles, Sting, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, and more.
Derik worked in Hollywood on hit TV shows like “Glee” and “Modern Family” 


From Derik Nelson & Family tour:

“Very high quality entertainment for the whole audience.”  – Pontiac, IL

“Their performance was in the realm of perfection.” – Delta-Montrose, CO

“Awesome” –  Concordia, KS


Program Highlights

  • Fire and Rain – James Taylor
  • God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
  • Peaceful Easy Feeling – Eagles
  • What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
  • Blackbird – The Beatles
  • The Way You Look Tonight – 1930s classic
  • Message In a Bottle – Sting & The Police
  • Footloose – Kenny Loggins
  • Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Coyote – Joni Mitchell
  • Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
  • Plus award-winning Derik Nelson original song

Tech Overview

  • Sound: Some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound 
  • Piano: Grand piano tuned the day of the performance
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Light hospitality