Billy and the Rebels band founder Derek Sidoti is a multi-instrumentalist musician/producer/guitarist/ singer-songwriter.
Derek’s country/pop song “With You” has received over 1.2 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE. After reviewing “With You” and Derek’s power ballad, “One Tonight,” the infamous Clive Davis remarked, “these are clearly professional songs, written by a professional songwriter, and recorded by a professional producer.” Following the success of “With You,” Billy and the Rebels Official Video for “Puppet Man“ has been viewed over 1 MILLION TIMES.
The Rebels has played multiple festivals and events around southern California, including opening for Jimmy, eat world, Ray Parker Jr, and Neon Trees.
Derek’s band the fronted RAINSHINE toured the United States, Canada, and Woodstock South Africa, Opening for such acts as Cheap Trick, Sum 41, the Foo Fighters, Filter, just to name a few. Performing to crowds of 50,000+.