New single is out

The first single “Afraid to Die, too Scared to Live,” co-written with Richard Cousins, is out now.

Kirk produced the whole new album at the legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. “Heartache By The Pound” is heralded by today’s premiere of the scorching first single, “Afraid To Die, Too Scared To Live,” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Stream here >

An official music video is streaming now at YouTube HERE.

“Armed with astonishing chops, great tone, and an encyclopedic knowledge of blues styles,
Kirk Fletcher is a veritable force of nature.” – GUITAR PLAYER


B.B. King Lucille Legacy

Living Blues Cover Story

As a lifelong fan of the Living Blues Magazine, Kirk is extremely happy to be the cover artist of the current issue. In the article he talks about how he got to the Blues, what his fascination is about and what his milestones were in his pathway so far. Kirk read the magazine since he is a little boy and is very grateful to be featured in such a nice way >

“Kirk “Eli” Fletcher, is not only a tremendously talented guitarist, he is also one of the nicest guys on the scene today.”


2x Nominated for the BMA 2021

Kirk has been nominated for two Blues Music Awards (BMA) 2021.  The Blues Foundation’s BMA is recognized as the highest honor conferred upon a blues musician by the blues community. The foundation informed that Kirk has been nominated in two different categories in 2021.

The Award winners will be announced during the 42nd Blues Music Awards on June 6, 2021. Read more >