With amazing vocals and cleverly crafted songs, Derek Larson is supported by the gritty guitar licks and strong backing vocals of Dusty Deaton, Aarom Meador and Patrick Bubert, who anchor the backbone of the band with strong bass and driving drums. Brook Wallace's incredible fiddle playing along with her nice, soft backup vocals bring a fresh, organic feel to the Rock / Blues / Country sound that the Leavers churn out.
Formed in 2010 after the release of Derek's debut album, "Takers and Leavers", the North Texas quintet have enjoyed a highly successful ride since their inception. Their critically acclaimed album, "Takers and Leavers" was nominated by DFW Weekly for the following:
Texas Music Band of the Year
Song of the Year, "If That's Alright"
As well as enjoying heavy radio rotation for such tracks as:
Derek Larson and the Leavers have shared the stage with a number of big names such as; Sean McConnel, Stoney Larue, Mike McClure, Brandon Jenkins, Randy Foster, Whiskey Folk Ramblers, Sons of Bill, Bleu Edmonson and lots more...