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Derek Atkinson\'s Alternative Rock Booking Page


Derek Atkinson is available for booking and licensing by emailing a proposal to, Derek at DerekBAtkinson dot com.

Over the past decade, Derek has performed at some of Detroit’s best venues, and has toured regionally. Some of the stages he’s played include the Hard Rock Cafe, Emerald Theater, Magic Bag, St. Andrew’s Hall, Shelter, Majestic Theater, Magic Stick as well as the annual Stars & Stripes Festival in Mt Clemens and the Aqua Freeze Fest in St Clair Shores. He has opened for platinum selling artists like Brian Vander Ark and Days of the New.

Similar Artists: Pearl Jam, Sublime, Radiohead, Modest Mouse, NOFX, the Strokes, Mike Pinto, Aquabats, Matt Costa, Bob Marley, Bedouin Soundclash, Matisyahu, Passafire, Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, Pepper, SOJA, Iration, Social Distortion, Ben Harper, Mumford and Sons, Smashing Pumpkins, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Jack Johnson, City and Colour, OAR, Operation Ivy, Pennywise, Bad Religion, Avett Brothers, Jimmy Eat World…

Cover Songs Include:

Aerosmith    Dream On
Beatles     I’ve Just Seen A Face
Beatles     Norwegian Wood
Bedouin Soundclash    When The Night
Ben Harper     Burn One Down
Bob Marley     No Woman, No Cry
Bob Marley     Redemption Song
Bush    Comedown
Bush    Glycerine
Bush    Machine Head
Candlebox    Far Behind
City And Colour    Sleeping Sickness
Coldplay    The Scientist
Dion     Runaround Sue
Elvis     Devil In Disguise
Elvis     Don’t Be Cruel
Elvis     Hound Dog
Elvis     Suspicious Minds
Elvis     You’re The Reason I’m Living
Fleetwood Mac    Landslide
Flogging Molly     If I Ever Leave This World
Foo Fighters     My Hero
Fun.     We Are Young
Guns N’ Roses     Patience
Guns N’ Roses     November Rain
J. Frank Wilson     Last Kiss
Jimmy Eat World    The Middle
Johnny Cash     Ring Of Fire
Johnny Nash     I Can See Clearly
Keith Urban     You’ll Think Of Me
Led Zeppelin     Black Dog
Led Zeppelin     D’yer Mak’er
Led Zeppelin     Fool In The Rain
Led Zeppelin     Rock N’ Roll
Led Zeppelin     Tangerine
Little Texas     What Might Have Been
Lumineers     Ho Hey
Modest Mouse    Float On
Mumford & Sons     Below My Feet
Mumford & Sons     I Will Wait
Mumford & Sons     The Cave
Neil Diamond     Sweet Caroline
Nirvana     Come As You Are
Nirvana     Heart Shaped Box
Nirvana     Lithium
Nirvana     Smells Like Teen Spirit
NOFX    Linoleum
Otis Redding     Dock Of The Bay
Pearl Jam     Better Man
Pearl Jam     Black
Pearl Jam     Even Flow
Pearl Jam     Jeremy
Pearl Jam     Nothing Man
Pearl Jam     Release Me
Pearl Jam     Yellow Ledbetter
Pink Floyd     Pigs On The Wing
Pink Floyd     Wish You Were Here
Postal Service    Into The Air
Postal Service    Such Great Heights
Queen     Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen     We Will Rock You
Ramones    I Wanna Be Sedated
Rise Against     Swing Life Away
Rolling Stones    Can’t Always Get
Sam Cooke     Stand By Me
Sean Kingston    Beautiful Girls
Silverchair     Tomorrow
Smashing Pumpkins    Disarm
Smashing Pumpkins    Today
Social Distortion     Ball And Chain
Sponge     Molly
Sublime     Santeria
Sublime     What I Got
Tenacious D     Karate
The Killers    Mr Brightside
The Killers    When You Were Young
Tom Petty     Free Fallin
Tom Waits     Anywhere I Lay My Head
Tom Waits     Ol’ 55
Tom Waits     Train Song
Train    Hey, Soul Sister
Violent Femmes     Blister In The Sun
Weezer     Say It Ain’t So
…And Many More!!!