A regular on the Las Vegas Strip, Derek’s act is fast, fresh, and at times, fanatical. He brings the funny with tales about his Irish-Catholic upbringing, divorce, the holidays, and his child-free existence. Described on a show review as, 'Just the right amount of wrong.'
His one hour special with The Irish Comedy Tour can be seen on demand via Amazon Prime, DISH, DirecTV, iTunes, VUDU, Vimeo, Google Play, Microsoft XBOX and YouTube.
You can also catch him via the SiriusXM Satellite Radio Network, his own DryBar Comedy special, Pandora, The Weather Channel’s Top 10, & The Tom Shillue Show on Fox News Radio Network.
A veteran of several USO and Armed Forces Entertainment tours, Richards has performed at U.S. base camps in Iraq, Afghanistan and 15 other countries. His work for the military has been featured in Newsweek.
On the concert stage, he’s been the opening act for Motown legends, The Temptations and The Four Tops.
His fourth comedy album, Double Down, is available via iTunes and at derekrichards.com.
Listen and watch his podcast, A Drink With Derek, on YouTube and hear it on iTunes, Spotify and Soundcloud.
In October of 2018, Derek released his first self-published book, Whiskey, Cancer & Bad Decisions, which is his twisted memoir of a comedian’s journey with cancer. Snag a copy on Amazon, Kindle and Audible.