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LiaBraaten Live ~ Special Event Music Entertainment
Voted "Best Live Music and DJ Music In Minnesota"
Quality, Affordable Music Entertainers for Any Occasion
Holiday Events, Christmas Entertainment
Serving All of Minnesota, Wisconsin, UP Michigan, North & South Dakota
Our LiaBraaten Live ~ Special Event Music Page Offers:
  • 27 years Full-Time Experience
  • Holiday and Christmas Live & DJ Entertainment
  • Christian Entertainment & Motivational Speaker
  • 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               
Special Event Live Entertainment Minnesota Wisconsin

Minnesota & Wisconsin ~ Special Event Live Music Entertainment

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.

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

School Events, Programs & Fundraisers

Church & Non-profit Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Classical Music Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Corporate Events, Programs, Holiday & Annual Parties
Private 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
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LiaBraaten ~ "Minnesota's Native Piano Man" ~ plays in the Kahler Ballroom in Rochester, MN
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Craig LiaBraaten plays Dinner Music at a Minnesota Country Club
Craig LiaBraaten "One Man Band" Touring USA
Craig LiaBraaten, Your "One Man Band"
Is a hit with every audience ~ young or young at heart
His versatility & charisma shine in every performance


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 produce & provide Las Vegas style shows for your corporate gathering:
    • Live "Swing" Music, Country Music, 50s & 60s Rock & Roll Music, Standards, Ballroom Dancing
    • Premier Professional DJs & Disc Jockeys ~ Experienced Pros who provide a wide variety of songs
    • Vocal Ensembles - Including Duets, Trios, Quartets, Barber Shop, Mixed Vocal Groups
    • Discriminating Jazz Trio - Live Piano Music by "Minnesota's Native Piano Man"
    • Live Musical Revues, Broadway Revues, Cabarets & Vaudeville Shows & MORE...
    • LiaBraaten designs and directs shows for Corporate clients' specific needs
    • Meeting our clients and repeat customer's changing needs with custom service for 27 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 Plays Corporate Entertainment at the Luxurious Edinborough Plaza, Edina, MN

  • LiaBraaten ~ Minnesota's Amazing "One-Man Band"
    • Playing the very best in REAL dance music, swing music, big band music, 50s & 60s rock 'n' roll music
    • "Rednecks" Country music ~ "Classic Spice" playing the best dance music from the 70's, 80's and 90's
    • Polka & Waltz music, Ethnic music, Ballroom dancing music, Traditional and Old-time favorites
    • 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
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LiaBraaten Live ~ One Man Band
Specialty:  "Tribute to Servicemen & Women"
Patriotic Celebrations & Tributes to the Armed Forces ~
Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard & Marines

  • LiaBraaten ~ "Minnesota's Native Piano Man" 
    • Elegant Cocktail or Dinner Music at the Piano ~ Playing your requests
    • "From Simple Elegance to Lavish Extravagance" ~ Customized to your guests
    • Jazz Trio, Swing music, Blues, Ragtime, New Orleans Stride, Dixieland music, standards, TV & movie
    • Traditional country & western tunes, new country, country balladeer, light rock, pop, r & b, sacred
    • Classical & Semi-Classical ~ Original Piano Stylings of Craig LiaBraaten ~ Lavish & Tasteful
    • Portable digital piano, including "sampled" digital string orchestra sounds, harp, harpsichord, etc.
    • LiaBraaten has thousands of themes and tunes from all genres 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.

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  • LiaBraaten ~ your Piano Bar ~ With the amazing "Piano Man".
    • Taking requests from 1920 to the present - Sing-along booklets & microphones provided for your guests
    • Fun, casual atmosphere with a real entertainer - Popular "Name That Tune" Game
    • LiaBraaten's dazzling piano solos will leave you breathless, which once brought him fame as a participant 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 ~ funny jokes without four-letter words
    • Not risque or "off-key" humor ~ entertainment you will be proud of, not apologizing for
    • Contact Piano Bar

Base rate:  $300.00 (or $100.00 per hour)

Wedding Reception Live Music Minnesota Wisconsin
LiaBraaten's Grand Pianos are also available along with his legendary artistry

Base rate:  $450.00

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  • 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"
    • "On The Road" with Charles Kuralt
    • Donnie & Marie Television Show
    • 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)

CD Demo Recording Studio 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

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  • 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

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