Singer/songwriter from Estes Park, Colorado
Specializes in original folk music, classic cowboy tunes and the songs of John Denver
Has recorded 20 albums
Has performed for two Presidents of the United States
Awarded Cowboy Entertainer of the Year at the Aspen Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering
Received a Hawaii Music Award for a live album of original songs
Received Rotary Club Community Service Award for fund-raising concerts
Commissioned to write official song for Rocky Mountain National Park centennial
Performs numerous fund-raising concerts for non-profit organizations each year
Performs throughout the Unites States
Plays up to 300 concerts each year
Has opened for an array of renowned performers
Was a four-year member of the Arizona Opry
Was a founding member of popular Estes Park band, The Elktones
Formed regionally successful country dance band, Fitch and Chips
Performs with his sister and brother as Sibling Rivalry
Proficient with eight instruments
Veteran U.S. Coast Guard officer (search and rescue, maritime law enforcement)
National Park Ranger (Wilderness)
Earliest musical influences were cowboy singers, the Beatles, John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot
Holds YMCA Senior Director certification
“Cowboy” Brad Fitch specializes in original folk and western music. He performs at corporate events, conventions, fairs, concerts, fund-raisers, weddings, parades, parties and at western music festivals in locations ranging from Massachusetts to Hawaii, including the Red Rocks amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. People from throughout the world plan their vacations around his summer concert schedule in Colorado.
Since 2003, Brad has performed John Denver tribute concerts as fund-raisers for a variety of non-profit organizations throughout the United States. These concerts, which feature John Denver’s songs, have often set attendance records at their venues. Brad has also performed at the annual John Denver memorial concerts in Aspen, Colorado several times.
Brad has recorded 19 albums featuring his original music that reflects what he loves about nature and the western lifestyle. Raised in Estes Park, Colorado, singer, songwriter and guitarist Brad Fitch has been playing professionally since he was 15 years old. He has also been part of several other popular performing and recording acts including Fitch and Chips, The Elktones, The TropiCowboy Band and Barleen’s Arizona and Rocky Mountain Oprys.
Brad was awarded the All-Around Cowboy Entertainer at the Aspen Lodge Cowboy Poetry Gathering and performed traditional cowboy music for the President of the United States during his 2001 visit to Colorado.
Brad was presented the outstanding community service award from the Estes Park Sunrise Rotary Club in 2006. He performed during the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver and has opened for an impressive array of folk and western artists. He received the Hawaii Music Award in 2009.
Though his roots are in the Rocky Mountains, some of Brad’s fondest memories are of spending time on the ocean, as he is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is has also been a YMCA Senior Director and a National Park Service Wilderness Ranger.
Live music creates atmosphere and is a powerful addition to any gathering. Whether providing an acoustic backdrop or the centerpiece, Brad touches the audience and surroundings with his engaging performances.
“The purpose of my music is to have fun and to share that with others,” he says. “I intend for my songs to express the wonder of being alive on this beautiful planet, and I hope they will help listeners to feel relaxed, comfortable and happy. If my music takes you to a pleasant place in your heart or your mind, then I have accomplished my purpose.”
For more information or bookings, please contact, Catherine Lewis at 480-277-5985 or CountryRoadsLLC@gmail.com