“VECA RECORDS is Proud to announce to It’s Roster of Artist…
Fred Spencer, Fred comes to us from a long line of talent when it comes to Bluegrass Gospel & Country Music. Fred has toured with Legendary Jack Greene from the Grand Ole Opry and also toured with the Dalton Gang which lead to performances at the White House in Washington D.C..
He has also toured with several other Country Music artists, which include Stella Parton (Dolly Partons Sister) whom he toured and sang duets with at the WSM’s Midnight Jamboree. He also played bass & sang with Joe Isaacs.
Fred has shared the stage with Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky Skaggs, Julie Reeves, Larry Cordel, Melvin Goins, Mike Daniel, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flats, plus many more Country, Gospel, and Bluegrass Artists.
Lets make Fred welcome to VECA Records.”
“With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.”
Fred (David) Spencer is a native of West Portsmouth, Ohio and the son of Fred and Carol Spencer. Fred grew up playing and listening to Bluegrass Gospel and was heavily influenced by his parents, especially his late father Fred Spencer Sr.
His other influence was his uncle the late Roy Lee Centers who sang for Ralph Stanley, whom was well known in the local Bluegrass circles. Mr. Spencer also used his musical talents to work with the D.A.R.E. program in his home town.
In high school Fred begin playing the drums and this lead to the formation of a gospel band Altar Of Prayer with two other high school friends from 1987-89.
In 1989 Fred joined his mother, father and cousin Lennie Centers to form The Fred Spencer Bluegrass Gospel Band. He played bass guitar, sang lead and baritone and tenor. The band lasted until the death of Fred Jr’s father Fred Sr. but they amassed an eleven year career of touring gospel and bluegrass venues and played alongside long time friends The Isaacs.
From 2000-03 Fred Jr. was hired by the Country Music legend Jack Greene to play bass for his band and he played with Mr. Greene at the Grand Ole Opry on numerous occasions.
In 2004 Fred Jr. began touring with the Dalton Gang and this lead to a performance at the White House in Washington D.C..
Fred Jr. has amassed an impressive track record of playing with some of the most talented and well known Country Music artists. The list includes Stella Parton whom he toured and sang duets with at the WSM’s Midnight Jamboree and eventually became Stella’s band leader.
Also he’s opened for Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky Skaggs, and performed with Julie Reeves, Larry Cordel, Melvin Goins, Mike Daniel, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flats, plus many more country and bluegrass artists.