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LiaBraaten Live ~ Live Music Entertainment
Affordable Live Music for Private Parties of All Kinds

Serving All of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North & South Dakota
Our LiaBraaten Live ~ Private Party Entertainment Offers:
  • 27 years Full-Time Experience
  • Best Live Bands, Live Piano, Live Vocalists, Piano Bar
  • Weddings Ceremonies & Receptions our Specialty
  • Commissioned Composer for Stage & Television
  • Corporate Jazz & Classical ~ Dinner & Cocktail Music
  • LiaBraaten's Proteges, Kids & Youth Programs
  • One-Man "Swing" & 50s-60s-70s Dance Band
Live Music Entertainer Entertainment Minnesota Wisconsin

Private Parties

Craig LiaBraaten's 31 years of performing for audiences of all sizes, people of all ages and
geographical & ethnic backgrounds ~ means LiaBraaten has a wide and versatile repertoire to
meet your needs and entertain with ease at virtually any type of event or private party function.
Some of the special event music and unique music services LiaBraaten can help you with are:

Craig LiaBraaten ~ noted concert pianist, singer-songwriter, teacher-conductor, commissioned composer for stage and television, award-winning recording artist & motivational speaker ~ has been featured in over forty states ~ from the Seattle Opera House to Florida's Disney World and from the Minnesota Convention Center to the Louisiana State Capitol.

LiaBraaten has performed LIVE for more than three million fans, and has appeared on National Television and National Public Radio for an estimated 70 million total national audience.  A truly seasoned performer.

Live Music Wedding Ceremony Reception Minnesota Wisconsin

LiaBraaten has collaborated on stage with Victor Borge, The St. Olaf Choir, and The Minnesota Orchestra,  has  teamed  up  with  some of the world's finest conductors ~ Sir Neville Marriner and Leonard Bernstein ~ and performed for royalty from Norway, Denmark and Sweden. LiaBraaten is a world-class musician whose roots ~ and now his livelihood ~ are based on the Iron Range in Northern Minnesota.

a born performer,  nationally recognized entertainer-musician, and motivational speaker
~ and a "premier vocalist" with a "four octave range" ~  can be booked for your:

Live Wedding Ceremony & Reception Music

Unique Recording Studio Projects
Touring & Artist Management
Sound & Lighting Custom Installation for Arenas, Churches, Schools, Venues

Special Event Live Music Entertainment

School Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Church & Non-profit Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Classical Music Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Corporate Events, Programs, Holiday & Annual Parties
Musical Instrument Workshops

Special Fundraisers for Church Choirs, School Choirs and Community Music Groups

St Olaf Choir 1983 with Craig LiaBraaten, Section Leader, Rehearsal Conductor, Piano Solist, Vocal Soloist, Craig LiaBraaten
Above is the internationally renowned St. Olaf Choir, Directed by Kenneth Jennings.
Craig LiaBraaten (Third Row, Fifth From The Left)
LiaBraaten was Choir Chaplain, Section Leader, Student Rehearsal Conductor,
Piano Soloist and Vocal Soloist from 1980 to 1983

Dinner Music Private Party Minnesota
Craig LiaBraaten playing Dinner Music

Craig LiaBraaten "One Man Band" Touring USA
Craig LiaBraaten, Your "One Man Band"
Is a hit with every audience
His versatility & charisma shine in every performance

music entertainment for corporate parties

Here are some of the above LiaBraaten Live events described in more detail:
  • LiaBraaten ~ your Corporate Entertainment      Drawing on talent  from across the Tri-State area, LiaBraaten can provide
    • Live "Swing" Music, Country Music, 50s & 60s, Rock 'n Roll, Musical Revues, Vocal Groups
    • Minnesota Jazz Trio, Minnesota Live Piano Pianist, Minnesota's Premier Live Music Entertainment
    • Minnesota's Best Broadway Revues - Cabarets & Vaudeville Shows - Your Theme, Our Talent
    • LiaBraaten designs and directs shows for Corporate clients' specific needs
    • Meeting our clients and repeat customer's changing needs with custom service for 25 years
    • Whether it's celebrating milestones, anniversaries, reunions, birthdays, holidays, annual parties, nostalgic trips down memory lane ~ or a corporate theme based on a specific era, year, musical style or type of business ~ LiaBraaten is adept at creating  a unique celebration and special music from your concept, idea, motto or theme ~
    • Doesn't Your Event Deserve The Very Best? ~ LiaBraaten
Price range: Negotiable: Contact Craig directly at 1-800-248-7225
Contact Corporate Entertainment

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Craig LiaBraaten's piano artistry ~ entertaining personally at an upscale resort in Minnesota

  • LiaBraaten ~ your "One-Man Band"
    • Playing the very best in REAL dance music
    • Minnesota's Best Swing, playing the best standards from yesterday and today
    • Minnesota's Best Big band, playing the best in big band dance music from 40's to today
    • Minnesota's Best 50's & 60's Rock & Roll
    • "Rednecks" Country Band ~ both traditional Country Western and Today's Top Country Hits
    • "Classic Spice" playing the best dance music from the 70's, 80's and 90's
    • Polkas, Waltzes, Foxtrots, Tangos, Ethnic Dance Music (Add Accordion by Request)
    • See LiaBraaten's discography at Available Recordings for his latest 2004 release of new LiaBraaten arrangements of great big-band and "swing" tunes like Sentimental Journey, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Satin Doll, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Mack The Knife, and Basin Street Blues as well as old favorites like Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain, Stormy Weather, It Had To Be You, plus ballads and patriotic numbers. Entitled "Swinging Into Shape", all the proceeds from this CD go to the American Cancer Society.
    • See Also Catalog for other CDs by Craig LiaBraaten
Call now to book LiaBraaten Live for your next private or corporate party. Base rate: $450.00  Contact One Man Band

