NEWS

June 8, 2018

Harper Grae of the hit Fox TV show "Glee Project 2" recently released her first single, "Bloodline," co-written by Fred, Jennifer Hanson and Nick Brophy. It was picked by Rolling Stone as one of the "10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week" and made Apple Music's "Breaking Country Playlist." Check out the video here.

May 14, 2018

"Criminal," written with and recorded by Lindsay Ell, stayed at  #19, with a bullet, on the MediaBase chart this week and rose to #21 with a bullet, on Billboard.

May 5, 2018

Charles Esten, aka Deacon of CMT's "Nashville," played "Instead of Missing You," co-written with Fred, tonight at the War Memorial Auditorium. Check it out here.

April 9, 2018

"Criminal," written with and recorded by Lindsay Ell, is #1 in Canada - the first time in a decade a female Canadian country artist has hit #1! Check out her new video.

March 1, 2018

Warner recording artist Ryan Kinder is a southern soul singer/guitar virtuoso who is revitalizing rock & roll. Today he released "Leap of Faith," which I wrote with him and writer/producer Luke Sheets. This might get loud.

February 2, 2018
Montgomery Gentry released their new album, "Here's To You," today. It debuted at #1 on the iTunes country album charts and includes the song "Drive on Home," written by Fred, Dave Turnbull and Craig Campbell. The song's release is bittersweet, as it is sung by the late Troy Gentry.

December 21, 2017
Billboard Critics' Poll picks Lindsay Ell's debut, "The Project," containing Fred's songs "Criminal" and "Champagne," as the best country album of 2017. The 10 Best Country Albums of 2017: Critics' Picks

 

gigs

July 8, 2018 - 9:30 pm
The Bluebird Cafe - Nashville, TN

Special guest writer.


June 9, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The Bluebird Cafe - Nashville, TN

With Sony recording artist Colin Elmore, Nettwerk recording artist Aaron Espe, and from The Voice, Cherie Oakley.