Meet IndieFly

IndieFly are a five-piece party indie wedding band based in the North West. Find out more about the musicians below!


IndieFly guitarist Adam Smithson playing a blue guitar live. He is wearing a smart white shirt.

Adam is a full-time professional musician with vast experience. Recent credits include the stage version of Made In Dagenham and touring show The Vintage Boys Rock 'n' Roll Show.

Adam's played everything from metal to surf and is also a popular guitar teacher in Manchester.

Instruments: Lead Guitar

Fave song from the set: Don't Stop (Fleetwood Mac) - one of our "classic" options

Home: Manchester

Top three albums:

  1. Rust in Peace - Megadeath
  2. Reality - David Bowie
  3. Machina - Smashing Pumpkins

Fave gig: Dresden Dolls


IndieFly keyboard and pianist player Craig Smith playing a red Nord stage piano and wearing a white shirt with a blue and grey check pattern

Craig, a full-time session musician, has in recent years occupied the roles of musical supervisor, arranger and musical director on various tours including Simply70s: Ultimate Classic Rock and The Vintage Boys Rock 'n' Roll Show.

He is one of the UK's most sought-after solo wedding and corporate event pianists - discounts available with any IndieFly booking!

Instruments: Keyboards; piano; Backing Vocals; Extra Guitars

Fave song from the set: Alright (Supergrass)

Home: Lancashire

Top three albums:

  1. Different Class - Pulp
  2. The Stranger - Billy Joel
  3. Travelling Without Moving - Jamiroquai

Fave gig: Jamiroquai's A Funk Odyssey Tour


IndieFly drummer Dave Thorbinson sat at the drums during a gig, wearing a white shirt and grey waistecoat.

Dave has played in various Liverpool based bands over the last 15-or-so years, headlining at many venues across the North of England and playing support slots for touring US artists.

As well as drums and percussion, Dave has been known to play trumpet, piano, synths, bass guitar and the fool...

Instruments: Drums; Backing Vocals

Fave song from the set: You Get What You Give (New Radicals)

Home: Merseyside

Top three albums:

  1. Live at Leeds - The Who
  2. The Wall - Pink Floyd
  3. August and Everything After - Counting Crows

Fave Gig: Black Crowes' High as the Moon Tour


IndieFly singer/guitaist Emma Thorbinson singing at a show with long hair, glasses and a black tank top with a band logo

Em founded the band that would become IndieFly back in 2005.

Initially a classically trained brass player, Em moved to guitar and vocals and has never looked back, singing and writing songs since the age of 11.

Instruments: Lead Vocals; Acoustic Guitar

Fave song from the set: Bohemian Like You (The Dandy Warhols)

Home: Merseyside

Top three albums:

  1. The Bends - Radiohead
  2. Plans - Deathcab for Cutie
  3. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams

Fave Gig: Band of Horses


IndieFly bass guitarist Moxy looking out at the audience during a gig, wearing a black shirt and his ever present black cap

The only remaining founding member alongside Emma, Moxy has been playing bass for a number of years with numerous bands.

He also plays upright bass, harmonica and pretty much any other instrument you strum or pick but you’ll usually find him playing one of his self-made signature electric basses.

Instruments: Lead Vocals; Acoustic Guitar

Fave song from the set: Disco 2000 (Pulp)

Home: Wirral

Top three albums:

  1. 50 for 50 - Jethro Tull
  2. Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  3. Stages - While & Matthews

Fave Gig: Alice Cooper at Cropredy