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Got your wedding day coming up and need reception entertainment that is the best of the best?
For live bands, look no further than Craig Francis and his first-class musicians who have many years of experience and will bring the party to your big day.
Whether your Melbourne-region wedding requires a small or a full-size band with all the bells and whistles, Craig Francis Music will produce the goods.
Popular configurations of the band range from a jazz trio to 8-piece powerhouse. See our other Weddings Dot Melbourne profiles for additional services.
Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate, Functions & Events
Instruments, PA Equipment, Lighting Equipment
Jazz Trio, String Quartet, 5 Piece, 6 Piece, 8 Piece
Ceremony, Canapes, Reception
Based in Melbourne, Craig has built over 10 years of live performance experience into a formidable live show. Regardless of the party size, he always delivers a lively show and engages the audience. He is an accomplished band frontman and performer and has an ease and professional attitude that is refreshing. He delivers every time.
Featured on The Voice 2017, Jessica’s vocal range can only be described as extraordinary. Her voice is warm, powerful and alluring. She gives everything to her performances, is engaging to watch and will astonish and amaze every time. Her first love is R & B / Soul and she loves Jazz and Disco sets to keep the party jumping.
Erin is an accomplished jazz and soul vocalist with a unique presence that is experienced by all who watch her. Her voice is smooth and soulful with a touch of old school and she brings that energy to every wedding. She has performed with big bands, jazz quartets and corporate acts and loves creating special moments for newlyweds.
Glenn Howard is a velvet-voiced, multi instrumentalist, front man and songwriter. He loves playing at weddings and his unique style and skill puts him in a class all on his own. Entertaining crowds in the corporate and wedding scene for over a decade, he is a consummate performer and always knows just what to play to match every moment on the night.
9 months ago
My wife and I hired Craig Francis music for our wedding in November 2021. Craig himself was very responsive, friendly and approachable, and always replied to emails promptly. He's full of good advice and very knowledgeable about how run an event from a music and timing perspective, as well as about music (we ended up going with one of his suggestions for our first dance). The band on the day was excellent - we got a two-piece for the ceremony and cocktail hour, and four for the ceremony. We personally loved all of it - each configuration brought just the energy that was required, and overall the whole day and night was a blast, in no small part thanks to Craig and his team. Multiple guests commented on how much fun they had and how great the live music was. We're extraordinarily happy with our choice to go with Craig and his crew, and highly recommend them for anyone looking for a band.
3 months ago
Craig Francis Music performed at our wedding in May and honestly, they were flawless. We intended on booking a 4 piece band, but after seeing the showcase in person, we NEEDED the brass! With our 7 piece band it also included an acoustic duo for the ceremony and the canape hour. Whenever I think about the arrangement they did for our chosen song I walked down the aisle to, I get so emotional, it was absolutely breathtaking. Craig was just a dream to work with, he is friendly, funny and professional. He made the process very simple and stress free. I felt like all we had to do was decide on 3 songs, it was clear we were in very capable hands. Everyone was talking about how incredible the band was all through the night and after the wedding too. Amazing vocalists, amazing sounds and I wish I could have another event just to have them perform again!
7 months ago
Craig Francis Music was absolutely amazing! They had our guests up and dancing from the very start, having a 7 piece band made our night that extra bit special. Craig and his band went above and beyond our expectations from the showcase to the planning meetings to then our wedding day. We couldn’t be more happier that we chose Craig Francis Music and would recommend them to anyone. Craig Francis’ professionalism and ability to connect and build a relationship with us did not go unnoticed and we thank you again!
8 months ago
My husband and I hired Craig Francis Music for our wedding in March 2022. From the initial email after watching all the band videos online, to coming to see a showcase and booking the band, Craig was fantastic to work with, always friendly and very responsive to emails. The band on the day was excellent. We had Craig and Berni as our acoustic duo for the ceremony and they did a great job with all our ceremony songs. We then had Berni and Craig on vocals with the 5 piece band for our reception. They absolutely nailed our first dance song, which they learnt for the day - it was absolutely fantastic and better than I could have imagined! The rest of the night is a blur of dancing, all our guests commented on how great the band was. Would definitely recommend Craig Francis Music
7 months ago
Highly recommend Craig Francis Music!! Craig was an absolute pleasure to deal with from first contact. He was super responsive on email and was always available to answer our questions. We were invited to listen to the band at a bar before deciding to go ahead, me and my wife were in awe on how well they played. We locked them in straight away for our wedding. On the wedding day, Craig was very flexible and accommodated for our specific requests. The band was a huge hit, they were able to get the whole crowd onto the dance floor and post our wedding, the feedback from our guests were that the band was definitely one of their highlights.
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