LiaBraaten Live ~ Music Performances & Music Services
Featuring Minnesota's Award-Winning, Native "Piano Man"
Blue Links Below Lead To Each "LiaBraaten Live" Division
Minnesota Pianist - MN Piano Player - Minnesota Piano Man
Serving All of Minnesota, Wisconsin, UP Michigan, North Dakota & Michigan
Our LiaBraaten Live Performances & "PIANO MAN" FOR HIRE Offers:
  • 29 years Full-Time Experience
  • Minnesota's Native "Piano Man" - St. Olaf Choir Alumni
  • Contemporary Christian Music, Vocalist & Motivational Speaker
  • Traditional Christian Music - Benefit Concerts for Your Non-Profit
  • Weddings Ceremonies & Wedding Receptions our Specialty
  • Minnesota Pianist for Dinner Music, Reception Music, Wedding Music
  • Commissioned Composer for Corporations, Stage & Television
  • Corporate Jazz & Classical Music ~ Discriminating Music All Occasions
  • LiaBraaten's Proteges, Kids & Youth Programs - Benefit Appearances
  • One-Man "Swing" & 50s-60s-70s Dance Music
Concert Pianist Minnesota Wisconsin

Music Entrepreneur Minnesota Wisconsin
The most versatile Live Entertainer in the Upper Midwest, Craig LiaBraaten, Minnesota's #1 Pianist performs over 200 events per year.


Craig LiaBraaten ~ noted concert pianist, singer-songwriter, teacher-conductor, commissioned composer for stage and television, award-winning recording artist, humanitarian-philanthropist ~ 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  Musician Minnesota Wisconsin

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 based on the Iron Range in Northern Minnesota.  COMPLETE   LIABRAATEN   BIOGRAPHY   HERE

hailed by internationally renowned musicians as "a born pianist, performer, & entertainer" ~ and a "premier vocalist" with a "four octave range" ~ can be booked for your
: (click on links below for more information on specific LiaBraaten events & services)

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
Christmas Parties, Carolers, Sing-Alongs
Private Parties
Musical Instrument Workshops
Special Fundraisers for Church Choirs, School Choirs and Community Music Groups

WELCA Triennial National Convention Minneapolis Minnesota
Craig LiaBraaten was commissioned by WELCA
a national Lutheran Women's group
to compose two songs for their 1994 Triennial National Convention
held at the Minneapolis Convention Center
Craig had the privilege of leading worship for 10,000 women at the Convention

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

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
    • Minnesota Company Party Entertainment - MN Corporate Entertainment
    • Wisconsin Company Party Entertainment - WI Corporate Entertainment
    • LiaBraaten designs and directs UNIQUE 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
    • Don't Your Family & Guests Deserve The Very Best? ~ LIABRAATEN !!!
Price range: Negotiable: Contact Craig directly at 1-800-248-7225
Contact Corporate Entertainment
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  • LiaBraaten ~ Minnesota's Amazing "One-Man Band"
    • Minnesota's native "One Man Band" - your Wisconsin "One Man Band"
    • See LiaBraaten's discography at Available Recordings for his latest release. Check out the 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: $650  Contact One Man Band

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

  • LiaBraaten ~ Minnesota's Native "Piano Man" 
    • Elegant Cocktail Piano Music 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 Themes ~ from "Snoopy" to "Cheers" to "All In The Family" and "Love and Marriage"
    • Movie Themes ~ from "Robin Hood" to "Titanic" to "Terms of Endearment" to "Chicago" Musical
    • 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 of themes & 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 / cocktail music.
Add $50.00 if we provide digital piano. Grands available for special events, price varies.

Piano Bar Sing Along Minnesota Wisconsin

  • LiaBraaten ~ your Piano Bar ~ With the amazing "Piano Man".
    • 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, add $50 if we supply piano)

  • LiaBraaten Live ~ "Your Wedding Music Specialist"
  • (see Wedding Ceremony Music)
    • Minnesota Wedding Music - Wisconsin Wedding Music
    • Minnesota Wedding Singer - Wisconsin Wedding Singer
    • Minnesota Wedding Pianist - Wisconsin Wedding Pianist
    • FREE Wedding Packet
    • Demos arranged live on site or FREE over the telephone
    • Call for your FREE telephone demo:  1-800-248-7225
    • Contact "Your Wedding Specialist"

Base rate: $450.00

Awesome Wedding Ceremony Music Minnesota
Craig LIaBraaten ~ "Your Wedding Music Specialist"

Live Wedding Reception Music Minnesota Wisconsin

Live Wedding Ceremony Music 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
    • Craig's Minnesota Music Students - Wisconsin Music Students have performed for:
    • Garrison Keillor's "Prairie Home Companion"
    • WeFest (Detroit Lakes, MN)
    • "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 Minnesota Wisconsin
Andrea Cole ~ LiaBraaten Protege & Recording Artist
(see LiaBraaten Teaching Studios)

Price Range: Many non-profit programs are FREE! Contact Craig directly at
(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 ~
    • Minnesota Kids Programs - Wisconsin Kids Programs
    • Minnesota Lyceums - Wisconsin Lyceums
    • Music for Kids in Minnesota - Music for Kids in Wisconsin
    • School Music Programs in Minnesota - School Music Programs in Wisconsin
    • Nashville's International release of "10 Classroom Songs" (see album cover below below)
    • kids are drawn to Craig's unique and personable stage presence
    • Find out more about Craig's Nashville release for kids at this link:
    • Available Recordings

Base rate: $450.00 - note, some school Lyceums may be available FREE OF CHARGE. 

Kids CD Cassette Minnesota Wisconsin

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

    • Minnesota Weddings - Wisconsin Weddings
    • Minnesota Private Party Entertainment - Wisconsin Private Party Entertainement
    • Minnesota Corporate Party Entertainment - Wisconsin Corporate Party Entertainment
    • Base Rate $650.00 for up to four hours of non-stop, interactive professional DJ entertainment
  • Special Rate for Non-Profits
    • Minnesota Proms - Wisconsin Proms
    • Minnesota School Dances - Wisconsin School Dances
    • Minnesota Music Festivals - Wisconsin Music Festivals
    • Bands & DJs for Minnesota Fairs - Bands & DJs for Wisconsin Fairs
    • Minnesota Non-profit fund-raisers - Wisconsin Non-profit fund-raisers
    • Base rate: only $450.00 Contact LWM Professional DJs
    • Contact Minnesota Pianist For Hire ~ Check Here

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