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August 15th 2023
September 3rd
Happy to announce I’ll be opening for the incredible Josh Turner next Saturday night at the Berglund Center in Roanoke VA. You can grab tickets by clinking the link below. Gonna be a great evening of music, hope you can make it!
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For Tickets Click Below!
July 15th
Great night at Jenks in Point Pleasant NJ opening for Joe Nichols, thanks to everyone who came out!
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The DC faithful representing at Jenks!!!
July 8th 2021
Grab your tixs to see Derek with Joe Nichols on July 14th at Jenks in Point Pleasant NJ
July 3rd 2021
New Dates Announced For Summer!!!
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July 14th @ Jenks Club, with Joe Nichols 7pm

300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach

NJ, 08742


July 15th @ Crabby Jack's at the Crab Trap 6pm

2 Broadway Somers Point NJ 08244


July 16th @ Plagido's Winery 6pm

570 N First Rd, Hammonton NJ 08037


July 18th @ Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck 2pm

2780 7th Ave, Sweetwater, NJ 08037


July 20th @ Elaine's - Cape May, NJ 6pm

513 Lafayette St, Cape May NJ 08204


July 21st @ Sirens Bar and Grill 5pm

447 Carson Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401


July 22nd @ Tuckahoe Inn 5:30pm

1 Harbor Rd, Marmora, NJ 08223


July 23rd @ Harrah's Resort Atlantic City 9pm

777 Harrahs Blvd, Atlantic City NJ

08401 @ Baywalk


July 24th @ Pic-A-Lilli Inn 1pm

866 US-206, Shamong NJ 08088

January 20th 2021
New Single "Give An Inch Take A Mile out now! Available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and all digital outlets. 
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January 18th 2021
New DC single "Give An Inch Take A Mile" drops today!!!
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December 13th 2020
Another great recording session today in Nashville. From L to R Zack Robertson, Greg Upchurch, Derek Crider, Branden Taulbee
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November 9th 2020
Greg Upchurch in the studio today recording some drum tracks. Looking forward to sharing some of these with you guys in the near future....
October 15th 2020
Layed down some incredible guitar riffs today. Happy to have Zack Robertson from the Craig Morgan Band & Chet Roberts from 3 Doors Down playing on some tracks!
June 22nd 2020

This Sunday I’ll be joining Heather Heather for our first Facebook Live event over on the book. Hope you guys will tune in 7pm EST, 6pm CST, 4pm PST #singersongwriters #takamineguitars #elixerstrings #bose #wornstar #goorinbros #countryrock #america #redwhiteandblue #military #flyoverstates #derekcrider #heatherheather #nashvilletn @heatherheathermusic @sennheiser @wornstar @takamineguitars_official @elixir_strings @bose @goorinbrosnashville

May 22nd 2020

Recording my new song "Ghost Town"  can't wait for you guys to hear this thing!

Your #CountryFest2022 lineup! We can’t wait to see you in June!

Tickets, campsites and pit passes available NOW to the largest country music festival in the Midwest!


October 28th
May 8th

Another great day recording over at Rivergate Studios here in TN, hope to have some new music out for you guys soon...