"[Allred] is part troubadour, part confessor, and part angry young man, shaking his fist in the air to injustice. His emotions are raw and very real, easy to identify, and to identify with."
“In many ways an every person's songwriter, Allred like legendary Woody Guthrie, makes his vision yours.”
"Earnest, yearning, angry, energized - even during the quieter ballads, he sounds like he couldn't sit still even if you nailed his red sneakers to the floor."
"On "Pretty Face", the opening track to his second full-length album Gasping for Breath (Gutter Folk), Utah-based, openly queer singer/songwriter Kevin Allred's guitar playing reminds me of Melissa Ferrick. Allred does not mince words..."
"He uses just his acoustic guitar to engage the listener with songs that aren't afraid to leave a message."
"Kevin Allred, white knight with the heart of a poet and a lion together takes steady aim at hypocrisy, intolerance, and heartache..."