  • LiaBraaten ~ your "Piano Man" 
    • Elegant Cocktail or Dinner Music at the Piano
    • From Simple Elegance to Lavish Extravagance ~ Customized to your guests
    • Jazz Trio ~ from Vince Guraldi and Ray Charles to Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea
    • Swing, Blues, Ragtime, Stride, Dixieland ~ from Joplin to Zez Confrey and BB King
    • Standards ~ from Frank Sinatra and Duke Ellington to Glenn Miller and the Andrews Sisters
    • Television & Movie Themes ~ from "Snoopy" to "Cheers" to "All In The Family" and "Love and Marriage"
    • Country ~ both old and new ~ from Hank Williams to Garth Brooks, from Patsy Cline to Shania Twain
    • Light Rock ~ from Billy Joel and Elton John to Styx and Eric Clapton
    • Classical & Semi-Classical ~ from Gershwin, Enya and Yanni to Bach, Beethoven and Chopin
    • Sacred and contemporary Christian ~ from worship music and hymns to southern and black gospel
    • Portable digital piano, including "sampled" digital string orchestra sounds, harp, harpsichord, etc.
    • LiaBraaten has thousands themes and tunes in his memorized repertoire
    • LiaBraaten  also provides upon request his extensive library of over 500,000 songs in two attractive, medium-sized portable music crates. This library ensures virtually every possible request is instantly available on site
    • LiaBraaten's ability to sight read and play by ear means he can create his amazing arrangement of your request on the spur of the moment, and make it sound like an award-winning studio recording
    • When you hear "The Artistry of Craig LiaBraaten", you won't believe your ears.

Base rate: $300.00 for two hours of dinner music.
Add $50.00 if we provide piano.

Live Piano Music Minnesota Wisconsin

  • LiaBraaten ~ your Piano Bar ~ With the amazing "Piano Man".
    • Taking requests from 1920 to the present
    • Sing-along booklets provided for your guests
    • Fun, casual atmosphere with a real entertainer
    • Popular "Piano Man's" unique "Name That Tune" game
    • LiaBraaten's dazzling piano solos will leave you breathless, which once brought him fame as a Finalist in the World Piano Competition
    • Plus, LiaBraaten's amazing vocals in all styles ~ from Billy Joel to Buddy Holly, from Garth Brooks to Willie Nelson, from Elton John to Rod Stewart, from Glenn Miller to Frank Sinatra ~ will get your group singing up a storm in no time
    • Fun and casual, but always clean and in good taste
    • Not risque or "off-key" humor like so many tacky wannabee piano bar guys or gals try to force on you Contact Piano Bar

Base rate:  $450.00 (or $150.00 per hour - plus $50 if we provide piano)

Base rate:  $450.00

Wedding Ceremony Reception Music Minnesota Wisconsin

Live Wedding Music Ceremony Reception Minnesota Wisconsin

  • LiaBraaten's proteges from the LiaBraaten Studios ~ Award-winning piano and voice students of LiaBraaten from across Northern Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin put on a fantastic show. Credits include 
    • Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion
    • Donnie & Marie Television Show
    • "On The Road" with Charles Kuralt
    • Blueberry Arts Festival (Ely, MN)
    • Land of the Loon (Virginia, MN)
    • Judy Garland Festival (Grand Rapids, MN)
    • Sonshine Festival (Willmar, MN)
    • Wild Rice Festival, Minnesota State Fair
    • Duluth Dukes Professional Baseball
    • Duluth Lumberjacks Professional Football
    • Mines and Pines Jubilee (Hibbing, MN)
    • Ironworld U.S.A. (Chisholm, MN)
    • Minnesota State Fair (St. Paul, MN)
    • Minnesota Vikings (National Football League)
    • Minnesota Timberwolves (National Basketball Association)
    • Minnesota Twins (Major League Baseball)

Live Wedding Vocal Soloist Vocalist Minnesota Wisconsin
Andrea Cole ~ LiaBraaten Protege & Recording Artist
(see LiaBraaten Teaching Studios)

Price Range: Contact Craig directly at  1-800-248-7225 or Contact Us

  • Kids Programs ~ Sing-Along, audience  participation, and "name that tune" for ages 3-10. LiaBraaten recorded a new children's album in Nashville for Grammy-winner Dennis Morgan ~
    • International release of "10 Classroom Songs" (see below)
    • kids are crawn to Craig's unique and personable stage presence
    • Craig has a unique ability to "connect" with kids
    • Find out more about his Nashville release for kids at this link:                    Available Recordings or simply click on Catalog Here

Base rate: $350.00

Kids Live Music Programs Minnesota Wisconsin

  • Living Water Music Professional DJ Service ~
    (see Professional DJ Service

    • Weddings
    • Private Parties
    • Corporate parties
    • $575.00 for up to four hours of non-stop, interactive professional DJ entertainment. 
  • Special Rate for Non-Profits

Live DJ Wedding Reception Minnesota Wisconsin

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