Fred Lee IV blends the sounds of songwriting influenced by the music in genres of rock, soul, pop, and folk. He brings a modern voice to the timeless classics as he reinvents the sounds that hold true to your ear.
Fred has traveled both regionally and nationally for the last 10 years establishing himself as an up and coming artist with the band Late Night Special.

Forming the band in 2013, Fred began pressuring a career in the music industry and quickly found out he had found a home in music and set out to travel the world doing what he loved behind the wheel of a six string. Along with touring the east coast, and establishing a base in his hometown of Charlotte, Nc , Fred built a Bi-annual Music festival called Shakedown Music Series. The opportunity was presented for him to build a local community driven festival where local bands could establish a presence in a very fast growing scene. Since the shakedown festival has hosted bands such as The Vagabonds, Susto, Of Good Nature, making it a 8 year local fan favorite festival in the Carolina region.

Fred pushed the band to release their first studio album in 2015, and never looked back after the group developed an incredible local following and started to take the east coast by storm one highway at a time. The band followed up in 2020 by releasing their second studio album ” Halfway To Somewhere “. The album birthed the bands top hit ” Don’t Leave Me Lonely “, made popular by the one and only Pat Mcafee infamous sports caster and wrestling fanatic.

As the bands music started to take off Fred found himself getting involved in the national touring Night Lights Sky Lantern festival. Starring as the event’s music headliner and MC for 2020,2021,2022,2023, Fred was invited to take a roll as the Entertainment director for Night Lights, seeing he had a pocket full of experience in event management . The festival currently travels to 15 national locations doing upwards of 20 dates visiting over 200,000 people a year. The partnership continues to grow and there are many new and exciting opportunities on the horizon thanks to Freds hard work and Charismatic energy on stage.

Influences and comparisons include many timeless artists such as Tom Petty, The Band, Eric Clapton, Bill Withers, Yes, Steely Dan, Van Morrison as well as many new and up and coming artists like The Revivalist, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kings of Leon, Imagine Dragons, Cold Play, City and Color.

Fred and the band are turning heads all around the Country but he continues to build his local fanbase year after year. ! You can tell by their stage chemistry and Fred’s powerful, charismatic voice that this band is on the rise and they have no plans to stop.

Fred currently tours 6 months out of every year, traveling all around the US spreading the good word of Late Night Special. However the other 6 months he chooses to reside in the great city of Charlotte,NC playing local shows, Private parties, Corporate Retreats, Weddings, Birthdays you name it. Fred Loves playing non stop, and is constantly perfecting his craft both in the studio and on the stage. Keep an eye out for all of Fred’s music he put out online and feel free to reach out Via Email about booking him for your next event. You can all samples of his work linked to our site and we gladly take request for specific needs for all those who ask.

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Freds Top Cover List

Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

Golden- Harry Styles 
Last Dance with Mary Jane – Tom Petty
Pumped up kicks – Foster the people
First – Cold War Kids 

My Hero- Foo Fighters 
Refugee – Tom Petty
Use me – Bill withers
Lovely Day- Bill Withers
Ain’t no sunshine-Bill withers
Let’s get it on – Marvin Gaye
Comfortably numb – Pink Floyd
Time -Pink Floyd
Purple rain- Prince
Tyrone – Erykah Badu / my morning jacket/
Revelry- Kings Of Leon 
On call- Kings Of Leon 
Pyro- Kings Of Leon 
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Supersoaker-  Kings Of Leon 

Breakdown- Tom petty
Coming home – Leon Bridges

Texas Sun- Leon Bridges
Steal my kisses – Ben Harper
Get out my life woman – Lee Dorsey
Lost without you- Robin thicke
Little wing – Jimi Hendrix

Hey Joe- Jimi Hendrix
Wind cry’s Mary – Jimi Hendrix
All along the watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
Celebrate – Daft Punk
Give life back to music – Daft Punk
Wish I knew you – The Revivalist
Murder in the city – Avett brothers
Paranoia Bb major – Avett Brothers

Weight Of Lies- Avett Brothers
Belief – John Mayer
Waiting on the world to change- John Mayer
Vultures – John Mayer

Free Fallin-John Mayer
Come and get your love – Redbone
Who’s that lady – Isley brothers
Where is my mind- The pixies
Follow you to virgie – Tyler Childress
Tennessee whiskey – Chris Stapleton
Simple man – lynyrd Skynryd
Can’t you see – Marshall Tucker

Hey Jude- The Beatles 

Help From My Friends – The Beatles 
Joker – Steve Miller band
Shake me down – Cage the elephant
Hair of the dog- Nazareth
Cocaine – Eric Clapton
What I Got – Sublime
Thought You Should Know- Morgan Wallen 

One Thing AT A Time -Morgan Wallen 

Born With A beer In My Hand – Morgan Wallen 
Float on- Modest Mouse
If I ain’t got you – Alicia keys
Wild flowers -Tom Petty
American Girl- Tom Petty
One big Mistake -Tim Fite
Babylon – David Grey
Days like this -Van Morrison
Into the mystic – Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison 

The Truth -Jason Aldean 

Beautiful Mess – Diamond Rio 

Wagon Wheel- Old Crow Medicine Show 

You Should Probably Leave – Chris Stapleton 

Tenessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton 

Valerie- Amy Winehouse 

Have you ever seen The Rain – Creedence Clear Water 

In Bloom- Nirvana 

Revival – Zach Bryan 

Fire On The Mountain – Grateful Dead 

Lay Lady Lay – Bob Dylan 

Knocking On Heavens Door- Bob Dylan 

Yellow- Cold Play 

Otherside – Red Hot Chili Peppers 

Top 40 hits as well