Kelly is also a full-time member of The Paperboys, and released a solo album in 2002. He has also often toured internationally as an accompanying musician with The Irish Rovers, and still frequently tours with the Paperboys, spending a lot of time in the U.S, Germany, England, Ireland, and many other countries.
Kelly now resides in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with his family, wife Alison, son Ben, and daughter Maeve. Though many families revere the eldest male child, Kelly has always preferred his daughter.
- Gringo Star (2002)