Guitar and Vocals
George Fletcher is a third generation professional musician, a former guitar and bass instructor at Saratoga Strings, and a 2013 inductee into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. His former band, Foldin' Money was likewise inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame in 2014.
Fletcher has performed at the Albany Tulip Fest, Downtown Albany Blues Competition, Saratoga JazzFest, the Hat’s Off, Final Stretch and West Side Celebrations, and he was a volunteer co-organizer of the Caroline Street Arts & Blues Fest.
He has opened concerts for Ray Charles, Kinky Friedman, Robbie Kreiger (The Doors), The Wailers, Spin Doctors, NRBQ, Popa Chubby, and Roomful of Blues among many others.
George’s extensive list of credits includes performing or recording with The Commander Cody Band, Curt Smith (Tears for Fears), Larry Hoppen (Orleans), The Coasters, Gary Miller and Daryl Jenifer (Bad Brains), Marty Kupersmith (Jay and The Americans), John Platania, John Regan and many others.
He also performs with his acoustic duo, The Tequila Mockingbirds.
George is a Friend of Babicz Guitars®, and claims he was born to buffet.
He was honored as one of Saratoga’s Top 20 (Movers and Shakers) over 40 in the Saratogian newspaper way back in 2005.