Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Dereck Higgins

Omaha, NE
Carver Bank, March 1st, 2013 - March 1st, 2014

Musician/Visual Artist/Recording Artist/Record Producer/Poet

Self-taught musician and multi-instrumentalist Dereck Higgins is a well-recognized bassist in prominent Omaha-based bands. He was born into a musical and artistic family. Since the 1970s, he has been involved in a variety of bands and musical styles, including rock, jazz, punk, electronic and funk. His current musical projects include InDreama—an experiment in psychedelic soundscapes, pop music and visual performance — and Rikk Agnew Fiasco, Paddy O’Furniture and Cleemann. His former bands include Norman & the Rockwells, Digital Sex, RAF, Disco Ranch and Son Ambulance. Higgins has performed throughout the USA, Europe and Japan and has appeared with artists such as REM, The Dead Kennedys, Weird Al Yankovic, Melt Banana and Laraaji. In 2004 Higgins launched his own record label, DVH Recordings and has released four titles to a small, worldwide fan base. Artwork for the label features Higgin’s collage art. He has also 
worked in wardrobe creation and supervision 
for films including “Lovely, Still,” “April Showers” and “The Scientist.”

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
12th and Leavenworth
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130
Fax:: 402.341.9791