Late Night Special

Late Night Special fuses the sounds of pop, rock and classic soul to deliver a vibe that is both familiar and unique to the first-time listener, steeped in danceable grooves and influenced by some of the biggest names in rock, blues and folk music history.

Late Night Special FAQs

Q. What style of music do you play?

A. A combination of pop, rock and classic soul.

Q. How many pieces do you play as and what instruments are they?

A. Late Night Special’s core lineup is a 5-piece band:

  • Acoustic Guitar/Vocals
  • Electric guitar/Vocals
  • Electric Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums
Q. Do you play in other configurations?

A. We are available as a 6-piece band with a saxophonist, and I (Fred Lee IV) also play solo as a guitarist with vocals. Upon availability, we can add a full horn section and piano.

Q. Why did you become a professional musician?

A. I (band leader Fred Heintz) fell in love with music just 7 short years ago [as of 2019]. I’ve always been an avid listener of many different genres of music, but never thought I had the talent to play until I picked up a guitar. That first chord I learned told my heart that I could do it, and so I did it! Within a year I knew how to play a few songs and the following year I started to sing. Once I knew I could do both, I grew very passionate about music and decided that I could do big things with this talent. From there the snowball just started to tumble and my love and passion grew bigger every day. 3 years ago [as of 2019], I sold my food truck business to become a full time professional musician, and I never turned back! I’ve worked many jobs over the years and not one touched my soul like music has. It’s something I truly love, and I know I was born to do.

Q. Where are you located?

A. Charlotte, NC.

Q. Do you travel?

A. Yes.

Q. Why should an event professional book you?

A. Late Night Special carries so much electric energy and soul that it could power smiles for days on end. If you are looking to make a night or an event unforgettable, this is your group. With powerful, soul-moving vocals backed by phenomenal musicianship, this group knows how to catch the attention of every listener. We are not only highly professional in what we do, but we carry a sense of passion like no one else. You will always catch a smile on our faces when we are on and off the stage. Music has brought us all together in a way we could never explain, and we truly believe we have something that people need to see and hear. We provide a great experience both on and off the stage, as we all are well-mannered, tastefully comedic, and very positive people to be around. Did I mention that we love to dance?

Q. Do you have the capability of providing your own sound & lights?

A. Yes, we have our own sound and lights.

Count On Me NC Certified

Fred Heintz, band leader of Late Night Speical has completed the General Best Practices for COVID-19 Management certification training, making sure event safety is a prioroty. Learn more about the certification and training at 

Song List

Last Dance with Mary Jane – Tom Petty
Pumped up kicks – Foster the people
Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix
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- Kol( kings of Leon)
On call- kol
Pyro- kol
Sex On Fire – KOL
Breakdown- Tom petty
Coming home – Leon bridges
Steal my kisses – Ben Harper
Get out my life woman – Lee Dorsey
Lost without you- robin thicke
Little wing – 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
Belief – John Mayer
Waiting on the world to change- John Mayer
Vultures – 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
Joker – Steve Miller band
Shake me down – cage the elephant
Hair of the dog- Nazareth
Cocaine – Eric Clapton
What I Got – Sublime
Hair of the dog -Nazareth
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
Crazy thing called love -Queen


Key Signature Entertainment
8510 McAlpine Park Dr. Ste 201
Charlotte, NC 28211