The Gary Fletcher Band
A founder member of The Blues Band with Paul Jones he has appeared with and/or recorded with Peter Green, Maggie Bell, Van Morrison, John Mayall, Long John Baldry, Guy Barker, Bernie Marsden, Micky Moody, Kim Simmonds, Henry McCullough etc.
Outside of The Blues Band Gary’s music straddles folk, Americana and blues and he’s released several albums featuring both electric, acoustic lineups as well as the acclaimed ‘In Solitary’ solo offering, which along with the electric ‘Giant From the Blue’ album, secured 4 star reviews from Maverick and R2 magazines. Bob Harris has featured Gary live in the studio on his BBC R2 show and invited him to play a session for his YouTube channel ‘Under the Apple Tree’.
He performs a mix of originals and classic covers using guitar, slide, banjo, mandolin and ukulele. Amongst the musicians that will be joining him on stage at GBFF will be ace fiddle player Tom Leary (Feast of Fiddles, Lindisfarne, Little Johnny England etc).