Craig Smith Music

Craig Smith Music: Wedding Piano Prices

Craig Smith Music offers affordable function entertainment and music wedding packages in Lancashire and the North West from £230 as a solo wedding pianist (and even less if using a piano already at the venue!), with various duos also available.

Musicians for Lancashire Wedding Venues

We are proud to offer the best quality musicians for the following venues:

Affordable wedding packages in Lancashire

Our North West wedding packages are designed to offer cheap wedding music ideas without scrimping on the quality of musicians. Our musicians are amongst the best Lancashire wedding music options at affordable prices, and include superb Lancashire wedding singer and Liverpool wedding singer options.

Affordable Preston wedding music ideas

Our affordable music wedding packages in Preston include a Preston wedding pianist offering piano entertainment for wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfast meals and cocktail receptions; music duos from Preston with sax, violin or flute, a wedding singer in Preston in a wedding acoustic music duo, and a Lancashire wedding band who're mainly a soul band for weddings. We hope that the packages below help you find some affordable Preston wedding ideas, using some of the best wedding musician in Preston.

Affordable Pianist for Samlesbury Hall wedding piano packages

Craig plays wedding piano at Samlesbury Hall weddings regularly, with wedding breakfast piano starting at a price of £180. As a wedding piano player, he is also available for Samlesbury Hall ceremony piano and cocktail receptions. We also offer duos offering Samlesbury Hall cocktail reception entertainment with piano and sax, piano and flute, and piano and wedding singers also available as Samlesbury Hall wedding ceremony music ideas.

Best wedding music for Bartle Hall wedding packages

Bartle Hall is a stunning Lancashire wedding venue, requiring classy music. Bartle Hall pianist Craig Smith is available for wedding breakfast piano from £230, and piano for Bartle Hall wedding ceremony piano from just £230 would be perfect. Also consider a flute player for Bartle Hall, saxophone or violin and piano duos. We are able to provide classy acoustic music and Live Lounge music for Bartle Hall in the form of Acoustics By Kate.

Wedding pianist for Eaves Hall

Eaves Hall is a stunning country hall wedding venue in Lancashire with a grand piano in its entrance hall. Craig is recommended to play the piano at Eaves Hall for wedding cocktail music and guests arrival entertainment. He is also available to provide a electric piano for Eaves Hall wedding ceremony piano music.

Wedding pianist for Mitton Hall

Mitton Hall is a fantastic country hotel wedding venue in Lancashire with a grand piano in its bar area. Craig is available as a Mitton Hall piano player, for wedding ceremony, wedding reception cocktails and guests arrival entertainment.

Wedding pianist for Brockholes Preston

Brockholes nature reserve recently got its license to host wedding receptions. Craig is available as a piano player for Brockholes wedding ceremonies and and pianist for Brockholes receptions, and is available with a wedding singer for Brockholes weddings.

The Villa Wedding piano player

The Villa, a country house hotel wedding venue in Wrea Green, Lancashire, close to Preston, Kirkham and Blackpool has a piano in its reception bar. Craig is the recommended wedding pianist at The Villa, playing wedding reception piano music and also in piano music for The Villa wedding ceremonies.

2019 Wedding Packages & Prices

2019 pricing has been designed to offer better value for money for those wishing to book more than one package. All packages include a white electric piano and all necessary equipment as standard; there is the option to upgrade to a portable baby grand piano or full size baby grand piano (see below). Also included is all travel time, set up time, insurance (required by most venues from any external supplier) etc.

For venues with pianos already on site, there is a discount of £50 on any package or combination of packages, due to the reduced time for setting set up.

Popular Packages

Ceremony Package

The ceremony package includes:

Drinks Reception Package

Entertainment for drinks receptions before or after a wedding ceremony, or on arrival for evening receptions. Standard length: 30 minutes. Music will be in your chosen style(s), with the set list put together by Craig specifically for your event, based on discussion of your preferences and Craig's experience as to the best music to play.

Wedding Breakfast Package

Entertainment throughout the meal, beginning either as the bride and groom take their seats, or when speeches finish if these are to take place before food is served. Music usually culminates around the time that coffee and/or bubbly is served, so as to allow 10 minutes to clear the room before speeches start. Music will be in your chosen style(s), with the set list put together by Craig specifically for your event, based on discussion of your preferences and Craig's experience as to the best music to play.

Chill-Out Room Package

An evening package where Craig will play a perfect blend of music in a mellow style in a room away from the main party, for those guests (usually older) who need a break from the loud music of the DJ. The set is constantly adapted to suit whoever is in the room. Usually a 90 minute package, beginning half an hour after the first dance. May include first dance accompaniment for a small additional fee.

Multiple Packages

There are discounts where booking more than one package. See the table below for each package option up to a whole day of music.

Other Functions / Bespoke Packages

Other non-wedding functions usually work in the same way as either a Drinks Reception package or a Wedding Breakfast package, and are priced in the same way (see below). For something completely different, please contact us for a bespoke package!

Function & Wedding Piano Prices

Prices are based on travel time to each venue. Please see the table below for examples of prices for popular venues and locations. You can check the travel time to your venue from PR2 3UY on Google Maps.

Please note that there is the possibility of a small add-on for parking charges and extra time required due to off-site parking at city centre venues. Other than these, the prices below are all-in, inclusive of travel, any necessary equipment, insurance etc.

2019 wedding piano prices for wedding pianists in the north west

For bookings made until 30/09/18, 2018 prices are still payable and can be seen here. Book soon to beat the price rise!

Price Beating

In the unlikely event that you do find a better price, Craig will beat any like-for-like wedding piano price by 5%, subject to evidence of the quote being supplied, and him having availability on your date.

Optional add-ons: POA

Corporate Piano Bookings

Piano for Corporate Functions

Prices are available upon discussion of each individual client's requirements. Enquiries from entertainment agencies are welcome.

Piano for Hotel & Restaurant Bookings

All bookings negotiated dependent on performance requirements, marketing opportunities etc.

All packages, prices, promotions and offers are subject to Craig's availability on your wedding/event date. Bookings are handled by Dream Day Music, a trading name of Soundsmiths Promotions Ltd.

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