Premiere Variety Band
and Tribute Act
James Fletcher - Guitar, Vocals
James Fletcher started preparing for his musical career very early, taking piano, violin, and guitar lessons. Over the years, he has compiled a lengthy music resume, playing Cruise Ships, Casinos, Bars/clubs, and festivals in over 30 states and overseas, playing across five continents. He’s warmed up or played with Jefferson Starship, Canned Heat, The Drifters, and Hagar Twins (TV’s Hee Haw).
While living in Arizona, James played in a full disco/costume band. winning a Tucson Tammy award for Best Cover Band.
After many tours across the states and two U.S.O. tours, James found a good, steady gig working on cruise ships with Carnival, Norwegian, Princess, Premiere, and Royal Caribbean. He received top comments and written appraisals as guitarist and band leader for the 4-piece variety pop band he lead on board throughout these cruise lines.
In 2013, James decided to take a long break from cruise ships, and immediately picked up gigs with some local bands, finally landing a great gig playing guitar in a musical at O.S.F. The Go Go’s even showed up at the opening night.
James has also worked directly under Carmel Dean, who arranged Green Day’s American idiot musical, which won 2 Tony awards and Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.