The Nine Days EP

Iowa singer-songwriter Fred Love has announced the June 12 release of a new five-song EP recorded entirely in his basement. 

The Nine Days EP showcases a songwriter facing up to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on his family…

KICKING THE FOOTLIGHTS OUT AGAIN -- I'M BACK

“After 20 years of pickin’ we’re still alive and kickin’ down the wall…” 

“Footlights,” one of my favorite Merle Haggard songs, showcases an older and wiser Merle lamenting that his career as a traveling musician has left him with…

WHAT A YEAR!

2017 has been a hell of a year for me, gang. 

To name just a few highlights:  I released an album, joined forces with my musical soulmates for a rowdy street dance to celebrate my hometown’s 175th anniversary and…

'LILY OF THE VALLEY' NOW AVAILABLE!

The new album is ready for your ear holes! 

As you can see from the photo of my devilishly handsome son, I’ve got physical CDs that I’ll be selling at all my shows for the rest of the summer…

IT'S DONE!!!

The album is finished and ready for your ear holes!

I just received the final mastered tracks from Sage Audio in Nashville this week, and it sounds pretty darn good if I may say so. I can't wait to…

The Album is Recorded!

Hey, gang! I just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the record and my life in general.  First off, the album is 100 percent recorded. Yes, you read that right, buddy. All the tracks on all 11 songs…

New album in 2017!

Hey, gang! 

As I write this, I’m preparing for the fourth recording session for a brand-new solo album to be released next year. I’m so excited to bring this new music to you, I can’t harldy wait. But, as…

Halloween Honky Tonk II and other announcements

Hey, gang! 

I’ve only got one more gig on my schedule for 2016, and it’s a doozy. I desperately hope you’ll join me on Friday, Oct. 21, for Halloween Honky Tonk II at DG’s Tap House in Ames. For…

Taking a chance

I've decided to take a chance on myself.

After four years of pouring my creative energy into an Americana band, it looks like circumstances have shifted. But that itch -- that compulsion -- to play guitar and sing and connect…