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, Pandora, The Weather Channel’s Top 10, The Tom Shillue Show on Fox News Radio Network, and The Anthony Cumia Show with Dave Landau.
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 third comedy album, 60 MPH School Zone, garnered HoMain Theatrerable Mention accolades in the International Songwriting Competition. His release is sold at shows, iTunes and at derekrichards.com.
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. The release is available on Amazon, Kindle and Audible.
** We are taking the fullest efforts to keep our shows clean and following all guidelines. These shows will be limited to only half capacity. Everyone must wear masks to enter and getting to your seats then you can remove, so please bring a mask**
We’re implementing several enhanced safety measures facility-wide to meet the needs of the time:
* We are reducing public capacity to 50%, managing physical distancing and limiting guest density at tables and seating across the Black Box in compliance with local and state government agencies guidelines.
* You must bring a face covering. Guests are required to wear one to enter the Black Box and at all times. It may be removed only when you are seated.
* We have provided all staff with enhanced safety training, reinforcing cleanliness and hygiene per current health & safety guidelines. Food & beverage staff are required to wear face coverings and gloves.
* We have intensified cleaning with disinfectant spraying and wiping of all surfaces including door handles, tables, seating and electronic displays more frequently. We have also added hand sanitizers on counters and dispensers mounted on walls in the facility.