Craig earned the respect of the local tristate area (NY,PA, MD) while he was still in high school by winning 4 consecutive Guitar War's competitions. While studying classical and jazz in college he was featured in the International magazine GuitarWorld.

Kelley's recent release, Not So Blue, is an explosion of high energy blues guitar and solid songwriting sure to make it a classic for blues fans, guitar fans and lovers of great music. Not So Blue marks his 7th album.

Craig has toured internationally and supported Grammy nominated artists including Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Gary Hoey, Joan Jett, Fuel, Rick Derringer and many others.While not performing or recording, he helps musicians get more gigs at and runs his YouTube channel GuitarLava (

craig kelley - singer/guitarist

The Craig Kelley Band has supported

Gary Hoey

Gary Hoey

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Joan Jett

Rick Derringer

Stroke 9




Lunchbox Heroes

Rusted Root

...and many others.

What to expect from CKB

The Craig Kelley Band delivers a hybrid rock and blues show. The set includes Craig's originals along with classic covers from modern guitar shredders (Joe Satriani/Eric Johnson) and legends (Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, etc).