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Derek James Olson

Rank #3 US La Crosse, WI Singer Songwriter


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Sounds Like: Ryan Adams, Justin Townes Earle, Dave Matthews Band

Bio: Derek Olson is a singer-songwriter, folk artist from La Crosse, Wisconsin. With an array of somber meets hopeful, this music hopes to reach for roots, and not pull up weeds.

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Off the Beaten Path
Jul 18, 2013
Hey all, We're in the process of putting together a little live studio project, ... [more]
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Twitter_icon_for_status: Pearl Street Brewery tonight! 6-9 pm :] suds n songs, try to stop out for a beat


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  • Madison Audio (Artist) Madison Audio
    I can "ENERGIZE" your songs by mastering them (just $15/song, first song free) you may send a song to me at madisonaudio@hotmail.com cheers Kelly
  • Jarod A. Alvarez (Musician) Jarod A. Alvarez
    Well done, all-around beautiful sound. Hope to catch a show when possible!
  • RT Carter (Artist) RT Carter
    Wow, Everything. Voice, amazing songs, love the instruments/arrangements. amd best of all, real passion. Thanks for sharing.
  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist) Laura Taylor Whitfield
    Wrecking Ball is way superb Derek! beautiful heart you carry Laura
  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist) Laura Taylor Whitfield
    Derek, you are so soul filled sweet! enjoying my stay here! Laura
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist) MikeWhitePresents
    just loving all this material here Derek..you got a real skill for a painterly lyric, rich with imagery..it particularly hit me with the amazing "little scarecrow"..loving t...
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Q: I saw you and Kyle perform at Castle Rock Lake (Pine Cove Resort). Do you often perform together? I'm looking to hire some entertainment for a party later this fall. Can you send me your itinerary?
A: Yes we do, and I also play solo gigs. You can email me the info at derekolson0409@gmail.com, and I'll let you know if we're free as well as other booking info! Otherwise feel free to text/call @ 608-769-3235

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Tue Jul 29 2014