Useful Links

Craig performing on his portable grand piano

Please visit the links below and support those that you find there! They're people with whom Preston-based professional musician Craig Smith has worked and studied and without whom Craig Smith Music would probably not be anywhere near as successful as it has become.

Please note that Craig Smith Music can take no responsibility for the content of the websites listed below.

  • Bands
  • 2❤Close Acoustic duo based in Lancashire who perform chilled-out covers of classics and current chart hits at weddings and private events, and at bars and restaurants. They recently released a ballad version of Mr Brightside, Ho Hey by the Lumineers, and funky lounge piano covers of Seven Nation Army and Disclosure's White Noise.
  • 110thStreet Professional wedding band also available for similar special events and corporate funtcions; five-picce soul band made up of full-time session musicians and a sensational vocalist available from just £550! 3 piece horn section available as an add-on. Manged by Craig, who also plays keys.
  • Jessicas Ghost Original folk-rock band, based in Merseyside with whom Craig plays keys
  • Unions
  • Musicians Union Craig has a professional musician's membership with the Musicians Union, the largest union of musicians in the world since 1893
  • Musicians
  • Nick Carey Craig's recommended bassist, based in Lancashire.
  • Lee Davies Superb session drummer with whom Craig works regularly.
  • Mike Smith Quite simply the North West's finest session saxophonist.
  • Stephanie Taylor composer for work on adverts, shorts, documentaries etc.
  • Paul Thornton Craig's go-to guitarist, based in Bolton. Great session player and available for weddings too!
  • Businesses & Websites
  • A&C Hamilton Ltd Musical Instruments music shop for all your musical equipment and books
  • Instruments2Go online music store
  • Let's Plan Your Wedding Wedding supplier directory
  • Mutopia Project free classical (public domain) sheet music and midi files to download! (Please don't download newer, non-public domain music without paying; composers, songwriters and performers have to earn a living otherwise there would be no new music for you to play!)
  • SheetMusicDirect instant downloads of sheet music for you to print there and then. No waiting for delivery!