Walkney is the latest project of singer-songwriter Derek Mrdjenovich from Altoona, Pennsylvania. Walkney has performed on various tours in the US & Canada, been featured on MTV.com, and recently appeared as a contestant on Season 1 of American Idol on ABC.
A truly original artist, Walkney creates using all colors of the sonic spectrum. With poignant lyrics and smooth rhythms, Walkney blends blues & jazz with a rock attitude, which makes for some killer pop songs. Walkney has worked with notable producers & songwriters some of which include; ZK Productions (Whitney Houston, Jamie Foxx), Paul Leavitt (All Time Low), The Gomez Brothers (The Summer Set, Call Me Karizma) Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade.)
In recent months Walkney has landed an airfare sponsorship as part of the Spirit Airlines “Music 4 Miles” program, & his newest single "Lucia Rose" has been included as part of Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 66, in stores nationwide today.
Booking Agent — Mike Chiarappa