DEREK F. SMITH TO DEBUT ON THE MAIN STAGE AT #AGNESBLUESFEST 2021
Following a spell-binding set of song-stories on the inaugural emerging artists Discovery Stage at #AgnesBluesFest 2020, Derek F. Smith will debut on the main #AgnesBluesFest Marquee Stage in 2021 with his raw energy, emotion, and unique alternate acoustic sound.
Featured at the 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival and currently playing venues nationwide, Derek F. Smith is one of the hottest solo acts to come out of the Fraser Coast. He brings a raw energy and emotion to every performance and leaves it all on the stage.
He’s opened for Toni Childs, Ella Hooper (Killing Heidi), You Am I and shared the stage with artists such as Lee Kernaghan, Stonefield, Jared Porter and James Blundell to name a few.
Derek’s music is inspired by artists such as Mumford & Sons, Matchbox 20, Counting Crows, Green Day and many more. His Debut EP 'Enlightened Monkey' featuring 5 original songs and the 13-track live album 'Live at the Federal’ have been welcomed with rave reviews by listeners worldwide.
Derek’s accolades also include winning the 2017 SeaFM Battle of Sound, 2016 Most Popular Vocalist – Toyota Feeling the Street International Music Competition, and 2015 Spirit of Bundaberg Battle of the Bands.
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The Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.