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Craig Live

"He sings and plays guitar"

He sings and plays guitar, at pubs, weddings, parties, shopping centres and schools, by taking his kit in a taxi, or travelling with guitar and small amp on the bus.

Playing songs from the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s, plus some comedy, Irish and originals, Craig is a varied and entertaining album collection.

Some musical influences include:

Queen, the Beatles, David Bowie, Youngbloods, Traffic, Steamhammer, The Bonzo Dog Band, The Armpit Jugband, The Famous Jug Band, Wizz Jones, Kevin Ayers, Kevin Coyne, Syd Barrett, Nick Drake, Mick Softley, Mike Oldfield, Lyn Dobson, Andy Breckman, Matt Armour.



"Don't Kick the Tortoise"

This was a radio programme that Gay and I hosted for one year of 52 shows on Community Radio Milton Keynes, where we played a good selection of old rock, folk, blues and psychedelia, some of which can be found on or on 



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Open Mic

Craig Papworth open mic

There are currently 3 open music events each month where you would be welcome to get up and do your thing: 

1)  The New Inn, Silver Street, Abthorpe, Northants.  NN12 8QR
on the second Sunday of each month, from about 3:30 until we feel it's time to leave.
Amplify it or play it acoustically.  

2)  The Olde Sun, Middle Street, Nether Heyford, Northants.  NN7 3LL
on the last Friday of each month, from 7:30 until 10:30.
Have been playing amplified music in the front garden over the summer until about 10, then move inside for a final acoustic free-for-all.

3)  Royal Oak, Main Street, Tingewick, Bucks.  MK18 4NN
on the last Saturday of each month, from 8 until 11.  
This is a temporary new one, so you'll have to come along to find out what it's like.

Check the Gigs Tab to find out the dates!